One of my favorite aspects of being a community bookseller is the opportunity to work with some truly inspiring educators. No one exemplifies this more than Lori Littlefield, the amazing librarian of Mt. Abram High School. Reasoning that her pay is spread out over 12 months while her workload is not, Lori has embarked on [...]
AUBURN – The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College will offer a one-day workshop on Abuse, Trauma and Recovery Wednesday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop focuses on our understanding for one of the most prevalent social problems of our day. Participants will study the theoretical and [...]
This feature highlights the pets that are available for adoption at the Franklin County Animal Shelter. FARMINGTON – Chopper was found outside the shelter when we arrived one morning. He was with a poodle mix named LuAnne. Both are happy senior dogs looking for loving home to finish out their years. Chopper is a dachshund [...]
FARMINGTON – Franklin Memorial Hospital’s Bass Room was the festive setting of a recognition celebration for the health network’s volunteers. The program included a social time and dinner, and entertainment by Eddie Lee who played various traditional Chinese instruments. All volunteers attending received gifts and certificates in recognition of their volunteer efforts, as well as [...]
WILTON – Spring committal services for John Carleton will be held Friday morning, May 31, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton, with Father Thomas Lequin of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Farmington, officiating. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, Farmington.
The disturbing rise of childhood health problems is not just a concerning trend on paper, but a day-to-day struggle for suffering Maine families. Through the widely popular Kid’s Safe Product Law, Maine has made strides to identify a list of toxins that are of high concern. But as a parent trying to limit my children’s [...]
AUGUSTA – The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy, is asking motorists to be aware of rare turtles crossing area roads and watch for road signs alerting motorists to turtle crossing areas. Motorists encountering these roadside turtle signs should reduce their speed and be on the lookout for jaywalking [...]
AUBURN – The Fit Girls after school program of Wilton wrapped up its running and reading program by participating in a 5K run on Sunday in Auburn to benefit the Androscoggin Care and Hospice. For some of the girls, this was their first 5K ever and they all completed it. The girls have been meeting [...]