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SAD 70 voters approve budget | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:23
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer

HODGDON — By more than a 2-to-1 margin, voters in SAD 70 approved both a $6.5 million school budget and a $1.3 million bond at the polls last Tuesday.

“The SAD 70 School Board and Administration would like to thank the citizens of SAD 70 for their support of their local schools,” Superintendent Scott Richardson said. “With this budget and this approval of a bond referendum, we are prepared to move forward and provide the very best possible education to our students.”

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Fire flattens home | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:30
By Jen Lynds
Staff Writer

LITTLETON — A local man is homeless after a fire destroyed his more than century-old farmhouse in Littleton Sunday afternoon.

Littleton fire Chief Dwight Cowperthwaite said Monday afternoon that an issue with an electric generator probably caused the fire at the home of Michael Dechaine at 507 Front Ridge Road.

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RSU 50 chooses new superintendent | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:25
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer

STACYVILLE — RSU 50 will have a new, full-time superintendent for the start of the next school year.

Following a special board meeting held in executive session Monday evening, the RSU 50 board unanimously selected Todd LeRoy as its next superintendent. LeRoy, who is currently the superintendent of SAD 59 in Madison, was one of three candidates interviewed for the position and one of eight to apply, according to school officials.

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ATV safety course is slated | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:43

ISLAND FALLS — An ATV safety course will be held Saturday, May 21, at the Island Falls VFW hall.

Sponsored by the Free Wheelers ATV Club, the course will take place from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lunch will be provided. 

For more information, contact Jason Derosier at 267-0014 or Lewis Conrad at 538-7774.

Hodgdon High School unveils honor parts | Print |
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 13:38

HODGDON — Hodgdon High School Principal Mary Harbison has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2016. Madison York has been named valedictorian, while Blake Woods was chosen as salutatorian and Kerri Spellman is first honors essayist.

Hodgdon’s graduation ceremony is set for June 10.

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