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Heat pump use expands across state(0)

September 22, 2014

FARMINGTON – For Jim LaBrecque, it’s a matter of efficiency. A former resident of Jay and graduate of Mt. Blue High School, LeBrecque previously operated Jim’s Refrigeration, installing cooling, heating and ventilation systems in grocery stores such as Don’s AG and Giguere’s. Now he works with retired professor Richard Hill of Orono to create custom-designed refrigeration and heating systems for businesses ranging […]

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Corn maze opens Saturday; animal shelter receiving support

FARMINGTON – During the coming weekends, thousands of people are expected to try to navigate their way through a baffling maze of paths in a 12-acre cornfield. For the 6th year, Sandy River Farms is hosting its Amazing Corn MAiZE at 755 Farmington Falls Road, beginning on Saturday, Sept. 27. Weather permitting, the maze will […]

200 years celebrated at Old South Church

Here’s a look back as the Old South First Congregational Church in Farmington celebrates 200 years since it was established in 1814. By Megan Roberts FARMINGTON – It was in 1780 when pioneer Stephen Titcomb came to Farmington and built a cabin, and then spent the long winter as the first white settler here. His […]

6th Annual Fishing Derby for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Sept. 26

FARMINGTON – The 6th Annual Fishing Derby for Adults with Developmental Disabilities will take place on Friday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to noon at Rollo Pond in the University of Maine at Farmington’s Abbott Park. The free event hosted by the Farmington Recreation Department was postponed from July 3 because the pond was too […]

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