School board hears financial report

Posted November 30, 2016 at 6:25 pm

•Principal Paul Olson requested change in student handbook for winter

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By Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

WWG — Joel Stencel, Audit Manager of Eide Bailly auditing firm, made a presentation which showed an outline of the schools annual financial report.

Stencel noted that the school’s operating fund balance slipped three out of the past four years. The final budget figure for 2015-2016 school year was slightly over two million dollars.

He says this still gives the district a fund balance equal to about four and a half months of operation which is still within recommended fund balances for school districts.

He also pointed out that the

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    Bloodmobile nets 28 pints

    Red Cross Blood Bank workers prepared donors last Tuesday at the Westbrook Blood Drive in the community center. The drive exceeded its goal of 24 pints with 28 pints donated. There were 30 donors with 3 deferrals, and 2 unproductive.

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    Good turnout for Thanksgiving Fun Run/Walk

    Last week 50 to 100 runners and walkers turned out for the annual Thanksgiving 5K Fun Run/Walk held at the Sanford Westbrook Medical Center.

    The event started at 8:00 a.m. on Columbus Avenue. The race was around the city streets of Westbrook.

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    Local artist publishes collection of her work

    •Westbrook artist Vera Rachuy put together a book featuring her drawings of barns

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    westbrook — People who take up different forms of art tend to have different paths to the types of art they pursue. Some take to forms of art from a very early age, while others pursue art as a hobby to help fill time after retirement. Vera Rachuy is one of

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    Council approves Ehlers refinance

    Posted November 16, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    •Council withholding partial payment to sewer company until repairs are satisfactorily made

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — At the previous month’s council session

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    Predictions prove true

    Posted November 16, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has predicted a record harvest for 2016, and as farmers clear corn and soybeans

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    Something old, something new

    Posted November 16, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    On Election Night, during a year when many national media commentators have noted a divisive electorate, a group of Lyon

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