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  1. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln County News

    ... winter, according to a March 25 press release from the company. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Representatives from the Edgecomb Fire Department met with the board of selectmen Monday, March 23 to present their case for a full-time fire chief. Wednesday, ...

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  2. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln County News

    ... winter, according to a March 25 press release from the company. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Representatives from the Edgecomb Fire Department met with the board of selectmen Monday, March 23 to present their case for a full-time fire chief. Wednesday, ...

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  3. Edgecomb Selectmen Hear Case for Full-Time Fire ChiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter, former fire chief Tom Trowbridge, and Capt. Stephen Fenton discuss the need for a full-time fire chief with Edgecomb selectmen Monday.

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  4. Towns Would Bear the Brunt of Proposed RSU 40 Budget IncreaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    ... behind several island communities' expenditures, but also trails a number of local mainland school systems such as Edgecomb, Nobleboro, and Jefferson by roughly $2,000 and Bristol and Great Salt Bay CSD by about $1,000, according to the chart. "One ...

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  5. Local man Indicted for Allegedly Tampering with Witness in Sexual Abuse CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    A local martial arts instructor awaiting trial on four felony charges, including a sexual abuse charge involving a former student, now faces a new charge of tampering with a witness. Brant W. Perkins, 56, of Boothbay Harbor and formerly of Edgecomb, allegedly told another of his students to fabricate a journal of their jiujitsu sessions in order to establish an alibi defense against a child pornography possession charge, according to an affidavit by Maine State Police Detective Joshua Birmingham.

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  6. CourtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    ... Feb. 26 in connection with her theft and resale of two firearms in spring 2014. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Shane A. Edgecomb, 41, Whitefield, operating under the influence Jan. 24 in Augusta; 96-hour jail sentence to be served in the alternative ...

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  7. Lawmakers want more money for schools, but differ on how muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... which faces further debate and votes in the coming weeks and months. In an 8-5 vote, Democrats and Sen. Peter Edgecomb, R-Caribou, voted to increase the allocation to the state's public school funding formula by $51 million in each year of the ...

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  8. Maine educator, winner of Global Teacher Prize welcomed home by studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the Center for Teaching and Learning's students, staff, and some extra guests, at the school's morning meeting in Edgecomb on Friday. Atwell sits between the Global Teacher Prize and the poem "The Teacher," written by a former student, as she talks ...

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  9. Springfield teacher Naomi Volain misses out on $1 million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MassLive.com

    ... "They were treating us like rock stars. It was such an honor to be in the top 10." Nancie Atwell, a teacher in Edgecomb, Maine, won the foundation's first Global Teacher Prize. It honors a teacher "who has made an inspirational impact on their ...

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  10. Maine English teacher returns home after winning $1M prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Sun Journal

    Nancie Atwell is being welcomed home Friday at The Centre for Teaching and Learning in Edgecomb, Maine, which she founded in 1990 as a nonprofit demonstration school for the purpose of developing and disseminating teaching methods. She was selected from a pool of 1,300 applicants from 127 countries for the first Varkey Foundation award.

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  11. In our opinion: How many teachers would do what a Maine educator is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Deseret News

    ... Teacher Prize on Sunday. Atwell is the founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning , a private K-8 school in Edgecomb, Maine. The school only services about 75 students, and while its nearly $9,000 annual tuition seems pricey, it's about a third ...

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  12. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    Newcastle artist, writer, and animal activist Kelly Patton Brook will unveil a special exhibition of her artwork in a fundraising effort for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb. Thursday, March 19, 2015 Damariscotta residents quickly and unanimously approved permanent restrictions on where adult entertainment establishments can open during a special town meeting Wednesday, March 18. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 For more than 10 years, the Midcoast Economic Development District has served as one of Maine's seven economic development districts - a regional partner to the federal government in efforts to stimulate the economy and create job growth.

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  13. CourtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    ... Feb. 26 in connection with her theft and resale of two firearms in spring 2014. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Shane A. Edgecomb, 41, Whitefield, operating under the influence Jan. 24 in Augusta; 96-hour jail sentence to be served in the alternative ...

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  14. Edgecomb School Founder Wins 'Nobel Prize' of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lincoln County News

    Center for Teaching and Learning students proudly hold up homemade signs Monday, March 16 congratulating school founder Nancie Atwell for winning the Global Teacher Prize. The Center for Teaching and Learning has operated quietly in Edgecomb for over 20 years as a "demonstration school" to teach both students and educators a unique, innovative, and joyful approach to learning.

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  15. Edgecomb Man Indicted on Child Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lincoln County News

    An Edgecomb man has been indicted on charges of aggravated assault, a class B felony; and domestic violence assault on a child less than six years old, a class C felony, for allegedly striking a 20-month-old toddler in the face and pulling his arm, causing broken bones. Matthew Grasser Jr., 21, of Edgecomb, was indicted March 10 on felony charges stemming from his Dec. 9, 2014 arrest.

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  16. Police/SheriffRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lincoln County News

    ... of the Maine State Fire Marshal. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Lincoln County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested an Edgecomb woman Monday, March 16 for allegedly giving her 13-year-old daughter marijuana-infused brownies. Monday, March 16, 2015 A ...

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  17. Edgecomb mom denies giving pot brownie to teen daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Jennifer Becker, 49, of Old County Road, Edgecomb, faces a Class C charge of furnishing a Schedule Z drug and a Class D charge of endangering the welfare of a child. "It's hurting my children that it's being blown out of proportion like this," she said in a phone interview Tuesday.

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  18. Why this Maine teacher received the world's first Global Teacher PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    Nancie Atwell, a teacher in Edgecomb, Maine, U.S., center, throws a kiss as she poses with former President of the United States Bill Clinton, left, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, prime minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, after she won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 15, 2015. Atwell has been teaching since 1973 and founded the Center for Teaching and Learning in Edgecomb.

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  19. Nancie Atwell wins $1 million: Teacher hands it all to school in altruistic actRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Examiner.com

    ... their heads and hearts off." In 1990 Atwell founded the demonstration school, Center for Teaching and Learning. The Edgecomb, Maine, independent school is made up of the grades K-8. This school has gained recognition for its class size, as the ...

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  20. Hemp farmer mom charged with giving her 13-year-old daughter pot browniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Daily Mail

    Baked: Jennifer Becker, 49, from Maine, has been charged with furnishing marijuana-laced brownies and endangering the welfare of a child Jennifer Becker, 49, from Edgecomb, was arrested Monday and charged with furnishing marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child. The woman was taken into custody after the Maine Department of Health and Human Services received a complaint claiming that Becker gave her underage daughter baked goods containing cannabis.

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