UPDATED: Cape Henlopen School District Referendum #2 Fails Again


UPDATED – 08:35pm – Cape Henlopen School District voters have denied the second debt service and operating expense referendum. Votes against – 4624Votes for – 4127 District voters denied the first referendum attempt by the District on March 26th. The District has to wait before they can try again to pass a referendum. State law…

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Worcester County’s $201.28-million FY 2019/2020 Budget Approved


The Worcester County Commissioners have approved the FY 2019/2020 Operating Budget. The budget shows a 5.9% increase over the FY 19 budget, but reduces requested expenditures of $202.6-million by $1.5-million. The additional spending includes $4.5-million in additional fudning for other post-employment benefits for county and Board of Educaiton employees, $3.0-million for the BOE operating expenses…

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Berlin Council to Hold Public Meeting on Budget Issues March 26th


As Berlin town officials begin the budget process – the council is looking at possible increases in the taxes and water and sewer rates. They are looking at a possible tax increase to help beef up the town’s General Fund. District 2 Councilman Zack Tyndall tells WGMD that the water and sewer fund has been…

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Indian River School Board Sets 2019 Referendum Date


After passing a current expense referendum in March of 2017, the Indian River School District told voters they would be coming back for more funding.  The district has now set the date for a Major Capital Improvement Referendum.  Superintendent Mark Steele confirmed the date of Tuesday, February 5th during last week’s school board meeting. The…

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