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The Downhill Dummy Race: A special and unique event 0

March 24, 2018 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – Despite heaps of snow still covering the ground, Titcomb Mountain will be closing for the season this weekend after a busy winter. The mountain welcomed several new events to this year’s round up along with the traditional events that have been going on for years, such as the Downhill Dummy race. 2018 marked […]

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Dance Academy annual performance features four seniors (0)

RANGELEY – The Lakeside Dance Academy will present their Annual Spring Dance Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31 at the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theatre on Main St. in Rangeley. It will be an evening showcasing the work of over 50 dancers of all ages and is […]


Allied Realty welcomes new agents (2)

FARMINGTON – Allied Realty is excited to welcome three new agents: Levi Bailey, Lisa Libby, and Jan Clark. Libby is joining the Wilton office. She was born in Farmington and raised in Wilton, holds an Associate Broker license and has loved being a Realtor since 2014. She especially enjoys working with veterans, first time home […]


SeniorsPlus to present mini-expo for older adults in Kingfield (0)

KINGFIELD – SeniorsPlus will present a mini-expo on Thursday, April 19 (snow date Friday, April 20) from 8 a.m. to noon at the Kingfield Elementary School. The Franklin County Aging Well Mini-Expo will offer workshops and the opportunity for social interaction for older adults. The event is free and open to the public. A continental […]


George G. Plaisted (1936-2018) (0)

JAY – George G. Plaisted, 81 a resident of Jay, passed away Friday, March 23 at his home surrounded by family. He was born August 21, 1936 in Jay, the son of Ralph G. Plaisted and Florida (Belanger) Plaisted. George was a 1956 graduate of Jay High School. Following graduation he proudly served in the […]


Letter to the Editor: In regards to reapportionment (13)

For clarification in regards to the citizens petition for the reapportionment of the RSU 9 Board of Directors. If Farmington and Wilton’s directors are at the meeting they hold 64 percent of the vote. With Farmington and Wilton’s directors and ONE other director they can have a legal meeting because they would have a majority […]


Farmington Recreation Department hosting Easter Egg Hunt on April 1 (0)

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Recreation Department will be holding a Easter Egg Hunt on April 1. The Easter Bunny has changed things up a little this year. He now wants to see who the real explorers are and has let the Rec Department in on a few secret drop-off spots! There will be two golden […]