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Archive -- 2008

 
January
 

Brandywine board expected to accept closure choices

Board president objects to diversity part of closure plan

Coons and Clark say no tax increase this year

Scanlon opts for closing two Brandywine schools

  Memos at Random
 

Commentary

February
  Board will only decide which schools to close

Brandywine Board okays two-schools closure plan

  Memos at Random
March
 

Tax increase back in play as county budget takes shape

Financial advisors expect a major decline in state revenue

Coons asks Council for limited increase in county spending

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

April
 

Holy Rosary School closure a certainty

Expected state budget cuts would hit Brandywine hard

Desire to help out takes student a great distance

 

Memos at Random

May
 

Brandywine board asks for greater student diversity

Residents decry proposed student profiles at Harlan and P.S. du Pont

Developers disclose revised plan for Renaissance Village

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

June
 

Brandywine appears to have worked out attendance zones

Job-generating ordinance receives board support

School board accepts attendance plan and approves a 5% tax hike

  Memos at Random
July
 

Residents en masse decry plan for Barley Mill Plaza

Students bring back the '50s with a summer musical

Council admonishes Clark; rejects Freebery's claim

 

Memos at Random

 

Commentary

August
 

Trash firms resist taking on local recycling roles

Renaissance Village backers try to defuse 'negative' rumors

 

Memos at Random

September
 

Bonds-issue financing for Renaissance Village approved

County planning $6 million sewer-renovation project

 

Memos at Random

October
 

County Council asked to provide for more cops

Property owners will face a two-legged tax increase

Dynamiters Have a Grand Time Rededicating Renovated School

Public safety expansion is on hold but not dead

  Memos at Random
  e-Letters
November
  Large throng files for school choice in Brandywine

Huge county tax increase likely to come next year

  Memos at Random
  e-Letters
December
 

Disposing of Darley Road site is not an easy choice

 

Memos at Random

 

e-Letters

   
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