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Maine law enforcement collects more than 31,000 pounds of medication; drop boxes still available(0)

May 5, 2016

Law enforcement agencies in Maine collected a record high amount of old, expired and unwanted medication as part of Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Initiative. The 31,960 pounds of drugs were incinerated Monday afternoon at ecomaine in Portland, taking the substances out of medicine cabinets and keeping them away from the water supply. Farmington Police […]

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Fiddlehead Festival returns this Saturday

FARMINGTON – Organizers of the 5th Annual Maine Fiddlehead Festival & Local Food Day are gearing up for an all-day event to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the Emery Community Arts Center Plaza. Admission is free. Although named for the immature frond, the festival encompasses local food […]

New Wilton CEO hired; four residents running for one selectboard seat

WILTON – Selectboard members unanimously confirmed hiring Adam Cote as the town’s new code enforcement officer at their meeting Tuesday night. Current CEO Roger Williams will be working for the town until July 1. Town Manager Rhonda Irish said the two-month period will provide Cote with on-the-job training. The state allows for a one year […]

Program puts books, bikes in hands of elementary students

FARMINGTON – Students cheered and applauded their peers at Cascade Brook School and W.G. Mallett School Wednesday afternoon, as the participants of a popular reading program received new bikes courtesy of the local Maine Masonic Lodge. “I have a feeling you know why we’re here …” Mallett Principal Tracy Williams said. “Bikes for books!” a […]

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