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11.19.2014

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Monson town manager brings diverse background to position

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

NE-ColorButler-S-PO-47    MONSON — A former Caribou resident with a background in municipal and state government operations as well as outdoor recreation is the new Monson town manager.
    Lucas Butler officially started his full-time duties on Nov. 12, although he spent one or two days a week in the town office prior to finding housing in town.

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Officials continue to look at options for rising valuation and real estate costs

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    MILO — Last month the selectmen reviewed a letter from Joshua Morin of Hamlin Associates of Parkman, assessor’s agent for Milo, at how to cope with a rise in the new state valuation and the resulting impact on the sale of properties. During a meeting on Nov. 12 the board met with assessor’s agents to review possible options.
    “As you know from the last meeting, you have some issues with your valuation and what the

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Kindergartners celebrate their ABCs with a P-A-R-T-Y

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Since school began over two months prior, kindergarten students at the SeDoMoCha Elementary School have been busy with a unit focusing on all 26 letters of the alphabet. The youngsters were able to celebrate the completion of their lessons with a “letter party” on the afternoon of Nov. 14.

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    MARKING THEIR FIRST INITIAL — SeDoMoCha Elementary kindergartners Sammy Ne...
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Tied vote puts SAD 4 social media policy on hold

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DEXTER — The School Administrative District 4 Board of Directors had three policies on its agenda for a second reading last week. While the first two were enacted with little debate, an attempt to pass a revised student computer and internet rules policy resulted in a tied vote, 5-5.

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    CLASSIC REBUILD — The SAD 4 Board of Directors took a tour of the Tri-County Technical Center in Dexter prior to their...
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Campbell succeeds Delaware as Dexter public works director

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DEXTER — Eric Campbell was named to succeed Dexter Public Works Director/Road Commissioner Mike Delaware at the Nov. 13 town council meeting, but only after some discussion about his job title and the nomination process.

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PTH recognizes its volunteers’ numerous works of heart

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    SANGERVILLE — Over the last three decades Pine Tree Hospice (PTH) has offered its services free of charge to individuals and families during the time of dying and bereavement. Instrumental to carrying out the organization’s many programs are PTH’s volunteers, who give with “Pine Tree Hospice ... A Work of Heart” as stated on the cover of the 2014 annual report and were celebrated during the annual meeting Nov. 13 at the East San

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Solid waste contract and snowmobile trails on Greenville agenda

Staff Report

    GREENVILLE — The Greenville Board of Selectmen meets Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. where the new solid waste contract is the first item on the agenda.

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