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Historical society to show Poland Spring winter sports activities

POLAND — The Poland Historical Society will present a collection of historic images of winter sports activity at the historic Poland Spring Resort. The...

Monmouth student is Honorary Page

Monmouth Academy student Michael Dolan serves as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate on April 13. He was the guest of Sen. Shenna...

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to collect unused, outdated medications

The Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 28. Last year Maine collected 68,840 pounds of unused and expired prescription drugs.  The...

Boy Scouts awarded merit badges during Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 580 members are pictured. From left in front are Scoutmaster Richard Masterson, Miles Smith, Brandon Albanesi and Ethan Gilbert; back, Art...

Maine Legislature honors Boys and Girls Club Youths of the Year

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature welcomed the 2018 Youths of the Year from Maine Boys and Girls Clubs to the State House on Thursday,...

Military note: Lewiston woman serving in Guatemala

Marc DeNofio of Team Rubicon interviews U.S. Navy Lt. Sarah Steenburn of Lewiston about the daily operations of the medical site at the Izabal Sports...

Growing Roots summit looks at food insecurity, food waste

FARMINGTON — Greater Franklin County has a collaborative spirit. It is with that spirit that the Greater Franklin Food Council is promoting Growing Roots,...

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust seeks help in historic Mailbox Pool acquisition...

MAGALLOWAY PLANTATION — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust received a phone call regarding a parcel of land for sale on the Magalloway River recently.  After...

Airport director updates Optimists

Optimist Club President Sabrina Best is pictured presenting Rick Lanman, director of the Auburn Lewiston Airport, with a copy of the Optimist Creed. Lanman...

Centenarian Club at Pinewood Terrace

These residents of Pinewood Terrace in Farmington are all over 100 years old and one of them is 104. They are, from left, back...

Lewiston girl helps shelter

Pollie Cain of Lewiston presented the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society on Feb. 26 with donations from her 7th birthday party. Cain, a first-grade student...

Sister, brother help pets

Juliet Worcester, 7, and her 4-year-old brother Maddox of Lewiston presented the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society with the donations from their combined birthdays on...

Mt. Blue senior receives DAR Good Citizen Award

FARMINGTON — Joseph Crandall, a senior at Mt. Blue High School, was recently presented the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 2018 Good Citizen...

Lewiston 7-year-old helps shelter pets

Delaney Dill of Lewiston presents the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society on March 26 with the donations from her 7th birthday. Dill, a first-grade student at...

Social pets seek home at Franklin County Animal Shelter

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced its Pets of the Week. Boomer, a senior, male beagle mix, is the Dog of the...

Little Wilson Pond homeowners honor partnership with commission

TURNER — The Little Wilson Pond Improvement Association has honored Lynne Richard and the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission for partnering with its homeowners...

Western Maine Play Museum raises $14K at auction

Western Maine Play Museum in Wilton raised $14,450 at the Spring Gala and Experience Auction. Board members attending the event include, from left, front row,...

Flamingos flocking once again to Farmington

FARMINGTON — The Mt. Blue Music Boosters have announced the return of the flamingos. From Saturday to Sunday, April 21 to 29, flocks of...

Literacy Volunteers to host 20th annual Letters for Literacy Scrabble Fest

LEWISTON — Scrabble fans are invited to help raise money for Literacy Volunteers by playing their favorite board game. This is Scrabble with an...

Energetic Dopey, senior Marigold seeking adoption

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced the Pets of the Week. Dopey is a 1- to 3-year-old male hound mix. Dopey is...

Tommy's Feral Feline Friends looking for bakers to help kitties

LEWISTON — Tommy's Feral Feline Friends is looking for bakers and baked goods for a Mother's Day bake sale and bottle drive that will...

Monmouth student gives shelter gifts

Julia Goucher of Monmouth presented the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society with donations from her 6th birthday on Feb. 10. Goucher, a kindergarten student at...

Doris Ray describes 'Merry Old England'

Doris Ray presents her program, "Merry Old England," on March 29 at Norway Memorial Library. In her multimedia presentation, she took the audience on...

Rangeley Tavern becomes national historic building

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Tavern has been entered in the National Register of Historic Places, according to Kirk F. Mohney, director of the Maine...

LMS student visits Augusta

Lewiston Middle School student Kelsey Westleigh served as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate on April 11. The student was a guest of...

Dirigo March Student of Month

Lindsay Nowlin was presented the March Student of the Month Award at the monthly awards assembly at Dirigo High School, Dixfield. From left are...

Spruce Mountain High School awards student achievements

Spruce Mountain High School in Jay held its February Award Assembly on Friday, April 6. Department Award winners are, from left, Orion Schwab, Paije...

Pinkham tells 'Maine Woods Tales' for Hebron society

HEBRON — Historian and storyteller Steve Pinkham entertained the Hebron Historical Society with Maine woods tales at a recent meeting. He has researched many articles...

Hussein serves as page

Lewiston Middle School student Hussein Hussein, left, serves as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate on April 11. The student was a guest of...

Delegates wanted to attend American Legion Boys State

RUMFORD — The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans’ organization, is inviting all members of the River Valley Area to join them in sponsoring...

RFA Lakeside Theater gets basement update due to grant

RANGELEY — A grant from the Davis Family Foundation has allowed the Rangeley Friends of the Arts to waterproof and pour a cement floor...

L&A Veterans Council members plan Memorial Day events

The City of Lewiston and the L&A Veterans Council are responsible for Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street. Activities there include a Memorial Day...

LHS student serves as page

Lewiston High School student Nathan Little, left, serves as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate on April 11. The student was a guest...

Washburn-Norlands Foundation seeks fellowship applicants

LIVERMORE — The Washburn-Norlands Foundation is seeking applications for the Ethel “Billie” Gammon History Education Summer Fellowship Award. High school seniors planning to attend...

Dirigo classroom award winners

Dirigo High School students earning classroom awards in the following subject areas are, from left, Brandon Harris, Physical Education; Ella Couture, Algebra/Mathematics; Franny DePalma,...

Whiting Farm director to speak at L-A Rotary Lunch Club

AUBURN — Kim Finnerty, director of Whiting Farm, will address the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Lunch Club at noon Thursday, April 19, at the Village Inn,...

Loon Echo Land Trust to celebrate Earth Day with clean-up, hike

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust is celebrating Earth Day by hosting two special free events on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22....

Herbert Hotel placed on National Register of Historic Places

KINGFIELD — The Herbert Hotel has been entered in the National Register of Historic Places, according to Kirk F. Mohney, Maine Historic Preservation Commission...

UMF receives grant to support urban internships in publishing or film

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington has received a Procter & Gamble grant from the P&G Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation...

Art Quilts Maine display at Farmington Public Library

Art Quilts Maine supports members in their exploration of contemporary quilt art, inspires creativity and individuality and promotes the understanding, appreciation and recognition of...

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