Dover-Foxcroft News
Dover Cove Farmers Market to celebrate Midsommer | Print |
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 08:27

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Join the Dover Cove Farmers Market in celebrating Midsommer on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees will be able to purchase fresh farm produce and products from farmers in the Maine Highlands.
    The STEM Guides Project staff will be also be returning to the market on July 26, and with more Farmers Market Math activities for youth and families. The idea behind Farmers Market Math is to engage youth in fun hands-on learning using measuring tools, reasoning, comparing and local produce. Come figure out how many local strawberries it takes to equal the world record holder or learn to estimate the number of seeds in a tomato. Meet Clare Thomas-Pino and Alyson Saunders, two local STEM Guides, and ask about other upcoming programs.

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Foxcroft Academy students excel on National Latin Exam | Print |
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 08:15

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Fourteen Foxcroft Academy students have earned distinction for their performances on the National Latin Exam. Avery Carroll, Bram Dennis, Madison Fadley and Devan Baird received the Cum Laude award; Paul Birtwistle, Jennifer Clawson and Montana Crossman earned the Magna Cum Laude award; and Dexter Canning, Liam Casey, Hannah Fishburn, Caleb Buerger and Sean Cody received the Silver Maxima Cum Laude award.

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EXIMIUS LATIN STUDENTS — Foxcroft Academy students recently recognized for their performances on the National Latin Exam were, from left, Liam Casey, Hannah Fishburn, Caleb Buerger, Rose Kreider, Devan Baird, Paul Birtwistle, Bram Dennis, Madison Fadley, Avery Carroll, Dexter Canning, Jennifer Clawson, Latin teacher Peter Hartel and Adam Baird.

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Foxcroft Academy students give the neighborhood a spring cleaning | Print |
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 07:28

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Foxcroft Academy students and faculty members spent their advisory period on June 11, in a novel fashion: cleaning up the neighborhood. Each advisory was assigned to one of three zones surrounding the FA campus and was responsible for picking up as much trash as possible in roughly 30 minutes. Although Dover-Foxcroft is quite a clean community, FA’s meticulous students still managed to fill many trash bags with scraps of food and paper, cigarette butts, pieces of glass, and other refuse.

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Riverfront Redevelopment open house July 21 | Print |
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 07:28

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Signaling a shift from “destruction” to “construction,” developer Jonathan Arnold of Arnold Development Group will share the Riverfront Redevelopment Project’s progress at an open house on Monday, July 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The open house at the work site of the former Moosehead Manufacturing mill, 5 East Main Street, will include a tour of the facility, a short presentation by Arnold and a question and answer discussion. The public is invited.

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Survey data will help area residents thrive and feel good | Print |
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 07:18

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Over the last several months the Feel Good Piscataquis! initiative, using grant funds awarded by the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF),  has worked to gather input from county residents on what they think would make their lives and the lives of others healthier. Information was collected through four community conversations as well as a survey through the University of Maine Center on Aging.

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