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Jay voters to decide on amending three ordinances in June 0

April 24, 2018 • Category: Features

JAY – Selectpersons approved three ordinances to go before the voters in June at Monday evening’s meeting. The board approved certifications for a June vote on amending the Shoreland Zoning, Sewer Use, and Recycling and Waste Disposal ordinances Monday, allowing them to proceed to a public vote this summer. The Shoreland Zoning changes will align […]

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Girl Scouts, volunteers collect trash in New Sharon (0)

NEW SHARON – Members of New Sharon Girl Scout Troop 212 and friends and families collected several bags of trash along the town’s roads Tuesday as an Earth Day project. The event was sponsored by the New Sharon Community Improvement Team.


Lesley Ray Walker, 57 (1)

NEW SHARON – Lesley Ray Walker, 57, went to the Lord and his heavenly family, on April 18, 2018, at CMMC in Lewiston, surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness. He was born in Paris, Texas, the son of Dollyjahne Ruth Smith and Harold Markham. He was later adopted by Robert Lee Walker. […]


Politics & Other Mistakes: There’s a nickname for that (2)

Max Linn goes nuts giving his enemies insulting nicknames. But Mad Max isn’t very clever at it. I intend to help him out. Maladroit Max is seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Maine currently held by independent Angus King – even though Late-Arrival Linn has only been a year-round resident of […]


Pickleball tournament to be held Friday in memory of Mike Monahan (0)

FARMINGTON – A scramble style pickleball tournament will be held on April 27 in memory of wonderful Mike Monahan, who brought not only pickleball, but so much more to the community. There is no registration free to play, however donations will be collected at the Community Center to donate in Mike’s name to local food […]