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Wilmington City Council to vote on purchasing adaptive sport wheelchairs for students | #citycouncil

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The Wilmington Parks and Recreation Department currently borrow sport wheelchairs from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, but they want a standard set of their own. To pay for 12 sport wheelchairs and a shipping container to store them, city council is considering an ordinance to use $55,000 in New Hanover […]

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Wilmington City Council votes to fund apartment rehabilitation, look into possibilty of new bridge with railroad | #citycouncil

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Wilmington’s City Council met Tuesday night to go over several items like housing within city limits and transportation concerns. Thousands of dollars now going to a nonprofit to help rehabilitate apartments and a contract with an engineering firm that could change some railroad crossings in the city. The city will enter […]

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Mayor looks to resubmit Parks Department, NYS plans by late November | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — The mayor announced he would like to submit new plans for the Parks Department and Newburyport Youth Services to the City Council by late November. Mayor Sean Reardon pulled his plan to roll the Parks Department into the Department of Public Services before the council was to vote on the proposal Sept. 27. […]

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“It’s symbolic:” Reactions after Wilmington City Council votes to remove ‘Black Lives Do Matter’ sign | #citycouncil

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The “Black Lives Do Matter: End Racism Now” sign in downtown Wilmington will be removed by the end of the year after city council voted this week to take it down. The sign was originally approved by city council in 2020 in the wake of the racial justice movement sparked by […]

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