‘Little disparity’ in county school suspension rates between blacks and whites
The Middlesex County School Board was informed Monday, August 8, that general student suspension data from 2015-16 reveal that—unlike state and federal trends—there is “little disparity” in suspensions of African-Americans over Caucasians within the county school system.
posted 08.10.2016Twelve Middlesex at-risk 3-year-olds to receive Kids First services
This September, for the first time, a dozen at-risk 3-year-old children will start Middlesex Elementary School (MES) through the Kids First program. These at-risk children will be “catching up” with more fortunate children.
posted 08.10.2016Middlesex accepts bid to dredge Jackson Creek
On August 2 the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors agreed to move ahead with Phase 2 of the Jackson Creek dredging project by accepting a $131,000 bid from Docks of the Bay in White Stone to dredge portions of the creek to 9 feet at mean low water.
posted 08.10.2016Josh Holmes Memorial Highway dedicated
To further honor the late Joshua Holmes, the first African-American elected sheriff of Middlesex County, Oakes Landing Road (Route 618) has been designated as “The Joshua Holmes Memorial Highway.”