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Starks OKs improvements to community center, road repairs
The future of the Fire Department, repairs to the community center and expenses for road repairs were among topics that drew discussion at Saturday's Town Meeting.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Fire levels house, barn in East Madison
Firefighters from Madison, Skowhegan, Anson, Cornville and Solon were dispatched to the scene shortly before 9:30 p.m., French said.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Anson residents ask officials to defer decision on town office
Residents on Saturday rejected a proposal to pay for repairs to the Town Office building, which has been plagued with a rodent infestation, mold and air quality problems over the last eight months.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Bingham residents to consider restricting where sex offenders can live
Residents at the Town Meeting Monday night will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed ordinance regulating where registered sex offenders can live in Bingham.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Embden woman dies in head-on crash
A 22-year-old Embden woman died and three others were injured Thursday as the result of a head-on collision on Route 16, also known as New Portland Road, in Embden, an official with Somerset County Sheriff's Office has confirmed.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Annual Town Meetings set for Saturday in Mercer, Embden and New Portland
Town officials are asking residents to consider selling the historic former Shaw Library building, which was built in the 1800s and was a shirt factory for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Anson town office odor problem among Town Meeting issues
Horrible odor and air quality caused by sewer gas leaks, a serious rodent problem and mold in the basement, all at the Town Office, are expected to be among the most important issues discussed Saturday at the annual Town Meeting.
Maine high court rejects appeal of man convicted of 1980 cold-case murder
Jay Mercier, 58, argued that he had been wrongfully convicted in 2012 of killing Rita St. Peter about 32 years prior to his trial.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Tardiff - Ryan engagement
Anson & Carmen Norton of Criehaven Island Maine & Cape Coral Florida are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie Lynne Tardiff to Scott Duane Ryan of Knox, Maine.