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Expanded middle school, late-arrival Wednesdays mark new year at Mt. Blue Regional School District(0)

August 28, 2014

FARMINGTON – Changes await the students of Mt. Blue Regional School District when they arrive at school next week, with an expanded middle school, late-arrival Wednesdays and several advancing district initiatives. The first day of school for students, kindergarten through ninth grade, is Tuesday, Sept. 2. Secondary school students in grades 10, 11 and 12 […]

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Special town meeting to fund lease/purchase of front-end loader

FARMINGTON – The Board of Selectmen approved the scheduling of a special town meeting for Oct. 14, so residents can vote on a lease/purchase agreement for a new front-end loader. The loader would replace a 1989 Caterpillar that lost its transmission last month. One of two front end loaders owned by the town, the piece […]

Rangeley school opens to all K-12 students Tuesday; Bus routes announced

RANGELEY – When RSU 78′s K-12 students start the school year on Tuesday, they’ll notice the changes in some classroom locations, a new soccer field under construction and a new portable modular classroom replacement for the old one. Sight unseen is the start-up work that’s gone towards bringing the school’s academics in line with the […]

Farmington selectmen increase tax rate, fund TIF

FARMINGTON – The Board of Selectmen set the tax rate at Tuesday evening’s meeting, approving a 9.91 percent increase to last year’s rate to cover increases in the municipal and school budgets, as well as a decrease in state revenue sharing funds. Selectmen approved a mil rate increase of  $1.56, to total $17.31 per $1,000 […]


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