Boothbay School Wars (Maine, USA)

CSD gets wishy-washy about the rule of law

Mackenzie Andersen
7 min readJun 3, 2024
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I have been moving and it’s not over yet! It’s very disorienting but my cat, Casper, is a new creature. I once had three cats but soon after my sister Elise died, two died leaving Casper who thereupon became very reclusive, sleeping all day and hiding away. Within hours of bringing him over to my new place, Casper was a lap cat and I could barely walk around without tripping over him rubbing against my legs. My cat loves my new place, that’s a good omen. The people are friendly and the morning sunlight is sublime.

Update on Boothbay School Wars ( full disclosure- I am not a lawyer)

After a citizen’s petition was filed consistent with the parameters of the law, the CDS board found a rationale for rejecting it by citing what the law does not say


CSD Trustees Reject Referendum Petition

Advised by lawyers from Drummond Woodsum, the trustees said the petition does not comply with 20-A M.R.S. § 1504. According to a document detailing the trustees’ vote, petitioners have a legal right to petition the trustees to reconsider a referendum vote, but the petition requests a referendum on two articles, which is not authorized by law. The trustees claim petitioners requested a new referendum on a



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