Stories about Dixfield


J. Albrecht: Credible voice for the region

Rep. Sheryl Briggs has earned her re-election in House District 93. She sponsored “Vietnam War Remembrance Day” in Maine; helped start the Hunters for the Hungry program at the Mexico Green Church Food Pantry; and received the endorsement of Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine with a ...


Florice L. Laferriere

ORONO — Florice L. Laferriere, 88, of Dexter and Peru, died Oct. 18, surrounded by her family, at an Orono nursing home. She was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Dexter, a daughter of Clifford and Doreldia (Curty) Gilbert. She graduated from N.H. Fay High School, Class of 1942. In 1945, she gr...


R. Clarke: No reason to go back

I read Norman Mitchell's letter (Oct. 13) about things in the past. Unfortunately, there is no going back. Even then, the Department of Environmental Protection required two water licenses. As a result, the department had to "lease" a license from another individual. Back then, the ... 1


Police chiefs: Oxford County needs more drug enforcement

PARIS — Local police chiefs asked Oxford County commissioners to help step up drug enforcement Tuesday. At an annual meeting of Oxford County police chiefs with the Oxford County Commission, several spoke about the need for greater drug enforcement. The need is especially urgent in t... 1


B. Bryant: Keeping jobs in Maine

President Barack Obama and his administration are the first of either party to self-initiate a trade case against China and its lawless trade policies. That is the real deal. That is the only way to keep good American manufacturing jobs in the U.S.A. Self-initiating a trade case allows peo... 3



Neighborly Seniors to meet PERU — The Neighborly Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the old Peru School. A roast pork dinner will follow at noon in observance of the club's 43rd anniversary. The cost is $6. Girl Scout info meet...



Snowmobile Club supper Oct. 20 ANDOVER — The Snow Valley Sno Goers Snowmobile Club will hold its Landowner Appreciation and Public Supper on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Andover Congregational Church. The menu will be ham, mashed potatoes, green bean...


Boy Scout restoring two remote Dixfield cemeteries for Eagle rank

DIXFIELD — A passion for riding all-terrain vehicles on back-country roads and doing community service projects helped Boy Scout Keith Masse find his Eagle Scout project. Last weekend, the 15-year-old sophomore at Dirigo High School organized a community effort and cleaned up the sma... 1


N. Mitchell: Need a real change in Dixfield

Does anyone recall a more efficient government in Dixfield? We used to have a public works director who had a water operator’s license and was also the code enforcement officer. His name was Jimmy Kidder. We had the same size public works crew as now and yet they somehow managed to d... 4


M. Kelly: A positive force in town

I am hoping that Dixfield citizens will join me in support of Norine Clark for selectman. She has always been a positive force in town and sees the whole picture, not just one aspect. She is very knowledgeable, will represent all of the people and be able to constructively deal with the is... 1