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Doak resigns as MSAD 27 superintendent, accepting same position in RSU 39

Doak resigns as MSAD 27 superintendent, accepting same position in RSU 39

| July 24, 2015

At the MSAD 27 budget hearing Tim Doak resigned as superintendent. Doak has served five years as superintendent and previously spent seven as a principal in the district. He will be accepting the same position in RSU 39, which serves Caribou, Limestone, and Stockholm. MSAD 27 school board chairman Barry Ouellette says, “we will miss […]

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Brian Carpenter Named New MSAD 1 Superintendent`

Brian Carpenter Named New MSAD 1 Superintendent`

| March 12, 2015

The search for a new MSAD 1 superintendent is over. After a 13 months of looking, MSAD 1 has named a new superintendent. On Wednesday night, the school board named current RSU 20 Superintendent Brian Carpenter as their choice. Superintendent Search Committee Chair Lucy Richard says it was tough to pick the right candidate. “We had a very […]

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After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

| May 20, 2014

It didn’t exactly come as a surprise to SAD 1 Superintendent Gehrig Johnson when the public voted against the school district buying 34 more acres of farmland last week. “I think anytime you ask the public to tax themselves on something that doesn’t benefit them today, I think you know you’ve got a difficult vote […]

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RSU 29 Schools Serious About New Bullying Policy

RSU 29 Schools Serious About New Bullying Policy

| September 20, 2013

RSU 29 schools are not kidding around when it comes to implementing the state’s new bullying policy. Superintendent Mike Hammer says the new document has all schools in the district focusing on areas that haven’t specifically been targeted before. Mike Hammer, RSU 29 Superintendent says, “Gender identity, socioeconomic status, a lot of those things that […]

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Changes to Start the Year for the Madawaska School Department

Changes to Start the Year for the Madawaska School Department

| August 21, 2013

Day one of the new school year for students at Madawaska Middle High School. A year that’s beginning with changes in the school department. Last week they lost two members of the school committee – and this week they welcomed an interim superintendent. “I would describe myself as a problem solver. I like solving problems,” […]

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