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By Barry Matulaitis PERU - Although selectmen disagreed Monday on the best way to solve a water problem on the side of Ridge Road near the Cayer residence, they noted that steps should be taken to divert the water before winter.
By DIANA BOWLEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF GREENVILLE - Rather than rebid the Greenville Junction Wharf rehabilitation project, selectmen agreed Wednesday to continue negotiations with the low bidder for an amended scope of work that would not compromise the quality of the structure.
By Barry Matulaitis ANDOVER - Selectwoman Trudy Akers is displeased with a recent article in the Bethel Citizen, stating at Tuesday's selectmen's meeting that she felt Chairwoman Susan Merrow was unfairly taken to task for the tardiness of the town's tax commitment.
By Donna M. Perry LIVERMORE FALLS - Selectmen voted unanimously Monday to pay Town Clerk/Treasurer Kristal Flagg a $200 week stipend for handling the extra workload as interim town manager.
By Eileen M. Adams MEXICO - Selectmen set a special meeting for Monday, Sept. 22, to discuss developing a survey that people could answer when they go to the polls on Nov. 4. Answers to the survey would be used by town officials putting together the next municipal budget.
By Terry Karkos RUMFORD - Concerns about buildings deemed dangerous or public nuisances drove selectmen to schedule a public hearing for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18.
By M. Dirk Langeveld PARIS - A judge dismissed a lawsuit against two Paris selectmen after the complainant said the accusations were no longer relevant.
I am writing to urge voters at the special Otisfield town meeting at the Community Hall at 7 p.m. on Sept. 4 to elect Karen Turino to the Board of Selectmen.
By Eileen M. Adams RUMFORD - Town Manager Len Greaney set a selectmen's workshop with casino proponent Seth Carey for next week to discuss details on the project. That meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Municipal Building.
By Mary Standard SUMNER - Fire Chief Robert Stewart told selectmen Thursday night that state police suggested he approach them to condemn and remove the house on 30 Front St. in West Sumner for health and safety reasons.
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- A timorous, cowardly fellow.