Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BUSD allows former staffer accused of inappropriate conduct with a minor to assist with football program

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Bisbee Unified School District is allowing a former paraprofessional, who resigned after being accused of inappropriate conduct with a minor, to volunteer with the Bisbee football program.
Jim Phillips, BUSD superintendent, has confirmed via email that the former Lowell Junior High School paraprofessional is being allowed on school premises to assist with the Bisbee High School football team as a volunteer.
According to an email response to The Bisbee Observer, Phillips said, the former paraprofessional is “providing a service to the football team and game by being ‘a spotter’ I believe the term is. He is not ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Heavy rains cause severe damage

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Heavy rains over the last week have caused severe damage in all areas of town, caused evacuations and have left some residents without gas for days and has closed Commerce St.
Since last Wednesday, the rainfall has compromised six private retaining walls, causing damage to buildings and a vehicle in Old Bisbee. Part of a retaining wall from 82 Shearer Ave. fell on top of the hood of a car parked below, according to Andy Haratyk, City of Bisbee Operations Manager.
Haratyk said four people had to be evacuated in Old Bisbee because of damage and rockslides from retaining walls. The Bisbee Fire Department called  ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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