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Jay woman repays money to Big Apple(1)

March 22, 2018

FARMINGTON – A Jay woman was allowed to enter into a one-year, deferred disposition Monday that could eventually allow her to withdraw pleas to two felony theft charges, after she successfully repaid nearly $5,000 in restitution to a local convenience store. Lisa Parent, 49 of Jay, previously pleaded guilty to two counts of theft by […]

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UMF testing public address system tomorrow

FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington will be doing a scheduled testing of the Visiplex System, its new Public Address system to be used in the event of an emergency, at 11:45 a.m., Friday, March 23. The test on Friday will last approximately one minute in which people will hear an audible tone, […]

Maine filmmaker comes to UMF to discuss heritage, courage

FARMINGTON – Two classes at the University of Maine at Farmington will be watching and discussing a film made by Maine filmmaker Tonya Shevenell that examines ancestry and bravery through one man’s story. On March 26 at 7 p.m. students and the public alike are invited to Lincoln Auditorium in the Roberts Learning Center for […]

RSU 9 school board to review $35.3 million budget

FARMINGTON – Regional School Unit 9 school board directors got their first look at a preliminarily proposed, $35.3 million budget Tuesday evening, as well as reorganizing the budget workshop schedule. While the board had previously planned to meet on Tuesdays up through the annual budget meeting on May 1, directors are now planning to meet […]

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