Saturday, May 25, 2013
Parents who have been arguing against a new learning system in Regional School Unit 18 for months have taken their opposition to a new level by starting a petition drive to demonstrate support for their cause.
ALCOM, a Winslow trailer manufacturing company, calls claims by labor groups that it has illegally fired employees for trying to form a union "very false."
Vote totals reported by town clerks show that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Federal inspectors are investigating allegations of mail theft at the East Vassalboro post office.
Like the alewives themselves, the money traded for the fish is passed up and down the Sebasticook River and all along Maine's coast.
Motivational speaker Patrick George, of Demopolis, Ala., spread a positive message to hundreds of middle school students during an assembly at Lawrence Junior High School in Fairfield Friday afternoon.
If approved at polls Tuesday, the proposed $32.3 million Regional School Unit 18 budget will result in significant increases in the local assessment for member towns, even though the total is about 1 percent greater than last year's budget.
Benton will celebrate its relationship with alewives during its second annual Benton Alewife Festival Saturday at the Family Fun Park on Neck Road.
The public is invited to a public hearing scheduled June 3 on the closure of two railroad crossings in Fairfield that town leaders have supported because it would attract federal funding that Pan Am Railways and the Maine Department of Transportation would use to fix four other crossings in town.
After near tragic bicycle accident of childhood friend, Clinton police Chief Craig Johnson will be overseeing the Clinton Police Department's annual Bicycle Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Old Mill Park on Main Street.