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UMM students launch “Clothesline Project” for domestic violence awareness

The University of Maine Machias reports two students are launching a local Clothesline Project as their senior project. The Clothesline Project is a national program aimed at raising awareness of domestic violence and abuse. The project uses T-shirts to create a visual message about emotional, physical and sexual abuse. UMM seniors Michelle Grant and Jordyn […]

Know a great Maine teacher? Nominate one now!

The Maine Department of Education reports from the hundreds of nominees expected to be entered by today’s deadline, a 2015 County Teacher of the Year from each of Maine’s 16 counties will be chosen. From those honorees, three state finalists and the 2016 Maine Teacher of the Year will be selected and announced by the […]

Stu’s Star 97.7 News 2/20/15

Gouldsboro should hire full time fire chief (Gouldsboro) Gouldsboro’s interim fire chief says it’s time to hire a full time chief for the Hancock County town. Interim Chief Gary Grovogel told the Board of Selectmen that volunteer firefighters are aging out, and paperwork and training is time consuming. He said the ideal chief candidate would […]