Stories about Buckfield

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Briefly

Fellowship night at Evening Star lodge BUCKFIELD — Fellowship night will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Evening Star No. 147 Lodge. This is open to the public; ladies and gentlemen are welcome. Members will show visitors a...

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Buckfield proposes 6 percent spending increase

BUCKFIELD — Town departments are proposing a 5.94 percent spending increase in the coming year, mainly to build up reserve accounts for new vehicles, equipment and an across-the-board pay increase for employees. Town Manager Cindy Dunn on Thursday said the proposed $96,400 incre...

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DAR to honor students as good citizens

LEWISTON — The Many Dillingham Chapter, National Daughters of the American Revolution, Lewiston-Auburn, will honor six area high school seniors at a meeting to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the United Methodist Church in Auburn. The students are winners of the annual DAR G...

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Number of snow days about normal

RUMFORD — Winter snows have been deep, but the number of snow days taken at SAD 44 and RSU 10 are for the most part within what was expected. RSU 10 Superintendent Craig King said six days had been taken by the end of March, which he said was about average for Western Maine, which of...

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Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Special town meeting and selectmen's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Spruce Mountain High School library Livermore: Board of Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Buckfield : Fire-Rescue Station Building Project Committee, 5 p.m., Municipal Center Paris:...

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Brown awarded Buckfield's Boston Post Cane

Madeline Brown, 95, Buckfield's oldest resident, holds the town's gold-headed Boston Post Cane and a certificate of recognition. The presentation was made Saturday by First Selectman Warren Wright, assisted by Selectmen Martha Catevenis, left, and Carol Coffman.

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Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...

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Bear Pond Improvement Association taking scholarship applications

TURNER/HARTFORD — The Bear Pond Improvement Association has announced the creation of two $500 scholarships. Graduating seniors from Turner and Hartford who are pursuing post- secondary studies related to environmental sciences and/or natural resources management are eligible to appl...

12:00am Advertiser Democrat

Buckfield merges Town Manager, Town Clerk in three-year contract

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen signed a threeyear contract with Town Manager Cindy Dunn that merges the job with the town clerk's. Under the contract, Dunn will serve in the dual Town Manager and Town Clerk Role until March 2017. Her annual salary is $60,000. In addition to the Town Ma...

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Buckfield town manager gets three-year contract

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen voted 2-1 Tuesday night to approve a three-year contract for Town Manager Cynthia Dunn. The decision followed an executive session voting for the contract in which Selectmen Warren Wright and Cheryl Coffman voted in favor. Selectman Martha Catevenis said ...