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Selectboard requests fire truck numbers, call data 0

September 17, 2014 • Category: Features

WILTON – The selectboard asked the town manager and fire chief to provide updated numbers on the costs of new and used aerial fire engines Tuesday evening, as they continue to weigh the town’s options for fire coverage. A group of town officials, selectmen and residents have been meeting monthly to discuss the subject for […]

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UMF’s Visiting Writers Series: Essayist David Gessner reads Sept. 25 (0)

FARMINGTON – David Gessner—acclaimed American essayist, memoirist, nature writer, editor and cartoonist—will be the first reader of the 2014-15 Visiting Writers Series 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in The Landing in the University of Maine at Farmington Student Center. This event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a signing […]


RSU 73 Spruce Mountain Adult Ed fall classes (0)

LIVERMORE FALLS – Spruce Mountain Adult Education fall offerings include the HiSet preparation (formerly GED) for students wanting to complete their High School Equivalency Exam. Also, RSU 73 will offer certificate classes in culinary arts, retail, and office assistant skills. For further information about any of the following classes or adult education in general, telephone […]


Upcoming events at Spruce Mountain High School (0)

JAY – Here is a listing of the weekly events happening at Spruce Mountain High School: Early Release Day: Wednesday, Sept. 17th will be an early release day for all RSU 73 students. College Representatives: Representatives from Central Maine Community College and Unity College will be at the high school on Friday, Sept. 19 for […]


Chat with your health team at Apple Pumpkin Festival (0)

LIVERMORE FALLS – Western Maine Family Health Center will sponsor a table at the Apple Pumpkin Festival located at the Livermore Falls Recreational Field on Saturday, September 27. All fair-goers are encouraged to stop by the health center’s table to meet staff members and receive health tips, free giveaways, and information about saving money on […]


David C. Gagnon (1921 – 2014) (0)

AUGUSTA – David C. Gagnon, 93, died Sept. 15, 2014 at the Maine Veteran’s Home, in Augusta. David Charles Gagnon was born in Benton, Maine on July 15, 1921, the son of William and Jennie (Hatch) Gagnon. He graduated from Winslow High School in 1939 and from Thomas College in 1941. He served in WW […]


Fall Women’s Weekend at Maine Huts & Trails (0)

KINGFIELD – Maine’s western mountains will serve as the backdrop for guided hikes, yoga, painting and personal development classes at Maine Huts & Trails Fall Women’s Weekend, Oct. 17-19 at the popular Stratton Brook Hut. Women’s Weekend participants can expect great fall hiking and mountain biking at the Stratton Brook Hut. “Fall marks a time […]


Western Maine United’s weekend results (0)

The results of Western Maine United games played over the weekend: U14 D1 WMU-Smith 2 Yarmouth 5 U14 D2 WMU-Allen 3 Bonny Eagle SC 4 U12 WMU Botting 1 LAYSA 2 U11 WMU Thibodeau 0 Freeport 1 U9 WMU Fulton-Greenlaw 3 Yarmouth 0 Girls U11 WMU-Daggett 0 Yarmouth 5 U10 WMU-Joyce 1 Merrymeeting 5 WMU […]