Education Lemaire's priority
Mar 14, 2013 | 771 views | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
To the Editor,

My experience as a previous Whitingham School Director, paraprofessional (K-12), high school tutor, member of an early Facilities Committee and currently a substitute in the Halifax School all enable me to bring a unique perspective to the position of school director.

The collaboration is now a K-12 system. Renovations at DVES and soon to start at Twin Valley Middle School in Whitingham are just the beginning of a new path for all of us. “Build it and they will come,” is a great line from the movies, but the school board now has an obligation to the students and the towns’ people to deliver not only a new gym and renovated buildings, but, more importantly, an education that competes with the surrounding larger schools while keeping it affordable to taxpayers. Education is a priority with me and in these economic times looking at the whole picture and keeping our taxes affordable is a challenge I want to work on.

I am asking for your vote to give me a chance to work for you.

Mary Lemaire

Whitingham
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DwightWilliams
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March 17, 2013
Actually I think it's great for the town that two individuals have expressed interest in the seat. Democracy at its finest! The last few years it's been tough to get individuals to favor the good of the town and its children over the commitment to meetings, threat of personal lawsuits, and other pleasures like misquotes in the media. Some folks even prefer to sit back and spew negativity under the cloak of anonymity if you can believe it;) Speaking of which, if you're willing to identify yourself I welcome the opportunity to discuss my position on any and all issues to help you decide your vote.

clarence2
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March 16, 2013
Mary's primary focus is the education of our students with regards to both education and taxes, while Dwight's primary focus is to make sure Mary isn't on the board.

I dont want it, but I don't want you to have it either !!!