Stories about Canton

Canton board makes appointments

CANTON — Shane Gallant was elected Board of Selectmen Chairman at the last selectman meeting and Lisa Cummings was elected co-Chairman. One newly elected selectman, Robert Walker, was present tonight but the other, Bryan Keene was at the RSU 10 vote along with Town Administrator Harr...

Mexico woman injured in wild ride through Canton woods

CANTON — A Mexico woman suffered nonlife-threatening injuries when she veered off Route 108 and traveled a few hundred feet before coming to rest in a brook in the woods about 50 feet down an embankment, police said. Trooper Jeff DeGroot of the Maine State Police Commercial Vehicle E...

DEPs windmill hearing draws crowd

CANTON — Chairs replaced fire engines as the Canton Fire Station hosted the Department of Environmental Protection’s third hearing on the Canton Mountain Wind Project in Canton and Dixfield. Commissioner Patricia Aho conducted the hearing, reading names from a list of people wh... 4

Alfred B. Dunn

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. — Alfred B. Dunn, 70, of Brewer and formerly of Canton and Turner, died in Arizona, Dec. 30, 2012. He was born in Lewiston, Jan. 1, 1942, the oldest son of Kathryn and Alfred B. Dunn Sr. He attended school in Turner and graduated from Leavitt Institute in Turner i...

DEP to hold public meeting July 24 on proposed 8-turbine Canton Mountain Wind project

CANTON —The Maine Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on Wednesday, July 24, to receive comments and answer questions on its draft analysis for a proposed 1

Former Hartford selectman

CANTON — A story published on Page B3 in Saturday's Sun Journal about the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new dam on Whitney Brook should have identified David Bowman as a former Hartford selectman. It was a reporting error.

Angelo P. Cocca

RUMFORD —Graveside services with military honors for Angelo P. Cocca, of Canton, and formerly of Rumford for many years, were conducted at noon on Friday, July 19, by the Rev. Robert Vaillancourt. Interment was at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Cen...

Canton, Hartford celebrate completion of dam

CANTON — With temperatures hovering close to 100 degrees Friday afternoon, nearly 100 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new dam on Whitney Brook, an outlet of Lake Anasagunticook. “What a great day and what an accomplishment," Malcolm Ray of Canton, Dam Advisor...

Well done - Students named to dean's lists

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Springfield College has named the following local residents to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2013 term. Timothy Andrews of Farmington, studying athletic training. Jordan Hersom of Turner, studying ...

Whitney Brook ramp now completed

CANTON — The completion of a boat ramp on Whitney Brook off Lake Anasagunticook this week is the latest step in the recovery of a town devastated by a flood 10 years ago. On Dec. 18-19, 2003, the Androscoggin River overflowed its banks and damaged more than 40 homes in Cant...