Stories about Sumner

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CMCC registration

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Property assessment process explained to Sumner residents

SUMNER — Michael O’Donnell explained to a large group of property owners at Tuesday night's selectmen's meeting how assessed values were established. “The goal is to be fair,” he said. O’Donnell works for John E. O’Donnell and Associates, which ha...

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Saint Joseph's College National Honor Society

STANDISH — The following area students were recently inducted as members of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Susan Attianese of Naples, a junior double-major in criminal justice and theology with a mi...

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Holiday events SUMNER — Pastor Howard MacMullen invites the public to join the members of the Congregational Church of East Sumner in their holiday events. On Wednesday, Nov. 23, there will be a Thanksgiving Eve service, with a light supper at 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. wo...

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Police log

Charges Lewiston * William Norman Sampson, 47, of 40 Pierce St., on charges of domestic violence terrorizing and cruelty to animals, 10:17 a.m. Sunday at 80 Wood St. Auburn * Sean P. Ridge, 23, of 54 Torrey Hill Road, Turner, on a charge of operating under the influenc...

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Sumner officials hear of discord on wind ordinance committee

SUMNER — Selectmen this week postponed taking action on a request to dismiss a member of the Industrial Wind Ordinance Committee until they get legal advice. Jeff Pfeiffer told selectmen during a two-hour meeting Tuesday night that the committee presented no cause for removing him a... 1

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Richard W. Cogswell Sr.

BROCKTON, Mass. — Richard W. Cogswell Sr., 82, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Norwood Hospital. He was the loving husband of 61 years of Helen A.”Cuddles” (Nickerson) Cogswell, whom he met in the seventh grade in 1942. He was born in West Bridgewater to...

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Taking a stand

As a child, I was raised on principles of teamwork and treating others as you would want them to treat you. Those were passed down through generations. During the Depression, my grandfather owned a market and granted credit to customers knowing that most couldn’t afford to pay him b... 7

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Troop donates

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Sumner wind committee hung up on legalese

SUMNER — A committee charged with creating a wind-power ordinance agreed Thursday night to have member Jeff Pfeifer rewrite the document to address their concerns. Industrial Wind Ordinance Committee member Larry O’Rourke said too much time was being spent on the 12-page docume... 2