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Archive -- 2006

 
January
 

County planners recommend ‘hometown’ status for Brookview 

Turnout sparse at first  preliminary development hearings

Harter said challenge makes top job in Christina attractive 

Sewers and relocating residents loom big in Brookview plans  

Police and politics won’t be mixed, county officials say  

  Memos at Random
 

Commentary:   Jan. 1   Jan. 9   Jan. 16   Jan.24   Jan. 30

February
 

County tax hike probable in coming fiscal year

Holy Rosary school closure put off for a year

Delmarva Power considers reregulation and phasing in rate increase

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary:   Feb. 6   Feb. 17

March
 

County finance official pitches interim tax hikes

Coons seeks a tax increase while proposing a tight budget

Council spars as it warms up for its bout with taxes

Delmarva Power rate increase ‘relief’ legislation heads to quick passage

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary:   Mar. 11   Mar. 27

April
 

House approves electricity rate legislation

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary:    Apr. 4

May
 

State revenue forecasters remain bullish

Riverfront development seen as a possibility in Claymont

Staff and parents seek to correct bad impressions about Mount Pleasant

County looks past record budget and tax hike for fiscal remedies

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary:   May 16   May 25

June
 

P.S. will be downsized

Wilmington tests its emergency-response plan

Board approves lean budget and slightly higher tax rate

Knollwood to be site of new moderate-price housing

The Brandywine goes on a rampage

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary   Jun. 26   Jun. 30

July
 

School board picks ‘finalist’ for superintendent job

Talley ready for a comeback

Attorney general’s office upholds confidential superintendent search

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

August
 

Superintendent-to-be gets off on the right foot

Scanlon formally chosen as superintendent

Council scolds Coons over filling paramedics position 

Schools trying to steer students to more healthy diets

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

September
 

Police chief appointment draws criticism

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

October
 

Pride is the key word at Mount Pleasant

 

Memos at Random

November
 

Woodlawn library demonstrates the power of cooperation

Woodlawn library opens

County seeks to cope with budget crisis sooner than later

Legislators vow to deep-six ban on dumping yard waste

'This traffic is brought to you by Sticky-Widget Investments Inc.'

County financial-study panel looking at a variety of approaches

 

Memos at Random

  Commentary
December
 

Comp plan signals major change in county's land-use policies

Civic groups declare war on accessory dwelling units legislation

Panel prepares package of ideas to deal with county budget crisis

School board gets plan for a bright future, but is told present is cloudy

Christmas trees will be first to feel brunt of yard-waste ban

New superintendent shares some thoughts and impressions

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

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