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Voting Postponed

Local town meetings, school elections, and referendum votes have been delayed from their normal June election dates to July 14, 2020 for secret ballot questions. The Town of Buxton will hold the open town meeting portion of Town Meeting on July 18, 2020 at 9:00 am. In addition to the change in date for voting, […]

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Standish To Operate By Appointment

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 the Standish Town Clerk’s Office will be opened to conduct town business by appointment only. Staff will begin accepting appointment requests beginning on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:45 a.m. The Standish Town Clerk’s Office phone numbers are 207-642-4713, 207-642-4681, 207-642-8841, and 207-642-4678. Telephones are staffed Monday through Thursday from […]

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Buxton Transfer Station Operating Hours

As of May 14, 2020 the Buxton Transfer Station outside disposal areas are open during normal working hours on Tuesday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Thursday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The temporary silver bullet recycling bin located by the salt shed, will be removed on Monday, May 18, […]

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Hollis Seeks Firefighter/EMT

Hollis Fire-Rescue is looking to fill one open full-time Firefighter/EMT position. 24 hour rotating schedule Sick & Vacation time Holiday Pay Medical, Dental & Vision insurance offered Educational funding available with retention contract An application is available online. All applications should include a completed application, resume, cover letter, and copies of certificates. Applications must be submitted […]

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A Clandestine Easter

In a move that more resembled communist China than a free America, a local church held their Easter service in secret this year. Buxton News was invited to observe the service as a testament to the congregants’ dedication to their beliefs. What Buxton News observed could be a model for other churches to follow. By […]

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School Board Ballot 2020

The sample school board ballot for Buxton for the upcoming MSAD 6 school board election has been made available to voters. The secret ballot election will be held on June 9, 2020. Candidates for the At-Large Seat for Buxton Atkinson, Lindsey A. Payeur, Arthur A. Candidates for the At-Large Seat for Limington Anderson, Julie Renee […]

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Interstate Travel Restricted

Janet T. Mills has continued her assault on liberty through yet another executive order. As in her previous orders, the governor attempts to give her orders an air of legitimacy by quoting Maine Statutes as justification for her commands. At no point in her orders is there any recognition of the natural rights of a […]

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Home Heating Assistance Qualification Changes

York County residents who have had their income reduced or eliminated due to the reaction to the Coronavirus Pandemic may now be eligible for fuel assistance through York County Community Action program (HEAP) as income guidelines have been modified thru May 1, 2020. If you are in need of fuel assistance or help paying a […]

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Mills Orders House Arrest

Governor Janet T. Mills has suspended Mainer’s right of habeas corpus and issued an order sentencing every resident of Maine to house arrest. The order subjects Mainers to arrest by armed agents of the government, charges for a class E crime, imprisonment for up to six months, and a fine of up to $1000. A […]