Stories about Buckfield

Buckfield boys' basketball

Coach: Doug Rines (fourth year) Last year's record: 6-12 Returning players: Seniors — Austin Dooley (6-0 guard/forward), Alan Hedrick (5-10 guard), Trevor Averill (5-10 guard), Cody Barker (6-2 center), Chase Barnes (6-0 forward); Juniors — Jacob Bailey (5-11 forward), S...

Hoonchbach, others give Dickens classic an odd twist

BUCKFIELD — The Oddfellow Theater will once again blend hilarious improvisations, audience participation and a touch of sweetness in its "Bah Hoonchbach — A Very Odd Christmas Carol" show. Moto Hoonchbach, Fritz Grobe, Jason Tardy, Casey Turner, George Dunn and others will retu...

Cash box looted at transfer station swap shop in Buckfield

BUCKFIELD — For the fourth time this year the donation box at the Buckfield-Sumner Transfer Station has been robbed, according to volunteers at the shop. Vandals broke a window and stole a small undisclosed amount of cash from a military-style ammunition box attached to the wall to a...

Buckfield board gets update on RSU 10 costs

BUCKFIELD — Chairman of the Budget Committee Nick DiMaio spoke to selectmen Tuesday night about the committee's recent meeting with school Superintendent Tom Ward on the possibility of the town leaving RSU 10. DiMiao said he asked Ward Thursday for a list of all money coming in and ... 2

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Grange program AUBURN — Danville Junction Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, when a Christmas program will be presented by the lecturer. Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. Members are reminded to bring wrapped toys and games for the ...

Saying goodbye to Buckfield's Oddfellow Theater

It's the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, three days before the final performances of the Early Evening Show, and Mike Miclon is bringing a giant, wrinkled Hubbard squash from his car into Amanda Houtari's house. The large, brown, bumpy vegetable is playing a critical part in the sketch they were...

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Historical society PARIS — The final meeting of the Paris Cape Historical Society for 2011 will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at its museum at 77 High St. The final open house will also be held that day, from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is welcome to come and...

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Thanksgiving feast

Capital improvement projects listed for Buckfield

BUCKFIELD — Town Manager Glen Holmes advised selectmen Tuesday night of his proposed capital investment plan for 2012-13. It includes $17,948 for the Municipal Center, $66,500 for Public Works and $46,900 for Rescue. Holmes also informed the board of the results of a survey on...

At Oddfellow Theater Maine's own late-night talk show will sign off after 14-year run

BUCKFIELD — The Oddfellow Theater will present its final "The Early Evening Shows" — the second show ever performed at the theater in May of 1998 and a mainstay ever since — on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25-26. Through the years the show has seen four co-hosts, Randy Judk...