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DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – March 3, 2024

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This Week’s Review Includes: Here’s how Delaware slices its school funding pie Nonprofits seek boost during Do More 24, starting March 7 Agilent, Incyte seek way to predict effectiveness of drugs Decarbonization, hydrogen company expands in Kent County Hodgson’s Maiss Hussein repeats as Delaware Poetry Out Loud champ St Elizabeth holds off Mount to advance Click on the image below …

Colonial will host at least one more public meeting leading up to its Feb. 29 referendum.

Colonial forum details proposed tax hike, reassessment effect

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A Colonial School District forum Tuesday about a vote to raise school tax revenue by $61 million also served to ease fears about the effects of property reassessments. “Everyone thinks that ‘Oh my god, my house is gone from this and it’s quadrupled, my taxes are going to skyrocket’, and that would be true except we have to reset the …

Colonial's referendum will take place Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Colonial details Feb. 29 referendum to raise revenue

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Colonial School District is the latest to detail an operating and capital referendum to be held early next year. In the district’s school board meeting Tuesday night, the board voted a phased approach to a local tax increase, with a spike of 25 cents per $100 of assessed property value in fiscal year 2025, 10 cents in fiscal year 2026 …