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01.28.2015

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Work continues on 2015-16 finances

Selectmen to meet tonight at 6 p.m.

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    MILO — A possible vote by the selectmen on the 2015-16 budget was scheduled for a Jan, 20 meeting, two weeks before the Feb. 3 deadline to send the spending plan to the March 9 town meeting, but no action was taken due to a lack of a formal vote on a recommendation by the budget committee and with several other questions still looming. Instead both the committee and selectmen are scheduled to meet on

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Woodbury gets off to a quiet start in Sangerville

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    SANGERVILLE — Dr. Kenneth Woodbury’s first selectmen’s meeting following his appointment as town manager went off without a hitch last week.
    Sangerville selectmen’s meetings are often lengthy, contentious affairs. But not this time.

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Central Hall project continues

By Stuart Hedstrom 
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — For the last three years, work has been ongoing to renovate Central Hall on East Main Street. The project is comprised of converting the late 19th century building into a senior and multigenerational community center and adult day services facility on the first floor, with the second floor becoming an event center. During a selectmen’s meeting on Jan. 26 Chris Maas of the Maine Highlands Senior Center provided town of

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Greenville officials skeptical about proposed state budget

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    GREENVILLE — Three top administrators in Greenville have predicted that if Gov. Paul LePage’s budget passes intact, the result will be “higher property taxes for younger homeowners, greater sales tax exposure as a percentage of personal income by lower-income households, and significant risk to certain non-profit organizations in our community that they may have to curtail some services.”

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Town may lease Odd Fellows parking lot

Staff Report

    GREENVILLE — An “unofficial” public parking area in downtown Greenville may soon become a municipal lot, thanks to action taken at the Jan. 21 selectmen’s meeting.
    The Point Group is the current owner of the gravel parking lot across from the Rod ‘N Reel Restaurant which was the previous location of an apartment complex that burned down in 2001. Before the building was converted into apartments, it was the Odd Fellows Hall, according t

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Salt-sand mix used by county road contractors could be ‘spot checked’

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — Piscataquis County Road Agent Carl Henderson met with county commissioners last week to update them on the condition of the highways and respond to any concerns they had.
    While only a few questions cropped up, Fred Trask, chairman of the commissioners, asked Henderson if there was any way to verify the salt-sand mix formula used by the winter road contractors.

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