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Franklin NEW VINEYARD: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills BETHEL: Conservation Commission, 4:30 p.m., Town Office CASCO: Open Space Commission, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center CASCO: Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center NEWRY: S...

Well done - Area college graduates

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Saint Anselm College celebrated its 119th commencement exercises on May 19. Local graduates include the following students. Richard J. Barrett of Auburn, an economics major. Benjamin O. Hartnett of Auburn, an international b...

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Clearwater meeting is July 22 INDUSTRY — The Clearwater Lake Improvement Association will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, July 22, at the Industry Town Hall. The meeting will start at noon with a potluck dinner. All members and interested persons are urged ...

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ITHACA, N.Y. — Amanda Martin, daughter of Jeanne and Dan Martin of Lewiston, has been named to the dean’s list with a 4.0 average for the spring semester at Cornell University. A 2009 graduate of Lewiston High School, Martin is majoring in theate...

Man accused in kidnapping case pleads to lesser charges

FARMINGTON — A man accused of holding a woman at gunpoint during a drug deal last year pleaded guilty to lesser charges Wednesday in Franklin County Superior Court. Shane Webber, 25, of New Vineyard, was initially indicted on kidnapping, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon a... 2

Motorcycle ride to honor Wayne Fletcher

NEW VINEYARD — The second annual Wayne’s Ride and Barbecue is scheduled for Saturday, June 9, in honor of Wayne A. Fletcher, killed in a motorcycle accident near the Big Apple store in Wilton on June 12, 2010. According to Wayne’s brother, Nick Fletcher, who is organizing...

New Vineyard man sayin' lots about Maine

NEW VINEYARD — George Christie of New Vineyard has published a book, "I'm Just Sayin'," offering a comical look at Maine, from its historical origins to its people, places and culture.  Chapters explore Maine's prehistoric time, with Christie's take on what it mea...

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Workshop on invasives NEW VINEYARD —  A hands-on workshop on Invasive Plant and Insect Species will be held Thursday, May 31, at the Forster Ricardo Farm on the Miller Road. The all-day session is hosted by Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District an...

Incorrect meeting info

Incorrect information about a meeting on Tuesday in New Vineyard appeared in a story on Page C3 in Sunday's paper. Voters at a 6:30 p.m. public hearing will be asked to approve Phase 2 of the application for a $180,000 Community Development Block Grant to fund the library expansion. The applicati...

New Vineyard voters to decide on Library plans

NEW VINEYARD — At a special town meeting Tuesday a vote will be taken on a proposal to fund the Library Association's surveying and planning for an expansion as well as applying for a grant for the project. At 6:30 p.m. on May 29 at Smith Hall, voters will get an overview of the...