Stories about Otisfield

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Otisfield seeks engineer's opinion on road drainage

OTISFIELD — The Board of Selectmen has agreed to ask an engineer to survey the erosion problems on Cobb Hill Road to resolve drainage problems affecting the water quality of Thompson Lake. Ross Cudlitz of Engineering Assistance & Design in Yarmouth will be asked to look at the ro... 1

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MPBN one-day pledge drive LEWISTON — The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is holding a Super Thursday One-Day Pledge drive on Thursday, Nov. 7. The on-air drive will run from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., and online donations can be made throughout the day starting at midnight...

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Heywood Club hosts MOFGA rep NORWAY — Cheryl Wixson, organic marketing consultant for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will speak to the Heywood Club at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the home of Rowena Palmer, 286 Round the Pond Road. Wixso...

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Otisfield considers changes to $1 lakefront leases

OTISFIELD — A unique leasing agreement with the town that allows people to lease lakeside lots in Heniger Park for as little as $1 per year for 50 years is under review. “They knew this coming, it was a nice ride but they know they have to pay something more,” said Select...

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Conservation payments resume WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has begun distributing Conservation Reserve Program annual rental payments to participants across the country. USDA also will distribute 2013 direct payments and 201...

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Final 'famous' chicken supper BOLSTERS MILLS — Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church will hold its final "famous" chicken pie supper of the season on Saturday, Oct. 19. Seatings will be at 5 and 6 p.m., with a third to follow as needed. The church is handicap...

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Otisfield commission seeks solution to road erosion

OTISFIELD — Otisfield Conservation Commission Chairman Jeff Stern said his effort to help resolve ongoing drainage problems on Cobb Hill Road is on hold following a meeting with selectmen earlier this month. "We're regrouping and seeing where we can go from here," he said. Ste...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Oct. 7 were as follows: first, Luke Merry and Mary Trafton; second, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; third, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; fourth, Jan and Vern Arey; first ...

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Local author, painter team up for spooky book

OTISFIELD — A local author and a painter have collaborated to publish a book of of spooky rhymes just in time for Halloween. "Night Full Frightful: A Collection of Spooky Rhymes" is written Henry H. Hamilton III of Otisfield and illustrated by painter Patricia E. Chandler of Norway.

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Otisfield society dedicates archive room

OTISFIELD — The Sybil Lamb Archival Room at the Otisfield Town House was dedicated Sunday in what Historical Society President Henry Hamilton called the celebration of the rescue of an abandoned historical building. “Thanks to the generosity in cash, kind and time of the citize...