Stories about New Sharon

Pooler to represent New Sharon on RSU 9 board

NEW SHARON — Jennifer Pooler will represent the town on the RSU 9 Board of Directors until the next town meeting in March 2015, Selectman Lorna Nichols said Wednesday. Director Bill Reid announced in March he was resigning as of June 30. He told fellow directors that he plans to spen...

Ditzler Library lists story hours, summer reading program

NEW SHARON — A story hour with crafts and a snack will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other Thursday from June 12 to Aug. 21 at the Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. Other programs being offered from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays are: June 24, Rocks Rock by the L. C...

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Community Kitchen summer socials INDUSTRY — Industry Community Kitchen will hold Summer Socials on June 12, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11, meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Industry Town Hall. Lunch will be served and there is no charge for the meetings.

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St. Luke's combining yard, plant sales WILTON — St. Luke's annual yard and plant sales are combining for the group's biggest sale ever. It will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 31, starting at 9 a.m. in the church parking lot and basement. Perennial...

Van slides off road, flips over in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — Police said an Oakland man escaped injury Tuesday when the van he was driving went off Route 27, also known as Mile Hill Road. Ryan Whittaker, 23, was driving north about 3 p.m. when the 2010 van apparently drifted across the road, went into a ditch and flipped over, Lt....

Destination Imagination team gets New Sharon school send-off to compete at globals

NEW SHARON — Members of the Talkin' Travelers, a Destination Imagination team, were given a send-off they probably will never forget as they readied to leave Cape Cod Hill School to compete at Global Finals in Tennessee. The school was rocking with applause and well wishes as the tea...

Runners stop in New Sharon during trek to fund cancer research

NEW SHARON — A team of four people running the perimeter of the United States to raise money for cancer research stopped in town Tuesday on the 14th day of their trek. "This year, we journey to run 10,000 miles around the USA counterclockwise ... to raise $500,000 in partnership with...

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Topic: New Maine national park FARMINGTON — Western Maine Audubon Society will present its monthly program on "Creating Katahdin Woods and Waters National Park" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at UMF, C23, Roberts. There is no conservation topic more hotly contr...

Man accused of using fake check to buy lawn mower in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — A Waterville man is accused of giving a fraudulent check to a local man to buy a riding lawn mower and then painting it "John Deere green" and adding stickers to disguise it, Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said Monday. Troy Eafrati, 31, was issued a summons Fr...

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Nature Club plans potluck dinner OXFORD — The Twin Town Nature Club will begin its 91st year with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the Congregational Church, 252 King St. Visitors are welcome. Bring a dish to share. For more informati...