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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, ...


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...

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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...


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 ...


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Buckfield man pleads guilty in Massachusetts molestation case

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Maine man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a Massachusetts girl over several years starting when she was 8 years old. Jonathan Hare, 31, of Buckfield was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to child rape...

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J. Dobson: No advantage in withdrawal

Isn't it time for the Buckfield Withdrawal Committee and selectmen to face facts and admit that leaving RSU 10 is really not feasible? Lack of support from neighboring towns (despite assurances), the unreasonable concept of Buckfield being a stand-alone system, and the unwillingness of oth...

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Buckfield names Dunn Town Manager

BUCKFIELD — Longtime employee Cindy Dunn was named as town manager Tuesday night, a position which could merge the role with the town clerk's. It is the second time Dunn has held the job. Her pay and job responsibilities have not been set. Dunn, the Town Clerk, has also been a...


Buckfield students are aiming high with moon rocket

BUCKFIELD — Students  at Buckfield Junior-Senior High School have entered the space race. They intend to launch a $1 million three-stage rocket, equipped with the world's first lunar micro rover in its nose cone, to the moon by 2016. “When kids are smart, passi...


Buckfield voters to revisit RSU 10 withdrawal

BUCKFIELD — The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday night to give residents an opportunity to revisit their vote to withdraw from Regional School Unit 10. Voters will have an opportunity to rescind their vote taken June 11, 2013, to file a petition for withdrawal from the district. Ther...