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Nature: Sunrise, sunset(12)

May 21, 2017

Warmer weather is finally here and Franklin County’s many talented photographers are here to bring readers the best shots of nature and those who live in it. The basis for the Sunday collections goes back to March 2011, when author and photographer Jane Naliboff of Chesterville began sending a few pictures each week. Other photographers […]

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Local Boy Scouts attend Merit Badge College

MANCHESTER – More than 100 Boy Scouts from as far away as Jackman, Ellsworth and Camden came to Manchester for the annual Merit Badge College at Hope Baptist Church. Over thirty badges were offered ranging across a broad spectrum of topics including Fish and Wildlife Management, Indian Lore, Sustainability, Disability Awareness, Family Life, Engineering, and […]

Wilton man wins Ice Out Contest

WILTON – Bill Fletcher of Wilton is the recipient of a $100 for his guess of when the ice would go out on Wilson Lake. Bruce Dyke, member of the Wilton Fish & Game and caretaker of the Annual Ice Out Contest documented the ice out on April 29, at 9 a.m. Dyke would like […]

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