BUCKFIELD — Ever since Calvin Downey entered Buckfield High School with his friend, Jesse Warren, they’ve been in a back-and-forth contest to see who would become valedictorian. Downey now owns the bragging rights. He’s earned the top spot in the Buckfield Junior/Senior High School Class of 2015. It’s always been his goal to become valedictorian, […]
BUCKFIELD — Roughly 40 students crowd around elongated clothing racks, searching for their outfits, as one high schooler walks by, carrying his shirt and proclaiming in a British accent, “I need pantaloons.” It’s a normal Friday afternoon in the Buckfield High School cafeteria, where the cast ranging from first through 12th grade is gathered for a […]
BUCKFIELD—The Board of Selectmen again was split Tuesday night on its decision to research other towns’ emergency purchasing policies, after Town Manager Cindy Dunn replaced a plow truck that burned during a nor’easter last month without notifying the board beforehand. The vote was 2-1 with Chairwoman Martha Catevenis and Scott Violette voting for Catevenis’ motion […]
By Ann Wood BUCKFIELD—Nearly three weeks after voters at Special Town Meeting saved the Buckfield Rescue Department by reinstating its $186,585 budget, the department is in trouble once again—this time it needs personnel. After 20 years with the Rescue Department, Chief Lisa Bennett will call it quits as of Monday. Her terse letter to the […]
BUCKFIELD — Long-time resident Scott Violette is running unopposed for the open seat on the Board of Selectmen. “I felt like somebody had to do it. We pay way too much in taxes, and from what I gather a lot of people feel that way,” Violette said… Read the full story on the Sun Journal.
Tonight’s RSU 10 Withdrawal Committee Meeting, public hearing, and a Fire-Rescue Station Meeting at the Buckfield Town Office have been canceled due to the inclement weather.
By Christopher Crosby BUCKFIELD— Selectmen will delay a decision on the future course of town government for a week after Tuesday night’s meeting was canceled due to a snowstorm. Selectmen have rescheduled their meeting for Feb. 25, when they’ll likely address how to fill the vacant town manager position. Selectmen have discussed changing the role, […]