FARMINGTON – The Western Maine Blacksmith Association has two blacksmithing classes coming up soon. On Saturday, Sept. 10, The Basics: A Beginners Class is being held with Dick Tessier as instructor. An Ornamental Work: Scrolls, Leaves & Advanced Work class with instructor Pat Roy is being held on Saturday, Oct. 8. The basics class is […]
STRONG – The Stairway to Freedom Park in Strong recently received a donation from Mountains Council of Realtors. The park memorializes Sgt. Richard Parker, who was killed during his second tour of duty in Iraq in 2007. The 160 stairs leads to the playground and the Lance Corporal Scott Paul Park which memorializing a local […]
STRONG – As encouragement for young people to read over the summer, Strong Public Library held a summer reading program for youths ages 12 – 18. Fifteen young people registered for the program. Each week the participants turned in a brief summary of the pages they had read, and their name went into a drawing […]
AUGUSTA – Michael Wesley Bennoch, “Big Mike,” 19, of Chesterville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, with his family at his side. He battled cancer for 16 months and was always more concerned about everyone else. In the words of his parents, Mark and Kathleen (Fera) Bennoch, who welcomed him into this world on […]
I was keeping an eye out for terrorists. And what better place to do so than the tap room of a brewery on Lewiston’s Lisbon Street. Also, I was watching for welfare cheats, since, according to Gov. Paul LePage, they’re much the same thing. After recent news reports revealed that an Iranian refugee who once […]
Some pictures from Franklin County’s finest photographers as birds, insects and other animals seek to take advantage of these last few weeks of summer.
FARMINGTON – University of Maine at Farmington Director of Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness Julie Davis is pleased to welcome Blake Hart as the next assistant men’s soccer coach. Hart, a Farmington native, joins head coach Tommy DiNuzzo and the UMF coaching staff as the Beavers are coming off a North Atlantic Conference semifinal appearance last season. Hart […]