Stories about Sumner

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Clothing center open Saturdays HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church Clothing Center will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17. The Clothing Center is directly opposite the church. Texas Hold'em tournament HARRIS...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Hartford: RSU 10 budget referendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Hall Sumner: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Thursday Casco: Conservation Committee, 6:30 p.m...

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'Puss in Boots' on stage at UMF FARMINGTON — Children's Summer Theater Camp performances will be held Aug. 2 and 3, 7 p.m., Nordica Auditorium at the University of Maine at Farmington. Tickets are available at the door: adult/senior $6, student/child $4.

This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Community Day Committee, 4 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Buckfield: Buckfield Village Corp., 6 p.m., Municipal Center Buckfield: Road Committee, 6:30 ...

Virginia 'Ginny' (Willis) Litchfield

WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Virginia “Ginny” (Willis) Litchfield of Holbrook, Mass., 69, formerly of Weymouth, Mass., and Sumner, died Wednesday, July 17, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Ginny worked for Morgan Linen Services for over 15 years. After her retirement...

Maine students earn honors at National History Day Contest

BOWDOIN —  After months of intensive research and success at the state-level competition, Aaron Dustin and Adam Dustin, home-schooled brothers from Bowdoin, presented their project at the annual Kenneth E. Behring National History Day contest, held at the University of Maryland College...

Sumner board sells old grader, finalizes new snowplow contract

SUMNER — The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday to sell an old Trojan grader for $4,250 after purchasing a newer one in September. Administrative Assistant Cindy Norton said Wednesday that the board decided to sell the 1985 grader to Tim Ladd, owner of Route 4 Auto in Strong. In...

Norway-Summer music begins at Congregational Church

NORWAY — Shirli Allen Heald, music director at the Second Congregational Church, UCC of Norway, has been busy recruiting outstanding musicians from near and far for summer worship music. She said, “It is a very interesting part of my job. I can arrange unique and wonderful musi...

Howard W. Perkins

PORTLAND — Howard W. Perkins, 88, of Sumner, died July 3, at the Maine Medical Center. He was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Naples, a son of Ralph and Marion Perkins. Howard served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Over his lifetime, he worked for Wilbert Vault Co. in Connecticut;...