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Bid awarded for Forster Mill asbestos abatement 0

November 22, 2017 • Category: Features

WILTON – Moving forward with the project of taking down the Forster Mill building, town officials received bids from four different companies for the asbestos removal step. The bid was awarded to the lowest bidder, EnviroVantage, at $26,895. The New Hampshire based company was hired previously by the Department of Environmental Protection for the removal […]

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Jennifer Redman Wadsworth to exhibit at SugarWood Gallery next month (0)

FARMINGTON – Jennifer Redman Wadsworth will be feted at an open house reception on Friday, Dec. 1 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. Wadsworth has lived in Turner with her husband Adrian for the past 40-plus years. She has two grown children. She has painted most of […]


Peter Judkins retiring from Franklin Savings Bank at the end of the year (5)

FARMINGTON – Franklin Savings Bank has announced the retirement of President and CEO Peter Judkins at the end of this year. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Thompson has been chosen as his successor. Judkins has been president and CEO at Franklin Savings Bank since 2005. He will continue to serve on the […]


Titcomb Mountain Holiday Auction is Dec. 1 (0)

WILTON – The Titcomb Mountain Holiday Auction, which is sponsored by the Farmington Ski Club and the Titcomb Ski Club Education Foundation, is in its 22nd year and will be held on Friday evening, Dec. 1 at Calzolaio Pasta Company in Wilton. Tom and Rocell Marcellino, Calzolaio Pasta Company owners, will host the event, which […]


Virginia Ruth Levesque (1946-2017) (0)

After a long courageous battle for life Ginny as she was known to everyone passed on in the comfort of her home with her husband of 49 years, Peter, by her side. Born to Elijah & Lilla Beale of Danforth, with the closest hospital being across the river in another country, Ginny was born in […]


Politics & Other Mistakes: Caron’s checkered past (1)

Independent Alan Caron is not the worst candidate running for governor. Of the approximately 46,318 people who have so far announced their desire to be Maine’s next chief executive, he definitely ranks in the top 10 percent, well ahead of the sex offenders, ISIS sympathizers and New York Jets fans. Caron is smart. He got […]


Mt. Abram boys soccer rounds out impressive season (0)

STRONG – The Mt. Abram High School boys soccer team had a very impressive fall showing finishing the regular season 10-2-2. The Mt. Abram soccer coaches previously determined a change in offensive scheme would be the best option. “Coming into this season We knew we had to be diverse in our goal scoring, meaning we […]