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Bear Pond Improvement Association taking scholarship applications

TURNER/HARTFORD — The Bear Pond Improvement Association has announced the creation of two $500 scholarships. Graduating seniors from Turner and Hartford who are pursuing post- secondary studies related to environmental sciences and/or natural resources management are eligible to appl...


Hartford elects selectman

HARTFORD — Peggy Poskus was elected selectman Tuesday with 41 votes cast at the Town Hall, Town Clerk Lianne Bedard said. There was one write-in vote and one blank ballot, she said. Poskus was the only announced candidate for the position held by Zoe Cowett, who resigned Feb. ...


African Adventure night at elementary school

The Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters and the Hartford-Sumner Elementary Allied Arts team are sponsoring an "African Adventure" night at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School on Friday, March 14. Students have been learning about Africa, and will be sharing their work at an open house from 5 to 6:3...


Hartford to elect selectman Tuesday

HARTFORD — An election to choose a selectman will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Town Hall. Town Deputy Treasurer Peggy Poskus' name is on the ballot to fill the remaining two years of Zoe Cowett's term. Cowett resigned Feb. 6. Selectmen also serve as ...


Spruce Mountain students dress up their spirits

Spruce Mountain Middle School is celebrating Spirit Week this week. On Monday, youngsters and some teachers came to school in their pajamas. Sixth-graders Caitlin Tibbetts, Thomas Hebert and Olivia Grant were among them. On Tuesday, students will come dressed as a teacher, Mr. Hartford, who alway...


Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, review budgets with department heads, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Hartford: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall Newry: Annual town meeting, 6:30 p.m., Grange Hall; potluck at 5:30 p.m. River Valley Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town...

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AHL: Wolf Pack come back on Pirates

LEWISTON — Jordan Martinook looked to the skies, bent over at his waist with his stick on his thighs, and hung his head. He coasted in a loop from near the Hartford cage and back toward the Portland Pirates' bench. His teammates were already filing toward the dressing room, their hea... 1


Hartford contracts printer for town reports

HARTFORD — Selectmen on Thursday night accepted a bid from Park Street Press of Paris to print 250 copies of the annual town report for $610. Voters will go to the polls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Town Hall to elect a selectman to replace Zoe Cowett, who has move...


Buckfield voters will get second chance to decide on RSU 10 withdrawal

BUCKFIELD — Voters will be given a second chance to vote on the town's withdrawal from the RSU 10 school district at a ballot election that may be held earlier than municipal elections in June.  A petition requesting the reconsideration of the withdrawal measure approved by...



Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Feb. 18 were as follows: first, Claire Lyons and Priscilla Rooth; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; third, Jan and Vern Arey; fourth, Jeanine Kivus and Luke Merry;...