River Valley

Carthage to begin paying volunteer firefighters

Veteran First Selectman Steve Brown of Carthage, shown in 2016, received a $4,000 raise at the annual town meeting July 9. The increase brings...

Author and illustrator reach their goals and dreams

When Diane Taylor-Moore Hines decided to write her second children’s book, “Daniel Olaf Dragonfly,” ideas just popped into her head, she said. Hines, 68, is...

This week's agenda

Monday Bethel: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Casco: Open Space Commission, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Jay: North Jay Water District, 6 p.m., Town Office Jay: Jay Village...

Rumford selectmen deny request for recount of all warrant articles

Chris Brennick, right, chairman of the Rumford Board of Selectmen, presents the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award to Brian and Diane Mitchell on...

Franklin County advised to develop strategy for broadband funding

WILTON — In hopes of increasing broadband internet connections in rural Maine, members of two organizations informed community leaders in Franklin County how to...

Rumford school gets grant for student health services

RUMFORD — Regional School Unit 10 has received a $200,000 grant to provide social, emotional and mental health services to students at Rumford Elementary...

Hosmer Field Complex getting $440K upgrade

The Hosmer Field Complex in Rumford will soon undergo a $440,000 upgrade, which will include replacement of the lights and the track at the...

This week's agenda

Monday Dixfield: Public hearing on proposed water rate increase, 5:30 p.m., Ludden Memorial Library Hebron: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Jay: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Livermore: Selectmen,...

Canton Historical Society's new building open

CANTON — The new base for the Canton Historical Society was officially opened Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a speech by state Sen. Lisa...

Dixfield public hearing on water rate increase

DIXFIELD — Selectmen on Monday will hold a public hearing on raising the water rate an estimated 6 to 7 percent. The hearing will begin at 5:30...
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