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Jay municipal, RSU 73 budgets pass(3)

April 23, 2019

JAY – Residents approved $5.3 million in municipal expenditures and a $19.6 million budget for Regional School Unit 73 at the polls Tuesday, while narrowly rejecting authorization for marijuana establishments in town. Town elections resulted in Selectperson Judy Diaz winning another three-year term on the board in an uncontested vote. In the RSU 73 election, […]

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‘Earth Day Every Day!’ electronics recycling event is this Saturday

FARMINGTON – Residents of Franklin County and the greater Farmington area will have a chance to dispose of electronic waste next month, thanks to a 10-plus-year partnership between a disposal company and a local church. The 11th Annual “Earth Day Every Day!” electronics recycling day provides an opportunity to responsibly dispose of household electronic devices, […]

Earth Day Cleanup draws more than 30 to downtown Farmington

FARMINGTON – A range of people from four-year-olds to Franklin Savings Bank employees gathered today on the front lawn of the Pierce House to celebrate planet earth’s 4.543 billion years of life. As Fred and Matilda’s baby goats were fed and cuddled on the Pierce House lawn, community members, town employees, families and friends spread […]

Fire destroys Weld General Store

WELD – The Weld General Store was destroyed this morning, after a fire broke out in the building. Firefighters were called to the general store and an attached apartment at approximately 3:20 a.m. Jerry Nering, who co-owns the store with his wife, Dot, was sleeping in the apartment when he noticed the fire and escaped. […]


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