Stories about Jay

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Jay High School

Members of the class of 2011 at Jay High School include: Dylan Bassett, Matthew Beaudette, Katherine Beaulieu, Cassandra Beliveau, Connor Boynton, Geordan Brown, Mariah Buote, Kyle Burnell, Jordan D. Couture, Jordan P. Couture, Lindsay Couture, Garrett Dee, Jacob Dingus, Brittany DiPompo, ...

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Masons hold supper to benefit project graduation

LIVERMORE FALLS — Members of the Masonic Oriental Star 21 Lodge will hold a baked bean supper Saturday to benefit Project Graduation parties for Jay and Livermore Falls high schools. The meal will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 21 at the VFW in Jay. The cost is $6 per person.

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Mill worker burned while working on steam pipe

JAY — A Verso Paper Corp. employee was taken to a hospital Thursday with hot-water burns on his chest and arm, Communications Manager Cherilee Budrick said Friday. The employee, a maintenance worker whose name was not released, was still being treated at the hospital Friday, she said...

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Jay physics team wins wind energy challenge

JAY — The looks of wonder on the faces of the students were priceless as they watched the wind turbine blades they designed and built begin to rotate and build up speed. The seven members of the Jay High School honors physics class had no way of testing their turbine under high-speed...

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RSU 73 board sends $18.34 million budget to voters

JAY— Regional School Unit 73 directors voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a proposed $18.34 million budget for 2011-12 for the new consolidated school system. The spending plan reflects a $125,521 increase over the combined budgets of Jay and RSU 36 school systems. About $... 2

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School panel rejects eliminating technology position

JAY — The School Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to retain an elementary school technology integrator position, but the RSU 73 board will have the final say Wednesday night when a budget for the consolidated system is expected to be adopted. The Jay panel had put off making a dec... 1

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Administration structure changed; cap set on wage increases for central office staff

LIVERMORE FALLS — Regional School Unit 73 directors Tuesday voted 11-2 to contract for bus maintenance. The vote authorized the superintendents to remove from the proposed budget the sum of $150,534 for the district to maintain buses and to add $121,600 to pay for contracted maintena...

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No one injured in logging truck roll-over

JAY — No one was injured Monday morning when a loaded, logging truck rolled over on Route 17 in North Jay. Reed Lee, 44, of Wayne, was traveling north on the road toward Dixfield when he veered to the right to avoid another vehicle in front him that was making a left turn into Birch ...

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Social and supper

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Panel appoints superintendent of new consolidated school system

LIVERMORE FALLS — Regional School Unit 73 directors voted 9-4 Thursday to appoint Jay Superintendent Robert Wall as superintendent and RSU 36 Superintendent Sue Pratt as assistant superintendent of the new consolidated school district. Both have worked during the past year to move th...