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Franklin West Supervisory Union Act 46 study committee members are pictured at last Thursday's meeting in the GEMS library. (Photo by Joel Lehman)

To build or not to build

GEORGIA — The Franklin West Supervisory Union committee charged with weighing the potential options for a school merger under the evolving guidance of Act 46 state legislation reached an important milestone last Thursday. After a year-long process that began with …  Read more

Essex home-based childcare provider Lorrie Ploof purchased bark mulch for her playground last weekend in order to comply with a new state regulation. (Photo by Michaela Halnon)

Growing pains

Lorrie Ploof has big plans for the playroom in her Essex home-based childcare program. The “Curious George” theme was fun for a while, she said, but the four kiddos in her care far prefer pirates now. During naptime, Ploof walked …  Read more

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Off to the races

ABOVE: Milton’s varsity boys cross country team starts last Saturday’s BFA Invitational at Hard’ack Recreation Area in St. Albans. Leading the way are Zach Popke (right) and Mike Ferro (387), closely followed by Ryan Joseph (center), Alex Breeyear (383) and …  Read more

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Dwayne Kirby
Grade 10
Age 15

Dwayne Kirby

Q: How do you serve the community? A: I decided to do my community service learning project in the MHS garden because I thought it would be an interesting experience, and in case I ever wanted to start my own …  Read more

Brooke Caragher
Grade 11
Age 16

Brooke Caragher

Q:  How do you serve the community? A: I am currently in my third year as a volunteer at TOPSoccer, a community-based program for young athletes with disabilities. I am able to teach and play soccer with these wonderful athletes! …  Read more

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