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Oakfield Community Come Together for First Annual Mike and Heidi Memorial Ride and Walk to Honor Slain Couple

| September 20, 2014

Next Tuesday, will be the one year anniversary of the savage murders of a beloved couple in Oakfield. Michael Kitchen and Heidi Pratt were killed in their home, which was later set on fire allegedly by 32 year old Matthew Davis. It was a crime that sent shockwaves throughout the small town of Oakfield. Now a […]

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Oakfield Wind Farm Project Moving Right Along…Will Be Completed By End Of 2015

| August 29, 2014

Construction of a 40 plus turbine wind farm is moving right along in Oakfield. Shawn Cunningham is in the newsroom with more on how close the project is to completion and the economic impact it could have on this region. It’s a big renewable energy project erecting a wind farm. But First Wind is determined […]

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Oakfield Fire

| May 8, 2014

The State Police and State Fire Marshall’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation in Oakfield.  Early Thursday morning at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Oakfield Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 623 River Road.  Later in the morning, State Police and the State Fire Marshall’s Office were called to […]

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Oakfield Receives First Payment From First Wind

| March 5, 2014

OAKFIELD, Maine (AP) – A Maine town has received the first of payments that will amount to millions of dollars from an agreement with a renewable energy company. First Wind said Tuesday that it has paid the town of Oakfield $600,000 as part of an agreement to build its wind power project there. The payment […]

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County Commissioners Look Into TIF For Proposed Wind Turbine Projects

| December 2, 2013

County Commissioners met with attorney Erik Stumfell to learn more about the Tax Increment Financing law in the state of Maine on Monday. The reason they’re so curious, is because they’re looking into doing TIFs with a few proposed wind farm projects happening in the county – one in Oakfield, and the other at number […]

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