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  • SAD 75 board votes to close West Harpswell School

    TOPSHAM — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors voted Thursday night to close the West Harpswell School after the 2009-2010 school year. The vote was 13-1, with Jane Meisenbach casting the dissenting vote. School board members said the decision was...

  • Harpswell residents criticize school consolidation option

    HARPSWELL — There was little support expressed for consolidating the town's two schools Wednesday at a Board of Selectmen public hearing. The meeting followed the completion on Monday of a finding of fact by the Strategic Planning Action Team of School Administrative District 75 ...

  • Voters in Topsham, Harpswell, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham approve $36M SAD 75 budget

    TOPSHAM — A $36.25 million School Administrative 75 budget for fiscal 2010 passed its final hurdle Tuesday, winning approval from voters in the district's four towns 854-376. "We're very pleased that all our hard work over the last several months has come to fruition," ...

  • SAD 75 meeting sends $36M budget, with computers, to voters

    TOPSHAM — Voters in School Administrative District 75 supported a $36.25 million fiscal 2010 budget at the district budget meeting May 30, paving the way for a budget validation referendum on Tuesday, June 9. While voters passed nearly every component of the budget with little to...

  • SAD 75 budget meeting to weigh $36M spending plan

    TOPSHAM — The proposed $36 million fiscal 2010 budget for School Administrative District 75 will undergo the first of two citizen tests in a Town Meeting-style vote on Saturday, May 30. The meeting will take place at the Orion Performing Arts Center at Mt. Ararat Middle School at...

  • Mt. Ararat High School students may get ‘Made,' courtesy of MTV

    TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat High School students may soon have a chance to follow their dreams with the help of MTV. The producers of "Made," a popular reality show geared toward helping youths between the ages of 15 and 21 improve themselves and reach their goals, have expres...

  • SAD 75 board OKs $36M budget, including laptop computers for high school students

    TOPSHAM — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors on Thursday approved a $36.3 million budget for fiscal 2010. The budget – which must still be approved at a district budget meeting Saturday, May 30, and by a budget validation referendum Tuesday, June 9 – ...

  • Supt.: Closing Harpswell school minimally lengthens bus routes

    HARPSWELL — If the West Harpswell School is closed, alternate bus routes taking those students to the Harpswell Islands School would take only about five to six minutes longer than the current longest trip, School Administrative District 75 Superintendent Mike Wilhelm said this week. ...

  • m-topsad75budget SAD 75 expects less aid from state next year

    TOPSHAM — Declining enrollment and increased valuation in School Administrative District 75 towns are factors that could lead to a reduction in state education funding for fiscal 2010, Superintendent Mike Wilhelm said last week.

  • Adaptability, efficiency urged for SAD 75

    TOPSHAM — Community members at the third and final community dialogue for School Administrative District 75 were faced with a grim outlook Tuesday evening at Topsham Public Library.