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09.10.2014

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SAD 4 school year off to a good start, administrators say

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    GUILFORD — With new principals at the secondary and elementary schools, School Administrative District 4 directors may have anticipated some glitches at the start of the new school year.
    But the word at last week’s school board meeting was essentially “so far, so good.”

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Road work presently and possibly in the future for Milo

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    MILO — As work continues on the Route 11 project to repave the travelway from the West Main Street bridge to the Brownville town line, similar construction could be a possibility in the future as the selectmen discussed several items with Public Works Supervisor Glenn Ricker during a Sept. 2 meeting.

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Shaky weather forecast doesn’t dampen Seaplane Fly-In

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    GREENVILLE — When it comes to making a decision about flying, pilots know that weather is the most important factor.
    So when thundershowers were predicted for the Moosehead Lake area on Saturday, some wondered if the 41st International Seaplane Fly-In would be washed out.

NE-FlyPicture-DC-PO-37Observer photo/Mike Lange

    PICTURE PERFECT — A spectator snaps picture of a 2012 Cubcrafters two-seater during Saturday’s International ...
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PARC and EMS hope to break impasse

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club (PARC) is still locked out of the Piscataquis County Emergency Management Services’ communications bunker in Milo, but there may be a break in the impasse soon.
    EMS Director Tom Capraro told the Piscataquis County commissioners last week that he’d like to have a meeting with some of the PARC officers, the commissioners and two neutral parties to iron out the differences betwe

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AMC filing application to expand Medawisla Lodge

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is filing a rezoning petition with the Land Use Planning Committee so they can expand the Medawisla Lodge and Camps on Second Roach Pond.

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Greenville ATV access issue will go to voters in November

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    GREENVILLE — More than 40 people packed Greenville’s municipal meeting room on Sept. 3 to voice their opinion on expanding ATV access in the community.
    But after listening to a wide variety of opinions for more than an hour, selectmen decided to send the issue directly to the voters in November.

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School has started across SAD 41

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    MILO — With students having returned during the week before Labor Day, SAD 41 officials met for the first time since the new school year of classes began with a school board meeting on Sept. 2.

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Dexter council may consider bond for travelway repairs

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DEXTER — The Dexter Town Council has a rather routine agenda to deal with at their Thursday, Sept. 11 meeting, but one of the items is a proposal to borrow money for road repairs in the community.

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