Stories about Otisfield

M. Quinn: She will be ready on Day One

Dennise Whitley, Senate candidate from the Oxford Hills and Lakes Region areas, has spent her adult life — three generations — advocating for the people of the western foothills. In that time, she has attained her bachelor's and master's degrees. Her career includes responsible...

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Rummage sale set for Oct. 6 PARIS — The Universalist Church fall rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. It will feature items for children and adults. A bag sale will take place from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Christmastide Chorus rehea...

V. Rogers: Thank God those days are over

I have to respond to George Jones' letter (Sept. 18) in which he wrote that Barack Obama could never have been elected president in the 1940s, '50s or '60s. Jones was absolutely right, but for the wrong reason. People weren't smarter back then; I lived then, too. They were much more prejud...

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Harvest Festival at Sumner church SUMNER — Congregational Church of East Sumner will hold their Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at 50 Main St. Christian Youth Music Competition at 11, Christian concert by One Faith Quartet at 1; produce, ba...

P. Quinn: Qualified for the job

I am writing in support of Dennise Whitley, who is running for the Maine Senate, District 13. Whitley is a native of Norway who has worked for Stephens Memorial Hospital, Franklin Memorial Hospital, Brighton Medical Center, the Red Cross and the Heart Association, and is a former Human Rig...

Pool chemical explosion injures three in Otisfield

OTISFIELD — Three people were injured Friday morning in a pair of explosions believed to have been caused by a reaction in chemicals used to clean the family swimming pool. The most seriously hurt, 44-year-old Tammy Thomas, remained hospitalized Friday night in stable condition. A fa...

Second appeal filed in Otisfield telecommunications tower case

OTISFIELD — Friends of Scribner Hill has filed a second administrative appeal with the Appeals Board regarding approval of an 180-foot telecommunications tower on Scribner Hill. The three-page document dated Sept. 17 contends the Planning Board did not follow due process in accordanc... 1

Kennebec Valley Community College dean's list

FAIRFIELD — The following students have earned a place on the Kennebec Valley Community College spring 2012 dean's list by achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying nine credit hours or more for the semester. Avon: Cathe A. Kelley. Chesterville: Amy A. Cu...

Well done

BOSTON, Mass. — Janet Beardsley of Minot and Joyce Kyllonen of Poland have graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston this spring. WORCESTER, Mass. — The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 ...

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Topic: home, land history BETHEL — A series titled “My House/My Land: What Is Its History” will be offered jointly by the Bethel Historical Society and the Mahoosuc Land Trust starting on Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, at 7:30. The three-part program will tak...