A top New Castle County official has suddenly been fired.
The county’s Administrative Officer David Grimaldi told the Wilmington News Journal that he had been dismissed over the phone yesterday by County Executive Tom Gordon.
He told the paper it occurred when Grimaldi questioned Gordon about his risk manager.
Grimaldi said he believes she is Gordon’s girlfriend.
He said he raised questions about her after receiving several hostile workplace complaints.
Grimaldi told the paper that he is thinking about running against Gordon.