Entries by Website Editor

Local students named to dean’s list at Stonehill College

The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Stoneham College, in Easton, Massachusetts. Justin Davis, class of 2019, of Palermo. Marissa Jordan, class of 2017, of Whitefield . Colleen O’Donnell, class of 2018, of Waterville. Margaret Priest, class of 2017, of Augusta. Jacob Smith, class of 2018, of […]

New books at Albion library

The following new books are now available at the Albion Public Library: New books about Benedict Arnold’s capture of Fort Ticonderoga, on Lake Champlain, and his trip up the Kennebec River, to Québec City. Benedict Arnold’s Navy, by James Nelson; Voices from a Wilderness Expedition, by Stephen Darley. Through a Howling Wilderness, by Thomas Desjardin. […]

Project Learning Tree workshops at China school

China School’s Forest will be hosting two Project Learning Tree Workshops for adults in April. Each workshop will feature hands-on activities and lesson ideas for kids ages K-8. Both workshops will begin with a short introduction to Project Learning Tree and then we will head out into the forest for interactive sessions with trained facilitators. […]

Obituaries, Week of March 23, 2017

JEANNE L. VANCE OAKLAND––Jeanne Lunette Vance, born April 4, 1924, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Jeanne was born and raised in Massachusetts, living most of her youth in Natick. She loved to walk in the fields near her home, picking blueberries and walking among the dragon flies and butterflies. She would pat bumblebees in late […]

Letters to the editor, Week of March 23, 2017

Thanks to sponsors To the editor: Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District’s (KLSW) 70th Anniversary Environmental Education Fundraiser held on March 7, at Flatbread Company, in Rockport, was a great success. In addition to raising funds, the event celebrated the winners of this year’s K-6 Conservation Poster Contest on the theme “Healthy Soils Are Full […]

CHINA NEWS: TIF meeting brings explanation of changes

by Mary Grow The March 20 public hearing on proposed amendments to China’s TIF (Tax Increment Financing) document brought both explanations of the changes and a more nuanced view of the whole TIF process. Voters at the March 25 town meeting, scheduled for 9 a.m. at China Middle School, will accept or reject the proposed […]

Local student named spelling bee semifinalist

Cody Devaney, an eighth grader from Palermo Consolidated School, part of RSU#12, recently qualified, for the second year in a row, as one of the top 100 fourth-eighth graders to compete in the Maine National Geography Bee, held at the University of Maine at Farmington. He won the school bee three years in a row […]