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Civil War encampment Saturday at UMF(0)

April 24, 2014

FARMINGTON – The year the University of Maine at Farmington was established 150 years ago, the American Civil War would rage on for another year. Those very different sesquicentennial anniversaries are being brought together in one event on Saturday by Civil War re-enactors. Nick Bucci, a UMF sophomore creative writing major with a political science […]

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Maine High Peaks logo revealed

KINGFIELD – The Maine High Peaks logo was unveiled on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing effort by various groups to promote the region towards attracting new visitors and businesses. At the end of a slide show set to music of photographs from around the region, Jim Cox, a specialist in destination branding, came to […]

Selectmen support proposal to have town acquire compost facility

FARMINGTON – Selectmen indicated support for having the town gain ownership of the Sandy River Recycling Association’s composting facility and associated state license at Tuesday’s meeting, after reviewing a proposal which suggested bringing together a coalition of volunteers to reopen the site in the next two years. While in operation, the SRRA’s composting site accepted […]

Earth Day volunteers clean up the downtown

FARMINGTON – Volunteers were out combing the streets and green spaces around the downtown Tuesday, hauling of bags of garbage in the first annual Earth Day Clean Up event. Organizer Jo-Anne Bean Palmer of Farmington came up with the idea to hold an Earth Day clean up on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m., approaching […]

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