Stories about Sumner

12:00am Advertiser Democrat

Sumner takes steps toward fixing bridges

SUMNER — After being made aware of hazardous bridges in town last year, the Sumner Selectboard is moving forward with fixing them. At their March 25 meeting, the board discussed taking out a bond for the bridges. A bridge on Tuell Hill Road and a bridge on Redding Road have been ackn...

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Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Joshua A. Kelley,  32, Phillips, domestic violence assault, March 19, no bail listed as of March 21, Maine State Police. Jeffrey L. Danforth Jr., 44, Sumner, warrant, unpaid fines...

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Buckfield school withdrawal hearing rescheduled for April

BUCKFIELD — A public hearing on the town's possible withdrawal from RSU 10 has been rescheduled for April 16, after a winter storm canceled an earlier one. Members of the Withdrawal Committee voted Wednesday to hold the hearing at 6 p.m., before its regularly scheduled meeting, ...

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African Adventure night at elementary school

The Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters and the Hartford-Sumner Elementary Allied Arts team are sponsoring an "African Adventure" night at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School on Friday, March 14. Students have been learning about Africa, and will be sharing their work at an open house from 5 to 6:3...

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Buckfield voters will get second chance to decide on RSU 10 withdrawal

BUCKFIELD — Voters will be given a second chance to vote on the town's withdrawal from the RSU 10 school district at a ballot election that may be held earlier than municipal elections in June.  A petition requesting the reconsideration of the withdrawal measure approved by...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Feb. 18 were as follows: first, Claire Lyons and Priscilla Rooth; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; third, Jan and Vern Arey; fourth, Jeanine Kivus and Luke Merry;...

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Two bodies found in rubble of Sumner home destroyed by fire

SUMNER — Investigators recovered two bodies from the rubble of a house that was destroyed by fire Tuesday night. Authorities believe the victims are Robert Keach, 52, and his sister, Della Keach, 60, who had lived at the 37 Barrows Road home for decades, said Maine Department of Publ...

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Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Derrick M. Gregoire, 35, Wilton, domestic violence assault and domestic violence criminal threatening, Feb. 11, $200 cash bail, court appearance April 29, Wilton Police Department. Zac...

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Church briefs

Calvary welcomes pastor from workshop LEWISTON — Sunday, Feb. 2, Calvary United Methodist Church welcomes Pastor Casey Collins back from a four-day workshop on creativity in preaching. Communion will be celebrated at the 10:30 a.m. service. Child care is avail...

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Auxiliary yard sale benefits Girls State PARIS — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 72, 12 Church St., will hold yard sales from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 1 and March 1, and possibly one in late spring. Proceeds benefit the Girls State program. Table ...