Stories about Buckfield

Well done - Students honored for achievements

BRUNSWICK — Viola Rothschild, daughter of Norman Harry and Cheng Mei Rothschild and granddaughter of Catharine and Michael Rothschild of Phillips, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study in China for 2014-15. She also received the Government...

Buckfield remembers veterans

BUCKFIELD — People lined Route 117 to watch the annual Memorial Day parade and listen to music and speeches Monday under sunny skies. Bob Perry, a member of the John D. Long Post 58 of the American Legion, gave the address. He recited a poem titled “The Definition of an America...

Wife hopes to succeed husband as Oxford County Commissioner

OXFORD — Longtime Oxford resident Diane Jackson, 59, has announced she will run for the Oxford County commissioner seat held by her husband, Caldwell “Caldie” Jackson. Caldwell Jackson, the current chairman and a two-term commissioner, is unable to seek re-election due to...

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H.S. Baseball: Bucks sweep Lakers

BUCKFIELD — Buckfield's doubleheader sweep of Greenville on Saturday wasn't quite as simple as Tyler Vallee picking up Owen Bennett in Game 1 and Bennett returning the favor in Game 2. But the duo certainly had a knack for finishing with a flair. Vallee's two-run, two-out single in t...

Buckfield veterans plan Memorial Day ceremonies

BUCKFIELD — The John D. Long American Legion Post 58 is organizing a Memorial Day parade Monday. It will begin at 9 a.m. at the Town Office on Route 117 and proceed to the town square for a ceremony at the monuments and to place flowers in the Nezinscot River in memory of veterans lo...

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Memorializing their own: Local vets think about service & honor

SOUTH PARIS — It’s impossible to miss Gil Turner’s house. That’s not because of its unusual color, a light green, or because it has a pool in its fenced-in backyard. Rather, it’s distinguished by a tall pole on which an American flag snaps in the wind. It&rsqu...

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Farmer's Market opening Memorial Day WATERFORD — The Farmer's Market on Waterford Common will begin Monday, Memorial Day, May 26, from 2-5 p.m. The market will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. every Monday through at least Labor Day. Land trust to host ...

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Library salutes Wayne's veterans WAYNE — "Those Who Served - A Salute to Wayne's Veterans," will open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 24, at the Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road, hosted by the Cary Memorial Library. The exhibit, about the men and women o...

Area schools awarded USDA distance learning, telemedicine grants

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel has announced that Western Foothills Regional School Unit 10 in Dixfield has been selected to receive a Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant in the amount of $498,907 and Maine School Administrative District 61 in Bridgton h...

Buckfield board tackles complaint of tavern noise

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen voted Tuesday night to ask the owner of Captain Bly's Tavern and abutting property owners to come up with solutions to noise complaints at the Route 117 establishment. The board also asked Town Manager Cindy Dunn to check with the Maine Municipal Association on ...