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    August 13, 2020

    Westbrook Notes: Aug. 13

    Late WJHS teacher honored The late Tom Curran of Raymond, a retired Westbrook Junior High School teacher, was recently recognized by the Nation Education Association Retired with its Dintinguished Service Award for his “exemplary contributions” to the retired educator community in Maine and the nation. Curran, 84, passed away on March 29. He taught English […]

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    August 13, 2020

    Buxton Notes: Aug. 13

    Voters OK SAD 6 budget Voters in Buxton Tuesday in a low turnout easily ratified a $51.3 million SAD 6 budget in a validation referendum. The budget passed 118-48, with a 2.6% turnout of 6,343 registered voters, Town Clerk John Myers reported. Standish approved the budget 138-48, according to the town’s website. Results for Frye […]

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    August 13, 2020

    Gorham Notes: Aug. 13

    Council, school seats up Six candidates have taken out nomination papers for the Town Council and one for the School Committee as of Monday. Seats on the Town Council expiring in November are those of Chairman Suzanne Phillips and Vice Chairman Ronald Shepard. Town Clerk Laurie Nordfors said Monday that Phillips, Shepard, Christina Paul, Ryanne […]

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    August 12, 2020

    Gorham bumps up programs for kids amid distance learning plan

    Buxton is working with schools on child care space and one Buxton business owner may offer a program at her stable for children who won’t be in classrooms five days a week.

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    August 12, 2020

    School Committee OKs reopening plans for Gorham

    High school students would have 100% distance learning under the plan, but the committee chairman said that could change.

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    August 6, 2020

    Gorham Notes: Aug. 6

        Rosary rally Aug. 15 Bishop Robert Deeley will serve as the special guest at a rosary procession and rally beginning at 11 a.m. Aug.15. The socially distanced procession will begin on Morrill Avenue by the Gorham High School access road and will end at St. Anne Church,  299 Main St. The rally, in […]

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    August 6, 2020

    Westbrook Notes: Aug. 6

    Post ready for meetings The Stephen W. Manchester Post 62 of the American Legion on Dunn Street has been “spruced up” and is ready for monthly meetings to begin in September, says Dennis Marrotte. “All the overgrown weeds and shrubbery at the front entrance have been removed and replaced with some new perennials,” he said. […]

  • Published
    August 5, 2020

    Gorham council asks for racial resolve revision

    The measure called for the council to work with all town departments “to assure equal justice for all” and prevent any form of police misconduct.

  • Published
    August 4, 2020

    Rowdy Buxton park likely closed through Labor Day

    The number of trespassers at the closed Pleasant Point Park has dropped off, but it’s still happening.

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    August 4, 2020

    SAD 6 voters to decide on $51.3 million budget Tuesday

    The 2020-2021 budget’s $1.4 million increase is attributed to salaries and costs related to COVID-19.

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