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Dixfield selectmen schedule hearing, town meeting for wind moratorium

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday night to hold a public hearing and special town meeting Wednesday, Aug. 6, on a moratorium on wind power projects. The moratorium, if passed, would give the town 180 days to revise its wind power ordinance. Three years ago, Patrio...

Dixfield selectmen turn down COPS grant request

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday evening against allowing police Chief Richard Pickett to apply for a new Community Oriented Policing Services grant that would pay for a fifth police officer for three years. Pickett said the Police Department applied for a COPS grant in...

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Cruise night is June 17 DIXFIELD — Doug's Dogs Classic / Antique / Rods Cruise Night will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Holmes Market parking lot. For more information call Brad at 357-6789. Stephens High School Class of 1954

Recognition dinner for Rep. Briggs planned for June 19

DIXFIELD — The Oxford County Democrats have announced hosts for the Recognition Dinner for Rep. Sheryl Briggs to be held on Thursday, June 19, at the Dixfield Legion Hall. Hosts include Sheriff Wayne Gallant of Rumford, Sen. John and Claire Patrick of Rumford, Malcolm and Maureen Gil...

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Lunch, yard sale swap planned OTISFIELD — A free (donations accepted) community lunch and yard sale swap, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Community Hall, Route 121. Menu includes chicken a la king, biscuits, peas, salads, gingerb...

Dixfield selectmen pare $5,500 from defeated budget articles

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to pare $5,500 from the two articles that were defeated at the June 10 referendum ballot. Residents voted down the Executive Department budget by a vote of 206-217, while the Code Enforcement budget was voted down 192...

Dixfield board holding special meeting

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday to discuss the two budget articles voted down last week. The June 16 meeting will be held at the Ludden Memorial Library. Voters at the June 10 referendum rejected the Executive Department budget...

Well done - Student achievements

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with distinction for the spring 2014 semester at Boston University. A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in graphi...

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Seniors plan trip to Cabbage Island PERU — Rumford Seniors at Peru are clarifying an error in their newsletter. There is no trip going to tall ships as stated. The group is planning a trip to Cabbage Island. The cost is $80, date to be announced. If interested...

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Historical Society auction canceled FARMINGTON — Due to unforeseen circumstances the Farmington Historical Society Auction scheduled for June 12 at the North Church has been cancelled. The next auction is scheduled for July 10. Potluck dinner is June 1...