Entries by Mary Grow

Vassalboro board of appeals gives farm stand go ahead

by Mary Grow Vassalboro Board of Appeals members unanimously granted Parker Denico the variance from shoreland requirements that should let him open a farm stand in North Vassalboro. Raymond Breton’s lot on which Denico has permission to put the stand does not extend far enough east from Outlet Stream to let Denico set the temporary […]

CHINA: Thurston Park committee to sponsor photo contest

by Mary Grow China’s Thurston Park Committee is sponsoring a photo contest, with winning pictures to be turned into a 2019 calendar featuring “photos that best illustrate the beauty, history, and character of China’s amazing recreational destination.” All pictures entered must be taken in the park in northeastern China. Photographers are welcome to submit pictures […]

Dennis Heath named new China town manager

by Mary Grow China selectmen have chosen as the new town manager Dennis Heath, an Oklahoman who will be moving to China. Heath is expected to start appearing at the town office late in May, for a month’s training before current Town Manager Daniel L’Heureux retires June 30. Selectmen made the announcement at the end […]

Vassalboro Senior Services Fair set for May 23

by Mary Grow Vassalboro’s second senior services fair is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in St. Bridget’s Center, the new community meeting space in the former Catholic church at 864 Main Street in North Vassalboro. Sponsored by FAVOR (Friends Advocating for Vassalboro’s Older Residents), the fair will take advantage of the […]

China planners talk about procedures, ordinance changes

by Mary Grow China Planning Board members spent their April 24 meeting talking about board procedures and potential ordinance amendments. Two procedural questions revolved around signing the formal findings of fact document to support their April 10 approval of Wesley and Susan Horton’s permit to open a teen leadership camp at 24 Pond Hill Road. […]