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Missing-dog reports on rise in Oxford County

HARTFORD — Missing dog reports are on the rise again in Oxford County, according to a local animal control officer, who believes the dogs may have been taken to use as bait animals in dog-fighting. About a dozen dogs, mostly golden and Labrador retrievers, have gone missing from the ... 2

Paul Tyler Cavanaugh

LEWISTON — Paul Tyler Cavanaugh passed away May 25 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on Feb. 9, 1933, in Stoneham, Mass. His parents were Peter J. Cavanaugh and Anne K. (Carrigan) Cavanaugh. He married his high school sweetheart, Sylvia A. McCarron on Oct. 19, 1957, at...

RSU 10 taxes going up, despite significant cuts

DIXFIELD — At the second of three public hearings on a proposed RSU 10 2012-13 budget Wednesday night, attendees learned that more than 50 positions will have been eliminated since the former SADs 21, 39 and 43 merged three years ago if the $35 million budget... 3

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Church yard sale HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church will hold its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Goodwin's Well Drilling on Route 4. Rain or shine. All proceeds benefit Hartford Community Church Operating Budget. Memo...

Pinpoint of Light offers mediumship programs

HARTFORD — Pinpoint of Light will not hold a church service on May 20.

John B. Bernier

PORTLAND — John B. Bernier, 48, of Hartford, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center of a short illness Tuesday, May 1, with his family and friends by his side. He was born in Lewiston, April 14, 1964, a son of George A. and Vivianne Bernier. He was educated in Auburn schools and g...

Hartford selectmen discuss education expenses

HARTFORD — School expenses make up 65 percent of the town budget and impede the town’s ability to provide other needed services such as improved roads, Selectman Jack Plumley said at Thursday's board meeting. He said the only way the town can hold the line on taxes would be to ...

John B. Bernier

PORTLAND — John B. Bernier, 48, of Hartford, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center of a short illness Tuesday, May 1, with his family and friends by his side. He was born in Lewiston, April 14, 1964, a son of George A. and Vivianne Bernier. He was educated in Auburn schools and g...

RCAM to offer gardening services

LEEDS — Having a tough time putting good food on the table? Become a member of the Rural Community Action Ministry's Gardening Services. Create your own garden, grow fresh vegetables, eat healthy. The program is open to any who are income eligible or elderly or disabled, a beginner or exper...

A. Harvey: Concerned about modified food

The Monterey County Herald column published in the Sun Journal April 22, "On Nutrition," presented several arguments in favor of genetically modified foods, while arguments against GMOs were mentioned vaguely as "health concerns." Modern life exposes us to many new chemicals in the air and... 1