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Workshop provides skills to edit Wikipedia articles(2)

March 26, 2017

FARMINGTON – A workshop on Saturday educated participants on the process of editing Wikipedia articles to provide accurate and up-to-date information, specifically focused on women in the arts. The online encyclopedia offers free information in over 250 languages worldwide. Articles are a collaborative effort of the general public, allowing anyone to contribute or edit the information. Organizer, Abby […]

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Mt. Blue’s FBLA receives awards at state competition

FARMINGTON – On March 20 and 21, the Mt. Blue Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the State Leadership Conference in Portland. At the conference, students participated in multiple business competitions, workshops, and sessions. In addition, students also had the opportunity to hear Travis Mills speak. The FBLA State Service Project this year […]

Jerry Ireland to address Soil & Water Conservation District on April 7

FARMINGTON – The public is invited to hear a presentation by Jerry Ireland, U.S. Army veteran, representing the United Farmer Veterans of America. Ireland and others will be at the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual meeting on Friday, April 7 at the W.G. Mallett School off Middle Street. The doors will open […]

American Midwife & Academy opens for business

PHILLIPS – Locally-owned American Midwife & Academy is now open for business and accepting clients and students. Owner  and operator Rebecca Robichaud opened American Midwife after a year’s sabbatical from healthcare services. Providing services to clients in their home environment, American Midwife offers prenatal care, conception counseling, home birth midwifery services, postpartum care, doula services, […]


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