Stories about Hartford

Well Done - Students named to dean's lists

GOSHEN, Ind. — Abigail Dunn, a sophomore elementary education major from Auburn, was recently recognized for academic excellence on the fall semester dean's list at Goshen College. --- SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Kaelyn Lecander...

Mildred I. Barrett

LEWISTON — Mildred I. Barrett, 87, died Sunday, March 30, at Central Maine Medical Center. She was a resident of Main Street in Hartford. Born in Mexico on Aug. 11, 1926, she was a daughter of George and Della (Kennard) Powell. Mildred was a graduate of Mexico High School. She was an...

RSU 10 to cut 30 positions, asks for salary freeze

RUMFORD — The RSU 10 board Monday night authorized Superintendent Craig King to discuss a salary freeze with seven Western Foothills Educational Association bargaining units and agreed to eliminate positions for 24 teachers or educational technicians, six other support staff and one adminis...

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Legion Riders plan tween dance MECHANIC FALLS — American Legion Riders Post 150 will hold a Tween Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 28, at 41 Elm St. The dance is for grades 4-6. There will be contests, snacks and door prizes. DJ will be Just Kendra. The co...

Hartford OKs money for gravel-testing equipment

HARTFORD — The Board of Selectmen approved a request for $2,000 to buy equipment to test the gravel the town buys. Harley Swanson of the Road Committee made the request at Thursday's board meeting. The request also must be approved by the road commissioner because the money would com...

Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...

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 ...