The track at Bellevue State Park is getting new stormwater pipes and will be regraded. Ken Mammarella photo.

Bellevue State Park renovating signature oval track

Ken MammarellaHeadlines, Government

Renovation of the signature oval track at Bellevue State Park will “replace numerous stormwater pipes under the track, regrade and resurface the track with similar stonedust surfacing,” according to a sign posted at the North Wilmington park. The $1.1 million project started in early May and should be done by August, according to Shauna McVey, a spokeswoman for the Delaware …

Wilmington has increased its water/sewer rates by 5.7%. (Pixabay photo from Unsplash)

Wilmington water bills going up. And up. And up. And up.

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Wilmington in July increased its water/sewer rates for its customers in the city and the suburbs. And it’s planning to increase them in 2024. And 2025. And 2026. “Water/sewer rates increased on July 1 by 5.7% for all categories of our customers (city and non-city),” said John Rago, deputy chief of staff for Mayor Mike Purzycki. “The projected increases for …