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The Boston Post Cane

The Boston Post newspaper was founded in 1831 by two prominent Boston businessmen, Charles G. Greene and William Beals, and was one of the most popular daily newspaper in New England for over a hundred years before it bowed to … Continue reading

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Leslie “Bud” Randall presented the Boston Post Cane

Bud Randall Boston Cane

by Burni Andres “I would tell them how I’ve had a good life,” Bud Randall offered on his 95th birthday last Monday when he was presented with Cherryfield’s Boston Post Cane honoring him as Cherryfield’s most senior citizen. The gold … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Epping Baseline

Epping Tower

by Burni Andres In honor of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Epping Baseline, Nancy Willey, “the Baseline Lady,” will conduct two bus tours on Sunday, August 12, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The tours will … Continue reading

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Boston Post Cane Presentation to Eunice Grant

Eunice Grant

by Burni Andres Cherryfield – June 24, 2007 Eunice Harrington Grant, 95, was honored as the most senior resident of the Town of Cherryfield on Sunday June 24th at the family homestead in Deblois. She was presented with the Boston … Continue reading

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88 River Road

CNHS1

by Burni Andres Thanks to the generosity of Phil Harriman, 88 River Road is the new home of the Cherryfield-Narraguagus Historical Society. “This house has a lot more room and we have stuff we can’t begin to display where we … Continue reading

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Margery Brown Honored by 2 Those Who Care

Margery Brown

by Burni Andres Margery Brown of Cherryfield is one of a group of outstanding volunteers from Eastern Maine who will be the honored guests of WLBZ 2 at the annual 2 Those Who Care Awards. The awards will be presented … Continue reading

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New Life for Cherryfield Academy

Cherryfield Academy

by Burni Andres Cherryfield Academy was incorporated 176 years ago by an Act of the Maine Legislature on February 19, 1829, “…for the education of youth, and the promotion of piety and morality….” The original Board of Trustees reads like … Continue reading

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New Life for Cherryfield Landmark

78-ArchibaldAdams

by Burni Andres The Archibald-Adams House, built in 1793, is one of the oldest houses in Cherryfield and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This classic foursquare Federal home at 122 Main Street was built by … Continue reading

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