Tuesday Mar 11
Skowhegan to whittle down town manager applications
Selectmen this week hope to whittle down the number of applicants for the open town manager's job from the 36 resumes received by the Maine Municipal Association to about six.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Norridgewock elects new selectman, board members
Four out of five members of the board of selectmen will return this year, along with newcomer James Lyman, who was elected from more than 30 write-in candidates in town elections on Monday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Norridgewock residents approve 9 percent budget increase
Town Meeting voters approved a nine percent increase in the town budget Monday night, which includes everything from property for a new fire station to sand for residents to use in the winter.
Mercer Town Meeting results
Residents approved a $297,647 budget, a 4 percent increase from the current budget of $285,108.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Norridgewock residents asked to consider new fire station
Expenses ranging from fire hydrant rental costs, cemetery maintenance and increased rates for workers' compensation mean that residents face an increase in the town budget.
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Police: Norridgewock sex offender arrested after sexually assaulting 10-year-old boy
Joseph Handley, 66, of Norridgewock, has a prior conviction of sexual abuse of a minor, according to Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The fire never threatened another structure. Firefighters were on scene less than an hour.
Annual Town Meetings set for Saturday in Mercer, Embden and New Portland
Town officials are asking residents to consider selling the historic former Shaw Library building, which was built in the 1800s and was a shirt factory for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Summit Natural Gas to meet with potential Madison customers
Nearly four months after Madison Paper Industries was scheduled to start using natural gas, the timing for the pipeline to be connected to the anchor business remains unknown, said Summit Natural Gas of Maine officials.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Norridgewock farm named Oakhurst's producer of the year
DAIRY AWARD: Steve Chartrand feeds some of the cows on Tuesday at the family farm in Norridgewock.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
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How LePage is killing us with his policies
Imagine the horrifying prospect of finding a family member or friend overdosed on heroin.