New Castle County's latest tax bill

New NCCo bills show new way to figure out taxes

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

New Castle County’s just-mailed tax bills come with an explanatory letter titled “Local service function tax rates have changed.” People who live in unincorporated parts of the county – and that’s most residents – and businesses in these unincorporated areas “will not see any change to their property tax rate,” the letter says. But it’s a different story for residents …

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Residents can comment on pollution permit for Delaware City refinery

Staff Writer Government, Headlines

  Residents have until July 31 to comment on a proposed air pollution permit renewal for the Delaware City Refining Co. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will submit the proposed federal Clean Air Act Title V major source air pollution permit renewal to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for that review before DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin …

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Fishermen, scientist praise increased dredging in Sussex waters

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

$16 million has been allotted to help DNREC dredge inland Sussex County waters. Archival photo courtesy of DNREC   Delaware’s inland bays, canals and waterways are about to become easier to navigate after the General Assembly last month authorized a record $16 million for dredging projects. The hope is that boaters will be able to enjoy more consistently navigable channels …