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Wilmington City Council

Council gives green light for MSD review for downtown

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videoWilmington City Council approved a resolution to allow Wilmington Downtown Inc. to evaluate an Municipal Service District for the Downtown area. Full story...
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Some new security measures start tonight at Wilmington City Council

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videoWilmington City Council will try out new security measures at its meeting tonight. The new measures for City Council meetings include additional police officers, limiting access to Council Chambers in City Hall and metal detectors. Full story...
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Employee morale big issue as Wilmington budget talks start

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video Wilmington City Council met today to start talking about the city's next budget. One of the issues that got the most attention, though, was employee morale. Full story...
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Wilmington responds to convention center hotel challenge

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videoThe City of Wilmington is responding ahead of the latest court fight over the hotel at the Wilmington Convention Center. The city says it has been told an attorney for Glenn Wells, a taxpayer who has been wrangling with the city for years over the deal, will file a show cause motion in New Hanover County Superior Court today about the Convention Center hotel. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington whacks injury leave for cops, firefighters and city workers

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video A policy Wilmington City Council approved without discussion in November will limit the amount of benefits an employee can get if they are hurt on the job. Some city workers are fired up, because they say nobody told them about the change. Full story...
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City Council takes no action on Water St. parking deck

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videoThe Wilmington City Council once again talked about the future of the water street parking deck Tuesday night. Full story...
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City Council now accepting bids for golf course

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videoCity Council voted to start accepting bids to renovate the Municipal Golf Course Tuesday evening. Full story...
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Funds approved for WPD's Gang Investigative Unit

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved funds for the Wilmington Police Department at Tuesday evening's meeting. Full story...
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Wilmington not sure how much money it needs for road projects

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video Wilmington City Council has formed a committee to work on a transportation bond initiative that could help ease traffic congestion here in the Port City. But at what price? Full story...
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Owner hopes for permit to open restaurant in neighborhood where others have failed

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videoAl Snyder hopes to make his dream a reality and open Detour Deli in an old, empty building at 510 1/2 Red Cross St. Snyder says he bought the building in November, but a special use permit slowed his progress. Full story...
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County approves plan for Buck Hardee Field improvements

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Without a word of discussion, Wilmington's Buck Hardee Field got one step closer to getting a makeover this morning during the New Hanover County Commission meeting. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council to consider $800k for debris removal

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videoWilmington City Council could soon put a price tag of sorts on last week's ice storm. At its meeting tomorrow night, City Council will consider spending $800,000 from its saving account to pay a contractor to pick up debris. Full story...
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Wilmington officials OK Convention Center hotel

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videoWilmington City Council members quickly and unanimously approved a hotel for the convention center in downtown Wilmington Tuesday night. Full story...
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Wilmington beefs up security for Council meetings

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videoStarting soon, anyone who wants to go to a Wilmington City Council meeting will have to pass through a metal detector. Mayor Bill Saffo said council members have inquired about added security at city hall for some time. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council voting on new convention center hotel Tuesday

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Public hearing and resolution on purchase and development agreement for sale of land and construction of a privately owned $33.6 million hotel next to the Wilmington Convention Center. As proposed, the hotel would be a full service 186-room Embassy Suites. The city’s agreement with Harmony for the use of the public convention center parking deck will also considered. Full story...
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