Stories about Canton

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Man accused of saw attack pleads to reckless conduct

PARIS — A Jay man accused of beating a man and throwing a circular saw at him in August 2012 pleaded guilty to reckless conduct Wednesday in Oxford County Superior Court. Scott R. Narhuminti, 42, received a one-year deferred disposition and must pay $1,500 in restitution to the victi...

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RSU 10 board approves $36.2 million budget

RUMFORD — The RSU 10 board passed on Monday a proposed 2013-14 operating budget of $36,181,848 that reflects a 2.95 increase over the current year’s figure. Residents of the 12 member towns will now have a chance to ask questions or make comments on the proposal at two public h...

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Extension Homemakers Council celebrated 4-H at spring meeting

HERMON — The Maine Extension Homemakers Council Spring Meeting was held at Morgan Hill event Center with 73 in attendance. The theme was Hats Off to 4-H 100th Anniversary. Immediate Past President, Barbara Hathaway of Wilton, and Past President Jackie Conant, of Canton, presented gifts to s...

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Canton selectman resigns; nominations are sought

CANTON — Selectman Lisa Cummings announced at Thursday's board meeting that Selectman Scotty Kilbreth has resigned. Town Administrator Harry Childs said Kilbreth gave a verbal resignation Wednesday. Childs said nomination papers for the remaining year on Kilbreth's term will b...

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Ham supper at 'Green Church' MEXICO — A public ham supper will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Mexico Congregational Church, United Church of Christ (the "Green Church"). The meal will include homemade pies. Take-outs will be available after 5:30;...

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Canton man accused of shaking baby

PARIS — A Canton man accused of shaking a baby is being held on $500 cash bail. Zachary L. Holtorf, 24, of 254 School St., faces charges of assault, domestic violence reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child. According to a report by Trooper Jason Wing of the Ma...

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Leonard K. Parlin Sr.

AUBURN — Leonard K. Parlin Sr., 64, of Canton, died on Saturday, April 20, at the Hospice House. Leonard was born in Rumford, July 7, 1948, a son of the late Harland G. and Geraldine (Ellis) Parlin. He grew up in Canton and attended school in Canton and Dixfield. Leonard worke...

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Horace L. Richards

AUBURN — Horace L. Richards, 77, a resident of Lowell Street, Lewiston, died Tuesday, April 16, at the Hospice House, following a short illness, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Jay, Nov. 24, 1935, the son of Archie and Lillian E. (Powers) Richards. He was educated ...

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Dinner, dance to benefit toddler

JAY — The family and friends of Camryn "Cami" Sue Allen are holding a benefit spaghetti dinner and dance on Saturday, April 20, at the Amvets Hall. All proceeds will go toward assisting her family with insurance co-pays, deductibles and other expenses. The dinner will be from 5 to 7 ...

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Nancy E. Corriveau

FARMINGTON - Nancy Elizabeth Corriveau, 72, a resident of Canton, died March 11 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. She was born Aug. 9, 1940 in Berlin, N.H., the daughter George and Rachel (York) DeCoster. She grew up in Gilead and graduated from Gould Academy in 1958. In 1959 sh...