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Minor injuries in two-vehicle collision Saturday 0

January 31, 2015 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – A teenager complained of head pain after the car she was a passenger in was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon. Lynn Kerr, 53, of New Sharon, was driving a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier sedan when it was struck from behind by a pick-up truck as she was attempting to make a left […]

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Tango classes coming to community center in February (0)

FARMINGTON – Argentine Tango classes with Zarvin Palacios will be held for the first time at the Farmington Recreation Center on Monday, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Jan. 17; Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17; Monday, April 13 and Tuesday April 14 Monday sessions will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday 6:30 […]


Pete of the Week: Rambo (0)

Pet of the Week is for those who are ready for adoption from the Franklin County Animal Shelter. Hey! I’m Rambo! I’m only about a year old and I’m some kind of Terrier mix. I’m playful and energetic! I’d love to find a home where I can run around outside. That would be a dream! […]


Health Network staff presented with EPIC awards (1)

FARMINGTON – January’s recipients of the EPIC awards established by the Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN) Spirit Committee and announced quarterly include: Dr. Gerald Tinguely, Wound Clinic; Stephanie Robinson, Med/Surg Unit; Faye Boyce, Martha B. Webber Breast Center; and Mary Libby, Outpatient Cardiology Clinic. Joseph Bujold, board chair, and Joline Hart, vice president human resources, […]


Barbara L. Hammond (1937-2015) (0)

NORTH TURNER – Barbara L. Hammond, 77, of North Turner, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday morning, Jan. 30, 2015, after a long illness. She was born on Jan. 23, 1937, the daughter and only child of Marion (Brochu) and Maynard Bessey.  She grew up in South Paris, Maine.  She enjoyed many interests […]


Letter to the Editor: A Special Memorial Day 2015 event planned (0)

We in Veterans For Peace (VFP) invite you to join us as we put together a special Memorial Day 2015 service. As many of you know, the year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of what some consider to be the beginning of the American War in Vietnam– the deployment of the U.S. Marines to DaNang. […]


Smith’s double figures not enough for UMF at NEC (0)

HENNIKER, N.H. – The University of Maine at Farmington (7-11, 6-5) women were outmatched at New England College in Friday night’s conference battle. The Beavers fell, 74-47, behind another strong outing from junior forward Meghan Smith. New England College improves to 14-3 overall and 8-3 in conference play. The Pilgrims rank third in the North […]