|Sethen on October 20, 2018 - 11:22am|
Submitted by Sethen on October 19, 2018 - 10:44am
Richard Graves Sr., Post 41 adjutant/finance officer • October 18, 2018
Many times we are asked “what does the American Legion do?,” “why should I belong?,” and “what’s in it for me?” These questions hang out there because we do a poor job to telling our story. To answer the first question, the American Legion is the largest veterans service organization in the United States standing on four pillars of service — veterans affairs & rehabilitation, national security, Americanism, and children & youth.
That said, on the local level Post 41 maintains a post home... Read More
|Sethen on October 18, 2018 - 1:38pm|
|Sethen on October 18, 2018 - 1:34pm|
|Sethen on October 16, 2018 - 8:52pm|
|Sethen on October 16, 2018 - 8:51pm|
|Sethen on October 16, 2018 - 8:49pm|
Submitted by Sethen on October 11, 2018 - 11:27pm
MILO — In May a referendum on an approximate $2.3 million funding package for a heating system upgrade, converting from steam to hot water, and energy efficiency project at the Penquis Valley School was voted down via a count of 166 to 111 across the four SAD 41 communities. In the months since district officials have been discussing what to do next, including at the Oct. 3 meeting.
“There’s a bit of a conundrum in regards to Atkinson,” Superintendent Michael Wright said. “In the other three towns it was supported two to one, in Atkinson it was voted down 114 to 5,” he said this... Read More
|Sethen on October 11, 2018 - 11:25pm|
|Sethen on October 11, 2018 - 11:22pm|
|Susan Worcester on October 11, 2018 - 10:51am|
|Sethen on September 29, 2018 - 11:47pm|
|Sethen on September 29, 2018 - 11:44pm|
|Sethen on September 28, 2018 - 6:46pm|
|Susan Worcester on September 28, 2018 - 2:54pm|
The final meeting of 2018 was held at the museum with seven members and one guest attending. The treasurer’s report indicated that all bills are paid and that we have just over $3000 in the book account. Ken Hatchette’s books continue to be sold through Amazon, at Simple Sacks, at the new Visitors’ Center in Milo and through the museum. It was decided that when the bathroom renovation takes place next spring that funds from this account will be used to complete that project.
Our volunteers have been busy this summer. Documentation of each and every item in... Read More