Stories about Greenwood

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Telstar renovation project wins by a 2-to-1 vote

BETHEL — Voters in four of the five SAD 44 towns gave the go-ahead for a $2.5 million renovation project at the Telstar Regional  Middle/High School during Tuesday’s balloting. The vote was 2,042 to 1,183. Towns voted as follows: Andover, 177 yes, 332 no; Bethel, 999 yes, ...

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Wednesday story times NORWAY — On Wednesdays in November, the Norway Memorial Library Children’s Room is hosting special story times at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 years old, along with their caregivers, are invited to hear a story and make a craft related ...

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C. Newell: New era in county government

The Oxford County Commission has been an “old boys club” with generous retirement and insurance benefits. This year could be different. Jane Rich in District 2 and Charleen Chase in District 3 bring exceptional experience and a fresh look at ways the county could work more effe...

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Marilyn Morgan

NORWAY — Marilyn Morgan, 82, of Greenwood, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. She was born in Chester, Conn., Dec. 29, 1929, to parents, August and Jeanette Carini (Gesner.) Marilyn enjoyed watching cooking shows, and playing cards. Survivors includ...

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Dixfield selectmen to challenge union petition

DIXFIELD — Town officials were notified this week of a petition for unionization by Teamsters Union Local 340 for several municipal employees. Town Manager E... 1

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Overset Pond, Mountain hike GREENWOOD — The Mahoosuc Land Trust fall hike around Overset Pond and over Overset Mountain is on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9:30 a.m. The hike is a two-mile hiking loop, after a one mile-walk on a logging road. Transportation to the hik...

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Teen Man Contest at Waterford World's Fair

The Waterford World's Fair included a Teen Man Contest for individuals from age 13 to 19 for the first time this year. The first-place winner was Jeff Merrill of Waterford, who received a check for $100. Second place went to Morgan Sweetser of Greenwood, $50; and third place, Zack Nadeau of Green...

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Well done

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gregory Sawyer, M.D., son of Julie and Alan Sawyer of East Wilton and 1999 graduate of Mt. Blue High School in Farmington, graduated from his five-year orthopaedic residency at the Brown University Program in Orthopa...

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Veteran recognition day set for Oct. 14

GREENWOOD — On Oct. 14, the Jackson-Silver American Legion Post 68 will host a Veteran Recognition Day for Oxford County veterans and their families at the Gore Road post. Members will recognize the service of local veterans who served in any war including but not limited to Desert Storm, I...

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Andover votes to form school withdrawal panel

ANDOVER — Residents voted 221-39 Tuesday night to establish a committee to negotiate withdrawal from SAD 44 and to use $24,000 from surplus for consulting assistance. Selectman and On Our Own Committee member Susan Merrow said, “We’re pleased with the overwhelming respons...