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An update from Literacy Volunteers(0)

May 31, 2020

Dear Community, I would like to share a few facts about Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset Counties and I ask that you share this news. In this time of COVID 19, there are still positive things happening in the community. Did you know that Literacy Volunteers tutors are still meeting with students? Yes, the […]

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Letter to the Editor: Direct Support Professionals – The Unheralded Essentials

Life Enrichment Advancing People d.b.a. LEAP, Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is dedicated to helping adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities achieve what we all want – a fair shake at life and community inclusion. We do this by helping people identify needs such as medical, language and hygiene, or wants […]

Letter to the Editor: On masks and COVID-19

There are some indisputable fact about COVID-19: 1. The disease is real and people are dying from it. Over 1.6 million Americans have been infected and almost 100,000 have died since February. 2. There is no drug that can cure the infection once someone has it. There are some drugs used in the critical care […]

Letter to the Editor: NECEC and the importance of broadband

The New England Clean Energy Connect is bringing thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of investment to Maine. But there is another aspect of this project that has gone somewhat under the radar that is critically important to Maine, increased broadband capability in Somerset and Franklin counties. I cannot stress enough how […]


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