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Franklin County Democrats announce slate of super speakers(0)

January 22, 2019

FARMINGTON – The next meeting of the Franklin County Democratic Committee (FCDC) will be on Sunday, February 3, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mallett School in Farmington. Sara Gideon, Speaker of the Maine State House, will share with Franklin County Democrats her vision for the two years ahead. She will be the […]

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UWTVA Partner Spotlight: Catholic Charities

FARMINGTON – Catholic Charities Maine is one of the state’s largest non-profit social service agencies. Founded in 1966, its mission is to empower and strengthen individuals and families of all faiths by providing innovative community-based social services throughout Maine. Programs range from serving children and persons struggling with mental health and substance use disorder, to […]

Franklin County Extension Homemakers campaign benefits elementary schools

FARMINGTON — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Franklin County Homemakers recently donated 300 boxes of facial tissues to local school districts. The volunteer group has been doing a facial tissue campaign for the last couple of years to benefit elementary schools in Franklin County. Support for the campaign included creation of a donation kiosk at […]

MaineCF grants available for Franklin and Somerset County nonprofits

ELLSWORTH – Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities are encouraged to apply to the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. The deadline for applying is Feb. 15, 2019. Application, guidelines, and a list of 2018 grants are available at The Western Mountains Committee, a volunteer committee of Franklin […]

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