Stories about Woodstock

State IDs animal as dog, not wolf

WOODSTOCK — A large canine struck and killed at night on Feb. 1 on Route 26 by a pickup truck was a dog and not a wolf or wolf hybrid as was widely surmised. Maine regional wildlife biologist Chuck Hulsey said Tuesday in Carrabassett Valley that the “wolf” was actually a ...

Schools' futures to be decided Monday

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board is expected to decide Monday whether or not to close the Andover and Woodstock elementary schools. The meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Telstar High School library. About 75 people turned out at a board meeting Monday, with most advocating to keep the Wood... 2

Closure vote on Woodstock, Andover schools set for Monday

WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Elementary School is a gem that ties the community together and a place where no child slips through the cracks, some at the Monday night's SAD 44 board meeting said. Approximately 75 people attended the presentation on the district's financial options as it...

Info session on Woodstock, Andover schools set for Monday

WOODSTOCK — SAD 44 residents will hear about anticipated losses in federal and state education funds and discuss the future of the Woodstock and Andover elementary schools at a meeting Monday. The school board meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Woodstock Elementary School. Superinten...

SAD 44 to decide on cheaper site for central offices, hold two disciplinary hearings

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board will likely take action Monday on whether to approve the lease of a portion of the Norway Savings Bank building for the district's central offices. The board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Telstar High School library. Although Superintendent David Murphy ...

SAD 44 looking to Norway Savings Bank as possible site of central offices

BETHEL — The SAD 44 Board of Directors on Monday authorized Superintendent David Murphy to begin negotiations with Norway Savings Bank for leasing space for the district's central offices. For the past six or seven years, the central offices have been located in the former Ethel Bisb...

Spruce Mountain group appeals wind farm permit

WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock-based Friends of Spruce Mountain will appeal a land-use permit from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection allowing wind energy development. Portland attorney Rufus Brown, who represents the nonprofit group, said he will file an appeal to the DEP o... 11

Conservation easement protects 4,632-acre parcel in three towns

RUMFORD — An anonymous New Hampshire land donor's wishes in 1999 were recently honored by The Nature Conservancy when it sold a 4,632-acre parcel in Rumford, Milton Township and Woodstock to a computer programmer in ... 4

Woodstock's oldest

Alice D. Kennison, 98, of Woodstock, was presented with the Boston Post Cane on Aug. 9, by Woodstock Town Manager Vern Maxfield. She has lived in Woodstock off and on for 40 years or so, the last 20 years with her daughter, Carol Cox. She was born May 27, 1912, and is the oldest citizen of Woodst...

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 Craft program WOODSTOCK — The Whitman Memorial Library will offer a craft program for all ages from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. The week will feature making mosaics. Beans, seeds, pasta, beads, pebbles and beach glass will be supplied, but crafters may bring their ...