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Rangeley’s logging festival canceled; Little Miss and Mister Woodchip Contest , parade still on(1)

July 25, 2016

RANGELEY – After 35 years, the annual logging festival held on the last Saturday of July has been canceled, but the Maine Forestry Museum’s Little Miss and Mister Woodchip Contest on Friday, July 29 and the 36th Annual Logging Festival Parade on July 30 will be held. According to the museum’s announcement, the daylong Logging […]

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Franklin County sheriff’s weekly report: Rocks defaced with spray paint in Sandy River Plt

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office weekly report from July 8 – 22, 2016: 7/8/2016 Deputy Andrew Morgan investigated a vandalism complaint on Mitchell Brook Road in Temple. A gate to a private road was ripped out of the ground. 7/9/2016 Deputy Derek Doucette conducted a security escort on Dutch Gap Road in Chesterville. 7/10/2016 Deputy Keith […]

Farmington’s 52nd annual Summer Fest draws a big crowd

FARMINGTON – The 52nd annual Summer Fest drew hundreds of families and friends downtown on Saturday to check out the nearly 50 vendors and display tents, participate in contests and be entertained by several bands set up in Meetinghouse Park and along Broadway throughout the day. This year the sponsoring Farmington Downtown Association added Friday […]

Summer road projects on schedule

FARMINGTON – The Public Works Department crew is busy rebuilding and paving local roads this summer. Voters at the annual town meeting in March approved spending $233,000 in the fourth year of a five-year capital improvement program plan to repair the town’s neediest roads. Scheduled this summer is to complete the rebuild of Porter Hill […]


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