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Strawberry Shortcake: A berry good tradition(0)

June 25, 2019

FARMINGTON – Since the Pierce House, located at 208 Main St. in Farmington, celebrated its grand 100 year anniversary in 2005, it has been the tradition for Old South First Congregational Church to serve up strawberry shortcake on July 4th. Most years volunteers from Old South pick the berries fresh from David and Verna Pike’s […]

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Rangeley’s July 3 in the Park event

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the fifth Annual July 3 in the Park event. On Wednesday, July 3, the park will come alive with activities, food and entertainment for all ages, all provided by area nonprofit organizations. This will be a true family day packed with fun. Festivities […]

Literacy Volunteers raises $3,000 at annual book sale

FARMINGTON – The Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset Counties recently held the Annual Book Sale and Literacy Festival on June 1 and 2. Board members and over 50 volunteers came together at the Farmington Elks Lodge to host the two day celebration of literacy. Entertainment included a magic show by Mike’s Magic, readings by […]

Mt. Blue student wins second place in statewide contest

CHESTERVILLE – Mt. Blue High School graduate, Maeve Hickey, won second-place in the 15th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest sponsored by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein. The contest asks students to come up with a creative message about the dangers of drinking and driving and/or distracted driving. Ms. Hickey’s original song depicts how the […]

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