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Low’s Bar Mills Robbed

Low’s Store on Main Street in Bar Mills was robbed at about 6:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The suspect fled on bicycle but apparently abandoned his conveyance as the police arrived and continued his flight on foot. The suspect is presumed to be armed after presenting what could have been a firearm in […]

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Former Official Asks Buxton News To Shut Down

A voicemail requesting that the newspaper cease publication was left recently on the home telephone of a volunteer staff member of the Buxton News. The message was left by a former elected official, however, it is not believed that the person currently holds a position of influence that would threaten the publication of the Buxton […]

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Town Meeting Over; Buxton Wants More

Voters of the Town of Buxton are being asked to allocate an additional $231,000 in employee costs above and beyond the amounts that have already been approved at the annual town meeting two and a half weeks ago. The vote will be held in the Bar Mill Fire Station at 174 Portland Road, Buxton on […]

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State Charges $25 to Learn How To Collect Taxes

Governor Mills’ Maine Revenue Services has just announced that it will charge a fee to citizens and residents if they wish to understand their responsibilities to collect taxes for the State. The recent announcement states with pride that it only costs $25 and a full day away from work to learn how to do the […]

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$2,602,244 School Budget Increase Proposed

District voters have the opportunity to vote on a greatly increased Fiscal Year 2021 school budget for Maine School Administrative District 6 (MSAD6, Bonny Eagle). The proposed budget requests a total tax levy of $54,432,744, an increase of $2,602,244 over the $49,830,500 Fiscal Year 2020 budget. Voters will have the opportunity to express their position […]

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Any Deer Application 2020

Applications for 2020 any-deer (antlerless) permit lottery are now available online from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. You are eligible to apply if you have a current valid Maine Big Game Hunting License and you are a resident of the United States or Canada. Online applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on […]

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MSAD 6 Draft Pandemic Plan

MSAD 6 is developing a learning plan that will govern how school and educational programming will operate during the 2020-2021 academic year. The plan is influenced by conditions across the State of Maine, Cumberland, and York Counties. The plan is described as “fluid” by its proponents. The MSAD 6 plan is divided into three core […]

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Standish Needs To Fill Seats

The Appointments Committee of the Standish Town Council is accepting applications for the following boards and committees. Appeals Board Assessment Review Board Planning Board-Area 1 Planning Board-At Large Planning Board-Area 2 Public Safety Committee Recreation Committee Recycling Committee Interested persons may contact Mary Chapman at 207-642-4678. The Town Council has authority to appoint Planning Board […]

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Pleasant Point Park Closed

Buxton’s town park on the Saco River, Pleasant Point Park, located on the Simpson Road has been closed effective immediately. According to a press release issued by Buxton Selectman Chad E. Poitras, Buxton Police Chief Troy A. Cline, and Buxton Recreation Director Nicole Welch the park has been increasingly misused by visitors. Over the past […]

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Hollis Results July 14, 2020

Following are the Annual Town Meeting results for Hollis. Article 2: To elect the necessary Town Officials One (1) Select Board Member/Overseer of the Poor for a three (3) year term 460 Hicks, Roger464 Hoffman, Mary – Changed to 462 after July 29, 2020 recount156 Turkett, Elissa7 Write ins41 Blanks One (1) Road Commissioner for […]