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Bangor Savings grant brings increased access to dental care(3)

July 8, 2019

FARMINGTON – The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently granted $7,000 to Community Dental to help fund their Low Income Oral Health Access program. The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation focuses on initiatives that will make communities prosperous, more liveable and more vibrant. Between the Foundation and Corporate Giving the total annual funding has reached more than […]

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Safe families, safe communities

By Hillary Hooke One aspect of child abuse prevention that is sometimes misunderstood is the connection between domestic violence in a relationship and child abuse and neglect. It’s an important aspect of abuse prevention to get right, but more often than not people hear more about stereotypes of those who experience childhood domestic violence than […]

A Matter of Balance program starts July 16

FARMINGTON – Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County is offering the award-winning program called a Matter of Balance at Franklin Memorial Hospital starting July 16. The free program is designed to benefit older adults who are concerned about falls and may restrict their activities because of those concerns. Individuals who develop a fear of […]

70 plus attend Business After Hours at Franklin Memorial Hospital

FARMINGTON – A drenching rainstorm didn’t deter the more than 70 Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and Jay, Livermore, Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce members to Franklin Memorial Hospital’s business-after-hours health fair on June 20. Inside were healthy snack samples with recipes, worksite wellness information, staff from the Let’s Go Small Steps Program with a […]

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