Franklin Countys First News


RFA offers youth music and drama camp (0)

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is offering week-long day-camps in Music and Drama for youth at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley. July 31 through August 4 is Teen Drama Week for ages 13 through 18 and is led by Talley Murphy, a directing student at Barnard College of Columbia University. She […]


Farmington Police Department running Fall Citizens Police Academy (0)

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department is proud to announce that it will be running a Fall Citizens Police Academy beginning on Wednesday September 27. This 10 week academy was run earlier in the year and received a very positive review. A poll among the participants rated the academy a 4.9 out of a possible […]


Pets of the Week: Mason, Dawson and Reese (0)

Pets of the Week is a special feature to highlight those who are ready for adoption from the Franklin County Animal Shelter. Mason and Dawson 2 years, Male and 6 years, Male Breed Unconfirmed Hi, I’m Dawson, and this is my little brother, Mason. Our owner sadly had to surrender us after she lost everything […]


Healthy Community Coalition offers healthy food shopping tours (0)

WILTON – Healthy Community Coalition is offering a free “Cooking Matters at the Store” shopping tour event at the Wilton Blueberry Festival on Friday, Aug. 4. Two sessions will be offered. The first session begins at 10 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m. Cooking Matters at the Store shopping tours offer consumers tips and […]


Larry E. Beaulieu, Sr. (1938-2017) (0)

LIVERMORE – Larry E Beaulieu, Sr., 79, passed away, Thursday, July 20, at his home on Maple Lane in Livermore with his wife by his side. He was born on Jan. 7, 1938 in Livermore Falls, the son of Edward and Madolyn Beaulieu. He attended school in Jay and Livermore Falls. He enlisted in the […]


What do political donations buy? (6)

I read an interesting review with a Republican primary contestant for the nomination to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts. This interested me because it pits a successful entrepreneur and inventor against an academic drone; an Indian against a Pretendian; a young man with multiple engineering degrees against an aging woman with a […]