“This year, we are so excited to flip the stage and be together,” Schildroth said. She asked the audience to take a moment to recognize Mark Hurvitt, who is retiring as School Union 93 superintendent at the end of June. Hurvitt demonstrated “true leadership throughout his entire career, but this past year, he has guided our School Union to be open to students nearly every single day, in person, when more than 75 percent of the nation was unable to do so. Our students, our staff and our community are lucky to have had you guiding our ship,” she said.
“I also want to recognize the BHCS teachers and staff while I’m here at the podium,” Schildroth said. “I cannot say enough about your dedication, your skill and your perseverance this year and the end of last year, which has shown this more than ever before. We were asked to literally change the way that we educate children in a weekend. And we did it.”
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Wilson Museum celebrates Bowdoin's centennial
Join the Wilson Museum in celebrating the centennial of Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, the official vessel of the State of Maine, at programs that revisit Donald MacMillan’s Arctic explorations and delve into the art of shipsmithing.
GSA announces new staffas school resumes
A total of seven new members have been added to the staff of George Stevens Academy, according to a press release issued by the private nonprofit high school. The new staff include faculty and administrative personnel.
Falls Bridge construction project scheduled
Project estimated at $10.5 million
Women's Skillet Toss
Intercontinental & Greater Hancock County Championship Saturday, September 4 , 3:30 p.m., Grandstand Track
The Largest Pumpkin or Squash Contest
Judging Friday, 1 p.m., Exhibition Hall
Wild blueberry pie and muffin baking contest
Enter Saturday before noon, judging 1 p.m., Exhibition Hall
Farm animals shine at the Fair
Sheep, oxen, horses and more
Hundreds attend Blue Hill Maritime Heritage Festival
BLUE HILL—More than 300 visitors braved the heat and oppressive humidity preceding Tropical Storm Henri on Saturday, August 21, to attend the Blue Hill Maritime Heritage Festival.
Exhibition Hall offers glimpse into farming life
New to the Exhibition Hall this year: the Flower Show!
Snow's Cove Road reopens to traffic
Fishway passage restored
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
SEASON PREMIERE 9/8c, CBS
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 9/8c, PBS (check local listings at pbs.org)
SEASON PREMIERE 9/8c, ABC
DIANA'S HIDDEN STRENGTH
A new docuseries reveals an assertive, more complex People’s Princess
The Many Saints of Newark turns back the clock to show how Tony Soprano came of age
The Price Is Right 50th Anniversary Special
Thursday, Sept. 30, 9/8c, CBS
ORIGINAL MOVIE Every floorboard creak and unexpected noise will have you spooked long after you’ve finished watching this haunting tale of isolation and what director Adam Salky calls “the terrifying unknowability of people.”
The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill Story
MOVIE PREMIERE 8/7c, Lifetime
The Three Faces of Joe
Ever wonder what would have happened if you’d chosen a different path in life? James Wolk leads different lives in Ordinary Joe