Stories about Livermore

Buttons for Babes reaches $25,000 in bracelet sales to help children

FARMINGTON — In just two years, Buttons for Babes has created an estimated 3,000 bracelets and raised $25,000 to help local children. Chris Bourassa started making the one-of-a-kind bracelets with recycled buttons. Sales of the bracelets helped support homeless children living in a R...

Strawberry Festival and Living History Heritage Day at the Norlands

LIVERMORE — A Strawberry Festival, Craft Fair and Living History Heritage Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center. Admission is $5, free for age 5 and under. The festival features a craft fair with more than 15 artisan...

Norlands' program volunteers

Spirit of America awards local volunteers

AUBURN — David Trider is one of those people. Whenever someone is in need in the town of Leeds, Trider seems to be around, chipping in with carpentry work here, an electrical fix there and, of course, those 55 years on the volunteer Fire Department. "There are just so many won...

Applications still coming in for Livermore administrative position

LIVERMORE — The town has received 11 applications for the full-time administrative assistant position, interim Administrative Assistant Renda Guild said Wednesday. The deadline to submit an application is June 27. The Board of Selectpersons will go into executive session at th...

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Portable sawmill demo by KLT WINTHROP — Join the Kennebec Land Trust for a portable sawmill demo at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at 331 Main St. KLT's very own recently felled spruce tree will take front and center as it is milled by Mark Birtwell to provide...

WWII vet, farmer recognized by Livermore townspeople

LIVERMORE — Don Jordan's life experiences have taken him to the front lines in Europe as a scout in World War II, to a hospital laboratory and to his farm to breed Scottish highland cattle. The town of Livermore recognized the 88-year-old Jordan for his contributions to the town and ...

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Tri -Town Seniors elect officers JAY — On May 19 the Tri -Town Seniors held their last meeting for the season. A BBQ was served at noon followed by a short meeting. The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read and accepted as read. The election of officer...

Well done - Student achievements

BOSTON — Brittany Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with distinction for the spring 2014 semester at Boston University. A 2011 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in graphi...

Livermore residents pass $1.3 million budget, approve building lease

LIVERMORE — Voters approved a $1.3 million municipal budget for 2014-15 Wednesday night during the annual town meeting. The amount is $78,270 more than this year's budget. Residents also agreed to lease the Brettuns Community Building to Friends of Livermore, a nonprofit organ...