Edited and Introduced by Wesley McNair, Maine Poet Laureate
In this poem for November, the late Maine poet Theodore Enslin considers the relentless and mysterious purposes of his neighbors.
WEST FARMINGTON – An abundance of fresh, locally-produced food just in time for Thanksgiving will be offered at the Winter Farmers’ Market, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Farmington Grange Hall on Bridge Street. Eleven vendors with tables laden full of vegetables, meats and homemade pies, along with locally produced honey, jams, craft […]
JAY – Ten new members of the National Honor Society were inducted Tuesday, Nov. 18 in Spruce Mountain High School library. Emilly LaFleur, NHS president, led the students in the ceremony celebrating the four pillars of the National Honor Society: Scholarship, Service, Character and Leadership. “It is the National Honors Society’s goal to improve our […]
FARMINGTON – Are you overweight, tired, thirsty, or experiencing frequent trips to the bathroom? Are you always hungry, yet showing signs of sudden weight loss? Do your fingers and toes tingle or go numb? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, Nancy Thomas, RN, CDE, a certified diabetes educator at Franklin Memorial Hospital […]
NEW VINEYARD – Gregory Walker Swenson, 64, of New Vineyard, died peacefully in the company of his family on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Born on June 1, 1950, to Jane and George Swenson, Greg grew up in Verona, New Jersey, with his siblings, Jane and John Swenson. Throughout his […]
By Paul Mills He’s back. The legendary John Martin has returned from political purgatory. The man termed by friends and foes alike including former Gov. John McKernan as “the father of the modern Legislature,” will soon be reclaiming his seat after a two-year hiatus. Martin will no doubt be called upon to offer advice to […]
FARMINGTON – Below are the results of the Bangor Savings Bank & Hight Chevrolet Buick GMC Pre-Season Girls Basketball Tournament held Nov. 22. The preseason tournament was hosted by Mt. Blue girls varsity basketball at Mt. Blue Middle School and the University of Maine at Farmington. Game #1 @ MBMS: Maranacook 47 – Oak Hill […]