Stories about Buckfield

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 ...

This week's agenda

Tuesday NEWRY: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office PARIS: Oxford County Commission, 9 a.m., courthouse RUMFORD: Board of Assessors, 4 p.m., Municipal Building RUMFORD: Northern Oxford Regional Solid Waste Board, 5 p.m., Municipal Bui...

Well done - Student achievements

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio —  Aubie Greenleaf of Auburn was inducted into the International Honor Society Chi Sigma Iota Alpha Chapter on March 22 at Ohio University Athens, where she is a graduate student. She graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn. S...

Sun Journal

H.S. Roundup: Lisbon baseball rallies past Winthrop

LISBON — Kyle Bourget struck out 12 and scattered six hits as Lisbon defeated Winthrop 6-3 in MVC baseball action Tuesday. Joe Philbrick had three hits for Lisbon (6-2) The Greyhounds rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the third, plating all six runs in the bottom of the same innin...

This week's agenda

Tuesday BUCKFIELD: Public hearing to consider rescinding RSU 10 withdrawal vote of June 11, 2013, 7 p.m., Municipal Center HARTFORD: Cemetery Association, 6 p.m., Town Hall SUMNER: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday BUCKFIELD: Planning Board, 6 p.m., Munic...

Boards agree on Buckfield budget

BUCKFIELD — The Board of Selectmen and the Budget Committee met in a lengthy meeting Saturday morning to iron out the differences the groups had with the town budget. The Budget Committee voted to take the Selectmen’s recommendations and made adjustments to the following.

Parents of former Buckfield woman slain in Turkey fight for custody of her son

The parents of a former Buckfield woman slain in Turkey last month are in that country this week attempting to get custody of their grandson, according to friends of the family. According to news reports from Bodrum, Turkey, Esther Parker, 39, was stabbed to death in early April. Her husba...

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Violette runs unopposed for Buckfield Board of Selectmen

BUCKFIELD — Long-time resident Scott Violette is running unopposed for the open seat on the Board of Selectmen. "I felt like somebody had to do it. We pay way too much in taxes, and from what I gather a lot of people feel that way," Violette said. Violette, who grew up in Hart...

Residents pass $2.13 million Region 9 budget

MEXICO — Budgets for the Region 9 School of Applied Technology and Adult and Community Education program were unanimously approved by 24 residents Wednesday. The amounts were $2.13 million and $298,603, respectively. The school budget is nearly $10,000 more that this year. Most of th...