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Bill Lawrence is named as Lincoln town manager
LINCOLN — The town council turned to a familiar face as its next permanent town manager on Monday night. Interim Town Manager Bill Lawrence was given the job on a full-time basis, effective immediately, as he was sworn in moments after the 6-0 vote. Lawrence initially opted against becoming Lincoln's full-time manager, but changed his mind about a month ago.
Investigators say Winn woman set fire and took her own life
WINN — A fire that ultimately claimed the lofe of a local woman was intentionally set, apparently before she took her own life, according to officials. Lisa Fogg, 46, of Winn died of a combination of smoke inhalation and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Dr. Margaret Greenwald, the state's chief medical examiner, in findings released on June 7.
Recognized nationally, Granite Street School meets Healthier US School Challenge
MILLINOCKET — Granite Street School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of area children and the Katahdin region. Millinocket Schools Food Services Director Kathy Civiello has been notified that in recognition of its efforts to provide healthy items on their menus and emphasis on physial education and activity the school will be recognized by the USDA as part of its HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC).
Medway fire looking for help to purchase needed equipment
MEDWAY — After seeing a demonstration of the turbodraft fire eductor last Sunday, members of the Medway Fire Department and town officials are more convinced than ever that the equipment is needed for their department. The turbodraft fire eductor is lightweight and can be set on or "tossed" into a water supply - pond, stream, river, back yard pool, and within seconds it is working to "suck" the water out of the water supply providing the fire department with a forceful, portable hydrant.