Spring struggles to gain a foothold

Arnold Jordan of Greenwood, left, and his grandson Donald Piawlock shovel snow from the roof of the Locke Mills Union Church’s Sunday school wing.

By Amy Chapman It’s the talk of the town. Spend a few minutes in the post office, the grocery store, or the coffee shop, and before long you’ll hear someone bring up the unseasonably cold March temperatures and the way spring seems to be dragging its feet this year. From tradesmen and highway crews to […]

Greenwood mill taxes paid

The Saunders Brothers Mill in Locke's Mills in October. The one-acre parcel that Greenwood selectmen waived foreclosure on is adjacent to the mill, to the right of this photo.

Greenwood Town Manager Kim Sparks told selectmen Tuesday that Saunders Mill taxes for 2011 and 2012, totaling about $12,000, were paid last Friday. At their Jan. 7 meeting she had reported foreclosure notices had been sent in connection with the 2011 tax bill. In addition to the mill taxes, said Sparks, owner Louise Jonaitis paid a 2011 […]

Famous Fish Fry returns


The Greenwood Fire Department’s popular Fish Fry dinners will resume Jan. 25, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Jackson-Silver American Legion Post on Gore Road in Locke’s Mills. The menu includes fish, French fries, cole slaw, and for those who are not fish fans, chicken. The cost is $10 a plate for generous portions. […]