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Wilton teen heads to USA Ambassador Nationals in July(0)

May 31, 2020

WILTON – Miss New England USA Ambassador Teen 2020 Valerianne Hinkley will be heading to Tampa, Florida on July 25 to represent the State of Maine in competing for the prestigious title of Miss USA Ambassador Teen and SLICC Ambassador, both would be the opportunity to fulfill her personal dream of being a positive role […]

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United Way of the Tri-Valley kicks off Spring Spruce Up Sale

FARMINGTON – Due to the current pandemic, United Way of the Tri-Valley Area has cancel the annual Mother’s Day Rose sale usually scheduled for early May. Instead, they will have a Virtual Spring Spruce Up Sale with garden-related items for sale on the UWTVA Facebook page. Items could be plants, seedlings, wind chimes, bird baths, […]

Pets of the Week: Speckles and Blythe

Pets of the Week features animals that are ready for adoption at the Franklin County Animal Shelter. Speckles, 2 Years, Female, Hound Mix – Hi!! My name is Speckles. I am a very sweet girl who loves people, playing fetch, and going for walks. Cats really are not my thing, so I need to find […]

USDA financial assistance for Maine farmers now available

BANGOR – Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency staff members are available via phone, fax and online tools to help producers complete applications. The […]

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