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Senator Collins announces grant funding to the Monroe Fire Department

MONROE, Maine  — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $182,733 in grant funding to the Monroe Fire Department through the “Assistance to firefighters Grant Program,” or FIRE Act. Funding for the Monroe Fire Department will be distributed through the Vehicle [...]

Courthouse move to disrupt daily schedule

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft District Court, the Piscataquis County Superior Court, and Clerk’s Office will be closed to the public on Friday, Feb. 3, in order to move into the newly renovated courthouse. The court will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6. The court will have a new address at 159 East Main [...]

RSU 87 monthly meeting to be held Feb. 2

CARMEL, Maine — RSU 87/MSAD 23 Board will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Carmel Elementary School. For more information, call Cheryl at 848-5173.

Veterans Services Officer available in Lincoln beginning on Feb. 2

LINCOLN, Maine — Don Dare, Veterans Services Officer, will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 and Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Lincoln VA Outreach Clinic, 99 River Road. The service officer will assist veterans, widows and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits.

Veterans Services Officer avalable in Newport

NEWPORT, Maine — Don Dare, Veterans Services Officer, will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Newport District Court. The service officer will assist veterans, widows and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits. For more information, call 626-4464.

License now to avoid late fees after Jan. 31

CARIBOU, Maine — Dog licenses for 2012 are available at the City Clerk’s Office, in the Municipal Building, 25 High St. Pursuant to Maine law, all dogs and wolf hybrids in the State of Maine, six months or older, shall be licensed by Jan. 1 of each calendar year. Current proof of rabies vaccination must [...]

Service officer available in Dover beginning Feb. 9

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Don Dare, Veterans Services Officer, will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 and again on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at The Penquis Cap Building, located at 50 North St. The service officer will assist veterans, widows and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits. For information, [...]

New Version of Anti-Bullying Bill Passes Education Committee

AUGUSTA, Maine — Members of the Education Committee today voted to pass a revised version of the anti-bullying bill, LD 1237, by a vote of 13 to 0 (unanimous). “All Maine children deserve to be safe at school. This bill provides meaningful guidelines that will help prevent bullying,” said Ned McCann, Vice President of the [...]

MAINE FARM SERVICE AGENCY SCHEDULES IMPORTANT PUBLIC MEETING

WALDOBORO, Maine — A USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced that Donovon E. Todd III, State Executive Director for Maine FSA and members of his management team have scheduled a public meeting in Lincoln County at 2 p.m.  Feb. 1,  at the Knox-Lincoln Cooperative Extension office meeting room, at 377 Manktown Road. FSA’s public [...]