Stories about Dixfield

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No longer any credibility

GOP Chairman Charlie Webster and Secretary of State Charles Summers should resign. The landslide defeat of their legislation to suppress the Democratic vote proves that they fooled no one with their distractions, lies and intimidation of student voters. If they had any credibility, they no longer... 30

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PHOTO: Dixfield cupola gets face lift

The Dixfield Town Office cupola recently received a face-lift. Erik Designs LLC of Rumford designed a town emblem that was installed on the cupola this month. The emblem replaces a town clock that had been part of the original town office, which was built in 1961. Charlotte Collins, town treasure...

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Baseball sign-ups

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No class meetings RUMFORD — Stephens High School Class of 1958 will not meet for lunch in November or December. The monthly luncheons will resume on Jan. 18. For more information, call Janet at 364-2928. Veterans ceremony RUMFORD...

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Firefighters clean up fuel leak by high school

Dixfield Fire Co. Capt. Jason Hyde, center, and firefighter Craig Wade clean up gasoline that leaked from a Jeep onto Weld Street next to Dirigo High School on Tuesday. Behind them, an Adley's Automotive crewman secures the sport utility vehicle on a tow truck. Fire Chief Scott Dennett said a gal...

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Tax program could help Dixfield, official says

DIXFIELD — Residents were told Monday night that creating a Tax Increment Financing agreement for the proposed multimillion-dollar wind energy project on Colonel Holman Mountain could benefit the town. Laura Santini-Smith, director of the Tax Incentives Program with the Maine Departm... 1

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Livermore Falls grandmother recalls bond with granddaughter

LIVERMORE FALLS — Joanne Leighton’s granddaughter, Danielle Ranger, will always be a part of her. The two had a close bond that began when Danielle was born. Danielle is gone, but the bond remains strong and always will, Leighton said. Danielle, 16, died Oct. 16 of injur...

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Gloria L. LeBlond

AUBURN — Gloria L. LeBlond, 61, of Dixfield, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1. She was born Jan. 20, 1950, in Rumford, to parents, Howard and Grace (Nowlan) Farnum. She enjoyed holidays with her family, especially the Christmas parties. She also loved her dog, Buddy. She is surv...

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Escaping the smoke

Dixfield Fire Department Assistant Chief Derek Bryant, top right, assists students from Dirigo Middle School in Dixfield in leaving a simulated smoke-filled building Monday morning. The department used theater smoke at the old Peru elementary school to create a life-like scenario. The students we...

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Alton 'Buster' Wing

AUBURN — Alton "Buster" Wing, 83, of Dixfield, died Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hospice House. He was born March 16, 1928, in Mexico, the son of Archie and Rose (Richards) Wing. He attended local schools and received an honorary degree from Dirigo High School. He served in the Seabees ...