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Slow summer warm up(2)

July 5, 2015

By Jim Knox
A very wet red-breasted grosbeak in Wilton last Sunday. This Fourth of July weekend brought warmer temperatures and some sunshine to western Maine.

This week we feature the wonderful work of photographers Pat Blanchard, Ernie Hall, Jim Dwinal, Jane Knox, Tom Oliver, Erin Ladd, Jane Naliboff and Jim Knox.

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Fourth of July, marriage proposal celebrated in Farmington

FARMINGTON – The annual Independence Day parade featured the usual colorful floats, animals, marching bands and the unusual: a marriage proposal. Under bright clouded skies, the Farmington Rotary Club’s annual parade drew a large, appreciative crowd that lined the streets downtown. Among the parade participants were the dozen members of The Smiling Goat Precision Juggling […]

Jay/Livermore Falls holds annual Independence Day parade

JAY – The annual Independence Day parade in Jay and Livermore Falls drew a crowd along Main Street Friday afternoon.

North Church receives funds for a new walkway

FARMINGTON – After years of fundraising and renovating¬† the North Church, the Farmington Historical Society’s next project will be to make sure everyone can enjoy it. With that in mind, FHS officials met with Farmington Walmart store manager Greg Patterson to accept funds to build a walkway between Court Street and the rear entrance of […]

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