Week of September 13, 2018

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China budget committee approves three spending measures to be on Nov. 6 ballot

CHINA — China Budget Committee members have unanimously endorsed three spending measures selectmen will present to voters on Nov. 6…

Meeting to save Solon Thrift Shop on tap

Solon — There will be a very important meeting about trying to keep the Solon Food Cupboard and Thrift Shop open at the Solon Fire Station on Wednesday, September 19th at 6 pm…

NOTICE! Change in upcoming issues!

Because The Town Line editor will be away for 10-days in September, the issue of September 13 (this one) will be a small one. The issue of September 20 will be distributed one day late, on Friday, September 21, instead of the usual Thursday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

School News

Area Students Enroll at Colby College

The following area students have enrolled at Colby College, in Waterville, for the 2018-19 school year…

Senior Bulldogs girls soccer players

The 2018 Lawrence High School senior girls soccer players are: Emma Robilliard and Emily Curtis, Captain Ashley Rhoades, Eran Dowd, Captain Riley Hanson, Kiana Joler, and Captain Brianna Meader

Letters to the Editor

I live out on the never-ending-detour road. All my neighbors are scoping out the new neighbors we rarely see on a pleasant 4 mile-ish roundabout. Not bad, but the 25 mph, narrow, no center line, blind hills, roadside brush/trees; it takes what seems to be ten minutes, each time back-and-forth; when will it end? …


WINDSOR — Share the Road with Carol is an all ages commemorative bike ride planned for Sat., Sept. 29, in Windsor and Whitefield. The ride, which has 12-mile and 27-mile options, starts and ends at the Windsor Town Office….

Obituaries – Week of September 13, 2018

BRIDGTON – Flora (Auntie) Richardson, 79, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born in Vassalboro on November 1, 1938, the daughter of the late Raymond A. Bronn Sr. and Margueite (Peggy) Sylvain… and remembering 1 other…

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Town Line Original Columnists


by Roland D. Hallee | There it was. On the deck in front of the barbecue grill. I’d seen something similar before, but that one was brown. This one was a bluish color…


by Peter Cates | The set contains an assortment of truly great masterworks performed by three of the greatest practitioners of the cello. Each individual and his offering(s) will be considered…


(NAPSI) — You don’t have to let a busy schedule break your healthy stride or keep you from crushing your goals. You can regroup on your approach instead. By incorporating these three ways to release, refresh and reset, you can still make health a priority…

Release, Refresh, Reset