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  • RSU 1 meeting OKs $25M budget for voter referendum

    BATH — With voters asking only a few questions along the way, the Regional School Unit 1 fiscal 2010 budget coasted through Tuesday's district budget meeting, sending the $25 million plan to a June 9 budget validation referendum. The RSU budget shows an approximately 1 percent de...

  • High school reports probable case of swine flu; Brunswick cluster under scrutiny

    BRUNSWICK — The School Department confirmed Tuesday that a Brunswick High School student has a probable case of the H1N1 influenza, or swine flu. On Wednesday morning, the state Center for Disease Control said there may be at least four new cases of the virus among Brunswick-area ...

  • Tension grows in Cumberland ahead of vote on credit union contract zone

    CUMBERLAND — Next week's vote on the fate of a Town Council-approved contract zone for a credit union on Main Street is polarizing the town. Opponents of the Main Street business and its contract zone have erected signs and been outspoken at town meetings. A lawsuit has been filed...

  • Tilton to make early departure from North Yarmouth

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Departing town Administrative Assistant Scott Tilton, whose last workday was set months ago for June 30, told the Board of Selectmen on Monday that this Friday, June 5, will actually be his last day on the job.

  • Voters OK North Yarmouth municipal budget

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The annual Town Meeting on May 30 provided few surprises, with voters approving all proposed ordinance changes and a $2.3 million fiscal 2010 municipal budget. Westcustogo Hall held a gathering of approximately 60 people at its early-morning peak, with numbers dwi...

  • Town Meeting sets stage for Yarmouth vote

    YARMOUTH — About 105 of the 7,450 registered voters in Yarmouth attended Tuesday's Town Meeting and ratified the school and municipal budgets. Residents approved 27 articles on the meeting warrant, including a $19.5 million school budget that exceeds state Essential Programs and Services by...

  • Freeport School Committee waives tuition agreement for Pownal

    FREEPORT — The School Committee unanimously approved a one-time amendment to the Pownal tuition agreement Monday night. The move returns $44,000 to School Administrative District 62 to help relieve an unusual tax increase for Pownal in fiscal year 2010. Due to a spike ...

  • Campbell, Brown vie for SAD 51 seat in Cumberland

    CUMBERLAND — Two newcomers will face off for one School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors seat June 9, while three incumbents are running unopposed for the Town Council. Karen Campbell and Michael Brown each said they were motivated to run for the SAD 51 board when, j...