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China welcomes new town manager

At their May 14 meeting, the China Selectmen introduced Dennis Heath, of Oklahoma, as the new town manager. He will begin appearing at the town office on May 29, and will take over from retiring town manager Dan L’Heureux, on July 1.

China resident named new Maine State Police chief

Senator Scott Cyrway congratulated Lt. Col. John-Paul Cote, of China, following a unanimous vote by the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee to confirm him as the next Chief of the Maine State Police. “Lt. Col. Cote has dedicated much of his adult life to law enforcement in the state of Maine, and we on […]

China bicentennial committee to bury time capsule

Neil Farrington, China’s bicentennial coordinator has announced that on Saturday, June 9, at 10 a.m., they will be burying a time capsule for 100 years. The capsule will contain a paper scroll with China grammar school children’s thoughts written in cursive. They will tell what it’s like in the world today and what they imagine […]

FOR YOUR HEALTH – Atrial Fibrillation: When The Heart Skips A Beat

(NAPSI)—Every heart has a built-in pacemaker that ensures it beats regularly. When that natural pacemaker doesn’t do its job, however, a person may experience an irregular heart rhythm, the most common and undertreated of which is atrial fibrillation (AF). This irregular heartbeat isn’t always noticeable at first but can cause chaos over time. Understanding AF […]

Square dancers engage in workshops

Local square dancers were able to participate in two separate weekends of square dancing in the month of March. The weekend of March 2 – 3, saw the dancers heading to South Burlington, Vermont, for the annual Maple Sugar Dance Festival. There were many workshops for the various levels of square dancing along with different […]

Maine-ly Harmony elects officers

Maine-ly Harmony women’s barbershop chorus recently installed its officers. Serving the chorus are president Cathy Anderson, of Jefferson; vice president BJ Sylvester-Pellett, of Winthrop; secretary Candace Pepin, of Augusta; treasurer Janet Dunham, of Belgrade; and members at large, Barbara Combs, of Topsham, and LouAnn Mossler, of South China. Directed by Kathy Greason of Brunswick, the […]