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Ruth Crockett Webster

NEW SHARON — Ruth Crockett Webster, 91, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, at her home of fifty-three years in New Sharon, surrounded by her family. She was born in Sumner on May 14, 1922, the daughter of Horace and Marion (Stetson) Crockett. She grew up on the family farm on a rocky hills...

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Running deer and trap shoot OXFORD — Lake Thompson Fish & Game will have a running deer and trap shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the club house on Paine Road. All are welcome. Pickwick Club to host Nayder AUBURN &m...

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Zadoc Library offers programs, seminars

BUCKFIELD — The Zadoc Long Free Library, serving Buckfield, Sumner and Hartford residents, is offering several opportunities to both help the library and benefit its patrons. First is its annual firewood raffle. Two individual cord prizes of split and seasoned wood, delivered, are av...

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Oxford Rec offers yoga, Zumba OXFORD — Yoga and Zumba will be offered through Oxford Recreation at the Station House Community Center. Yoga is offered by Nikki Pierce on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. This is an hour-and-a-half class for $5 for r...

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Sept. 29 guest speaker is from Haiti Outreach Ministries

SUMNER — Pastor Howard MacMullen has announced that Pastor Leon Dorleans, the field director for Haiti Outreach Ministries in Haiti, will be a guest at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. (Route 219), on Sunday, Sept. 29. He will be preaching and sharing news of the...

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'Famous' chicken pie supper set HARRISON — The 'famous' chicken pie supper will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church. Seatings are at 5 and 6 p.m., with a third seating to follow as needed. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Sept. 16 were as follows: first, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; second, Patricia Quinn and Rosemarie Goodwin; third, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; fourth, Richard Balia...

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This week's agenda

Tuesday Bethel: SAD 44 Finance Committee, 5:30 p.m., Central Office Bethel: Water District, 7 p.m., Town Office Newry: Selectmen, 7 a.m., Town Office Rumford: Northern Oxford Regional Solid Waste Board, ...

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Public invited to woodcarvers weekend

SUMNER — The East Sumner Congregational Church will host the third annual Streaked Mountain Woodcarvers' Camp and Carve Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The event is sponsored by the Maine Woodcarvers Association, local President Bob Perry said. The public is invited to see dem...

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Reception planned for Sumner town secretary

SUMNER — A retirement social honoring longtime selectmen's secretary Cyndy Norton will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the old Grange hall in West Sumner village. Town leaders are urging people to attend to wish her well. There will be no formal program. Town Clerk Susan Runes ask...