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Bangor Daily News
Rockland withdrawal could cost city taxpayers $3 millionROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland taxpayers could see their costs jump as much as $3 m
Rockland withdrawal could cost city taxpayers $3 million
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland taxpayers could see their costs jump as much as $3 million annually if the city withdraws from the regional school district. That was the conclusion from Regional School Unit 13 Business Manager Peter Orne, who made a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Major renovation on tap for Northport school this yearNORTHPORT, Maine — Residents of Northport’s new single-town school district hav
Major renovation on tap for Northport school this year
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
NORTHPORT, Maine — Residents of Northport’s new single-town school district have agreed to come up with about $3 million for a major school renovation project that is expected to be completed by the beginning of the 2016 school year. Superintendent... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Thomaston worried by Rockland effort on school withdrawalThomaston selectmen held a closed-door session Monday evening with town attorne
Thomaston worried by Rockland effort on school withdrawal
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Thomaston selectmen held a closed-door session Monday evening with town attorney Paul Gibbons to discuss strategies in response to the possible withdrawal of Rockland. Greg Hamlin, chairman of the Thomaston Board of Selectmen, said the effort by... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
SAD 75 to eye principal post, vote on energy savings pactTOPSHAM, Maine — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors will
SAD 75 to eye principal post, vote on energy savings pact
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
TOPSHAM, Maine — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Thursday to consider appointing a principal for Mt. Ararat Middle School. The former principal of Mt. Ararat Middle School, Bill Zima, has left SAD... Read more
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MLive.com
Planet Fitness seeks dismissal of transgender locker room policy lawsuitMIDLAND, MI — Planet Fitness is asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit involving
Planet Fitness seeks dismissal of transgender locker room policy lawsuit
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
MIDLAND, MI — Planet Fitness is asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit involving the company's transgender-friendly locker room policy, calling the suit "woefully deficient" and claiming it promotes discrimination against transgender people. Motions... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Resident takes out papers to challenge Rockland mayorROCKLAND, Maine — A Lake View Drive resident has taken out nomination papers to
Resident takes out papers to challenge Rockland mayor
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — A Lake View Drive resident has taken out nomination papers to challenge incumbent Frank Isganitis, who serves as the mayor of City Council. William Jillson took out papers Tuesday for the council seat held by Isganitis. There is... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland property tax bills go up by 5 percentROCKLAND, Maine — Tax bills are on their way to property owners after a new rat
Rockland property tax bills go up by 5 percent
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — Tax bills are on their way to property owners after a new rate was set last week, up 5 percent to compensate for less state aid to the local school system. The tax rate was set at $21.20, up 5 percent from $20.16, said Assessor... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Voters approve Rockland area school budget on second tryROCKLAND, Maine — The second time was the charm as residents approved Tuesday a
Voters approve Rockland area school budget on second try
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — The second time was the charm as residents approved Tuesday a $25.2 million budget for Regional School Unit 13. The 2015-2016 budget was approved 341-295 throughout the district. Four towns supported the budget while Cushing... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Longtime Topsham public servant Don Russell to retire from Board of SelectmanTOPSHAM, Maine — Don Russell’s nearly 50 years of public service are coming to
Longtime Topsham public servant Don Russell to retire from Board of Selectman
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
TOPSHAM, Maine — Don Russell’s nearly 50 years of public service are coming to an end, at least for now. Russell, 79, who has lived in the same Winter Street house since the age of 6 months, and served on the Board of Selectmen from 2002 to 2005,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland to hold vote on possible school district withdrawalROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland voters will get to say in November whether they want
Rockland to hold vote on possible school district withdrawal
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland voters will get to say in November whether they want to begin the process of withdrawing from the regional school district. And the board chairman of the school district sharply criticized the effort. Petitioners turned... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
School district prepares for first election without West BathBATH, Maine — With one of its founding towns gone, the Regional School Unit 1 B
School district prepares for first election without West Bath
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
BATH, Maine — With one of its founding towns gone, the Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors is changing how it represents its remaining communities. West Bath withdrew June 30, after voting overwhelmingly in January to leave the district. The... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland mayor, school incumbents seek re-electionROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland’s mayor is seeking another term on the City Council.
Rockland mayor, school incumbents seek re-election
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — Rockland’s mayor is seeking another term on the City Council. Mayor Frank Isganitis took out nomination papers Tuesday for a three-year seat on the council. He is completing his first term and has served as mayor since November... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Most St. George students to remain with Rockland-area high schoolsST. GEORGE, Maine — More than three quarters of the high school students from S
Most St. George students to remain with Rockland-area high schools
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Maine — More than three quarters of the high school students from St. George will continue to attend Rockland-area high schools even though the town has separated from the district. Of the 78 high school-age students in St. George, 60... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland election season startsROCKLAND, Maine — The election season formally begins this week with nomination
Rockland election season starts
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — The election season formally begins this week with nomination papers available for candidates. The City Council seat held by Mayor Frank Isganitis is up for election this fall. Isganitis is completing his first three-year term on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Owls Head’s school representative resignsOWLS HEAD, Maine — The town’s sole representative on the Rockland-area school b
Owls Head’s school representative resigns
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
OWLS HEAD, Maine — The town’s sole representative on the Rockland-area school board has resigned. Sally Carleton submitted her resignation last week, citing personal reasons. Her term was to run through August 2017. Owls Head’s annual town meeting... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Voters approve Belfast-area school budgetBELFAST, Maine — The second time was the charm for the proposed area school dis
Voters approve Belfast-area school budget
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
BELFAST, Maine — The second time was the charm for the proposed area school district budget, which was passed this week 716 to 465 by voters from the five member towns. Residents of Belfast, Belmont, Morrill, Searsmont and Swanville previously had... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Majority of survey respondents support reconfiguring Rockland area schoolsROCKLAND, Maine — Eighty-four percent of people who responded to a survey have
Majority of survey respondents support reconfiguring Rockland area schools
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — Eighty-four percent of people who responded to a survey have called for the Rockland area school district to reconfigure its schools. And the majority of respondents support creating a ninth-through-12th grade high school and a... Read more

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