If at first you can’t succeed . . . .
Late Thursday, the Middletown Board of Elections ruled this week’s town election, delayed from Monday to Tuesday, was not legal because it lacked the 20-day public notice required by state law and town charter.
Middletown used to be a nice little town about 25 miles southwest of Wilmington. It is now a sprawling wasteland of
overpriced for-sale-cheap oversized McMansion clones that has spread like the Blob over adjacent farmland in the town- fathers’parents’ heedless quest for a larger and larger tax base–and the concomitant larger and larger town budget.