Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Teachers and other education stakeholders are expected to weigh in Tuesday afternoon on rules for evaluating teachers and principals which are the subject of a public hearing at 1 p.m. in Augusta.
Hallowell and Maine Department of Transportation officials are inviting residents and business owners to a public forum Wednesday to learn more about the planned reconstruction of Water Street.
Even as school officials have made cuts elsewhere and overall enrollment has declined by 3.6 percent since 2009-10, the number of children enrolled in pre-kindergarten in eight Augusta-area school districts has risen 11.5 percent, from 486 in 2009-10 to 542 this year.
Winthrop library expansion fund-raising has hit a milestone, now more than one-third of the way to the town's goal.
The Regional School Unit 2 school board has unanimously approved a budget of $24.4 million, leaving $14 million to be raised through taxes.
Windsor voters chose to withdraw from Regional School Unit 12 after a vote this week. A committee will be formed to begin negotiating an agreement for separation.
Windsor residents voted 193-21 to start the long process of exiting the Somerville-based district, Regional School Unit 12, because they were unhappy with RSU 12's new cost-sharing method, which is expected to raise Windsor’s school taxes significantly.
Windsor residents will vote on Tuesday whether to start the process of withdrawing from Regional School Unit 12.
Maranacook Community High School sophomore Sydney Green located a living relative of one of the seven Maine soldiers buried in a military cemetery in France as part of a research assignment for history class.
With $100,000 added t its Thursday meeting, the $26.5 million budget approved by the Regional School Unit 12 school board is nearly 3 percent higher than the current budget.