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Dixfield church to host annual Strawberry Festival

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Congregational Church is hosting its annual Strawberry Festival from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 28, to raise money for future church functions, the Rev. John Gensel said Thursday afternoon. The breakfast will last from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., with the menu f...

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Strawberry festival June 28 DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Congregational Church will hold their annual strawberry festival from 7:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 28. Breakfast will be offered from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. The menu will be a choice between: Belgian waffl...

Dixfield selectmen discuss purchasing electronic sign with private funds, donations

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen discussed purchasing an electronic sign to better inform residents of upcoming town events during Monday evening's meeting. Selectman Scott Belskis said that he had “discussed this idea with three or four people recently” and that he has ...

Ludden summer program begins with stuffed animal pet show

DIXFIELD — Ludden Memorial Library Summer Reading Program will begin on Tuesday, July 1, with a “Stuffed Animal Pet Show” which will take place at 2 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Children are invited to bring in their cutest, cuddliest, most favorite stuffed...

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Monthly poetry program June 26 RUMFORD — The monthly Poetry Program at the Rumford Public Library is set for Thursday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to the group, which shares a variety of poetry, serious and humorous, romantic and sad. Local poets rea...

Dixfield alumni banquet planned for June 28

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield alumni banquet will be held Saturday, June 28, at the Dixfield Middle School. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Supper will be at 5 p.m. followed by a meeting. Last year, French, English and music teacher "Nab" Weston was honored. She has since celebrated her 100...

Dixfield selectmen postpone hearing, meeting on wind power moratorium

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to postpone a hearing and special town meeting on a wind power project moratorium to Thursday, Aug. 21. Three years ago, Patriot Renewables, LLC, of Quincy, Mass., approached Dixfield about constructing 13 wind turbin...

Dixfield selectmen vote to place time constraints on Jake brake usage

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to prohibit the use of Jake brakes on Holman Corner on Route 2 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. 7

Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to monitor roads

FALMOUTH — Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in western Maine for signs of wildlife road crossings. Information collected by volunteers about where, when and how many animals cross our roads is the critical first step in identifying ways to reduce wildlife road mortality.