Susan McMillan

Susan McMillan

Staff Writer


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April 20, 2014

State approves Monmouth Middle School for funding

Renovation or replacement is likely years away to resolve the problems posed by the aging, hodgepodge building.

April 20, 2014

Patriot’s Day or Patriots’ Day? Punctuation confusion continues

Maine law still acknowledges only one patriot after a bill to move the apostrophe went nowhere.

April 17, 2014

Producers casting in Maine for ‘social experiment’ reality TV show

On Fox’s “Utopia,” people with practical skills and strong opinions about how the world should work will build their own society.

April 16, 2014

Former Patriot, Black Bear Mulligan visits Pittston school

The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.

April 15, 2014

Maine marathon participants undaunted by Boston bombings

Runners with ties to central Maine say they see the world as a less safe place but are determined not to live their lives in fear.

April 12, 2014

Fayette to vote Tuesday on withdrawal from AOS 97

Some want to leave the school district formed with Winthrop and operate a stand-alone district, which would mean about $8,432 more in administrative costs.

April 12, 2014

Cuba trip teaches UMA students much about art, people, embargo

Crossing from Canada back to the United States involved more headaches than their entire stay on the island.

April 9, 2014

Diminished RSU 12 proposes $19.7 million budget

Wiscasset’s withdrawal leads to payment from the town and removal of three expensive schools from budget.

April 8, 2014

RSU 11 school board to vote Thursday on $22.4 million budget

New teaching positions, health insurance and curriculum materials drive a 4.4 percent increase in the proposed budget.

April 7, 2014

UMA launches capital campaign to raise millions in private money

With a goal of $5 million to $7.5 million, the campaign would support scholarships, online programs and an auditorium expansion.