Brownville: Tax Club

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 11, 2014 - 12:49am

Brownville Taxpayers who wish to enroll in the 2014 Property Tax Club must sign up by April 18, 2014. First payment will be due April 25,2014.
Only taxpayers with no outstanding prior year property tax balances are eligible to enroll in the Club.
To be considered for this monthly installment payment program, the Town Office must receive the completed enrollment form no later than 3:00PM on Friday, April 18, 2014.
Enrollment forms are available at the Town Office. 
For more information please contact the Brownville Town Office at 207.965.2561 or

Milo: Annual Town Meeting Warrant for March 10

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 10, 2014 - 12:35pm

Update re: Town Meeting

All articles passed in the amounts set in the warrant.
Wilma Stanchfield
won the Selectman's seat.
HAD 4 Directors: Jensen Bissell and Ben Kittredge
School Board: James Lord. There is a vacant School Board seat which can be filled by an appointee of the Board of Selectmen. Anyone who is interested and willing to serve, please, contact the Milo Town Office at 207.943.2202.

Bill Irwin, famous blind AT thru-hiker, dies after battle with cancer

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 8, 2014 - 8:08am
Linked from: Bangor Daily News

March is National Nutrition Month !

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 6, 2014 - 1:03pm

AOS 43 (formerly MSAD 41) announces an exciting opportunity for the students at Penquis Valley High School. We have been awarded a grant to host "Dunk the Junk" program during our nutritional awareness week. This is only the second time Dunk the Junk has been to Maine this year ! The Wellness Team at AOS 43 are having a events to promote nutrition this month:
1. Dunk The Junk - is coming Thursday, March 13th, at 1:00pm. Dunk the Junk is a program developed by a pediatrician from Camden, Maine, and is an interactive presentation that will be both fun and educational for staff and students. There will be a hip hop dancer, rappers and a graffiti artist. Here's a link if you'd like to check it out ahead of time -
2. The Annual Nutrition and Activity Expo is Saturday, March 15th, from 10:00am-12:30pm with a 1 mile Family Walk prior to the event. We have a lot of new things this year. I will be posting fliers around the Penquis Valley Schools buildings. I hope you will come and encourage your students to attend as well.
3. The Wellness team is challenging students to a little contest from Monday (March 10) through Thursday ( March 13). Grades 9-12 will be asked to evaluate the nutritional content of the school lunch each dayand grade 6-8 will evaluate the breakfast. I will be posting information and will have forms for them to use for the contest. Cash prizes awarded. Watch for more information later in the week.

Please call or email with any questions or concerns. Have a healthy week.

For more information, please contact Michelle Zambrano, School Nurse, @ 343-0101

2014 Principal's Award - Penquis Valley High School

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 5, 2014 - 6:47pm

Trevor Lyford, the son of John and Marilyn Lyford of LaGrange, has been selected as the Maine Principal’s Award winner for Penquis Valley High School. Trevor was selected using the following criteria: academic excellence, outstanding school citizenship and leadership. He is presently first in his class and hopes to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute and major Biology.

He has enjoyed an outstanding senior year receiving the following awards and recognition: PVC Class C Boys Soccer Player of the Year, in basketball he was named to the Bangor Daily News All-Tournament Team, PVC 1st team All Stars, PVC All-Defensive team, McDonald’s C/D East All Star team, McDonald’s All Academic Boys team and a Semi-Finalist for the Mr. Basketball Award.

Trevor epitomizes the criteria for the MPA Principal’s Award. He is certain to enjoy a successful future with his academic capabilities, work ethic, leadership skills and personality.

Milo: Public Notice MDOT Rt 11 and Pleasant River

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 5, 2014 - 6:19pm

Milo: Summary of Safe Streets - Phase II

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 5, 2014 - 6:17pm

Milo: Proposed Fireworks Use Ordinance

Submitted by Izzy Warren on March 5, 2014 - 5:37pm