Stories about Jay

More than 2,000 bicyclists to Trek Across Maine this weekend

NEWRY — More than 2,300 bicyclists are registered for the 30th annual Trek Across Maine, which leaves Sunday River Ski Resort on Friday and goes for 170  miles to Steamboat Landing in Belfast on Sunday. It's the largest American Lung Association cycling event in the country, rai...

Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Sumner: Fire Department Auxiliary, 6 p.m., Town Office River Valley Dixfield: RSU 10 retiring teacher reception, 5 p.m., Dirigo High School Dixfield:...

Board to consider buy-out offer on lease of Jay land

JAY — Selectpersons on Monday will discuss a buyout offer of a lease from SBA Communications Corp. for its communication tower on the town recreation land off Water Tower Lane. The Board of Selectpersons meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Town Office. SBA's buyout offer is for $141,0...


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...

Correction: Lease amount per month

JAY – A story on Page B2 of the Franklin edition Monday should have said SBA Communications Corp. pays the town $793.50 a month to lease land for a communications tower, plus an additional $100 a month for an additional carrier. It was a reporting error.

Jay residents have one contested race, write-in candidate to decide

JAY — Residents have a selectperson's race and a vacant RSU 73 director seat to consider at the polls Tuesday. Voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the Community Building. Fifth Selectperson Thomas Goding and Matt McCourt are seeking a three-year term... 1

Couple injured in collision in Jay

The 2008 Mercury driven by Sylvia Richards, 73, of Jay lies near the intersection of routes 133 and 156 in Jay after a collision with a van from Canada.

Activities announced for final week of school year

JAY —  Spruce Mountain High School has announced activities for the week of June 10 to 17, final week of the school year. The athletes involved with baseball, softball, track and tennis will be recognized at a sports banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the school gym. ...

Franklin agenda

Tuesday Jay: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Livermore Falls: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Wilton: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office

Jay voters to consider proposed $5.5 million town budget, ordinances

JAY — Voters will decided on a proposed $5.5 million municipal budget and two ordinances, including an Animal Control Ordinance, at the polls Tuesday, June 10. Voting will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Building. The door to enter the polls is on the right side o...