Stories about Sumner

Motorcyclist injured in crash

JAY — A New Hampshire man was injured Monday afternoon after the motorcycle he was driving on Route 4 was struck from behind, police Chief Larry White Sr. said. Motorcyclist Timothy McDonald, 23, of Center Harbor, was thrown from the bike onto the hood of a van driven by Everett Aye...

Sumner selectmen steps down

SUMNER — Selectman Glen Hinckley, one of three selectmen, sent in his letter of resignation Wednesday night effective immediately, citing the stress of the job as selectman. Because there is not enough time to for a new selectmen to be elected in a special election before the town's ... 1

Sumner lands fire department grant

SUMNER — The Sumner Volunteer Fire Department announced last week that the town has received a $2,000 grant awarded by the Maine Municipal Association to help replace aging air bottles. Town Clerk Susan Runes and Sumner Volunteer Fire Department Safety Officer Kelly Stewart cooperate...

Wind committee notes concerns of conflict in Sumner

SUMNER — Selectmen listened Wednesday night as Wind Ordinance Committee Chairman Dan Perron aired his distress over the schism developing within his subcommittees and the main Wind Ordinance Planning Committee, Administrative Assistant Cyndy Norton said. Perron told selectmen that he... 1

Expert speaks on wind turbine noise in Sumner

SUMNER — The Wind Power Committee held an emergency meeting on short notice Sunday to take advantage of an audio expert who testified Thursday in Augusta before the state committee considering stronger noise regulations on industrial wind power for the Department of Environmental Protectio... 12

Hartford-Sumner Elementary School honor roll

SUMNER — Principal Ryan Wilkins of Hartford-Sumner Elementary School announced the second trimester awards. Grade 5 Principal's Award: Jason Cates and Norliyana Menes. First Honors: Andrea Boutot, Simon Burch, Keara Hea...

West Sumner Universalist Society to kick off summer season

WEST SUMNER — Preparations are underway for the beginning of the Summer Church Season at the West Sumner Universalist Society, located on Main Street, Route 219, about a half-mile from Pleasant Pond, at the very top of the hill. The first service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July ...

Well done - Cassandra Dillon

STANDISH — Cassandra Dillon of Sumner earned the Marketing Award at Saint Joseph's College, presented to the senior marketing major with the highest cumulative grade point average.

Tucker leaving school after 30 years

SUMNER — Clarice Tucker has been the first line of contact at Hartford-Sumner Elementary School for 32 years. As school secretary, she’s the first to receive phone calls from parents and bus drivers, the first to chat with youngsters when they need something, the “nurse&r...

Community contra dance

The Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters will host a free community contra dance, with music and calling by local folk trio Ti’ Acadie, on Friday, June 3, in the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School gymnasium in Sumner. The family-oriented event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Drinks, hot dogs and desse...