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E-Town School Budget Passes With 6-3 Vote

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate With a 6-3 vote, the Elizabethtown school board passed a $65.67 million spending plan for the 201920 school year. The budget will increase property taxes in the Elizabethtown Area School District by 2.9%, raising the real estate millage from 16.6063 to 17.0878. Following the meeting on Tuesday, […]

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Donegal Schools Raise Taxes 2.5%

By NICOLE E. MATTHEWS Special to the Advocate The Donegal School Board of Directors approved a final budget that includes a tax increase at its monthly meeting. The budget that passed included a 2.5% tax increase, with a millage rate of 18.6211, according to Michelle Kendig, director of business services. “This budget is proposing a […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Republican Who Ran EPA Warns Us About Her Party

Christine Todd Whitman, a Republican who is the former governor of New Jersey and head of the Environmental Protection Agency under President George W. Bush, understands the damage being done to the environment by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress. Whitman testified before the House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee June 11 that “five […]

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Man in Town for Work-Travel Program Accused of Sexual Assault

Alexis John Javier Dolotina   A man who was in Elizabethtown to take part in a work-travel program is accused of committing sexual assault. Alexis John Javier Dolotina, 21, from the Phillippines, was participating in a program that rented space from Elizabethtown College. Police found evidence that Dolotina sexually assaulted the complainant in the afternoon […]

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Elizabethtown Borough OKs Conditional Uses for Day Care, College Building Expansion

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved conditional uses for a day care center across the street from the Elizabethtown train station and for a building addition at Elizabethtown College to accommodate a physician’s assistant program. The day care application was made by Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services, which wants to provide day care for […]

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