Stories about Canton

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Well done - Lindsay Turnbull

CANTON — Lindsay Ann Turnbull graduated with a Master of Science in education, with specialization in post-secondary and adult education at Capella University in September 2010. She is a graduate of Dirigo High School and Mt. Ida College. Turnbull is the head veterinary technician an...

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Well done - Allison Beckler

BIDDEFORD — Allison Beckler, D.O., daughter of Doug and Mary Lou Beckler of Canton, a member of the graduating class of 2011 at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded the degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine at commencement ceremonies held May 21....

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Allanach family gathers for reunion

CANTON — The 21st annual Allanach family reunion was held recently at the home of Betty York. The gathering included the descendants of Christopher and Eva Allanach. Traveling the farthest distance were Ron Allanach, Ben Jung Lorgeranon and Sgan Jung Don Ho from Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The...

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Canton water main break leaves town high and dry

CANTON — Residents in Canton will be without water due to a water main break on Route 108. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, while Canton Fire Department was flushing hydrants, the water main broke, Assistant fire Chief Mark Blanchette said. "The break dumped a large amount ...

9:43am

Fire destroys Canton barn; house, business saved

CANTON — A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a 100-year-old barn on Route 108 early Tuesday morning, but firefighters were able to save the nearby house and a radiator business. “That barn meant a lot to me,” said Robert Wing, owner of Bob's Radiator shop. Assi...

12:00am

Baby squirrels rescued

Mike Rackliffe, of Peru, found three baby squirrels in a downed tree while cutting lumber on a woodlot in Canton on Friday. The squirrels were taken to the Animal Emergency Clinic of Mid-Maine in Lewiston were they will be cared for until they reach 14 weeks of age. They will then be released bac...

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Four ATV clubs enjoy Canton to Livermore ride

LIVERMORE — Members of four ATV clubs recently participated in a ride from Canton to the Brettuns Wheelers Park and Ride located on Route 2 at Brettuns Variety in Livermore. It was the first time this ride had been scheduled and everyone was interested in seeing the portions of trail that w...

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Prospective dam bidders walk Canton site

CANTON — Selectmen said they were pleased Monday with the large turnout of prospective dam contractors who walked the site on Wednesday. This informational meeting with Dam Advisory Committee Chairman Mac Ray was an opportunity for contractors to ask questions after walking the site ...

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PHOTO: No injuries in Canton Route 108 accident

Maine State Police Detective John Hainey, right, gathers information at an accident scene on Route 108 late Friday afternoon from Robert McKinnon, 32, of Rumford, who was the driver of this 2009 white Pontiac Vibe. State police Trooper Paul Casey said the 3:55 p.m. accident happened during a rain...

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New dam, tannery site cleanup, and public boat launch coming to Canton

While standing at the Lake Anasagunticook Dam on Wednesday morning, Canton Selectmen Scotty Kilbreth, left, and Jackie Conant hold a giant $200,000 grant check representing money the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide in October.  It will be used to encapsulate the old Brindis...