SAD 41 to join application process for regional comprehensive high school

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Submitted by Sethen on December 12, 2017 - 4:26pm

Stuart Hedstrom • December 11, 2017

LAGRANGE — After several meetings learning more information about the proposed facility, the SAD 41 school board voted to join both SAD 46 of the Dexter area and the Guilford-based SAD 4 in the application process for an Integrated, Consolidated grades 9-16 Educational Facility pilot project during a Dec. 6 meeting at the Marion C. Cook School.

Earlier in the year the partnership between SAD 46 and SAD 4 was announced as one of three finalists for the pilot project, with the other two finalists based in and around Fort Kent and Madawaska as well as in Houlton and the surrounding school districts. The comprehensive high school would be funded by the state — about $200 million is set... Read More

Piscataquis commissioners approve $4.25M county budget

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Submitted by Sethen on December 12, 2017 - 4:26pm

Stuart Hedstrom • December 12, 2017

DOVER-FOXCROFT — A 2018 Piscataquis County budget totaling just under $4.25 million and a near $1,489,000 Unorganized Territory (UT) spending plan for the 2018-19 fiscal year were both formally approved by the county commissioners during a Dec. 5 meeting.

“No comments were received at the public hearing that any changes were needed in either the county or UT budgets,” County Manager Tom Lizotte said with the hearing held just over a week prior. Lizotte said copies of the approved budgets will now be sent out to the 17 towns and pair of plantations in Piscataquis County.

The $4,247,114 county budget is up by $152,265 (3.68 percent) from 2017. The combined tax commitment for... Read More

MSAD #41 Schools Dismissing at 11am

Submitted by Sethen on December 12, 2017 - 7:03am

Good morning. All MSAD #41 schools will be dismissing at 11:00 today.

Penquis Valley Schools first quarter honor roll

Submitted by Sethen on December 10, 2017 - 10:05am

Penquis Valley Schools, Milo

First quarter honor roll

Grade 12, high honors: Adam Stetson; honors: Brianna Champeon, Wyatt Keller, Julian Maxcy, Kelsey Robinson, Denali Smith, Alex White, Reid Worster, Noah Zambrano.

Grade 11, high honors: Katelyn Bolstridge, Camryn Rolfe; honors: Jeremy Martin, Emily Monahan, Cymeria Robshaw, Faith Sickler.

Grade 10, honors: Mercedes Ames-Cartwright, Rosa Cianci, Angelique Farnsworth, Sydney Fowles, Emily Herbest, Tegan Johnson, Rachel McMannus.

Grade eight, honors: Grady Atkinson, Eira Johnson, Maxwell Osgood.

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Buy a Book for Christmas!

Submitted by Susan Worcester on December 8, 2017 - 9:47am

Candy Canes, Cocoa & Christmas Stories at the Library!

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Submitted by BrownvilleLibrary on December 5, 2017 - 1:05pm