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Staff, Piscataquis Observer • March 7, 2018
MILO — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, the chairman of the transportation appropriations subcommittee, announced that the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) will receive $10,836,220 to replace three bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot counties that are either structurally deficient, in a fracture-critical state, or both. Among the three is the Pleasant River Bridge in Milo on outer Pleasant Street.
“I am delighted to announce that the State of Maine will receive a more than $10.8 million investment to help replace three structurally deficient bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties through the TIGER grant program,” said U.S. Sen. Collins. “Local residents rely on... Read More
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Stuart Hedstrom • February 20, 2018
Last year a partnership between SAD 46/AOS 94 of the Dexter area and the Guilford-based SAD 4 was announced as one of three finalists for an Integrated, Consolidated (grade) 9-16 Educational Facility Pilot Project, joining collaborations based in and around Fort Kent and Madawaska as well as in Houlton and the surrounding school districts in southern Aroostook County.
In December the school board from the Milo-area SAD 41 approved a non-binding motion to join the second phase of the application process with SAD 46 and SAD 4, and the project would also involve the Greenville Schools and SAD 12/RSU 82 of Jackman — as these students may be able to take classes at the comprehensive high... Read More
Submitted by Sethen on February 21, 2018 - 1:58pm
Stuart Hedstrom • February 13, 2018
MILO — More than a year ago the Piscataquis County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) began to use $120,000 awarded from the Office of the Maine Attorney General for broadband internet planning by working with Axiom Technologies of Machias to conduct a survey across the region to help develop a regional technology plan intended to promote economic and community development.
At a Feb. 6 select meeting of the Milo selectmen, PCEDC Executive Director Chris Winstead said a year prior he met with the county commissioners and then the dozen-plus selectboards. “We worked our way to each of the communities asking if you would like to be part of a broadband initiative,” he said, saying... Read More