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05.04.2016

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Referendum set for June 14 following annual town meeting

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

DOVER-FOXCROFT — A dozen articles were approved at the 2016 annual town meeting on April 30 at the Morton Avenue Municipal Building, with these items now moving to the June 14 referendum ballot to join the election of a pair of municipal officers, two seats on the school board as well as a question concerning the 2017 RSU 68 budget.

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Data breach at Guilford-area schools leads to identity thefts

By Nick McCrea 
and Stuart Hedstrom
BDN/Observer Staff Writers

GUILFORD — A data breach in School Administrative District 4 has resulted in at least five employees dealing with false income tax returns filed in their name, according to the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department.

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Lucy leaving job as RSU 68 superintendent

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

LUCY 8491469DOVER-FOXCROFT — After two years on the job, Regional School Unit 68 Superintendent Robert Lucy will be leaving the position leading the pre-kindergarten through grade 8 district on June 30. RSU 68 comprises the towns of Charleston, Dover-Foxcroft, Monson and Sebec.

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Residents decide to remain with MRC for solid waste disposal

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

SANGERVILLE — Nearly 200 communities across Maine that belong to the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) have been making decisions on the long-term future of solid waste. Sangerville residents made their choice during a special town meeting on April 28 with the community opting to remain with the MRC.

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SeDoMoCha sixth-grader is a semifinalist in Letters About Literature contest

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

DOVER-FOXCROFT — An English/Language Arts unit on letter writing turned out to be more than just a lesson for one sixth-grader as a letter she addressed to an author earned her semifinalist honors in the state level Letters About Literature contest. Grace Carlson’s letter to “Almost Home” author Joan Bauer was chosen as one of 47 semifinal pieces out of approximately 800 submissions from throughout Maine in the grade 4-6 division of the competition.

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Saturday afternoon at the pole vault

ErnieClarkDOVER-FOXCROFT — One of the most interesting yet challenging parts of a track and field meet for any sportswriter is that each individual event provides a storyline all its own.

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HELPING CHILDREN BEAR IT

 

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In partnership with Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute, the Foxcroft Academy Key Club donated 24 teddy bears to Dover-Foxcroft first responders during an April 29 assembly. The bears symbolize Foxcroft Academy’s appreciation of first responders and will provide toys Dover-Foxcroft’s police and fire departments and Mayo Ambulance Services can use to calm injured and frightened children in emergency situations.

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PDF Download 05.04.2016

A pdf version of this week’s 05.04.2016 is now available for download.

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