Entries by Mary Grow

China planners talk about procedures, ordinance changes

by Mary Grow China Planning Board members spent their April 24 meeting talking about board procedures and potential ordinance amendments. Two procedural questions revolved around signing the formal findings of fact document to support their April 10 approval of Wesley and Susan Horton’s permit to open a teen leadership camp at 24 Pond Hill Road. […]

China selectmen revisit causeway project, fire pond

by Mary Grow At their April 30 meeting, China selectmen returned to two often-discussed issues, the causeway project at the head of China Lake’s east basin and the fire pond dug last fall off Neck Road. Board members are concerned about reports that the steep sides of the fire pond are falling in, moving it […]

China selectmen approve MJEK liquor license; adds a police officer for day work

by Mary Grow The April 18 China selectmen’s meeting was preceded by a public hearing on a liquor license application for MJEK, Michael Marois’ seafood restaurant on Lakeview Drive. Town Manager Daniel L’Heureux reported that no public comments were made. During their meeting selectmen approved the application. In other business, L’Heureux said: Selectmen added another […]

Vassalboro committee continues work on town budget

by Mary Grow Vassalboro Budget Committee members ran out of time to finish their work at their April 12 meeting, so they will meet again at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the town office. Selectmen have consequently moved their meeting time to 6 instead of 6:30 that evening. Budget committee members continued discussion of […]

Vassalboro town school officials work to lower school budget

by Mary Grow Vassalboro town and school and AOS (Alternative Organizational Structure) #92 officials are working to bring down the 2018-19 municipal and school budgets to avert a large tax increase. Budget committee members talked about both school and municipal budget requests at their April 5 meeting, which followed a short selectmen’s meeting. They had […]