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Historic library finds new home at fairgrounds(7)

May 23, 2018

NEW SHARON – One of the region’s first libraries has found a new home at the Farmington Fairgrounds and will open its doors to the public with the start of fair season in Sept. The building, which dates back to the 1800s, will join several other historic buildings at the fairgrounds, creating a small makeshift […]

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Concerns raised over CMP transmission line proposal

FARMINGTON – Selectmen listened to concerns regarding the proposed Central Maine Power transmission line from state Senator Tom Saviello Tuesday night, along with the voices of several other local residents including former state Senator Walter Gooley. The proposed line would run from the Canadian border in western Somerset County down into a new AC/DC converter […]

RSU 9 students share love of science

FARMINGTON – A collaboration in its second year brought Mt. Blue High School seniors together with Grade 5 students at Cascade Brook School Tuesday morning to play, explore and learn together in the name of science. The senior physics class students traveled from Mt. Blue Campus to the cafeteria of CBS, with examples of their […]

Interim president appointed for UMF

FARMINGTON – Eric Brown, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Farmington, will serve as the university’s interim president for the next year. The University of Maine System Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment Monday evening. The current UMF president, Kathryn Foster, accepted a leadership position at […]


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