Stories about Buckfield

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Ruth Crockett Webster

NEW SHARON — Ruth Crockett Webster, 91, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, at her home of fifty-three years in New Sharon, surrounded by her family. She was born in Sumner on May 14, 1922, the daughter of Horace and Marion (Stetson) Crockett. She grew up on the family farm on a rocky hills...

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Smithfield Plantation board LITCHFIELD — Smithfield Plantation board of directors meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Litchfield Town Office. Monmouth Garden Club MONMOUTH — "Five Secrets of Making a Pump...

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Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education: Registration open for October classes

PARIS — Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education will hold the following classes. Monday, Oct. 21 Beekeeping Intermediate, with Carol Cottill, EAS, 6:30-9 p.m. Five weeks. Tuition is $40. Wednesday, Oct. 30 Chinese for Beginners, w...

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March against biotech foods PORTLAND — On National Food Day, Saturday, Oct. 12, a peaceful march against biotech GMO foods will be held at 2 p.m. in Market Square. There will be a GMO-free picnic before the rally. For more information locate March Again...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Oct. 7 were as follows: first, Luke Merry and Mary Trafton; second, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; third, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; fourth, Jan and Vern Arey; first ...

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Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education lists classes

PARIS — Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education will hold the following classes. Tuesday, Oct. 15 American Sign Language, with Charlotte LaBelle, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eight weeks. Tuition is $50. Pottery 102, with Scott Currie, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Seven weeks. $60....

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AARP chapter to meet Oct. 14 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet at noon Monday, Oct. 14, at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. Lunch will include macaroni and cheese and chicken. Cost is $6.50. Reservations are needed by ...

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Boys' Soccer: Bobcats get revenge with big second half against Bucks

RICHMOND — The positive spin if you're a Buckfield boys' soccer coach, player or enthusiast — and yes, it is worth far more than a footnote — is that the Bucks played 120 sensational minutes this season against rival Richmond. Richmond being Richmond, however, the Bobcats...

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Buckfield board sets tax rate 90 cents higher

BUCKFIELD — Selectmen on Tuesday set the property tax rate at $21.30 per $1,000 of valuation for 2013-14. It's a 90-cent increase from last year. The new rate was recommended by Town Manager Danna Lee and Tax Clerk Cindy Dunn. Dunn said 33.5 percent of the rate hike is due to ...

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H.S. boys' soccer: Bucks blank Lakers

Michael Haley of Rangeley heads the ball during the first half against Buckfield on Thursday.