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Farmington Downtown Association prepares for Small Business Saturday 0

November 20, 2019 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – Nov. 30 will celebrate ten years of the nation-wide event Small Business Saturday- a day that showcases all that local retailers have to offer. The Farmington Downtown Association will be participating with numerous discounts, sales and events, including several incentives to encourage participation in the Shop Small movement. Small Business Saturday was created […]

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Longtime game warden at CV Library Dec. 14 (0)

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Maine Game Warden, Roger Guay will be at the Carrabassett Valley Library for a book talk and signing on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. Guay will be talking about his book, A Good Man with a Dog. A Good Man with a Dog is the story of a game warden’s journey […]


Mt. Blue Middle School Honor Roll (0)

Grade 6 – High Honors Grace Allen, Nathalie Baker, Tyler Beach, Nicholas Bell, Nina Bogar, Issac Chick, Daniela Cundick, Addison Decker, Wyatt Dorr, Luke Doscinski, Tucker Fitch, Kallee Foss, Carly Greenleaf, Molly Hambrick, Dylan Hamlin, Benjamin Hatch, Gabriel Heath, Liliana Huntley, Oakley Hutchinson, Kali Judkins, Elijah Kalchik, Kooper Keller, Lucy-Anne Knowles, Preston Labbe, Olivia Lake, […]


SeniorsPlus announces December classes (0)

LEWISTON —SeniorsPlus has announced its Education Center classes for December 2019. Classes are free, unless noted. SeniorsPlus is fully accessible. Hearing Assistive Equipment is available upon request. Please register for classes by calling 795-4010 or 1-800-427-1241. For more information, visit Franklin & Oxford Counties Caregiver Support Group Date: Monday, December 2 Time: 3–4:30 p.m. […]


Patricia Ann Hayden (1938-2019) (0)

CORNVILLE – Patricia Ann Hayden 81 years old, went home with the Lord on Sunday morning, Nov. 17 due to kidney failure. She was born on March 9, 1938 in Madison, Maine to Ralph “Pearly” and Stella Gilcott (Lessard). She attended and graduated from Madison High School. She was married to her best friend and […]


Politics & Other Mistakes: The road to Niceville (13)

If you carefully examine Central Maine Power’s plan to build a transmission line to deliver Canadian hydropower to Massachusetts, you’ll discover the company is promising that in return for being allowed to ravage the western part of this state, the project will turn everybody in the Bay State into a nicer person. Think of it. […]


UMF holds 12th annual holiday Turkey Trot on Nov. 23 (0)

FARMINGTON – Looking for a healthy activity around the holidays? Join the University of Maine at Farmington Fitness and Recreation Center’s 12th annual Turkey Trot, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. This seasonal community fitness activity event features 5K and 10K road races and a 1-mile Kids Fun Run (10 and under.) The Kid’s Fun Run starts […]