Stories about Canton

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...

Canton fire chief pitches squad truck purchase to selectmen

CANTON — Fire Chief Shane Gallant asked selectmen Thursday night to approve buying a 2002 ambulance to haul equipment to scenes and provide a heated space for personnel working at scenes. Gallant, who stepped down from his position as selectman to speak on the issue, said he took the...

Ward's move to RSU 9 brings career full-circle

DIXFIELD — When Superintendent Tom Ward leaves RSU 10 at the end of the month to join neighboring RSU 9, he will have come pretty much full circle in his 40-plus-year professional career. Almost all of his career has been devoted to the River Valle... 1

RSU 10 sets timeline for a second budget vote

DIXFIELD — The RSU 10 board has set a budget timeline to try to get an approved 2013-14 operating budget. Voters in the 12 member towns last week turned down a proposed $36.18 million budget by 32 votes — 1,541 to 1,573. 1

Voters amend articles, approve $589,061 budget

CANTON — Voters approved a $589,061 municipal budget at Saturday's annual town meeting at the Fire Station, according to Administrative Assistant Harry Childs.

74 graduate from CMMC CONHP

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions graduated 54 nursing and 20 radiography students recently in a ceremony at the Lewiston Middle School. Having successfully completed the college’s education programs, the graduates were awarde...