Stories about Canton

Canton elects three selectmen

CANTON — Russell Adams, Malcolm Ray and Donald Hutchins were elected to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday. Adams and Ray each received 96 votes in a six-way race for two three-year terms. Also running for a seat were Lisa Cummings, Chris Dailey, Richard Ray and Donald Ulmer. Richard ...

RSU 10 budget leading with one town reporting

DIXFIELD — With four of the 12 member towns of  RSU 10 reporting results, the proposed budget for 2014-15 was leading by a vote of 731-456. Mexico Regional School Unit 10 board member Peter DeFilipp, who ran unopposed, got 456 votes for a full three-year term. He replaced long-t...

More than 2,000 bicyclists to Trek Across Maine this weekend

NEWRY — More than 2,300 bicyclists are registered for the 30th annual Trek Across Maine, which leaves Sunday River Ski Resort on Friday and goes for 170  miles to Steamboat Landing in Belfast on Sunday. It's the largest American Lung Association cycling event in the country, rai...

Nine vie for seats on Canton board

CANTON — Voters will choose from among a total of nine people seeking two seats on the Board of Selectmen in Tuesday's elections. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 10 at the Municipal Office. Seeking a three-year term are Russell Adams, former Selectman Lisa Cummin...

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Mexico High School Class of 1958 MEXICO — The Mexico High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Far East Restaurant. Spouses and significant others are welcome. Stephens High School Class of 1961

Canton Parks and Trails Committee hosting sixth annual plant sale

CANTON — The Canton Parks and Trails Committee will hold its sixth annual plant sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24, at the Canton Heritage Park. Committee member Jolene Adley said the committee shifted the sale days from Saturday and Sunday to attract more...

Canton petitions to be rewritten

CANTON — Petitions for four ordinances to be included on the annual town meeting warrant are not legal as written, selectmen Chairman Shane Gallant advised at Thursday's board meeting. Chris Dailey gave the petitions to the board April 24. They ask voters at the annual town meeting i...

Resident to present petitions on recall, wind power

CANTON — Chris Dailey gave selectmen a "heads-up" on four petitions, including a recall petition, that he plans to bring to the Town Office on Saturday. The recall petition is for an ordinance that would require a procedure for the removal from office of an elected official from any ...

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Grange community service awards JAY — North Jay Grange will hold its Community Service Award Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. It will be upstairs; chairlift available. There will be a speaker, with refreshments following. The public is invited. For mo...