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Dr. David Abbey named interim superintendent of schools

Dr. David Abbey named interim superintendent of schools

Sophie Driscoll '19, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


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Dr. David Abbey began as interim superintendent of schools on May 8. The Board of Education (BOE) appointed him to the role with a unanimous vote on May 6. Abbey will hold the position until the BOE finds a permanent superintendent. “It is gratifying to find someone of Dr. Abbey’s caliber to lead our schools th...

Palmer continues to receive transportation benefits, salary while on medical leave

Palmer continues to receive transportation benefits, salary while on medical leave

Audrey Bernstein ’20 and Allie D'Angelo ’20

May 2, 2019


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Superintendent Dr. Colleen Palmer will continue to receive her annual base salary and insurance benefits while on leave for medical reasons until her retirement on Aug. 1. Palmer will additionally be receiving a transportation allowance through her leave time, according to the Separation Agreement between Palmer...

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

Alex Sprouls '19, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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The United States Women’s National Soccer Team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation to pursue equal pay. The 28 members of the team filed the class-action lawsuit in a federal court in Los Angeles under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

Stop And Shop employee strike ends

Stop And Shop employee strike ends

Rachel Suggs '21, Web News Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

The strike of over 31,000 New England Stop and Shop employees ended on Sunday, April 21 after 11 days of striking. A tentative three-year agreement was reached which includes increased wages, greater health coverage and more pension benefits. The deal must still be ratified by the unions. “As of min...

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