A library branch is named after its prominent Brandywine Hundred location. (Ken Mammarella photo)

Roof, HVAC work to close Brandywine library for 3 months

Ken MammarellaCulture, Government, Headlines

  The Brandywine Hundred Library is closing for three months to replace its roof and its heating, ventilating and cooling system. New Castle County is planning to close the library from Feb. 1 through May 1. During that time, it will open the Claymont and Woodlawn libraries seven days a week, with extended hours. “This project has been needed for …

Caesar Rodney's tax referendum is April 22.

Caesar Rodney residents divided on April 22 tax hike vote 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Residents of Caesar Rodney School District seem to be divided on April 22’s tax referendum that would increase school property taxes by 27.7%, or about $200 a year on average. The district says the money is needed to help pay for utilities, maintenance, building budgets and staffing. “No way I want my taxes to go up,” said 74-year old Sharon …