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St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

| May 11, 2015

St Francis residents want to keep their school building. They made that quite clear this weekend by unanimously voting for their community to take ownership of the building that is currently part of SAD 27. A move SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak says was vital. “That’s where they have their community meetings, that’s where they […]

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St. Francis town to vote on whether they want to own elementary school

St. Francis town to vote on whether they want to own elementary school

| May 4, 2015

Over the weekend St. Francis residents had the chance to learn more about the potential for the town to take ownership of the elementary school. According to first selectmen Darrell Mitchell, at least fifty people attended an informational meeting on Saturday. Mitchell said over the phone that he and MSAD 27 superintendent Tim Doak took […]

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Father of alleged St. Francis murderer expresses sympathy and sadness

Father of alleged St. Francis murderer expresses sympathy and sadness

| April 29, 2015

“It hurts…he could spend the rest of his life in jail. And there’s nothing I can do,” said Paul Marquis, the father of alleged killer Jesse Marquis. Marquis looked at an old picture of his son Jesse. Pictures are all he’s seen of his son in the last year. Accused of a brutal murder, Jesse […]

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Family of murder victim Amy Theriault spread petition statewide for daughter’s justice

Family of murder victim Amy Theriault spread petition statewide for daughter’s justice

| April 28, 2015

They never thought at their age they’d put permanent ink on their bodies…but tattoos are the closest Barbara and Ricky Theriault can get to having their late daughter Amy with them each and every day. “It’s hard because we get emotional any time we talk about Amy,” said Barbara Theriault. It’s a loss they never […]

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SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

| January 5, 2015

“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who ┬áis passionate about keeping the St. Francis elementary school open. That’s why she and others have worked as a committee since August to try to find some solutions. “It’s a good school and there’s good people here. And the […]

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