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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: An open letter to China residents from the town’s fire chiefs

Tim Theriault, Chief, China Village FD Richard E. Morse, Chief, So. China FD William Van Wickler, Chief, Weeks Mills FD To the residents of the town of China, ME, from the volunteer fire departments. First and foremost we thank you for your annual support both in the money allocated in our budgets, the stipend funds […]

Legal Notices, Week of March 14, 2019

STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT COURT ST., SKOWHEGAN, ME SOMERSET, ss NOTICE TO CREDITORS 18-A MRSA sec. 3-801 The following Personal Representatives have been appointed in the estates noted. The first publication date of this notice March 14, 2019 If you are a creditor of an estate listed below, you must present your claim within […]

Kathleen McCowan performed in Muhlenberg College’s fall dance showcase “Moving Stories”

A spectacular evening of ballet, contemporary dance, tap, and jazz, “Moving Stories” showcased exciting new dance works November 8-10, 2018 at Muhlenberg College’s Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The works featured more than 60 students from the department’s dance program, among the most highly regarded programs of its kind. Kathleen McCowan, […]

Families enjoy China’s free Fun Day

by Rick Hansen We don’t often have the option or opportunity of opening our property to neighbors, and sometimes that feels un-neighborly. It is a consequence of the litigious world in which we live, and sometimes it can’t be avoided. We feel that there need to be times set aside for intentionally welcoming and visiting […]

Obituaries for Thursday, Marcy 14, 2019

NORMA E. PARLIN JEFFERSON – Norma Ellen (Weeks) Parlin, 80, of Jefferson, passed away on March 4, 2019, following a long courageous battle with cancer. Norma was born on November 16, 1938, in Whitefield, the daughter of Theodore and Eunice (Grady) Weeks. She attended Wiscasset High School. She married Edward on October 17, 1959, raised […]

Posted Roads Update 2019

from the office of Dennis Heath, China Town Manager As most of our community business owners and farmers are aware, this is the time when our local roads are posted for no use by vehicles over a state-defined weight of 23,000 pounds. (https://www.maine.gov/mdot/postedroads/docs/posted_roads_all_2012.pdf) The exceptions are included in the state statutes here: http://mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/29-A/title29-Asec2395.html. The resulting […]