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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...

Couple injured when vehicle rolls over in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — A New Portland couple was injured Friday morning after the sport utility vehicle they were riding in rolled over on Route 27, Maine State Police Trooper Aaron Turcotte said. Driver James Heichel, 71, was southbound on Route 27 in New Vineyard when the vehicle crossed t...

Voters approve RSU 9 budget

FARMINGTON — Ten towns in the Mt. Blue Regional School District voted by a solid margin on Thursday to approve the 2012-13 budget. After a lengthy and confrontational hearing on Monday night, voters approved a slate of warrant articles that sent the proposed $28.9 million budget to v...

Deer survive but New Vineyard teen rolls car

FARMINGTON — A New Vineyard teen escaped injury Wednesday morning when he successfully missed several deer but lost control of the car he was driving and rolled it on Holley Road. Trevor Adams, 17, was driving south on a dirt section of Holley Road heading toward Fairbanks Road,...

Visiting Volunteers complete training

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice announces that five people completed the Visiting Volunteer training held in March. Those who attended the training were, from left, Ron Gregoire of Chesterville, Sue Lambert of New Vineyard, Shari Witham of East Wilton, Karen Clary of Farmington and Gena Wild...

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St. Luke's plant sale WILTON — St. Luke’s ECW plant sale will take place from 9 a.m. to  noon Saturday, May 19, at the church, 59 High St. Perennials, house plants, small bushes such as lilacs, as well as gently used gardening tools, books, planters...

Program to identify invasive plants, insects

NEW VINEYARD — Invasive plants and insects are real threats to our natural resources. The first step in controlling invasives is knowing what they look like and where they might be found. On Thursday, May 31, starting at 8 a.m., Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District and the M...

New Vineyard searches for meeting space

NEW VINEYARD — The town has outgrown Smith Hall, its venerable gathering site in the village center. Nearly two dozen residents met Thursday evening to discuss other locations and costs. According to Dave Fletcher, building committee chairman and meeting facilitator, taxpayers face a...