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Benton skier Inducted into Maine Ski Hall of Fame  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

KINGFIELD — Lindsay Ball, of Benton, is one of eight Maine skiers to be inducted into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. The new members will be.



Football: Lawrence holds on for win over Skowhegan  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Zach Nickerson's recovery of onside kick seals victory for the Bulldogs.



Football notebook: Nokomis will be road warriors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The Nokomis Regional High School Warriors might want to introduce Mad Max as their mascot. This fall, the Nokomis football team will be Road Warriors.



Video: Lawrence High students' protest of principal's resignation met with silence  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Over 300 Lawrence High School students walked out of class and gathered outside the superintendent's office to protest what they thought was a ...



Lawrence High School graduates told to 'push through the negative'  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Former Principal Mark Campbell delivered opening remarks and handed out diplomas at Thursday's commencement, a move cheered by many students.



Lawrence High School recognizes top 10 seniors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kiana Joler named valedictorian, Matthew Brown salutatorian.



Lawrence High School honor roll  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Students recognized for academic achievement for the third quarter.



Three new members of Fairfield area school board appointed at council meeting  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Three people were appointed to fill the vacancies on Maine School Administrative District 49's School Board at a town council meeting on ...



For the first time in 9 years, Bangor and Brewer are playing a real football game tonight  Bangor Daily News

This year, it's for real again. The Bangor-Brewer high school football series not only returns to the regular-season schedule in 2019, but — instead of closing out ...



Lawrence High School principal resigns shortly after settlement over job loss  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The principal of Lawrence High School has resigned from his job voluntarily, according to the superintendent, in a move that comes shortly after ...



Lawrence High School second-quarter honor roll  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Lawrence High School has announced the following students were named to its second-quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 academic year.



Fairfield area school district passes budget after two failed referendums  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — After two failed referendums in June and July, the Maine School Administrative District 49's $27.12 million budget was passed by voters Thursday.



Lawrence High students to protest principal's exit through silent walkout  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Lawrence High School students plan to protest the departure of their principal, following an administrative shuffle by Superintendent Reza Namin ...



Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair set for Sept. 5-8  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The 66th annual Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair will open at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at 1402 Bangor Road, Clinton. The cleanest and brightest midway of any ...



Fairfield vacancies on SAD 49 school board to be filled at council meeting  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Six Fairfield residents applied to fill the three vacancies on the board after the resignations of Shelley Rudnicki, Tim Martin and Caroline Toto-Lawrence.



Phi Beta Kappa Association announces award winners for 2019  Bangor Daily News

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has released the list of 2019 Academic Achievement Award winners. This year, 121 schools in Maine participated in ...



Mid-Maine Technical Center seeing early success in Outdoor Leadership program  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — Trent Thompson, a junior at Messalonskee High School in Oakland, has always loved the outdoors. He wants to be a Maine game warden.



Fairfield-based school district hires interim superintendent, high school principal  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The school board for School Administrative District 49 didn't have to go far in its search for an interim superintendent and high school principal to ...



Settlements total $417000 for former Fairfield-area school administrators cut under controversial plan  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The local school district will pay $417,665 to three former administrators whose contracts were bought out recently as part of a controversial ...



Calls for resignations at MSAD 49 School Board Meeting Thursday Night  WABI

Controversy over the resignation of the Lawrence High School principal drew a large and vocal crowd to MSAD 49's School Board meeting Thursday evening.



Varsity Club: Macie Larouche, Lawrence HS  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Our newest Varsity Club member plays one sport, and boy does she play it well. Meet Macie Larouche of Lawrence high, a field hockey star whose goals are ...



Fairfield school board approves settlements with three administrators  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The superintendent of School Administrative District 49 would not release details of the agreements Friday night and said they will be made public after they are ...



Fairfield-based school district begins search for interim superintendent  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

School Administrative District 49's search for an interim superintendent began at Monday evening's school board meeting at Lawrence Junior High School in ...



Area students enrolled at Colby fall 2019  Town Line

Area students have enrolled at Colby College, in Waterville, this fall. Before classes began Sept. 4, 2019, they took part in a weeklong orientation that included ...



Two Fairfield school district administrators on paid leave  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Two administrators in the local school district are on voluntary paid administrative leave, according to the superintendent, a move that also comes ...



Fairfield area school superintendent apologizes after board leadership upended  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

SAD 49 Superintendent Reza Namin said he failed to engage enough with students and pledged to establish new lines of communication with them following ...



Fairfield area school board reverses some parts of controversial restructuring plan  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The board of the local school district on Thursday undid several aspects of a controversial administrative restructuring plan that just a month ...



Administrative restructuring planned in Fairfield-based SAD 49  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

A plan approved by the district's board of directors includes eliminating separate high school and middle school principals and creating one principal's position ...



Fairfield-area school board approves revised $27.36 million budget  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The board of the local school district Thursday approved budget increases it said would help address some of the positions and services ...



Fairfield-area school district restores special education director, discusses superintendent review  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

In a special meeting Thursday, the board of School Administrative District 49 also forewent an executive session originally called to address concerns regarding ...



Reasons why Fairfield-area school budget failed to pass for a second time unclear to officials  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — For the second time in a matter of months, residents of School Administrative District 49's four towns voted down a proposed budget, this time for ...



Leadership changes for MSAD 49  WABI

FAIRFIELD, Maine (WABI) After a year of administrative changes, SAD 49 has new leadership and a new principal at the high school. Roberta Hersom has been ...



Fairfield-based SAD 49 administrators mostly mum on changes  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Administrators in Fairfield-based School Administrative District 49 have mostly been quiet about changes that would cause some to lose or have ...



SAD 49 superintendent says variety of reasons account for staff resignations  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — At least one employee of the local school district who is leaving after this school year said recent changes made by the new superintendent and a ...



Boys basketball: Lawrence learns how to win  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — On a day the wind chills dipped below zero, the Lawrence High School boys basketball team thought of the summer. That's when the foundation ...



Lawrence High School art students help decorate National Christmas Tree  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

On Oct. 23, art students at Lawrence High School in Fairfield spent the day designing and making decorations to be hung on the National Christmas Tree.



Erskine, Lawrence in 2019 tournament action  Town Line

Erskine Academy and Lawrence High School squared off in the semi-final of the Eastern Maine Basketball Tournament, on Saturday, February 16...



Controversial Fairfield-area superintendent announces resignation  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — School Administrative District 49 superintendent Reza Namin is resigning after less than one year on the job, after contention over staff ...



Residents of Fairfield-based SAD 49 approve increase to spending, fail to approve tax increase  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Residents from the towns of Fairfield, Clinton, Benton and Albion approved a $27.42 million school budget Tuesday but failed to raise taxes to fund a $271093 ...



Lawrence High School first quarter honor roll — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Lawrence High School, Fairfield First quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Angelina Auby, Janie Brooks, Matthew Brown, Kyle Carpenter, Tabitha Clifford, ...



Track and field: Annual Community Cup welcomes MCI to the mix  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Big central Maine meet added a sixth team this season.



Lawrence High School graduates challenged to change the world  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — For the roughly 130 graduates from Lawrence High School on Thursday, the message was simple: strive to change the world to make it a better ...



B North baseball: Lawrence doubles up Presque Isle to reach quarters  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — It had been at least a decade since the Lawrence High School baseball team won a playoff game, and 18 years since the Bulldogs won a playoff ...



Fairfield school board to consider controversial choice of legal counsel  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The issue of who has the ability to choose the district's legal counsel has recently pitted at least one school board member against the new superintendent.



Lawrence High School names top 10 seniors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Honorees include Kathleen Cobb, Harley Dixon, Molly Folsom, Harley Grover, Abigail Higgins, Naquela Knox, Sidney Knox, Hannah Walsh, Sierra Weston, ...



New SAD 49 superintendent looks to transform Fairfield school district  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Reza Namin talks about his controversial departure from a Massachusetts school district and why he's the right person to lead SAD 49.



Clinton's Matthew Brown to receive MPA Principal's Award  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Matthew Brown, of Clinton, a senior at Lawrence High School in Fairfield, has been selected to receive the 2019 Principal's Award, according to a news release ...



Higgins, Plourde lead strong Lawrence throwing contingent into KVAC meet  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Alex Higgins stands 6 feet tall and weighs over 200 pounds, but it's a quarter of an inch that keeps the Lawrence High School senior awake at ...



Free throws key as Lawrence boys beat Skowhegan for 'A' North basketball title  Bangor Daily News

Fourth seed Lawrence of Fairfield, 13-8, will play in Friday's state Class A title game at 7:45 at the Augusta Civic Center.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...



Orono, Hermon high schools among regional winners at Maine Drama Festival  fiddleheadfocus.com

The regional competitions for the 2019 Maine Drama Festival — also known as the one-act play festival — were held this weekend in nine locations around the ...



Lawrence girls Box Out Cancer for Alfond Cancer Care Center  Town Line

On January 29, Lawrence High School held its second annual Box out Cancer event. The money raised at this event is donated to the Alfond Cancer Care ...



SAD 49 board mulls gifted and talented education proposal  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The board of the Fairfield-based school district decided to seek more information on how the district would pay for and implement a gifted and talented program ...



Defense propels Hampden Academy boys basketball team past Lawrence  Bangor Daily News

HAMPDEN, Maine — As the starters on the Hampden Academy boys basketball team watched the final seconds of Friday night's encounter with visiting ...



Fairfield's Memorial Day parade set for May 27  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The town of Fairfield's Memorial Day parade will start at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27, at the Fairfield Community Center on 61 Water St. Line up will begin at 10:30 ...



Lawrence High student fondly describes teacher as 'crazy guy in Crocs'  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Eric Brown, of Lawrence High School in Fairfield, was one of 16 teachers honored for excellence Thursday at the State House.



Lawrence football gets big win against rival Skowhegan  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — All season, the Lawrence High School football team has been looking for that emotional, defining win. On homecoming at Keyes Field on Friday ...



Fairfield area school board authorizes independent review of administration  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — An independent party will be used to assess the performance of the administration in the local school district after calls for the superintendent's ...



Hollywood performer delivers anti-bullying message to SAD 49 students, parents  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

In seven talks this week, Los Angeles-based motivational speaker Retro Bill is addressing the harms of bullying — and how to stay above it at each of SAD 49's ...



Hancock County show choirs delight audience at state finals  The Ellsworth American

FAIRFIELD — The Mount Desert Island High School Show Choir's evocative, exquisitely performed production “Requiem,” featuring a finely conducted pit band,



SAD 58 hires Sanders as superintendent  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

PHILLIPS — Todd Sanders, a 30-year veteran school administrator and educator, has been hired as superintendent of School Administrative District 58. He.



Messalonskee will not host a home track meet in 2019  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Despite new $3.9 million facility, wet spring forces school to wait on holding first track and field event.



Boys basketball: Lawrence upsets top seed Cony  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

AUGUSTA — All night long, Kobe Nadeau had hit one giant shot after another, fueling his Lawrence boys basketball team to the dramatic victory it knew from the ...



MDI show choir is best in Maine  Mount Desert Islander

FAIRFIELD — Mount Desert Island schools brought home some precious metals from the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival, held at Lawrence High School in.



Lawrence High School graduation full of hope for future  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Dressed in blue and white and with eyes towards the future, the Lawrence High School graduating class of 2017 filled the junior high school ...



Fairfield area communities celebrate life of longtime fire captain  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Jen Gagnon, the youngest daughter of the late Jim Lane, thanked all who were in attendance for her father's celebration of life on Sunday afternoon. Gagnon ...



Fairfield-area residents to vote on reduced school budget Tuesday  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Local residents will decide the fate of a reduced budget of $27.36 million for School Administrative District 49 in Tuesday's referendum, following ...



Fairfield-based school district's residents reject reduced budget  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The school district's budget proposal has been torpedoed for the second time in as many months, a sharp rebuke from residents that caps a ...



Albion Troop 446 recognizes three Eagle Scouts  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Albion Troop 446 Scouts Jonathan Roy, 15, Michael Roy, 17, and Seth Pellerin, 18, all of Albion, received Scouting's highest honor during a ceremony held ...



Lawrence to induct 15 into its Hall of Fame  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Mike McGee's eyes started welling up as he watched some of his heroes and fellow Lawrence High School legends gather for a news conference ...



Transformative Nokomis coach to receive National Football Federation award  Bangor Daily News

Jake Rogers, who turned a winless Nokomis of Newport football program into a state champion in only two seasons, has been named recipient of the John ...



B North football quarterfinal: Lawrence goes old school, runs through Mt. Blue  Lewiston Sun Journal

Mt. Blue High School's Caleb Haines (13) rushes for yards against Lawrence High School in the first quarter in Fairfield on Friday. (Michael G. Seamans/Morning ...



Mid-Maine Technical Center local Skills Championships winners announced  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — Mid-Maine Technical Center recently announced the winners of its local Skills Championships held Jan. 10 in Waterville. One hundred and ...



Across the area, high school gyms make for unique basketball environments  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Character, charm and historical feel in ample supply at certain central Maine courts.



Maine Dental Association Charitable Foundation awards two scholarships  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Augusta's Beeckel, Clinton's Cormier receive Alva S. Appleby Scholarships.



Lawrence graduates celebrate choosing their paths on Friday  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Dressed in blue and white caps and gowns, the Lawrence High School graduating class of 2016 walked as a processional at 6 p.m. Friday into ...



Waldo schools bring one-acts to the table - By Dagney C. Ernest  Republican Journal

Last year, the high schools in Belfast, Searsport and Thorndike joined their Knox County cohorts at Lincoln County's Medomak Valley High School, making the ...



Lawrence boys headed to state championship game  Town Line

The Lawrence High School Bulldogs captured the Class A North boys basketball championship on Friday, February 22, with a 47-40 victory over the Skowhegan ...



Obituary: James T. Luckern  Lewiston Sun Journal

PERU – James T. Luckern, 39, died Monday April 8, 2019 in Peru as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. He resided on Kennebec Street in ...



RSU 18 to open Messalonskee athletic complex to the public Friday  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Superintendent Carl Gartley said the final protective layers of the track will be laid onto the existing black surface in July.



Woodland students put on a show for local seniors  The County

Grandparents and relatives packed the Woodland Consolidated School gym on May 7 when students performed songs and dances as part of the school's ...



Pellerin enthusiastic about job as new Lawrence High School boys varsity basketball coach  Bangor Daily News

FAIRFIELD, Maine — With nine seniors graduating from a team that came a split second from winning the Eastern Maine Class A championship last February, ...



Whole lotta drama goin' on - By Dagney C. Ernest  Republican Journal

Winter is waning (theoretically, anyway), which means the school theatrical fires are burning their brightest. For almost 90 years, this time of year has witnessed ...



Skowhegan, Lawrence renew football rivalry  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Friday's game between the Skowhegan and Lawrence high school football teams is the third between the old Pine Tree Conference rivals in two seasons.



Read the bios for the 2018 Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductees  Bangor Daily News

The Maine Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced its list of 2018 inductees, in addition to its Legends of the Game and its Honored Team. Here are the ...



Who's Coming to Keene State? · News  Keene State College

Athletes, artists, musicians, and budding engineers are among the members of the Class of 1923 at Keene State College. We've been delighted to meet some of ...



Successful Lawrence High School girls basketball coach retires  Bangor Daily News

Lawrence High School girls basketball coach John Donato, who has chalked up over 500 wins, 11 regional championships and five state titles at five schools, ...



Central Maine first responders prepare for worst day of their careers  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — First responders from across central Maine came together Tuesday at the Lawrence High School and Junior High complex for a rare joint training ...



Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced 2018 winners of Academic Achievement Award  Bangor Daily News

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced the 2018 winners of the Academic Achievement Award. This year, 121 high schools throughout the ...



Findley earns enlisted surface warfare qualification  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

NORFOLK, Va. – Petty Officer 1st Class Maegan Findley, a Benton native and 2004 Lawrence High School graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS.



Benton music teacher making the most of his second chance at life  WABI

BENTON, Maine (WABI) - This Saturday will be the 17th year of Steve Fotter's annual Christmas concert in Fairfield. It means a whole lot more to him this year.



Board of Education to visit Fairfield Primary, school is first on construction priority list  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — The Maine State Board of Education will hold a Dec. 12 meeting at Fairfield Primary School, identified earlier this year as the state's number one ...



Lawrence basketball standout headed to Eastern Kentucky — Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Mason Cooper always has dreamed big about basketball — and it has already paid off. The Lawrence High School senior was a ...



Excitement reigns as high schools begin spring sports season  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

It was a mild winter, but Monday's heavy rain prevented area high school sports teams from getting outside on the first day of practice for the spring season.



Caribou city councilors honor volunteers, choral students and limerick writers  The County

Members of the Caribou City Council recently honored numerous volunteers for their *service* to the city as well as high school choral students and writers who ...



Lawrence names top 10 seniors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Principal Mark Campbell recently released the names of the class of 2015 top 10 for Lawrence High School. Tyler Adams, of Shawmut, is the son of Rose and ...



Lawrence football pulls away from longtime rival Winslow  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

FAIRFIELD — Lawrence High School senior Tyler Larouche had never seen a Lawrence-Winslow football game. But he's heard the stories of the rivalry. Now ...



Husson University spring dean's list  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

BANGOR — The following area students have been named to the 2019 spring dean's list at Husson University in Bangor. Trent Richardson, of Anson, a junior,



Central Maine high schools set stage for Maine Drama Festival competition  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Actors and technical crews from Waterville, Winslow, Lawrence and Maine Central Institute say they are working in theater arts to learn skills, enjoy camaraderie.



The Blodgett era highlights Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductions  Bangor Daily News

Sixteen members were inducted into the fifth class of the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame along with six Legends of the Game and one team.. Maine news, sports ...



Lawrence football team adapts to youthful roster, new class alignment  Bangor Daily News

FAIRFIELD, Maine — The Eastern Maine Class A football world has been ruled for the last seven years by Bulldog Pride. Five times during that span Lawrence ...



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