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Society topic: vets' wreaths NEW VINEYARD — The New Vineyard Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Historical room. Wreaths Across America will be presented by Joe Ross of Wilton. He will present a slideshow explaining about the Chri...

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Library project invited into second phase of state grant process

NEW VINEYARD – While the New Vineyard Public Library trustees continue their quest to raise money toward a $225,000 library expansion, they and town officials receive positive news. Trustees and municipal officials were notified in April that $180,000 in grant money has been reserved...

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New Vineyard seeks input on Smith Hall alternatives

NEW VINEYARD — Taxpayers must find a way to make town gatherings accessible for handicapped citizens, even if they have to build or buy a new meeting space. Selectmen hold town meetings in Smith Hall on Route 27 in a cramped first-floor space because the second floor lacks accessibil...

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Nine RSU 9 towns accept Starks into district

RSU 9  Town Votes Chesterville:  21 yes, 5 no Farmington:  97, 7 Industry:  26, 3 New Sharon:  45, 7 New Vineyard:  26, 1 Temple: 20, 0 Vienna: 14, 2 Weld: 17, 2 Wilton: 55, 7 TOTAL VOTES: &nb...

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Deputies investigate burglaries in Avon, New Vineyard

AVON — Franklin County deputies are investigating burglaries on Storer Road in Avon and Taylor Hill Road in New Vineyard. A mobile home used as a camp in Avon was broken into and trashed over the weekend, Lt. Niles Yeaton said. The vandalized property belongs to a Franklin Cou... 1

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GLBT group forming AUGUSTA — Integrity, a national organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Episcopalians, is forming a new chapter in the Central Maine area. A meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Chur...

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New Vineyard to vote on townwide revaluation

NEW VINEYARD — Voters will decide Monday whether to approve spending up to $30,000 for a town-wide property revaluation. The vote will be at 7 p.m. April 16 in Smith Hall, and the registrar of voters will be available. Fay Adams, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, said the to...

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Carleton — Webber

Seth Webber and Hannah Carleton STRONG — Michael and Bonnie Carleton of Strong are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Carleton, to Seth Webber, son of Scott and Maria Webber of New Vineyard. Miss Carleton is a 2007 graduate of Mount Abram High ...

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New Vineyard to vote on forming assessment board

NEW VINEYARD — Townspeople will revisit Saturday a proposed five-member board of assessment review ordinance, which would stop tax abatement appeals from going to Franklin County commissioners. Last December, about 80 people voted in a special town meeting against a proposal to allow...

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This week's agenda

Tuesday Wilton: Special town meeting on waiver of foreclosure at the former Forster Building, 7 p.m., Town Office (selectmen's meeting to follow) Wednesday Wilton: Budget workshop, selectmen and town departments, 7 p.m., Town Office Thursday Fayette: Fayette Sch...