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Franklin County Sheriff’s Department weekly report: Logging accident kills Showhegan man(1)

July 27, 2014

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department weekly report for July 18 – July 25, 2014: 7/18/2014 Cpl. Nathan Bean investigated a car vs. deer accident on Route 142 in Phillips. There was minor damage to the car, deer died at the scene. 7/19/2014 Cpl. Nathan Reid investigated a noise complaint on the Fish Hatchery Road in Salem. […]

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Farmington’s gets medieval with its Summer Fest

FARMINGTON – Merchants downtown were pleased with the early turnout at Saturday’s Summer Fest. This year, organizers put a particular focus on locally produced products and children’s activities, including a Renaissance Fair with a stockade sponge throw.

34th annual Logging Festival parade celebrates Rangeley’s heritage

RANGELEY – Spectators lined Main Street to watch the 34th annual Logging Festival parade on a cool and cloudy Saturday. As a procession of small planes flew overhead, floats depicting various outdoor recreational activities to match the parade’s theme, Celebrating Rangeley’s Heritage, moved along Main Street with antique cars, horse groups and lots of big […]

Boil water order in effect for Jay Village Water District customers

JAY – Following a large water main break on the Smith Avenue line this morning, the Jay Village Water District’s customers who lost water are under a boil order until test results confirm the water is safe to drink.

Water district personnel have been trying to repair the break since 8:30 a.m. this morning

Once the water is back on, the district will bring samples to a laboratory in Augusta to be tested for E.coli and coliform bacteria. Once cleared, customers will be notified when they can stop boiling water.

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