Stories about Buckfield


This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Fire-Rescue Station Building Project Committee, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office


Shirley A. Lovejoy

OXFORD — Shirley A. Lovejoy, 77, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Jorge, surrounded by her family and friends on Sunday, Nov. 17. Shirley was born in Hartford on June 19, 1936, the daughter of Geneva (Hodge) Gagnon and Aristide Gagnon “...


Military notes

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The following area residents graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and b...


Two school withdrawal plans expected from Buckfield

BUCKFIELD — A committee tasked with negotiating the town's departure from RSU 10 is expected to bring outlines for two withdrawal proposals at its meeting next month. According to committeewoman Judy Berg, two proposals are going to be submitted and one will be chosen as a platf...


Tavern gets permit extension

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen voted Saturday to extend the special amusement permit for Captain Bly's Tavern to coincide with its liquor license. Legal counsel advised that the town ordinance requires the special amusement permit to be valid for the same time as the tavern's liquor license.


Western Class D Girls' Soccer Championship: Bobcats bottle up Bucks

RICHMOND — Buckfield had all the right ideas to upset Richmond in Wednesday's Western Class D girls' soccer championship. Stack the box inside 18 yards. Cover the Bobcats' two chief scoring threats, Amber Loon and Kelsea Anair, like a spectator's quilt. And make one furious push at t...


Buckfield board OKs contract for sealing pavement cracks

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen decided Tuesday night to hire Rhino-Seal Asphalt Maintenance of Dixfield to seal cracks in town roads. Town Manager Dana Lee recommended the town continue to use the company because of its high-quality work and because it stands behind it. Selectmen said ...


Hebron Station School students visit Buckfield's new Packard Trail

BUCKFIELD — Two classes from the Hebron Station School recently visited the Western Foothills Land Trust’s new Packard Hiking Trail in Buckfield with their teachers, Lydia Eusden and Sarah Otterson. Lynn Richard from the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission also was pres...


H.S. girls' soccer: Bucks ready for Bobcats

BUCKFIELD – It has been so long that none of the players will remember it. That’s because the last time the Buckfield girls’ soccer team was in a regional championship game, the players on this year’s team weren’t even born. That changes Wednesday when ...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Board of Assessors, 8 a.m., Town Office Buckfield: RSU 10 Withdrawal Committee, 7 p.m., Municipal Center Newry: Planning Board, 7 p.m.,...