The 10 areas with the highestpopulation count last year were the following: Yee mentioned two factors: births and“in migration” or the coming in of people from another area. These areas have been consistentlyleading the population count in the province since 2016, said Yee. In 2017, it was 2,067,873, accordingto Ramon Yee, PPO chief. In 2018, the PPO recorded 22,652births. ILOILO – This province’s populationincreased by 0.84 percent last year from 2017, data from the ProvincialPopulation Office (PPO) showed. The PPO also observed an increase inthe number of households these past three years: 439,194 in 2016; 447,012 in2017; and 455,326 in 2018. The 2018 population, based on thedata gathered by Barangay Service Point Officers, reached 2,087,361. What accounted for the populationincrease? Yee also revealed that there are moremales (1,055,465) than females (1,031,896) in Iloilo./PN
WATERVILLE — The George Stevens Academy boys’ tennis team won its sixth straight Class C Eastern Maine championship on Wednesday at Colby College.The No. 1-seeded Eagles (14-1) will face Waynflete of Portland or Hall-Dale of Farmingdale in Saturday’s state final.Doubles team Tim Dentino and Matt Stephens and singles player Nate Boechat notched GSA’s first two wins, and Luke Theoharidis beat Piscataquis’ Tristan French 6-3, 6-3 to clinch the title.Also for GSA, Tate Yoder beat Mitchel Noyes 6-1, 7-5, and doubles team Ben Politte and David Reinke concluded the day with a win.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textPiscataquis finished its season with a 10-3 record.The previously undefeated Ellsworth boys lost 4-1 to defending Class B Eastern Maine champion, Camden Hill of Rockport.Evan Toothaker notched Ellsworth’s only win with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Austin Pohlman.Ellsworth ended its season 14-1.