Stories about Buckfield


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...

12:00am Sun Journal

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...

12:00am Advertiser Democrat

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...


Maine Students named to president’s, dean's lists at Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, N.H.  — The following students  achieved academic recognition for the fall 2013 semester at Southern New Hampshire University. President’s list Auburn: Jason Melanson, Bachelor of Arts in general studies.


Buckfield voters will get second chance to decide on RSU 10 withdrawal

BUCKFIELD — Voters will be given a second chance to vote on the town's withdrawal from the RSU 10 school district at a ballot election that may be held earlier than municipal elections in June.  A petition requesting the reconsideration of the withdrawal measure approved by...


Hayes to run for Oxford County Commission

BUCKFIELD — State Rep. Terry Hayes, D-Buckfield, has announced her intention to run for a seat on the Oxford County Commission in this year's general election.  Hayes, 55, who represents Sumner, Buckfield, Paris and Hartford at the State House, said Friday that she hopes to...


Buckfield to consider options for vacant town manager post

BUCKFIELD — The Board of Selectmen has decided to review all its options as it considers whether to hire a permanent town manager. The board agreed Tuesday night to hold a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 to address a number of issues, including whether the town should hire a full-time ...

12:00am Sun Journal

S. Perkins: Keep Buckfield schools in RSU 10

I thank Maida Dobson for her efforts to continue the plan of a petition drive to allow Buckfield residents to reconsider their vote to withdraw from RSU 10. I was very surprised by the selectmen's vote (2-1) against allowing residents to reconsider. It might be explained by one of the sele...