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Six-year-old leads way as children’s museum kicks off funding drive(0)

July 24, 2014

CANTON – When six-year-old Dakota White decided he wanted to set up a lemonade stand in front of his home, he was following a long-time summer tradition. It’s what he wanted to do with the money that made it a little unusual. According to White’s mother, Kristi White, Dakota wanted to donate the proceeds to […]

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Drug box gets heavy use, police ask participants to check drop-offs

FARMINGTON – A prescription drug lock box at the Farmington Police Department has been proven successful in collecting expiring and unused medications, so much so that Franklin County residents are asked to double-check that they are not dropping off unacceptable items. Through support from Wal-Mart, Healthy Community Coalition purchased the box, which is secured at the […]

Hammond Lumber holds ribbon cutting to open new store

WILTON – Hammond Lumber held a grand opening event for its newest location Thursday, with the hardware store’s founders cutting the yellow ribbon. Hammond Lumber purchased Dexter Supply, located on the Wilton Road, in April. The company is headquartered in Belgrade and previously operated locally out of its location on the Farmington Falls Road. The […]

Rangeley and Strong fire departments awarded $120,000 for equipment

RANGELEY – The Rangeley and Strong fire departments are getting new safety equipment thanks to federal grants totaling $120,000. Rangeley’s fire department is receiving a grant of $99,743 to fund 16 new air packs for firefighters. The Strong fire department’s grant totals $18,456, which will fund 10 new turnout gear sets—the protective equipment worn by […]


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