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Hartford elects new selectman

HARTFORD — Challenger Kathy Lowe won her bid for selectman over incumbent John Plumley in balloting Tuesday, Town Clerk Lianne Bedard said. The vote was 99 to 49. Voters narrowly approved the RSU 10 budget by a vote of 74 to 73.

This week's agenda

Tuesday Sumner: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Annual town meeting, 7 p.m., Crescent Park School Buckfield: Planning Board, 6 p.m., Municipal Center Thursday Sumner: Fire Department, 6 p.m....

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Old-fashioned country farm breakfast MINOT — The Minot United Methodist Church, at the corner of Route 121 and Empire Road, will host an old-fashioned country farm breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14. This is an opportunity to experience what our ...

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Summer concerts at Mexico park MEXICO — Summer concerts at the Mexico Recreation Park will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings through Sept. 1. Bring a picnic supper, bug spray, blanket, folding chair and a friend or two and join your friends, neighbors a...

Hartford warrant gets hearing

HARTFORD — About a dozen people, most of them town officials, attended Thursday night's hearing on the annual town meeting warrant. The 58 articles include budget requests totaling $2.12 million. This year's budget was $2 million. Selectmen and the Budget Committee fielded que...

RSU 10 residents to vote on $36.2 million budget Tuesday

DIXFIELD — Residents of RSU 10's 12 member towns will go to the polls Tuesday, June 10, to decide whether to validate a $36.2 budget and to choose four school board members. About 100 residents approved the proposed budget at a districtwide meeting June 3. Although the propose...

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Jones Band to play for dances PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. Cost is $5. Clothing center open two Saturdays...

Hartford warrant set for Thursday hearing

HARTFORD — A hearing on the annual town meeting warrant is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at the Town Hall. The 58 articles include budget requests totaling $2.12 million. This year's budget was $2 million. A proposed $2,000 increase in administration is due in part to highe...

Wife hopes to succeed husband as Oxford County Commissioner

OXFORD — Longtime Oxford resident Diane Jackson, 59, has announced she will run for the Oxford County commissioner seat held by her husband, Caldwell “Caldie” Jackson. Caldwell Jackson, the current chairman and a two-term commissioner, is unable to seek re-election due to...

Hartford board signs warrant, schedules hearing

HARTFORD — Selectmen on Thursday night signed the warrant for the annual town meeting and scheduled a hearing on it for 6 p.m. June 5 at the Town Hall. If all money articles pass, the 2014-15 budget will be $2.26 million. This year's budget is $2.12 million. The annual town me...