Entries by Mary Grow

China planners hear application on camp for teens

by Mary Grow China Planning Board members are scheduled to review one application at their March 27 meeting. Wesley and Susan Horton have applied to use a building at 24 Pond Hill Road, at the north end of Three Mile Pond, as a leadership development camp for teenagers. The building was formerly a company retreat, […]

China selectmen re-discuss Neck Road fire pond

by Mary Grow After an executive session that lasted more than an hour, China selectmen spent most of the rest of their March 7 meeting re-discussing the fire pond on Neck Road. The executive session was called to consult with counsel and on a personnel issue. No action was taken afterward. The fire pond was […]

Voters approve dissolving AOS #92 by large margin

by Mary Grow AOS (Alternative Organi­zational Structure) #92 will soon be history. In a March 13 referendum vote, all three member municipalities voted by wide margins to terminate the arrangement: in Vassalboro, the vote was 81 yes to 13 no, in Waterville, 183 yes to 58 no, and Winslow 122 yes to 62 no. A […]

VASSALBORO: Committee begins budget process for FY 2018-19

by Mary Grow Vassalboro Budget Committee members used their March 1 organizational meeting for a preliminary, partial review of the proposed 2018-19 municipal budget developed by Town Manager Mary Sabins and town selectmen. As the meeting ended, they tentatively scheduled future meetings for March 8, primarily to talk with town department heads (Road Foreman Eugene […]

VASSALBORO: Meeting on dissolving AOS #92 planned for March 6

by Mary Grow Two major Vassalboro boards meet simultaneously Tuesday evening, March 6. The Vassalboro School Board has scheduled a public informational meeting on plans to dissolve AOS (Alternative Educational Structure) #92 for 7 p.m. at Vassalboro Community School. The meeting will be preceded by a two-hour supper meeting to discuss 2018-19 budget requests; the […]

Vassalboro selectmen to hear about LED lights; ARI update; department heads for budget discussions

by Mary Grow Vassalboro selectmen meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the town office meeting room, with four major items on their agenda. Paul Vesel, Director of Business Development with Realterm Energy, is scheduled to attend to discuss converting the town’s streetlights to LED. Representatives of the Alewife Restoration Initiative (ARI) are to […]