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$5.79 million county budget approved after committee votes(0)

July 2, 2015

FARMINGTON –  In the final review session of the 2015-16 county budget, the commissioners’ attempt to restore funding to two program grants on Tuesday was quickly reversed by a majority of the budget advisory committee at their meeting Wednesday evening. The committee’s action formally approved this fiscal year’s budget total of $5,798,943. The last fiscal […]

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Store burglaries reported in Jay, New Vineyard and Weld

WELD – State Police are investigating a string of burglaries that occurred overnight at convenience stores in Weld, New Vineyard and Jay either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Police are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects. Two young men are believed responsible for burglaries overnight at the Skoolhouse Variety on […]

Alleged burglars thwarted after debit card left behind

FARMINGTON – Police are investigating a weekend burglary of the Octagon House, after one of the alleged intruders left behind their debit card. According to Farmington Police Department Officer Michael Lyman, his department was contacted by the Farmington Historical Society on Tuesday, after a member discovered the Perham Street-side door of the Octagon House ajar. […]

Mt. Blue directors discuss cuts, state subsidy numbers

FARMINGTON – A Mt. Blue Regional School District board meeting yielded significant discussion and $32,600 worth of cuts Tuesday evening, as the district looks ahead to new Maine Department of Education subsidy data following the Maine State Legislature passing a 2-year budget. The 2-year, $6.7 billion budget, which was passed by two-thirds majorities in the […]


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