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9:02 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Making Up Snow Days in Red Clay School District

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To make up for the  days lost to the snow storms the Red Clay School District will be converting four half-days into full days and add another half-day at the end of the school calendar.

May 9th and June 2nd though the 5th will be now be full days.

And the last day of school will now be June 6th.

Superintendent Merv Daugherty told the Wilmington News Journal that alternatives like reducing spring break or adding minutes to the school day was deemed too disruptive.

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Local News
10:50 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Delmarva Hit With Another Burst of Snow (Update), MD Snow Day Waivers for Schools

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Around 6 inches of snow fell on parts of Delaware last night.

6.3 inches Sussex County while northern New Castle County only saw a half inch.

To the south in Salisbury, there was around 3 inches, while Ocean City received one and a half inches. 

Meanwhile, in Accomack County snow accumulation was expected to be up to 4 inches.

Most of the major highways appear to have been cleared.

But, with temperatures hitting the upper 20’s and winds of up to 45 mph last night motorists are being warned to beware of icy road conditions.

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Local News
10:27 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Seaford School Budget Cuts, Money for DE Preschool, Snow Days Take Their Toll

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Seaford voters overwhelmingly turned town a referendum that would have increased their property taxes for funding several education programs.

The vote was 1900 to 574.

School superintendent Dr. Kevin Carson says this means that the district will begin looking at budget cuts.

The other possibility is to look for new funding.

WBOC reports that residents – particularly farmers –  said they were already overburdened with taxes.

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Local News
3:58 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

More Weekend Snow, Schools Struggle With Days Off


It’s expected to be a snowy weekend in Delaware.

The national weather service says a new storm could bring 1 to 2 inches of snow across Delaware.

There’s a 30 percent chance of snow on Saturday with a 50 percent chance on Sunday.

Delmarva Power has restored nearly all of the customers who lost electricity two days ago when an ice storm hit trees and utility lines in Northern Delaware.

About 22,000 Maryland homes and businesses remain without power midday Friday, mostly in Frederick, Carroll and Baltimore counties.

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