Urbanna budget, finances in disarray
Urbanna is less than six months into the current fiscal year and its budget is already “underfunded” for salaries, town administrator John Bailey told town council at its December 9 work session. Issues with the town budget and finances have prompted town council to consider the need for a treasurer that is “a separate entity,” said Mayor Don Richwine.
posted 12.14.2011Middlesex schools hire assistant superintendent
The Middlesex County School Board approved Michael Cromartie as the next assistant superintendent for Middlesex County Public Schools at its meeting on Monday, December 12. Currently he serves as a central office administrator in charge of adult education in Newport News.
posted 12.14.2011Knife taken from child on school bus
A knife was confiscated from a Middlesex Elementary School student who was riding Bus 14 on Tuesday, December 6. School superintendent Dr. James Lane said the following letter was sent home to the parents of every child on this bus “immediately following the conclusion of the investigation of this situation by the MES administration.”
posted 12.14.2011Fred Crittenden: 41 years of public service
Many residents of Middlesex County have never known a time that Fred S. Crittenden of Hardyville wasn’t on either the county school board or county board of supervisors. Forty-one years is a long time—9 years on the school board (1971-79) and 32 on the board of supervisors (1980-2011).