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The mask mandate will be discussed at th...

There may soon be an answer as to whether the Waterloo Region District School Board will have a mask mandate after March Break. The Ontario government recently announced that mask mandates will end in most indoor settings starting March 21. While the Waterloo Catholic School Board has decided that students and staff returning from March […]

Garza as Building, Field Superintendent ...

Park County Commissioners have parted ways with their Buildings and Grounds Superintendent Mike Garza. Garza said when he walked into the Park County Fairgrounds office Monday morning, he was given a choice to resign or be fired. He chose to resign, which County Commissioner Dossie Overfield confirmed. “We had a discussion about work,” she said, […]

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board Members...

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital is considering major facility and technology upgrades for approval later this spring, according to discussions at the hospital’s board meeting on Wednesday. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty told board members that hospital administration had identified several facility improvement projects. First, the hospital is looking to upgrade its generator system, McCafferty explained. […]

Cherokee Central School continues mask m...

By JONAH LOSSIAH One-feather staff The Cherokee Central Schools Board of Education (CCS) met for nearly six hours on Thursday, Feb. 24, spending two and a half hours behind closed doors. A big topic of discussion in open session was how CCS was going to operate for the remainder of this school year regarding COVID. […]

Flat Rock Road paving is uncertain but c...

MARTINSBURG — Most of the more than 30 people who packed Martinsburg City Hall at the February city council meeting wanted to know what was going to happen to the Flat Rock Road snowmobile trail. Will it be paved and plowed? Local resident John Scanlon asked City Supervisor Terrence J. Thisse why Flat Rock was […]

Youngstown School Board selects Justin J...

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — By a 4-3 vote, the Youngstown School Board chose a new superintendent Tuesday night. Current CEO Justin Jennings will take office on July 1, when the board regains control of the school system from the Academic Distress Commission. He will get a three-year contract. Youngstown area will receive $32.6 million to […]

Litchfield officials discuss options reg...

LITCHFIELD — Officials in the five towns surrounding Lake Cobbossee are considering solutions to the Eurasian watermilfoil infestation, including working with local marina owners to have a trained invasive species boat inspector on site. Invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil has been threatening Lake Cobbossee, also known as Cobbosseecontee, since 2018. A single fragment of this plant can […]

BA board hears public frustrations | Ne...

BELLWOOD — In a virtual meeting on Tuesday, members of the public civilly expressed their frustrations with the Bellwood-Antis School Board, including one person who apologized for what happened at a previous meeting. District officials moved the meeting to a virtual format following behavior that prompted legal action at the council’s Feb. 1 […]

Lewis County Considering Old Glenfield E...

LOWVILLE — The former Glenfield Elementary School could be sold for the second time in just over a month — this time to the county. After an executive session on Tuesday, the Lewis County Legislature Finance and Rules Committee voted unanimously to hand over the purchase of the Glenfield building at 5960 Main St. to […]

Valley News – Orange East Supervisory Un

BRADFORD – The Orange East Supervisory Union board has delayed implementing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for employees until the end of the current school year and added a testing option for unvaccinated employees. At an emergency meeting on Friday, the council voted 8 to 3 to rescind the mandate it had just approved at a […]

Chico School Board Suspends District Map...

CHICO — After much discussion at Wednesday’s Chico Unified School District board meeting regarding trusteeship area maps, the board voted to defer a map decision until a special meeting in early March. . There has been no public comment regarding the maps. Three cards are currently being considered: the green card, the orange a and […]

Worcester Board of Health votes to lift ...

WORCESTER — The Board of Health voted a second time on Wednesday on whether to lift the citywide mask mandate. With the affirmative vote of a freshly sworn in Gary Rosen, the motion to lift the mask mandate, effective at 11:59 p.m. on February 17, passed 3-2. Last week, voting at regular board meeting went […]

Battle of the books continues, council r...

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – The public commented and Craighead County’s Jonesboro Public Library Board voted again. The vote was on a proposal to remove sexually explicit content from the children’s and teens section of the library. “He’s not asking the library not to buy these types of books or to remove them from the shelves. […]

CMS board says it will consider lifting ...

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board renewed its mask mandate on Tuesday, just hours after the chief health officer said the county’s mandate could be nearing its end. The school board had its monthly masked vote on the consent agenda, to be renewed without discussion along with a dozen other issues. But board members Rhonda Cheek and […]

Justin Langer Future Coach, Cricket Aust...

Justin Langer’s future as an Australian cricket manager hangs in the balance, but even after an all-day board meeting, no decision has been made. The Cricket Australia board met at its headquarters in Jolimont in Melbourne on Friday morning. But they walked out around 5:30 p.m. without a decision, and about an hour later gave […]

Provincetown fire chief recommends full-...

PROVINCETOWN — Fire Chief Michael Trovato has changed his mind. For many years, Trovato believed that the best way to support the Provincetown Fire and Rescue Department was by tradition: with volunteer firefighters, paid lifeguards supplemented by lifeguards from the Lower Cape Ambulance Association. Now, he said at the January 24 board meeting, he is […]

The conversation has begun: is it time t...

GREAT BARRINGTON — Some residents along a W-shaped cul-de-sac have announced their preference for standing on the right side of many Native Americans and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary itself. They would like the name of their street, Squaw Peak Road, to be changed to something that does not evoke female genitalia. The word “squaw” is considered […]

Glastonbury City Council considers its p...

GLASTONBURY – In the face of demands from some residents that education board members Ray McFall and David Peniston be removed from their posts following the events surrounding the physical confrontation at the December 14 council meeting, the city council has agreed to discuss the possibility of legally removing board members. . After a number […]

Youngstown School Board fights for its l...

YOUNGSTOWN — An effort by incoming Youngstown City School District Board Chair Tiffany Patterson to end a nationwide search for a superintendent and treasurer and appoint district CEO Justin Jennings and treasurer AJ Ginnetti to the posts was delayed on Tuesday when council member Brenda Kimble objected and tried to table the discussion […]

The College of Charleston Board of Trust...

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees will hold meetings on January 27 and 28, 2022. Meetings will be held in the Stern Center Ballroom and also via Zoom video conferencing. Meetings can be accessed on Zoom Video Conference using: Conference call number: 312 626 6799 Meeting ID: 829 5885 3996 Program NOTE: Meetings will […]

Ohio County School Board is keeping a cl...

Photo by Joselyn King – Ohio County Schools Deputy Superintendent Rick Jones briefs school board members on bond construction projects during Monday’s board meeting. Ohio County Board of Education member Molly Aderholt hopes state lawmakers will take a stand and ban mask mandates in West Virginia schools. The West Virginia Legislature […]

The Recorder – Montague Notebook: Januar

Published: 01/23/2022 12:49:21 Modified: 01/23/2022 12:48:05 Montague Notebook: January 24, 2022 Montague EDIC clears sale of Sandy Lane lot to Judd Wire TURNERS FALLS – The Montague Economic Development and Industrial Corporation authorized the sale of 4 Sandy Lane to Judd Wire, Inc. of the Town of Montague for the purchase price of $55,000 at […]

Hot Topics at School Board Meeting – The

By Paul Wagemann and David Anderson Disciplinary issues, citizen complaints against a board principal, more on the mascot name issue, COVID recovery, and graduation rates are all scheduled for presentation and discussion at the school board workshop. Monday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. At the January 10, 2022 Clover Park School Board meeting, Principal David […]

Elmbrook candidates share thoughts on bu...

Schools have struggled during the pandemic, with some parents wanting in-person learning and others preferring students to stay virtual. The Elmbrook School District has also encountered a few other burning issues that the three candidates in the Feb. 15 primary election must be prepared to address, including sexually explicit material in the library and a […]

New Hannover school board won’t change p

The New Hanover County School Board will not make changes to its public comment procedures after community members refused. Board chair Stephanie Kraybill suggested changing the call for the hearing session to a lottery system to give more people a chance to speak. She said several people have told her they struggle to get one […]

WRDSB teacher removed from board meeting...

A Waterloo Region District School Board teacher was kicked out of Monday night’s board meeting after raising her own concerns that some elementary school library resources were unsuitable for young children. Carolyn Burjoski made her statements as a delegation and said she has been teaching English to new Canadians at WRDSB for over 20 years. […]

Cape Carteret Commission grapples with p...

CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night not to scrap a relatively new provision that prohibits appointed planning board members from serving more than two consecutive terms. The council, at its monthly town hall meeting and online via GoToMeeting, also voted 3-1 to appoint a new council member. The proposal to eliminate […]

Branson’s Proposed Animal Ordinance Fail

The long and strange journey of a draft animal ordinance for the city of Branson came to a strong end at the January 11 Board of Aldermen meeting when the measure failed with a unanimous vote. The six down votes came after years of debates, hearings, social media campaigns and postponements. The genesis of the […]

MNPS and host state town hall discuss ed...

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) – School districts across the country are pushing for more resources and more funding. This includes Metro Nashville Public Schools, which has scheduled a one-time discussion tonight. State education leaders will join MNPS Education Council members for mayor. Parents, educators and the community gathered in the Metro Nashville School Board meeting room […]

Decatur school board begins discussion o...

This story has been updated. Decatur, Georgia – The Decatur school board, at its meeting on January 11, began discussing the search for the next director general. Superintendent Maggie Fehrman was hired to this position in May 2021. Her contract states that the term of employment is July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. “The […]

Killeen School Board Expected to Approve...

Killeen ISD Superintendent John Craft is expected to begin executing a contract with a roofing company soon to replace a large portion of the roof at Ellison High School on the north side of the building. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, administrators could approve the ranking order proposed by the contractor district to complete the […]

Change to Soldiers Field Course Suggeste...

ROCHESTER – An assessment by the National Golf Foundation shows that a variety of options could be at stake for the Soldiers Field Golf Course. “The city would likely benefit from a full reassessment of the Soldiers Field GC property, as aging infrastructure and limited property sizes call into question the city’s future in golf,” […]

LCPS adopts a gender inclusion policy an...

LAS CRUCES – After months of discussion and dozens of public comments, the Las Cruces Public Schools School Board has approved a new gender inclusion policy. Twenty-one community members spoke ahead of the board vote on “JBD Policy: Gender Inclusive Schools” at the first school board meeting in 2022, held at the Karen Trujillo administration […]

The Truth is the First Victim of the PYL...

The proposed ban on Critical Race Theory (CRT) pushed by three school administrators newly elected to the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Board (PYLUSD) brings the education of thousands of students to a place where no democracy should go. Censorship is not American. To take away academic freedom and undermine public education is anti-American. Yet […]

The Day – Municipal meetings

Lyme East Monday – East Lyme Public Library Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. East Lyme Room with Mask and Vaccination (no Zoom option). Tuesday – Historic Properties Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Conference Room 1 (upstairs). Wednesday – Special town hall meeting to discuss the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds, 7:00 p.m. Town […]

Year in review: the school board remaine...

From how students attend schools to construction projects, the Education Council has discussed a range of topics in 2021. If a year could make a big entrance, 2021 has made it for Newtown Public Schools: In January, all Newtown Public School buildings opened for full student learning. A new schedule was implemented later in the […]

Provisional sales package for the old CH...

The deal can finally be made and students can once again wander the halls of the old Clarksdale High School building. The Clarksdale Municipal School District Board of Directors has again discussed and deliberated on the potential sale of the former Clarksdale High School property to Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School. But this time, there […]

HOA Homefront – Questions From Readers:

Q: Prior to our monthly board meetings, agendas are provided to each owner the week before the meeting. Occasionally, the Board of Directors holds a special public meeting. We know that notice of the agenda for a special public meeting must be provided to the community 4 days before the meeting. What is “four days” […]

Lake George Trustees to Apply for Grant ...

LAKE GEORGE – The village council met this week to discuss the possibility of a third study on the pros and cons of dissolving the village in the town of Lake George. The discussion arose after the study was proposed and the board was tasked with choosing a company to carry it out. At Monday’s […]

Lawsuit filed by a group of parents agai...

A lawsuit has been filed against the Searcy School Board and the District Superintendent over the mask warrant which was reinstated for this week. Court records show that the lawsuit was filed Wednesday in White County Circuit Court by a group of 11 “birth parents of school-aged children attending Searcy School District School.” Although the […]

Battle over property rights / developmen...

December 17 – MAGGIE VALLEY – Every seat was busy Tuesday night when the community of Maggie Valley came out in force, but the crowd was eerily silent as public commentary came and went with few addressing the elephant in the room – regulations on land use in the city. At last week’s agenda setting […]

Brown County 4-H News & Updates

Dates to remember December 21 – Consumer decision-making meeting 5:00 p.m. at the extension office 24-27 – Extension office closed for the Christmas holidays January 3 – Extension office closed for the New Year 9 – 15 – Brown County Youth Fair 17 – Extension office closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day Information meeting […]

Discussion of the “Red Raider” mascot co

GASTON COUNTY, North Carolina (WBTV) – Another community chat takes place Thursday night about a Gaston County high school mascot at the center of an ongoing debate. The reunion is hosted by a South Point high school alumnus named Jason Rumfelt, who said he was presenting “the other side of this much contested debate” surrounding […]

Newberg School Board Begins Discussion o...

As the Newberg School Board begins to search for a new superintendent, there is a lot to be done. The president and vice-president of the school board face recall efforts. Several lawsuits have been filed both by the school board and against the school board. And the school district has been in the national news […]

There were 3 bouts at Illing Middle Scho...

MANCHESTER – Superintendent Matthew Geary wrote in a letter to parents on Thursday that three separate fights took place at Illing Middle School that day. “Students involved in these fights face consequences that include long suspensions from school,” Geary said. Geary did not specify the length or severity of the suspensions, nor did he mention […]

New principals take on key roles in Sout...

Jeffrey Wilson and Brian Pickard are stepping into new roles after being officially sworn in as directors of the South Kitsap School Board on Wednesday night. Income decisive victories in the November 2 elections, Wilson and Pickard accepted the positions of chairman and vice-chairman as board members voted to rearrange roles, which is typically done […]

Maryland State Education Officials Want ...

Members of the Maryland State Board of Education voted 12-2 to propose a new emergency mandate that would provide an “exit ramp” for school districts. The current Maryland statewide mask mandate in public schools remains in place for now. On Wednesday, members of the State Board of Education voted 12-2 to propose a new emergency […]

Westborough is considering using ARPA fu...

By Dan Miller, Contributing writer Cars pass at the intersection of Otis Street and Route 9 in Westborough. (Photo / Dakota Antelman) WESTBOROUGH – New funding made available by the recent passage of federal infrastructure legislation could help fund proposed safety improvements at the intersection of Otis Street and Route 9 in Westborough, according to […]

New Hanover County Commissioners and Boa...

The last time the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education met at the same table was on September 3, days after a shooting at New Hanover High. (Photo by Port City Daily / Williams) NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The Council of Commissioners and the New Hanover County Board of Education […]

Timely information, a discussion on the ...

There is no doubt that students should go back to learning five days a week since the teaching time, for a third school year now, is less than 180 days. Until last week, students at the Guam Department of Education were split into two groups and took classes on campus alternately. This meant that it […]

North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Cont...

School District 83 school counselors opened the discussion about mandatory vaccination for school district staff at the October 19 board meeting. (File photo) North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Continues Mandatory Vaccination Data and Consultation No decision made on compulsory vaccination policy for school district staff 83 A closed-door discussion on a proposed mandatory vaccination policy for […]