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Foster Tech students building office for 82 High Street 0

May 24, 2018 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – The housing development 82 High Street Inc. is getting a new office this spring, courtesy of some builders-in-training at Foster Career and Technical Education Center. Students with George Chimenti’s Building Construction program were on site Thursday morning, finishing up a wheelchair ramp for a small, single-story office building on Sawtelle Lane in Farmington. […]

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Tannahill Weavers live at Old South Church on June 7 (0)

FARMINGTON – The Old South Church Concert Series continues the 2018 season celebrating the 50th year anniversary with top Scottish traditional band, the Tannahill Weavers, on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. The Tannahill Weavers have turned their acoustic excitement loose on audiences with an electrifying effect. They have that unique combination of traditional melodies, […]


Wilton Democratic Committee endorses candidate, invites public to Meet & Greet on June 11 (0)

WILTON – The Wilton Democratic Committee voted to endorse several candidates running for county offices and their local Maine House of Representatives seat. At this month’s meeting, WDC members chose to voice their support of several candidates by unanimous vote, including: Margot Joly, for Franklin County Judge of Probate; Pam Prodan, (incumbent) for County Treasurer; […]


SAPARS offering free trauma sensitive yoga support group (0)

FARMINGTON – Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services is offering a free Trauma Sensitive Yoga Support Group for adult, female-identified survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment. The group will meet in the Farmington area for eight weeks, beginning June 25 at 1 p.m. Space is limited, so anyone interested should contact Kayce […]


Randall H. Gifford Jr. (1927-2018) (1)

FARMINGTON – Randall H. Gifford Jr., 90, of Farmington and Lake Placid, Fla. went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 21, 2018, with his wife Audrey at his side. He was born June 10, 1927 in Portland, the son of Randall and Dorothy (Swasey) Gifford. Randall graduated from William Hall High School in […]


Politics & Other Mistakes: Shawn of the (brain) dead (13)

Even though lots of Republicans have never heard of him, and his name’s not even on the ballot, a big chunk of the GOP faithful will end up voting for Brent Littlefield for governor. While Littlefield isn’t technically a candidate, he’s very much in the running for the state’s highest office. He’s just employing a […]


RLHT invites you to walk the woods each week (0)

OQUOSSOC – Do you want to learn more about the trails in your community? Are you curious about the natural world that surrounds our town? Do you just want to get out and take a walk in the woods? Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust invites you to join in their new weekly “Walk the Woods” series […]


Mt. Blue tennis results vs Camden Hills (0)

ROCKPORT – Mt. Blue girls’ tennis results versus Camden Hills on May 21. Camden Hills 5, Mt. Blue 0 1st singles: Kassie Knil (CH) d. Grace McIntosh 6-1, 6-1 2nd singles: Chloe Fordyce (CH) d. Maeve Hickey 7-5, 6-1 3rd singles: Celine Barden (CH) d. Brianna Jackson 6-4, 6-1 1st doubles: Claire Pierce and Kaylyn […]