Stories about Livermore Falls

Chretien's continues family tradition with hopes of a buyer

LIVERMORE FALLS — Roland Chretien is getting older. His brothers are, too. The family started Chretien & Sons Greenhouse 26 years ago and grew it into a viable business. The work is physically challenging and labor intensive. And with nieces and nephews and grandchildren h...

Jay-Livermore Falls Seniors met for Easter meal

LIVERMORE — Livermore Falls Seniors met at Murry Hall with 33 in attendance. Fern Doiron presided over the meeting that opened with prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for departed members and the men and women serving home and abroad. Marielle Labbe won the door...

Principals choose Hutchinson, Ventrella to receive awards

JAY/LIVERMORE FALLS — Principals of Spruce Mountain High School North and South campuses have selected seniors to received the 2012 Principal's Award. North Campus Principal Gilbert Eaton selected Samantha Nicole Hutchinson of Jay, and South Campus Principal Steve Leunig selected Kat... 1

Smoke in Livermore Falls Bank Building sets off alarms

LIVERMORE FALLS — Nineteen residents of the Bank Building were forced from their apartments Thursday night after an oven fire filled the upper floors with smoke, fire Chief Gerry Pineau said. There were no injuries. Firefighters from several towns responded to the four-story b...

Livermore Falls selectmen eliminate public sessions from meetings

LIVERMORE FALLS — Public sessions have been eliminated from selectmen meetings, Chairman Bill Demaray announced as he opened Monday night's meeting. “The board feels the public session has gotten out of hand,” he said. If people have an issue, they are asked to bri... 1

Thank-you party to be held for longtime trustee president

Go and do: What: Thank-you party for Roger Ouellette When: 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 Where: Treat Memorial Library, Main Street, Livermore Falls LIVERMORE FALLS — Roger Ouellette has always been impressed with how libraries enrich their communities. &ldqu...

Towns vote to close Livermore Falls high school

LIVERMORE FALLS — Residents here and in Livermore voted 221-96 on Tuesday to close the Spruce Mountain High School South Campus in Livermore Falls by June 30, 2013. The vote in Livermore Falls was 111-51. In Livermore the vote was 110-45. It was a low turnout since the two tow...

Livermore Falls woman appointed to RSU 73 board

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen voted Monday to appoint Carmen Cullen to the Regional School Unit 73 Board of Directors to represent the town until the June 12 election. Cullen is a manager of Cumberland Farms and serves on the town Budget Committee, Board of Selectmen Chairman Bill Dema...

Jay man hired as sewer superintendent

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen agreed by consensus Monday to have the town manager hire Gregory Given of Jay as the new superintendent of the Sewer Department and chief sewer treatment operator, Town Manager Kristal Flagg said Tuesday. The decision came after an executive session, Flagg...

Proposed Livermore Falls budget close to complete

LIVERMORE FALLS — Without adding money for capital improvements, the town's proposed budget is $2.2 million for 2012-13, Town Manager Kristal Flagg said Monday. The proposal is $4,659 more than this fiscal year's budget. Board of Selectmen Chairman Bill Demaray said he wanted to chec...