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03.25.2015

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‘Hats for Logan’ raises funds and spirits for DRHS senior

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DEXTER — Normally, wearing a cap inside Dexter Regional High School will earn you a reprimand from a teacher or an unplanned trip to the principal’s office.
    But that wasn’t the case last Friday, the first “official” day of spring.

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Observer photo/Mike Lange

    HATS FOR LOGAN — Dexter Regional High School students with colorful headwear pose with classmate Logan Bagley. Kneeling in front, Abbey Jordan; st...
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Blanchard resident will be running across the country, 4,000 miles for cancer

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

ne-mariemillermugcolor-dcX-po-12    This summer current University of Maine junior psychology major Marie Miller, a resident of Blanchard and a 2011 Foxcroft Academy graduate, will be running in the 4K for Cancer. For Miller the 4K will not be a distance of four kilometers, but rather 4,000 miles as she will be part of a group of college students spending a month and a half running from San Francisco to New York City to raise monies for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adult

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Milo Elementary celebrates six decades

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    MILO — What began as a small building repair over the summer led to a 60th anniversary celebration for the Milo Elementary School, with the start of the school’s sixth decade honored on Feb. 12.
    “Over the summer we noticed that the outside recess bell was not working,” Secretary Susan Keith said. She explained school officials knew the bell had been in place since Milo Elementary opened in the mid-1950s but they

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Parkman residents pass all but two articles

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    PARKMAN — The turnout was fairly small by Parkman standards, but the voters who did show up at the March 21 annual town meeting passed all but two articles.
    The session lasted two hours and 15 minutes and the original crowd of 39 thinned out considerably after the lunch break at the Parkman Grange hall.

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Jail consolidation repeal efforts moving forward

New committee
consists of county
officials, not state appointees

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — With the demise of the Maine Board of Corrections and widespread support to return local control to county jails, a new statewide committee has been formed to assist the transition and make recommendations on cost savings.

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Mayo Regional Hospital safety practices honored with SHAPE Award

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — In recognition of excellence in safety and health management for its employees, Mayo Regional Hospital was presented with the Safety and Health Award for Public Employees (SHAPE) Award during a ceremony on March 18 in the hospital’s Piscataquis Room. The SHAPE Award is presented by the Maine Department of Labor’s Safetyworks! initiative to honor public-sector organizations that voluntarily undertake a rigorous safet

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