Stories about Jay


Parade to recognize Vietnam veterans

JAY — The theme of this year’s Memorial Day Parade in the tri-town area is “Thank You to our Vietnam War Veterans.” This year’s parade will start at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Memco on Main Street in Jay and travel down to the Geneva Hodgkins Memorial Park in ...


Current superintendents to remain in place in RSU 73 until positions decided

LIVERMORE FALLS — Regional School Unit 73 directors voted Monday unanimously to have the current superintendents continue interim duties until July 1 or the appointment of a superintendent for the new school district, board Chairwoman Denise Rodzen said Tuesday. The vote followed a 9... 3


RSU 73 board affirms school name, mascot, colors

LIVERMORE FALLS — Jay and RSU 36 students’ choices of new names for the high and middle schools, a mascot and school colors prevailed Monday but not until each was debated. Regional School Unit 73 directors voted 11-1 on each of the students’ recommendations. Stud...


Firefighters to get paid for monthly meeting attendance

JAY — Selectmen voted Monday to pay firefighters $10 for attending their monthly meeting, Town Manager Ruth Cushman said Tuesday. Firefighters had requested the stipend. “Some of them, it is not mandatory, are planning on turning their pay in to the Fire Fighters Associ...


Softball: Rebels tee off on Tigers

JAY — With one mighty rip, Lyndsay Merrill's first swing of the game was a forecast of things to come Tuesday. The Telstar junior led-off  with a solo home run.  That was the spark the Rebels wanted. The battle of unbeaten against Jay quickly turned from an expected nail-bi...


Position eliminated due to lack of funding

JAY – The School Committee voted Thursday to eliminate a response for intervention teaching due to federal grant funding being no longer available, Superintendent Bob Wall said Monday. The committee also voted to terminate the contract of Julie Thornton, the teacher in the position, ...


New RSU 73 board holds organizational meeting

LIVERMORE FALLS — The new Regional School Unit 73 board elected Denise Rodzen of Livermore Falls as chairwoman and Mary Redmond-Luce of Jay as vice chairwoman Monday. The two will serve until the first meeting after July 1, when board officers will need to be elected again. Ja...


Police continue missing Jay girl investigation

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are again appealing to the public for help in the case of a 17-year-old girl who disappeared 25 years ago this week. Kim Moreau was last seen the night of May 9, 1986, when she left her home in Jay and never returned. Police suspect foul play, bu...


Softball notebook: Edward Little making adjustments

It has been a season of adjusting for the Edward Little softball team thus far. The Red Eddies not only have replaced a number of starters in the lineup but have had to overcome quite a few obstacles this season, including an 0-2 start. "We've had some injures," said EL coach Elaine...


Names misspelled

In a local sports roundup story published Wednesday on Page C3, the names of Jay softball players Paula Despres and Ashlee Quirrion, and Mountain Valley player Lindsey Gallant and Alannah White were spelled misspelled.