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More than 1,400 educators expected at regional workshop(0)

March 19, 2019

FARMINGTON – More than 1,400 educators will fill venues on the University of Maine at Farmington campus this Friday, as part of the second annual Rendezvous. The event is organized by the Western Maine Education Collaborative with support from GEAR UP Maine. Unusual in its size and scope, the Rendezvous was held last year at […]

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NECEC debate comes to Farmington with hearings, town meeting vote scheduled

FARMINGTON – Beginning on April 1, five days of public hearings will be held on the University of Maine at Farmington campus regarding the New England Clean Energy Connect project: a 145-mile long Direct Current transmission line stretching from the Canadian border to a new converter station in Lewiston. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection […]

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office report for the week of March 8 – 15

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office report for the week of March 8 – 15 3/8/2019 1433hrs, Chief Deputy Lowell responded to a report of a two vehicle accident on Foster Hill Road in Freeman twp. No injuries were reported. 3/8/2019 1607hrs, Deputy Morgan investigated a report of harassment by email at a residence on Ferguson Lane […]

Students win Iditaread for second straight year

NEW SHARON – Cape Cod Hill School capped off its annual Iditaread celebration of reading Monday morning, with a ceremonial lap by the winning class through the school’s hallways. For at least four years, the dogsled race-themed Iditaread has served as CCHS’ springtime reading competition. It ties student reading into the Alaskan Iditarod race, with […]


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