State funds down 17% in school proposal
The Middlesex County School Board voted Monday to send a proposed 2010-11 (FY11) budget of $14.2 million to the county board of supervisors for its consideration. The total budget includes funds for operations, debt service, textbooks, cafeteria services, and capital improvements.
posted 03.11.2010‘Godspeed’ gets overhaul at Broad Creek marina
Godspeed, whose home port is Jamestown Settlement, will be getting routine maintenance during the next month, said ship Captain Eric Speth. Maintenance will include pulling its three masts and bowsprit so they can be repaired and refinished.
posted 03.11.2010Guilty pleas entered in two robbery cases
David Allen Denoncourt pleaded guilty in Middlesex Circuit Court on Monday to the robberies of Tall Chief Market at Syringa and Quarles Convenience Store at Locust Hill, which occurred on February 7 and 8, 2009.
posted 03.11.2010School strategies reviewed
During school budget talks Monday, Middlesex School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart reviewed strategies and progress of the county school system. Under strategies, Fairheart said one of the main goals of the school system is to continue to hire highly-effective teachers, administrators and staff.