The Harwood Union school board has tentatively proposed a 2.1 percent budget increase for the 2020-21 school year, and has once again reversed itself on sending all seventh- and eighth-graders to Crossett Brook Middle School in 2020.
If you use a wooden stick to stir the cream into your coffee at the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Cafe or at Billings Mobil in Waterbury, that stick might become part of a historic building.
After a school bus carrying 24 students slid off a snowy Moretown road, it took school officials more than a day to paint a full picture of what happened and the severity of the accident.
Duxbury’s select board members were floored in November when they learned they had a $156,000 deficit in the 2019 budget. They considered many places to cut spending, even including their fire-protection contract with the Waterbury Fire Department.
When it comes to the business and policy of the Harwood Union school district, there is no shortage of people who think they know better than the members of the school board.
With less than a week until its self-imposed deadline to finalize a budget proposal for the 2020-21 school year, the Harwood Union school board is looking at no fewer than six budget scenarios, including two in which all seventh- and eighth-graders would attend Crossett Brook Middle School t…