Friday, May 24, 2013
Brighton Plantation and Madison are the only communities left in the Madison-based School Administrative District 59 after Athens and Stark previously withdrew.
Edwards-United Technologies, of Pittsfield, was one of five businesses in the state recognized by the governor's office and the state Department of Environmental Protection with a 2013 Environmental Excellence award Wednesday.
Shane Dolph Gurney, 36, of Vienna, is facing felony charges after police said he stole a car on Main Street on Monday and destroyed it in a crash about 20 miles away.
School Administrative District 59's board of directors approved a $10.36 million budget for the upcoming school year on Monday; a referendum vote is set for June 27.
Norridgewock is considering revising an ordinance that protects wetlands in an effort to be friendlier to businesses, according to the town manager.
Athens residents voted overwhelmingly Friday, 194–10, to withdraw from Madison-based School Administrative District 59.
The school district will need to raise more money from taxpayers in order to support a $9.08 million budget that was approved by voters Tuesday for the upcoming school year.
The Maine Warden Service on Tuesday could not locate the bodies of John Spencer Jr., 41, of Litchfield, and Ken Henderson, 40, of China, both lost in December after going though the ice on Rangeley Lake.
A skate park opened in 2006 in memory of Damon Lasley has closed, because his family doesn't have the money to make necessary repairs to keep it safe.
Athens residents will vote Friday on whether or not the town should withdraw from SAD 59, making it the second community to leave the district.