Stories about Hartford

Verne Paradie Sr.

HARTFORD — Verne Paradie Sr., 60, of Hartford, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 22, at his home with his family by his side. Verne won the battle over ALS, eventually succumbing to cancer. Verne grew up in Auburn and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1971, where he st... 1

Hartford board advised of permits, FEMA changes

HARTFORD — Selectmen meeting Thursday night heard about new requirements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and recent permits issued by the Planning Board. Planning Board member Morrill Nason said a permit was issued for a garage on Bear Pond Road and another for cutting t...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Board of Assessors, 8 a.m., Town Office Buckfield: RSU 10 Withdrawal Committee, 7 p.m., Municipal Center Newry: Planning Board, 7 p.m.,...

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Conservation payments resume WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has begun distributing Conservation Reserve Program annual rental payments to participants across the country. USDA also will distribute 2013 direct payments and 201...

Volunteers needed for Martin Stream fish passage survey

TURNER/LIVERMORE/HARTFORD — A stream crossing survey to assess fish passage barriers in the Martin Stream watershed began in September. The watershed is located within the towns of Turner, Livermore and Hartford. The goal is to identify, map and prioritize barriers for future connectivity r...

AHL: Pirates earn first victory

It took them five games, but the Portland Pirates finally found the recipe for a win Wednesday, and it included a healthy dose of discipline. Andy Miele continued his torrid scoring pace with a pair of goals, Chris Brown added a goal and an assist and rookie defenseman Daine Todd added thr...

AHL: Wolfpack nip Pirates

LEWISTON — Three times, the Portland Pirates have scored first in a game this season. And three times — for varying reasons — they've suffered a second-period swoon that ultimately resulted in a loss. In the most recent example, the Hartford Wolfpack scored three g...

AHL: Pirates set to host Wolfpack on Pink in the Rink night

SACO — After a short preseason followed by a stretch of two weeks with only two games, the Portland Pirates will begin their season in earnest this weekend with a pair of games, the first of which is the team's annual Pink in the Rink contest at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee on Saturday nig...

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Legion chicken pie supper PARIS — A chicken pie supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. The meal is sponsored by the Foster-Carroll Auxiliary Unit No. 72. A dance will follow by the Jones Band f...

Colin Hall to present program on mediumship, spiritual art

HARTFORD — A program on Mediumship and Spiritual Art with Colin Hall will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Pinpoint of Light Spiritualist Center, Hartford Town Hall, 1190 Main St. From early childhood Hall had the ability to see, sense and communicate with the spirit world. Th...