Saturday, March 8, 2014
Robert J. Peavey, 57, of Gloucester, Mass., is struck by a truck and killed while trying to cross Route 27.
Voters at the Town Meeting also increase the size of the school board to five members.
Voters approved the purchase of a new plow truck to replace the town’s current 15-year-old vehicle.
Voters rejected the yard sale measure by a show of hands after some criticized it for including a requirement to get a $2 permit two weeks in advance.
Voters approved a $411,684 budget, up 4.4 percent from the year before.
Vote is set for Friday and Town Meeting is next Saturday.
A $522,452 municipal budget was approved at Saturday’s Town Meeting, with a six percent decrease in the amount of money to be raised from taxes.
After the town manager outlined the existing buildings’ defects, the votes for new buildings were nearly unanimous.
Waterville-area police reports for March 8, 2014
It could take investigators months, if not years, to determine what happened to the Boeing 777 flying from Malaysia’s largest city of Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Vietnamese air force spots oil slicks in hunt for missing jet
Aimey Ribeiro of Tupper Road said two cows, three pigs — two of which were to give birth this spring — a chicken and a cat all lost their lives in the blaze that tore through the barn and into the house.
Eagles soar past Gorham for 1st title in program history
March 8, 2014
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