Entries by Mary Grow

China selectmen close out fiscal year, make appointments

by Mary Grow China selectmen held a special meeting June 30, the last day of the 2019-2020 fiscal year, to pay year-end bills and make appointments for the new year beginning July 1. Most appointments were reappointments. The main change was that Angela Nelson becomes town clerk as of July 19, when current town clerk […]

China planners approve revised permit for daycare

by Mary Grow At their June 23 meeting, China Planning Board members unanimously approved a revision to Amanda Gower’s permit for her daycare business at 166 Tyler Road that lets her increase capacity to a maximum of 75 children and staff at one time. When the daycare was permitted in 2009, Gower said, she used […]

Vassalboro school officials not sure what fall return will mean

by Mary Grow Vassalboro school officials have no idea what returning to school in the fall will mean. “We’ve got to be ready for change,” School Board Chairman Kevin Levasseur summarized during the board’s June 16 in-person meeting in the Vassalboro Community School (VCS) cafeteria. Superintendent Alan Pfeiffer said he and colleagues have guidelines from […]

China selectmen focus on revised TIF program

by Mary Grow A short June 22 China selectmen’s meeting focused on on-going town programs. The item discussed longest was the revised TIF (Tax Increment Financing) program prepared by the TIF Committee and retiring Town Manager Dennis Heath. Heath said he, TIF Committee Chairman Frank Soares and representatives of the state Department of Economic and […]