Archive | February 20, 2015

Geography Bee Winners

Lane Burns and Kathleen Dubecky recently went head-to-head in the National Geographic Bee at Oakland Elementary. Burns, the winner, will have the chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship. Thousands of schools around the United States and in the five U.S. territories are participating in the 2015 Bee. The school champions, including Lane, will take […]

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Installation of new meters expected to help alleviate water-loss problem

Oakland Public Works Director Harvey Ellis said recently that the installation of new water meters will help alleviate the town’s problem with unaccounted-for water. He noted that the Water Department will install as many new meters this year as the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will allow him to purchase. Although 3,000 are needed, he […]

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