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Portsmouth School Committee member Frederick W. Faerber III received a partial victory in his open meetings law complaint to the attorney general’s office.

AG: Portsmouth school board violated meetings law

AG: Portsmouth school board violated meetings law

PORTSMOUTH — The School Committee violated the R.I. Open Meetings Act (OMA) when it met twice outside the purview of the public earlier this year to greet potential candidates for the school superintendent’s job, the R.I. attorney general’s office has ruled. The office was responding to a May 27 complaint brought by School Committee member Frederick

Terri Cortvriend has been selected to lead the Portsmouth School Committee.

Cortvriend new leader of Portsmouth school board

PORTSMOUTH — “We’re going to have some moving of the chairs,” announced School Committee Chairman David Croston at the start of Tuesday night’s meeting. And with that, the wheels were in motion for the panel to select a new leader to succeed Mr. Croston, who last month announced his intention to resign as chairman on

“No School Committee member can act on their own no matter what, per state law and our bylaws,” committee member Frederick W. Faerber III said in his prepared statement, referring to Chairman David Croston.

Portsmouth school chairman accused of abusing power

PORTSMOUTH — School Committee member Frederick W. Faerber III continued his public battle against Chairman David Croston at Tuesday night’s meeting, delivering a strongly worded statement accusing the chairman of consistently abusing his powers and meddling in administrators’ business. Mr. Faerber’s war of the words started last week when he e-mailed a statement to several news

Portsmouth School Committee Chairman David Croston

No action yet sought against Portsmouth school chairman

PORTSMOUTH — Anyone expecting fireworks at Tuesday night’s School Committee meeting may have been disappointed. The meeting in the high school library was over in less than an hour, with not a peep of dissension. Last week committee member Frederick Faerber vowed he would attempt to have David Croston removed from the committee — or at

Portsmouth School Committee Chairman David Croston

Portsmouth School Committee member calls chairman ‘bully’

PORTSMOUTH — A School Committee member wants David Croston removed from the board following Mr. Croston’s alleged angry outburst toward an administrator during an executive session of the Superintendent Search Committee. Committee member Frederick Faerber claims that during the closed-door portion of the May 13 meeting, an irate Mr. Croston was verbally abusive to Hathaway School Principal

Lynn Krizic has stepped down as Portsmouth's superintendent of schools.

Krizic resigns as Portsmouth school superintendent

PORTSMOUTH — A little over two years after she was hired to lead the Portsmouth school district, Dr. Lynn Krizic has resigned as superintendent effective July 31, according to School Committee Chairman David Croston. The reasons for her departure are not entirely clear. Dr. Krizic, citing family matters, requested and was granted by the School Committee

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