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Foot and Paddle: First snow hike of the season – Saddleback(Comments Off on Foot and Paddle: First snow hike of the season – Saddleback)

December 5, 2020

Awaited news arrives! A fast moving fall storm, drops heavy rainfall on Southern Franklin County – but up to 7” of snow above 2000’. More good news – clearing skies by daybreak. I load my daypack with food, water, and winter hiking essentials. Early to bed, early to rise, and I am on my way […]

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Closures for Dec. 5

The following businesses and events have canceled or closed due to the snow predicted for Dec. 5. To add your event to our listing, email us at The Farmington Public Library will be closing at noon tomorrow, Saturday December 5, due to the predicted storm. People are welcome to call and schedule a curbside […]

New owner a natural choice for Better Living Center

FARMINGTON – Downtown’s longtime health food store changed hands this week as previous owners Wally and Becky Sumner retired after managing the store for the last 20 years. The Better Living Center, founded in 1973 by Dave and Betty McCormachie, was bought by the Sumners in 2000. Wally had been recruited as a manager by […]

Western Maine Community Action doubles capacity for home weatherization projects

WILTON – Roughly 60 households will be having a warmer winter this year due to a significant USDA Rural Development grant that was recently awarded to Western Maine Community Action. Housing Director Bill Crandall said the grant is roughly five times the amount they typically receive. “We were pretty tickled to find out. I think […]

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