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Earmuffs on Chester Greenwood Day; parade and contest results(1)

December 5, 2016

FARMINGTON – Photographer Scott Landry of Farmington captured the many, many varieties of earmuffs worn on Chester Greenwood Day this year. The annual celebration honors the Farmington native credited with inventing the earmuffs.

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UMF student, son in critical condition after rescue from house fire

SKOWHEGAN – A University of Maine at Farmington student and her four-year-old son were seriously injured in a fire that destroyed their home in Skowhegan Friday night. According to Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, as of Monday morning Tyler Curtis-Benson, 4, “is showing improvement at the Shriner’s Hospital in Boston, but that […]

Free Christmas dinner’s focus is ‘togetherness and community’

WILTON – The second annual free Family Style Christmas Dinner will be held on Christmas day from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Harnden Masonic Hall. The hall is located on the Wilton Road across from Tractor Supply and will be fully decorated for the occasion. Last year’s event served a hot, homemade meal to […]

First freeze and snow

By Jane Naliboff
The sun sets by 4 at Parker Pond’s boat launch in Vienna. A lone adult loon, seen near the islands through my lens, seems to be staying until the first freeze. Surely, Parker is warmer than its winter home in Penobscot Bay.


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