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04.22.2015

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First-graders research, write and assemble their own reports

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — First-graders at the SeDoMocha Elementary School put recently gained knowledge on non-fiction to use by creating their own reports on animals that live in Maine and the ocean, insects and some of the over dozen species of penguins.

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YOUNG RESEARCHERS — Students in the four first-grade classrooms at SeDoMoCha Elementary in Dover-Foxcroft all did their own non-fiction reports. Representi...
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His Light for Haiti plans to brighten the lives of Caribbean nation community

Benefit dinner and auction set for Saturday in Abbot

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

    For nearly a half decade, area residents Janet Grant and Laurie Harvey have been working to improve the lives of the residents of the small Haitian town of Hatte Borel, located in the central portion of the nation on the western side of the island of Hispaniola a few hours north of the capital Port-au-Prince, through their organization His Light for Haiti.

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Shirley’s Dove Tail Bat Company expands

    SHIRLEY, Maine — What do Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, Chicago White Sox infielder Tyler Saladino, Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosner, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana have in common?

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SEAL1 looking to expand with $120K grant

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

     BROWNVILLE — SEAL 1, which according to its website specializes in developing and bringing to market high end green-engineered and bio-based gun cleaning and gun care products specifically designed for the shooting industry, military and law enforcement, is seeking to expand its operations. One method for expansion is applying for a $120,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and approval for the application by the town of Bro

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DOT approves increased ATV access

    GREENVILLE, Maine — The Maine Department of Transportation has approved the town of Greenville’s request to allow ATVs to travel from the downtown business district to Indian Hill Trading Post on Route 15.
    The announcement was made by Town Manager John Simko at the April 15 Board of Selectmen’s meeting.
    Currently, the four-wheelers are allowed on Pritham Avenue from Greenville Junction to the municipal parking lot behind Fl

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Dover-Foxcroft town meeting set for April 25

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — On Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium at the Morton Avenue Municipal Building, residents will vote on nine articles making up the warrant for the annual town meeting. Items approved then go out to a referendum ballot to be decided at the polls on Tuesday, June 9 at the municipal office. The town meeting warrant was formally signed by the selectmen during an April 13 meeting.

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