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Husband, wife indicted on charges associated with Farmington meth lab 0

July 18, 2019 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – A local couple was indicted on multiple charges by the Franklin County grand jury this week, relating to their alleged operation of a methamphetamine lab on the Knowlton Corner Road earlier this year. Three children were reportedly staying at the residence. Douglas S. Theriault, 37, and Katherine A. Theriault, 29, both of Farmington, […]

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‘Amused: the musings of a creative mind’ reception is Aug. 3 (0)

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts and the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting an Opening Reception for Sonja Johnson – “Amused: the musings of a creative mind,” on Saturday, August 3, from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and cash bar (beer/wine). The Gallery is located in the […]


STEM workshop at Farmington Public Library (0)

FARMINGTON – STEM Activities for Kids- 4-H Summer of Science presents fun science activities for school-age children at the Farmington Public Library. Kids will act as pirates seeking hidden treasure, having to use the Engineer Design Process and learn about the science of ocean waters to confront real world challenges to navigate their pirate ship. […]


Bangor Savings grant brings increased access to dental care (3)

FARMINGTON – The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently granted $7,000 to Community Dental to help fund their Low Income Oral Health Access program. The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation focuses on initiatives that will make communities prosperous, more liveable and more vibrant. Between the Foundation and Corporate Giving the total annual funding has reached more than […]


Gladys “Kay” Williams (1932-2019) (0)

FARMINGTON – Gladys “Kay” Williams, 87, of Farmington, died peacefully Saturday morning at the Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington with her husband at her side. She was born in Livermore Falls, May 2, 1932, a daughter of Harrison and Clara (Robinson) Nichols and was a graduate of Livermore Falls High School where she […]


Letter to the Editor: Upper Enchanted Township landowners on NECEC (5)

Be it known that at the annual landowners meeting of the Upper Enchanted Owners Road Association (UEORA) on May 25, 2019, a quorum of members discussed the CMP NECEC 145-mile proposed transmission line corridor project. The UEORA is made up of 50 private landowners where they enjoy their recreational land and camps in the area […]


Maine Forestry Museum Festival: loggers, cloggers and more (0)

RANGELEY – The Maine Forestry Museum is holding its annual festival on July 26 – 27. Friday’s events are on the museum grounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be vendors, artists, and crafters. Volunteers working down at the bean hole getting ready for the Bean-Hole Dinner served on Saturday. The museum will […]