May 2014

May #2 Delivering on the Mission

Dear Parents, Community Members, and Staff, May is always such an event-filled month as students apply their learning experiences in a variety of ways.  Our seniors are preparing presentations of their Senior Projects; a culminating event requiring students to use the skills and knowledge gained through their PK-12 educational experience.  It is always a bittersweet […]

2014 Durham Scholarship

Braden Marstaller accepts the award of the Town of Durham Scholarship from Chair of the Scholarship Committee, Kendra O’Connell, and Selectmen Chair,  Jeff Wakeman   This $1,000.00 Scholarship was available to any Durham resident entering their freshman year of post-secondary education. The scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient after the successful completion of the […]

Durham High School Options Survey

Durham High School Options Survey  The Durham Advisory Committee was appointed by the Durham Board of Selectmen to gather community input from Durham citizens on the future plans for Durham’s high school students if Freeport votes to withdraw from RSU 5.  An anonymous online survey has been designed to collect your feedback. Please go to […]

LL Bean Annual Fishing Derby-June 7th-Durham Rod & Gun Club

Saturday, June 7th, 2014, L.L.Bean will hold its annual fishing derby at the Durham Rod and Gun Club on Pound Road in Durham, from 8 to 11 a.m.  The derby is open to children and grandchildren of employees and retirees, ages 3 – 12.  In addition, any children ages 3-12 who live in Durham, Freeport, Pownal, […]

Thank You

A big Thank You to all those that supported the Durham Eureka Center Plant Sale!  We had a great turnout despite the rain! Thank you to our bulky waste volunteer drivers – who mustered the rain to help us – Mike Abbott and his son Nathan; Adam Daly and his son Cole from Cub Scouts […]

Absentee Ballots for 2014 Primary Elections

Absentee Ballots for 2014 Primary Primary Elections are available. To request an absentee ballot come in or call Town office at 353-2561 ext. 11. Every voter that wants a ballot must request their own ballot. Absentee voting ends Thursday, June 5th 2014. Polls open on Election Day Tuesday, June 10th 2014 at 8:00am.  Polls Close at 8:00pm.  Election held at Durham […]

Special Delivering – School Grades

Dear Parents and Community Members,  Our annual State of the Schools report is mailed to community members to provide information about our academic and financial performance.  It has long been a goal of ours to be transparent about our areas of strength and areas we are working to improve.  The Maine DOE is again providing […]

New Freeport High School Principal – Brian Campbell

Dear Students, Staff and Parents,  RSU5 is pleased and excited to announce that Brian Campbell has been hired as our new principal for Freeport High School.  He comes to us from Searsport High School where he has worked with staff to provide standards based programming that engages students in meaningful applied learning experiences.  Brian’s visionary leadership; his energy, drive, […]

Codes Officer Hours Change

Due to Training, the Codes Officer will hold office hours on Tuesday’s instead of Wednesday’s for the next three weeks, beginning May 13th, May 20th, and May 27th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Food Drive

Freeport Lioness-Lions Club “We Serve” Food Drive to benefit Freeport Community Services FOOD PANTRY WHEN: Saturday, June 14 – 8 to 1 pm WHERE: Shaw’s Supermarket, Freeport Be a Superhero, End Hunger Today!!!  Please help make this event a success!  Donations of non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations accepted.  If you would like to donate, but need items picked […]