Stories about Dixfield


Six departments respond to structure fire at local Dixfield hair salon

DIXFIELD — Firefighters from six towns responded to a fire that engulfed the top floor of a hair salon business on Weld Street on Friday afternoon. No one was injured. The building at 41 Weld St. is owned by Charlotte and Daniel Louvat. Charlotte Louvat runs her hair and tanni...


Dixfield teen vocalist to compete nationally in Tennessee

DIXFIELD — Wearing jeans with holes in them and a Rolling Stones T-shirt, vocalist Melanie Jordan stood beside her karaoke machine in her living room Wednesday night, waiting for music to begin. Her mother, Mandy Bither Jordan, stood nearby in their one-story ranch house on Canton Po...


DAR presents Good Citizen Award at Dirigo High School

DIXFIELD — At a Dirigo High School assembly on Feb. 11, Donna Towle, a member of Colonial Daughters Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Farmington, presented a DAR Good Citizen Award to Jackiellen Bonney, daughter of Lolisa Windover of Dixfield. Bonney received a G...


Dixfield chief, selectmen continue evaluation of Police Department

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen heard from police Chief Richard Pickett on Monday about improvements to the department recommended by the Maine Chiefs of Police Association. “I think that the chiefs were pretty thorough in what they did,” Pickett said. “One of the...


Dirigo librarian honored by Sheriff's Dept.


Dixfield selectmen approve revisions to town's Personal Use of Town Vehicles policy

DIXFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday to approve minor revisions to the town's Personal Use of Town Vehicles policy. The board agreed Feb. 10 to make changes, including having a daily log book for Public Works Department employees to fill out if they use a truck ...


Members of Dixfield church make 2,600-mile, 48-hour trek to pick up baptismal

DIXFIELD — The pastor of a local church and two members recently drove more than 2,600 miles in three days to pick up a portable baptismal tank paid for with donations from the church.


Revisions to town vehicle policy on Dixfield agenda

DIXFIELD — Discussion on the town's Personal Use of Town Vehicles policy and a recent Police Department evaluation are among the agenda items for selectmen meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Ludden Memorial Library. The board agreed Feb. 10 to make minor revisions to the policy, which wa...


Saint Joseph's College Maine dean's list

STANDISH — The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's College Maine for the fall semester. Andover: Izaak Mills Auburn: James Philbrook Avon: Aaron Jalbert Bowdoin:


Warm spell melts snow, turns roads into ponds in Dixfield

Temperatures in the 40s melted snow on Thursday afternoon and created ponds like this one for drivers turning off Main Street (Route 2) onto High Street in Dixfield.