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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki says the renovations to Baynard Stadium and Eden Park are moving forward.


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Wilmington City Council has passed an ordinance that aims to limit children’s consumption of sugary beverages.


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Wilmington City Council authorized the issuance of bonds Thursday to finance the South Wilmington Wetlands Park and sewer separation project.


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Legislation that would reform Wilmington’s ethics code is now before City Council.


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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki is seeking to raise city spending by nearly 5% in his 2019 budget plan.

Purzycki’s proposal calls for $162.3 million dollar operating budget in 2019.  That’s $7.4 million more than this year.  But the mayor isn’t asking to increase property taxes to pay for it after raising them 7% this year.

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Extended summer ‘safe haven’ hours for Wilmington’s West Center City William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center end this week.

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Wilmington City Council members discussed changes to its discretionary spending process Friday.

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Following controversy about lack of oversight of Wilmington City Council’s discretionary funding, Wilmington City Council president Hanifa Shabazz has asked the state auditor’s office to step in.


After backlash from residents, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki says he wants the City to rein in discretionary spending.

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Wilmington City Council weighed in on whether Delaware should reinstate the death penalty - passed a resolution against such a move 11-2 Thursday night.


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