Payments for New Castle County sewer bills are now due March 22. (Photo by Eliobed Suarez on Unsplash)

NCCo gives residents 3 more weeks to pay sewer bills

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

New Castle County is giving residents three more weeks to pay sewer bills that it says were delayed in the mail. “When our office was alerted that residents had not received their annual sewer bills as expected, we immediately investigated the situation and learned that the delay had been caused by operational changes at the United States Postal Service, County …

New Castle County Police are concerned about pop-up parties at county parks.

A pop-up party at a NCCo park? No way, police say

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

A post-midnight shooting at an illegal pop-up party at Glasgow Regional Park has led New Castle County Police to take “a proactive approach” on controlling parties at county parks. The party apparently involved people leaving a Newark hotel and deciding via Instagram to move to Glasgow Park, even though it was closed, according to Cpl. Michael McNasby, a spokesman for …

Incyte needs various government approvals to expand its campus along Augustine Cut-Off, just north of Wilmington. (Julie Zorach photo)

Neighbors to Incyte: Don’t expand in Alapocas

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Neighbors opposing expansion by Incyte have raised the typical concerns about nearby development – increased traffic and decreased property values – if the biopharmaceutical company gets approval to expand its Alapocas campus. Uniting as Neighbors for Responsible Land Use, they’re also concerned about the noise and dirt during construction, the trees that would die, the wildlife habitat that would be …

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NCCo sewer bills go fee-free when paying online

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

New Castle County has started to accept credit cards and digital wallets for sewer bills – without any extra fees to users. “NO FEES!” the county announced on a insert on attention-grabbing green paper in the bills for sewer service charges that just went out. As the insert explains, the county has an arrangement with a company called Paymentus that …