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08.27.2014

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Cutler says LePage is doing ‘great damage to a state I love’

Cites ‘extreme skepticism’
about east-west corridor

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Eliot Cutler may be down in the polls, but the independent gubernatorial candidate was in an upbeat mood during last week’s visit to Dover-Foxcroft.
    Dr. David McDermott; his wife, Ellen; and Doug and Lori Cummings co-hosted a meet-and-greet with Cutler at the McDermott’s Main Street home on Aug. 21.

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Pair of ordinances placed on November D-F ballot

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — On Tuesday, Nov. 4, voters across the state will be deciding on who will be occupying the Blaine House as governor for the next four years. With turnout expected to be high for the gubernatorial election, Dover-Foxcroft officials have decided to place two ordinances on the ballot for citizens to consider, with one concerning fireworks and the other traffic incidents.

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SAD 46 hires new teachers and transportation director

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DEXTER — The School Administrative District 46 Board of Directors held its final meeting before the opening of the new school year and finalized some staff appointments at Ridge View Community School and the Tri-County Technical Center.

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Greenville selectmen hear MLREDC ‘branding’ proposal

Staff Report

    GREENVILLE — Luke Muzzy, president of the Moosehead Lake Region Economic Development Corporation, updated the Greenville Board of Selectmen on the organization’s recent activities last week.
    Muzzy told the board that plans are underway for a region-wide “community branding exercise” and that there would be a kick-off meeting in Greenville on Friday, Oct. 3. The time and location will be announced in the near future.

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‘Revival’ of PHEC and new partnership celebrated

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Penquis Higher Education Center has had its ups and downs over the years as usage peaked during high periods of unemployment in Piscataquis County. During that time, hundreds of workers took retraining courses to enhance their chances of getting new jobs in another field.

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    LIVING HISTORY — John “Captain Jack” Battick, pictured right, will be teaching a course this fall at the ...
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