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People Lifter helps welcome those from all walks of life(0)

October 22, 2018

FARMINGTON – Eleven years after the initial idea for a People Lifter came to fruition, Henderson Memorial Baptist Church joined by members of the co-inhabiting Summit Faith Church, opened its new door to the device on Sunday, Oct. 21. The new, street-level addition to the side of the church includes a stairwell down to the […]

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Massachusetts man killed Sunday in ATV crash

CARTHAGE – A Massachusetts man was killed Sunday when his all-terrain vehicle struck a tree off the Winter Hill Road. High speed is a suspected factor in the crash. According to Cpl. John MacDonald, a spokesperson for the Maine Warden Service, Taylor Curtin, 27 of Belchertown, Mass., was camping with friends in the Rocky Mountain […]

The fall show

With fall here, Franklin County’s many talented photographers are here to bring readers the best shots of nature and those who live in it. The basis for the Sunday collections goes back to March 2011, when author and photographer Jane Naliboff of Chesterville began sending a few pictures each week. Other photographers have since joined […]

Community discussion addresses cultural needs

WILTON – In an effort to revamp Franklin County’s artistic and cultural offerings, Greater Franklin Development Council in collaboration with Arts Farmington are spearheading the Franklin Hills Rural Cultural Plan. Facilitated by Reinholt Consulting and grant funded by the Maine Arts Commission, the process aims to gather input from local residents, organizations, businesses and community […]

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