Stories about Buckfield

6:50pm Sun Journal

Cozy in the snow

A house sits nestled among snow-covered trees in the Buckfield area Friday morning.


Ralph S. Austin

NORWAY — Ralph S. Austin, 71, of Buckfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. He was born on Jan. 12, 1942, the son of Ellsworth and Elizabeth Austin. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam. He is survived by his sons, Neal Austin and Tim ...


Pool tournament

Wednesday Buckfield Pool Tournament First Place: John St.Hilaire and John Cusson; second place: Jim and Scott Witherell; third place: Mike St.Hilaire and Gerard Gagne.


Buckfield board accepts resignations

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen on Tuesday accepted, with regret, the resignation of Ann Varney from the Zadoc Long Free Library and Judy Berg from the Budget Committee. Varney cited the need for more family time, and Berg said she was overcommitted. The board accepted a membership application...


Thieves steal bleacher seats from Buckfield school ball field

BUCKFIELD – The Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of aluminum bleachers from the Buckfield Junior-Senior High School ball field complex. A maintenance employee discovered the theft during a check on the fields Friday afternoon, according to Jonathan Chalmers, assistant dire...


Preview 2013: Buckfield girls' basketball

Coach: Annette Caldwell (fourth year) Last year's record: 3—15


Preview 2013: Possible shift in West D

There could be a changing of the guard in Western D this season. At least, that’s what the Rangeley Lakers are hoping. After three straight regional titles, Richmond graduated seven veterans, including standout post player Jamie Plummer. The Bobcats also lost forward ...

11:06am Sun Journal

Preview 2013: Buckfield Boys' Basketball

Coach: Chris Reed (second year) Last year's record: 9-10, lost in Western D preliminary. Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Micah Madore (5-9 guard), Robert Rowe (6-2 forward), Keenan Stockdale (6-2 forward), Jonah Williams (...


Class D Boys' Basketball: Bucks hope to challenge Tigers, Cavaliers

The clash of small public and private schools always makes the Class D West tournament one of the most intriguing and consistently entertaining offerings of Maine's great two-week high school basketball showcase. At no time was that amalgamation more exciting than at the turn of the 21st c...


Buckfield fire station plan moves forward

BUCKFIELD — The town has advertised for a construction manager to oversee its planned $1 million fire-rescue station, a major step in getting the project underway. At its meeting Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen unanimously approved four recommendations proposed by the Fire-Rescue Bui...