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Spring gets busy 9

May 29, 2016 • Category: Features

By Jim Knox
A baby fox waits for its mom to come back in Weld.

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Storytelling program in Farmington to feature the 1947 Brownfield Fire (0)

FARMINGTON – Lovell resident Jo Radner will perform “Burnt Into Memory: Stories of the Brownfield Fire” on Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Old North Church, at High and Court streets in Farmington. This is a benefit for Western Maine Storytelling that brings storytellers to Farmington. The program’s admission will be $15. Some […]


In honor of direct support professionals at LEAP (3)

FARMINGTON – Direct support professionals provide functional and emotional support to individuals born with significant intellectual or developmental disabilities. There are millions of DSPs around the nation, and their jobs are to assist people of all abilities to lead a healthy life of inclusion within their communities. It has been said that quality starts and […]


Graveside services for Rosemarie Boyko on June 4 (0)

RANGELEY – Graveside services for Rosemarie Boyko, who died on April 6, 2016, will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery in Rangeley. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.


Letter to the Editor: Thanks for making Relay for Life a success (1)

The Albert Smith family would like to everyone that supported us in memory of Albert in the Relay for Life walk. We raised over $1,300. As part of the Franklin Chamber team we raised more than $5,000. Albert walked with us in spirit. Look carefully and you can see my angels tossing water bottles back […]


Popular soccer camp comes to Wilton (0)

WILTON – An innovative camp curriculum developed by a team of professional coaches will bring the Challenger Sports “British Soccer Camps” to Wilton this July. Challenger Sports have teamed up with Wilton Recreation Department to host the week-long camp during the week of July 11-15 at Kineowatha Park. The camp will run Monday through Friday […]