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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office weekly report for Sept. 7-14(0)

September 18, 2018

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office weekly report for Sept. 7 to Sept. 14 9/7/2018 – 0814hrs, Deputy Davol investigated a report of disturbance at the town office on Main St. in Eustis. The complainant stated he had shut the water off of person who was not paying his water bill. The suspect, was being hostile […]

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Commissioners discuss scenic turnout in Madrid

FARMINGTON – County commissioners discussed the possibility of creating a scenic turnout in Madrid at Tuesday’s board meeting, a proposal that potentially incorporates driver safety, river bank stabilization, a single-lane bridge and the demolition of existing structures. The site in question includes a narrow parcel of property between Route 4 and the Sandy River, at […]

Pen pals for 57 years: ‘It’s old school’

STRONG – Growing up in Strong, Nora Therrien wasn’t surrounded by the rich cultural diversity that more urban childhoods usually allow. Her school days were those of a typical rural Maine student- long bus rides through farm land, learning the basics and playing with her friends whose lives mostly resembled her own. So when her […]

Ag Day draws hundreds of students to Farmington Fair

FARMINGTON – Elementary students poured into the Farmington Fair by the hundreds on a hot Monday morning with teachers and volunteers in tow, for a dose of education and fresh squeezed applesauce. An annual offering, Agriculture Education Day has been held for nearly three decades at the Farmington Fair. Over time it has expanded from […]

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