Stories about Chesterville

Directors receive grant to help preserve historic Chesterville meeting house

CHESTERVILLE — A local group has received a $500 matching seed grant to preserve and maintain the 160-year-old meeting house in the center of town. The Chesterville Center Union Meeting House Inc. Board of Directors announced the grant that aims to sustain the structure for community...

L. Seamon: Not my tax dollars

I do not want my tax dollars going to private and religious schools. My child went to a religious school and I didn't expect my neighbors to pay for it. Many people who have no children pay for public education. After all, we do want an educated society. I cannot imagine a pr... 6

Supper to benefit therapeutic horse center

CHESTERVILLE — Sharon Daniels brushed the mane and tail of Izzy, a quarter horse, on Monday in a stall at Salus Equito Therapeutic Center. The 16-year-old Chesterville girl got involved in the center as a volunteer after a friend told her about it. It was founded in 2003 when it had ...

New articles come up at Chesterville town meeting

CHESTERVILLE — Some new articles surfaced during Monday night's annual town meeting. A special town meeting will be held in the next few weeks to vote on articles to raise more money for summer road work, to authorize selectmen to take the next steps on the George Thomas Road bypass...

Chesterville man faces assault, terrorizing charges

WILTON — A Chesterville man is charged with domestic violence assault, aggravated assault and violating bail conditions after police say he stabbed a woman in the leg. Carlton Elliott, 23, who more recently lived in Jay, was arrested on a charge of assault after an incident with a wo...

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Dummy Downhill FARMINGTON — Titcomb Mountain will host the 15th annual Dummy Downhill Competition at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Registration will begin at noon. Judging of the dummies will begin at 1 p.m. in front of the lodge. The competition begins at 1:30 p...

Chesterville voters to elect new selectman, consider budget

CHESTERVILLE – The municipal budget for 2012 will be $634,572 if voters pass every article on the annual meeting warrant Monday. The spending plan represents a $15,618 increase over last year's budget, Town Clerk Patricia Gordon said Monday. Of the proposed budget, $456,572 wo...

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Seniors meeting change LIVERMORE FALLS — The meeting of the Jay-Livermore Falls Seniors scheduled for March 5 has been delayed until Monday, March 12, at 1 p.m. An election of officers will be held at that time, as well as a regular weekly meeting. Anyone who ...

Stolen vehicle recovered in Jay

JAY — Police on Thursday recovered a stolen vehicle from Chesterville with help from a Jay resident. The person reported seeing the red 2002 Toyota Echo parked on the side of Davenport Hill Road in North Jay after information about it being stolen was put out on the police scanner by...

Dixfield police log

DIXFIELD — Two more people have been summoned to court for passing stopped school buses, something that appears to be rising in the area, according to the Dixfield Police Department. * Milan Bickford, 18, Buckfield, received a summons at 8:41 a.m., Feb. 9, for passing a stopped schoo...