Thursday May 16
Winthrop library addition fundraising tops third of its goal
Fundraising for the library's expansion has reached about $470,000, more than one-third of the project's cost.
Re: Superintendent: 'We are fighting an uphill battle'
Regional School Unit 20 Superintendent Brian Carpenter said the district's proposed $33.5 million budget is a combination of declining revenues and increasing expenses, a scenario that has left few options for reducing costs while preserving the quality of education provided to students.
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Emotional meeting ends with drastic cuts to Belfast-area school budget
Charlie Grey of Belfast speaks Tuesday night during an emotional RSU 20 board of directors meeting about next year's school budget, which will include drastic cuts to programs and positions.
Maine House rejects bill that would shrink size of Legislature
The Maine House of Representatives voted 113-30 Tuesday to reject a proposal by independent Rep.
Directors debate how to get conflicting withdrawal data to voters
Regional School Unit 20 Director Stephen Hopkins of Belmont represents the Board on his town's withdrawal committee, and he wants voters to get all the information they need before making a decision about whether to leave the RSU.
Fidelis Biscuit Co. is Maine's best pet product, says Downeast Dog News
It's official! Fidelis Biscuit Co. has been selected as the Best Maine Made Pet Product, according to results announced today by Downeast Dog News 2013 Readers Poll.