Stories about Dixfield


Dixfield snowman melting as winter wanes

Winter's relentless grip may finally be on the wane as evidenced by this melting snowman Thursday in Bruce Libby's yard fronting Main Street in Dixfield. Temperatures that reached the high 30s on Thursday afternoon are expected to climb to near 50 degrees on Friday, according to a National Weathe...


Vietnam War Remembrance Day celebration slated for March 30

DIXFIELD — Gov. Paul R. LePage will be issuing a special proclamation recognizing Vietnam War Remembrance Day and the 41st anniversary. A celebration, remembrance and recognition ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Swasey-Torrey American Legion Post 100, 23 Ma...



Mexico High School Class of 1969 MEXICO — Mexico High School Class of 1969 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Far East. Classmates and guests welcome. For more information, call Donna at 562-8287. Mexico High School Class of 1959


Dixfield budget vote planned; annual town meeting a month early

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen will attempt to schedule the town budget referendum June 10, the same day as the state primary election, Chairman Mac Gill said. At the March 17 board meeting, it was decided to have the budget vote at the polls instead of by a show of hands at the t...


Dixfield teen wins 'Future Star' trophy in Tennessee

DIXFIELD — Getting the chance to compete nationally by singing country music in Tennessee last week meant the world to a Dixfield teenager and her mother. Vocalist Melanie Jordan said she thinks she won either fourth or fifth place in her 13- to 16-year-old age bracket for new modern...


Dixfield town manager resigns

DIXFIELD — Town Manager Linda Pagels-Wentworth has resigned for personal reasons, selectmen Chairman Mac Gill said. Pagels-Wentworth submitted a letter of resignation March 12 and it became effective March 14. She was hired in May 2013 after a six-month search. Gill said forme...


Program on suicide prevention set for March 25

DIXFIELD — A free education presentation, "Suicide Prevention and Awareness," will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Dixfield High School Cafeteria, 145 Weld St. The event is for parents, school staff, businesses, community organizations and other adults. Free ...


Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...


Dirigo students earn classroom awards


Dirigo High names student of the month