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Someone You Know: Susy(10)

August 29, 2015

Someone You Know, written by Amber Kapiloff, is a new column spotlighting the good people of Franklin County. There aren’t too many people in Phillips. The mountains are beautiful and the Sandy runs prolifically, but glance at your failing GPS signal and you’ll miss downtown. Unless, of course, you happen to come through during the […]

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Wilton teacher a top-three candidate for Teacher of the Year

WILTON – A teacher at Academy Hill School has advanced to the final stage for consideration of the Teacher of the Year award. Brenda LaVerdiere, a 4th grade teacher at AHS, is one of three finalists for the honor, which is awarded annually through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and Educate Maine. […]

This year’s Rangeley Blueberry Festival was hopping

By Liz Pimentel RANGELEY – It doesn’t take a leap of faith to know that Rangeley’s Blueberry Festival on Aug. 20 was once again host to the annual Frog and Toad Jumping Contest. As always, everyone had a hopping good time. There was a crowd of kids, parents, onlookers, anxiously awaiting frogs, and one tiny […]

South Street closed Sept. 2, 3 and 4

FARMINGTON – South Street will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 2; Thursday, Sept. 3; and Friday, Sept. 4 for trenching in preparation for the construction of the new UMF central heating plant. Occasional road closures will be necessary as construction on the project continues throughout summer […]


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