Town of Buxton Vacancy
Hear ye, Hear ye, the Board of Selectmen is looking for a resident who is
civic minded to fill a very important position on the Budget Committee. This position is for a one-year term. If you are interested in filling this very important position, please call the Selectmen’s Assistant at 929-5191 and let her know of your desire to fill this vacancy. If you are new in Town and would like to meet more of your friends and neighbors and serve your Town, this is an excellent opportunity for you. The Budget Committee starts meeting in January and ends in April 2012.
The Town of Buxton also has an opening for a Town Treasurer.~~The position has been posted on line at~www.JobsInME.com, and on the Town web page.~ Call the Selectmen's Office at 929-5191 for more information.
There is a vacancy on the SAD 6 Board of Directors. Please call the Selectmen’s Office at 929-5191 for more information.
TOWN OF BUXTON ELECTION RESULTS OF JUNE 14, 2011
Town Ballots Cast Planning Board Member for Three Years
~~ 931~~~ Ballots Cast In Person One Elected
~~~172~~~ Absentee Ballots Cast 828 Savage, David G., Sr.
1,103~~~ Total Ballots Cast 36~Schaller, Susan~Y. (Write-In)
5,928~~~ Registered Buxton Voters Planning Board Member for Two Years
~ One Elected
18.61% Voter Turnout 52 Vedral, John W. (Write-In)
Selectman, Assessor, and Overseer of the Poor for three years, Budget Committee Member for
~~~ Two Elected Two Elected
~ 298~~~ Booker, Penny J. 41~~~~Emery, Richard~H., Jr.~(Write-In)
Collomy, Daniel T. 15~~~ Gates, Melissa K.C. (Write-In)
109~~~ Emery,~Cheryl L. 43~~~~Jordan, Melissa~L. (Write-In)
323~~~ Gillette, Susan E. Orfant
355~~~ Harmon, Jean C. Budget Committee Member for two years
361~~ Libby, Robert C. 36~~~~Fratoni, Alfred, Jr.~(Write-In)
223~~ Pulsoni, Linda Warren 20~~~ Gates, Melissa K.C. (Write-In)
~Town Clerk for three years Budget Committee Member for~one year
- Myers, John L., Jr. Two Elected
12~~~~Blier, Mark J.~(Write-In)
Director, SAD 6 for three years, 10~~~ Gates, Melissa K.C. (Write-In)
~ 38~~~~Santolucito, Dennis~P. (Write-In)
38~~~ Heroux, Stephen T. (Write-In) 766~~~ Stoddard, Jacob T
58~~~ Lynch, Hilda E. (Write-In)
Article 3:~~~ Shall the Town amend Article 2 Definitions of the Town's Zoning Ordinance to reduce the buffer of the Shoreland Zone from 300 feet to 250 feet to match the DEP's minimum guidelines? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~624~~ Yes ~415~~~ No
Article 4: Shall the Town amend Article 9.4.A. Shoreland Zones of the Town's Zoning Ordinance to reduce the buffer of the Shoreland Zone from 300 feet to 250 feet to match the DEP's minimum guidelines? 635~~~ Yes ~428~~~~ No~
Article 5: Shall the Town enter into a one year lease agreement with Regional School Unit 6 for $1.00 for the use of the vacant Hanson School as a Community Center, to obtain estimates for needed modifications, and to provide minimal operations and improvements to support the re-purposing of Hanson for the provision of community based services, and to appropriate $68,000 (Sixty-Eight Thousand Dollars) from Undesignated Surplus for said use during fiscal year 2011-2012? 536~~~ Yes 546~~~ No
A Recount Hearing was held June 14, 2011 on Article 5. The results were: 540 Yes 549 No
Maine School Administrative District No. 6, District Budget Validation Referendum: Article 1: Do you favor approving the Maine School Administrative District No. 6 budget for the upcoming school year that was adopted at the latest District budget meeting? 676~~~ Yes ~414~~~ No
…FROM THE TOWN HALL
Code Enforcement Office: New Permits:
Richard Pinkham – Unattached Garage Alan & Lisa Goff – Shed Luci Woods – Deck
Matthew LeProhon – Demo Mobile Home Clifton & Stella Rockwell – Shed Forest Boucher – Barn
Devin & Jennifer Terwlliger – Deck Kirk Wishowski/Cheryl Van Allsburg – Barn & Pole Barn
Daniel Desvergnes – Garage John Snell – Loading Dock Patricia Cote – Inground Pool
Dana Ames – Porch Aaron Robida – Deck & Aboveground Pool Josh Young – Dormer
John Havu – Concrete Patio Dennis & Pam Doyle – Int Alterations James Smith – Reissue Deck
William & Patricia Jackson – Garage Nick Lavallee – Deck Troy Fredericks – Aboveground Pool
Richard Kuniegel =
Shed & Post Barn Sarah & Andrew Ward – Deck Mike McKinley – Aboveground Pool
Joseph Maines – Demo Billy Moore – Roof Rear Full Dormer/Porch David Hodgkins – Aboveground Pool
Richard & Nicole Doyon – Gazebo Richard Hendricks – Container Box John Lauziere – Deck
Gary Asperschalager – Observatory Shed Brian & Belinda St. Pierre – Barn Mike McKinley – Deck
Beulah Eldred – Porch Joseph Maines – Single Family Dwelling Daniel & Linda Josti – Garage
Kelly & Holly Mullen – Breezeway Normand Berube Builders – Single Family Dwelling
Steven Plummer – Shed Daniel Daigle – Aboveground Pool/Deck Ellen Pyle – Porch
Ted Weichman - Deck
Planning Board: Does not meet in July.
Board of Appeals: Clarence Eldred – granted a variance for a closed-in porch.
Berry Memorial Library – granted a variance for a 10-foot reduction in the rear lot line.
MARRIAGES DEATHS CONT.
Ethan Martin-Hunt to Lindsey Levesque Donald Welch
Eric Tozier to Heather Rollins Blanche Pramis
William Lestage to Star Link Stephen Harmon
Michael Hartford to Ashley Mackrill Betty Wegener
Derek Sawyer to Vanessa Carter Mae Wayman
Joseph Talbot to Angela Cunningham Paul Hall
Andrew Kimball to Brooke Ehlers Linda Clark
Adams to Shyla Murray Stephen Keene
Scott Waldron to Jamie Meservey Jacqueline
Harvey Woodcock to Sabrina Clement Albert Goodwin
Travis Irish to Maegan Lambert Reginald Peters
DEATHS Ima Frost
Winburn Cram, Jr.
Board of Selectmen meets every Wednesday night, 5 to 8 p.m. FMI, call 929-5191.
Buxton Little League meets the first Thursday of the month, 6 p.m., at the Municipal Building. FMI, e-mail buxtonlittleleague.org.
Community Cupboard is open Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Friday 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Plummer's Shopping Center at the corner of Routes 112 and 22. Nonperishable food can be dropped off during open hours or by calling Gwen Hatch 642-2396.
Republican Town Committee meets the second Tues of the month, 7 p.m. at the Buxton Municipal Building. Newcomers welcome. FMI, call Dennis Santolucito, 929-4233 or firstname.lastname@example.org~~~
Buxton Democratic Committee meets on an as-needed basis, depending on projects planned. If you would like to become involved, please contact
Nell-Garwood Garvey, Secretary, at 776-0475 for information.
American Legion Post #130 Meetings 2nd Monday each month at 7 p.m. 401 Bar Mills Rd, Hollis. ~FMI call 727-3449, or 929-8660.
Sokokis Riders of Buxton Snowmobile Club meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 7 pm from October to May at the Groveville fire station. Please come and join us and support the clubs in Maine. Please visit our web site for contact information. www.sokokisriders.net. You can also now find us on Facebook.
Leavitt’s Mill Health Center Office staff is generally available Tuesdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ~Patients are seen during clinical hours by appointment only. ~Clinics are held every Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 2nd and 4th Saturdays 9 a.m.-Noon and 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Women’s Ministry meets the 2nd Saturday of every month (except April &
October) at the Living Waters Christian Church. ~All women welcome. ~FMI call Malena at 727-5771 or 590-7733.
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) clinic meets every Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Buxton Municipal Building at 185 Portland Road. ~Nutrition information, free food coupons, free dental clinics, and free books for children. Call York County Community Action at 1-800-644-4202 to see if you are eligible.
TOPS meets every Thursday evening at the Buxton Centre Baptist Church, weigh in is from 5-6 p.m. Meeting from 6-7 p.m. FMI 727-6364 or 727-4842.
Pleasant River Assembly # 45 International Order of Rainbow Girls meets at 7 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. ~FMI call 727-3169 or 642-2509.
Pleasant River Chapter # 159 O.E.S. meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month. ~FMI call 727-3169.
Buxton Masonic Lodge #115 AF & AM meets on the first Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m. supper, 7:30 p.m. meeting, at the Masonic Lodge in West Buxton, Rt. 112 & Christian Row.
~There are no meetings in July and August. ~September’s meeting is on the third Monday. ~~FMI, call Chad Poitras at 929-3723. ~
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held at Bar Mills Community Church Mondays at 7 p.m.
Al-Anon meets Tuesday nights 6:30-7:30 p.m. at North Congregational Church, Groveville, FMI call Cindy @ 727-5027
Buxton Trailblazers ATV Club meets 1st Tuesday of each month (March-Dec) at the Chicopee Fire Station, corner of
Chicopee & Gillette Rds., at 7 p.m. FMI:~ 229-2787 or email email@example.com
Buxton Boy Scout Troop 349 meets every Monday 6:30-8 p.m. @ Groveville Fire Barn, visitor’s welcome!
The Buxton/Hollis Senior Citizens Lunches are every Wednesday (weather permitting) doors open at 10 a.m. lunch is served about Noon At Groveville Fire Station 31 Turkey Lane, Buxton, ME. Reservations needed by Monday 10 a.m. Call Francis Sullivan 727-6917 or Sandi
Girl Scouts: Many troop meetings in the Buxton Community for girls in K-12 grade. Please call Darlene Bruns at 229-9353 for specific meeting locations and times.
Berry Memorial Library, Route 4A, Bar Mills. ~Hours: Tuesdays 11-5, Thursdays 4-8, Saturdays 9-11. FMI call 929-5484. www.berrylibrary.com
Hollis Library, Route 202 & 35. ~Hours: Monday 9:30-Noon & 4-8 p.m.;~Monday Preschool Story Hour 10am, Tuesday 6-8 p.m., Thurs 4-8 pm, Sat 9-Noon. ~FMI call
Salmon Falls Library, Routes 202 & 117. Hours: Mon. 3-6 p.m., Thurs. Story Hour 10-11 ~a.m., Wednesday 4-7 p.m., Thursday 3-8 p.m., Saturday 9-Noon. FMI call 929-3990.
West Buxton Public Library, 34 River Road, S.R.112, Tues/Thurs 4-8pm; Sat 9am-1pm; WiFi; Please join "The Village Readers Club" starting~ January 2011 and running through December 2011.~ See our website for more info:~ www.westbuxtonpubliclibrary.org~ or call 207-727-5898.
Buxton-Hollis Historical Society, 8 River Road (Route 112), Buxton. Non-lending library offers local historical and genealogical resources. Open first Friday and first and third Saturdays monthly through October from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; message phone 207-747-3131.
BBar Mills Community Church, Worship and Sunday school 10 a.m., Dinner and Bible Study Tuesdays 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Call 929-3535 for schedule and more information.
Buxton Centre Baptist Church, service 9:30am and Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. FMI, call~929-3011.
Buxton United Methodist Church, service at 9:00 a.m. nursery care provided. Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. (children
ages 3 through high schools). ~Adult Bible Study Wednesday 9 a.m. FMI call 642-3996 or 772-1044.
First Congregational Church of Buxton (Tory Hill) Worship services Sunday at 10:30 a.m.; summer worship services at 10 a.m. (June 1 through August 31). Sunday School 9:15 a.m., at the Parish House (September – May). Children of all ages welcome during Sunday service. FMI call
North Congregational Church, service and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
FMI, call 929-5600.
West Buxton Freewill Baptist Church, services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday School at 9:45 am Junior (grades 6_8) and Senior (grades 9_12) youth groups meet Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. FMI, call 727-3176.
Living Waters Christian Church ~Sunday Service and Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sun.~6-8:30 p.m.--Youth center, Wed. 7 p.m. service along with
7 p.m. youth groups. For more information call 727-4444.
Living Waters Vacation Bible School: ~Pandamonia, August 8th - 12th. ~FREE. ~For more information contact Tracey Hilton at 727-4444, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living Waters Christian School: ~Now Enrolling for the 2011-2012 School Year. ~Pre-K3 through Grade 12. ~Call~Call Living Waters Christian School @~727-4499 for more information.
Bonny Eagle Project Graduation 2012
Current Fundraisers: Donate your Bottles at Main Street Redemption, Bar Mills. Just tell them to put it on the Bonny Eagle Project Graduation account.
Businesses WANTED: If you’re a business and would like to help Project Graduation by supplying YOUR bottles from your place of business, please contact: Laura Vickery at email@example.com or by phone at: 727-6988 OR Tammy Powell at (207) 229-2774
Project Graduation Scrapbooking Crop
Donations are accepted and appreciated. All donations are tax deductible. If you would like to make a donation please visit us on our website at: www.bonnyeagleprojectgraduation.com
Saco River Grange Hall:
The Edith Jones Project: Saturday, August 13 @ 7:30 p.m. A “mainstream jazz powerhouse,” this Portland – based, sixteen member all – woman Jazz Big Band swings you back to the 60’s, 50’s, and beyond. Adm. $15. Sts and Srs $13, or by donation. Naia (Nigh-uh): Saturday, August 20, 7:30 p.m. Flutist NICOLE RABATA and harpist DANIELLE LANGORD are established stars of traditional Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Quebec. OWEN MARSHALL joins Naia on guitar and bouzouki. Adm $15, $13 for sts and srs, or by donation. 12 and under
Two Old Friends sing songs from Ireland: Saturday, September 3, at 7:30 p.m. MAC McHALE and EMERY HUTCHINS revive their high-spirited, 1990’s Irish band Northeast Winds with Irish ballads and rousing pub songs, sing-alongs, and hot-picking instrumentals. Adm $14, $12, or by donation. Children 12 and under free.
Celebrity Guest Frank Glazer: Saturday, September 10, 7:30 p.m. Maine icon FRANK GLAZER, at 96, is one of America’s most esteemed concert pianists and one of its most revered piano teachers, having students from all over the world. Adm $16
Students and seniors, $13 (or by donation). Age 18 and under free. 929-6472 for reservations. To receive electronic reminders of coming events, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
West Buxton Public Library~presents its~5th Annual Local Art Exhibit.~ August 2nd through 30th.~ Opening Gala: Friday, August 5th,
6-8 p.m.~ Library Hours: Tues & Thurs. 4-8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. -1 p.m.~ 34 River Rd.~ FMI: 727-5898