Stories about Hartford



Stewart-Reed family reunion HEBRON — The descendants of Mary Elizabeth Stewart and Charles Franklin Reed will hold their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the home of Rich and Jane Hatch. Arrival time is before noon with a potluck lunch at noon. After lunc...


Hartford man builds cedar-strip canoes by hand for a hobby

HARTFORD — Dixfield native Tom Mawhinney can build most anything once he decides to do it. All it takes is some free time, Internet research and some books written by experts. The heavy equipment operator, who flies a seaplane and runs his own business, Mawhinney's Excavation,...


John G. Dyke

HARTFORD — John Gordon Dyke, 96, of Hartford, died early Tuesday morning at the home he built for his wife and children in Hartford. He was born in Canton on Nov. 16, 1916, a son of Perley and Maude Dyke. He received his education in Jay and Livermore Falls schools. On Sept. 24, 1938...


Hartford-Sumner students earn awards

SUMNER — The following Hartford-Sumner Elementary School students recently earned third trimester awards: Fifth grade High honors: Jessica Doucette and Chloe Warren. Honors: Deja Bennett, Bryce Beote, Margaret Bragg, Samantha Burch, Cheyanne Goroshin, K...



Clothing center open Saturdays HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church Clothing Center will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17. The Clothing Center is directly opposite the church. Texas Hold'em tournament HARRIS...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Hartford: RSU 10 budget referendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Hall Sumner: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Thursday Casco: Conservation Committee, 6:30 p.m...


Radiologic technology students graduate

The following students graduated recently from the Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions Clark F. Miller School of Radiologic Technology. From left, Brianna Russell of Gray, Matthew Charette of Sabattus, Brianna Beisaw of Jay, Adam Carlson of Lewiston, Ashley Kear...


Second RSU 10 budget vote on Tuesday

DIXFIELD — Residents of RSU 10's 12 member towns will go to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of a proposed $36.5 million operating budget for the district's nearly 2,800 schoolchildren. Residents at a districtwide, town meeting-style vote approved all 15 articles that comprise th...


RSU 10 budget meeting draws questions

MEXICO — Some of the 25 or so people who attended the first of two public informational meetings on a proposed RSU 10 budget had a difficult time understanding why this second budget is higher than the first, which was narrowly defeated in June, while calling for less local money than the f...


Pinpoint of Light Spiritualist Camp: Lileks to host weekend of spiritual exploration

HARTFORD — Pinpoint of Light Spiritualist Camp will present a weekend of spiritual exploration on July 26, 27 and 28 with The Rev. John Lilek And Greta Lilek. Sunday programs will be at the Hartford Town Hall, 1190 Main St., Route 140. All other events will be held at 25 Camp Road.