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Teen Summer Reading Program kickoff to feature Chicks with Sticks

AUBURN — Within this summer's theme, "Libraries Rock," teens at Auburn Public Library will focus their attention on music — whether it be reading...

Lewiston Adult Education's summer enrichment features new classes, partnerships

LEWISTON — Enrichment classes for families and children will return for the summer at Lewiston Adult Education. They will feature staff from Bates College, the...

Dirigo's Student of the Month

Dirigo High School senior Katelyn Ellis was honored as the June Student of the Month at the school's final assembly. Ellis will attend the University...

2018 Don Gay Scholarship winner announced

AUBURN — Evelyn Jeanne Bilodeau is the 2018 recipient of the Edward Little High School Class of 1951 Donald M. Gay $7,500 Scholarship for...

Sparks Ark to visit Maine Wildlife Park

Josh Sparks of Sparks Ark holds a large tortoise. Sparks Ark wildlife will visit the Maine Wildlife Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,...

Franklin County 4-H members learn about wind turbines

CARTHAGE — Franklin County 4-H members toured the Saddleback Ridge wind farm off Route 2 Saturday, June 2. The development has 12 turbines. The tour...

ELHS graduate receives literary union scholarship

AUBURN — Katelyn Breton of Auburn is this year's recipient of the Women's Literary Union's $500 scholarship.  A 2018 graduate of Edward Little High School,...

Franklin County Animal Shelter features Junior, Toby

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced its Pets of the Week.   Dog of the Week is Toby, a 1-year-old male Staffy mix. He...

Father Patrick Finn is ordained by Bishop Deeley

BRUNSWICK — “This is amazing.” That is how Father Patrick Finn described what it’s like to now be a priest of the Diocese of Portland....

Five generations of Mitchell men

The Mitchell family gathered recently in Minot to celebrate the birth of a fifth generation, Lucas Mitchell. Seated, from left, are Lucas' great-grandfather Phil Mitchell Jr. and...

Panagore to speak in Hebron church

HEBRON — Reverend and author Peter Panagore will address the Hebron Community Baptist Church Sunday, June 24. With a Master of Divinity degree from Yale...

Five $500 scholarships awarded to Spruce Mountain High School graduates

JAY — Five Spruce Mountain High School seniors were awarded scholarships of $500 each from OTIS Federal Credit Union on June 6 during Senior...

Burnhams welcome fifth generation

Five generations of the Burnham family gathered in Leeds recently to celebrate the birth of Ethan Maverick Burnham. Seated are Darren Burnham, grandfather of...

Norlands’ Lawson addresses Hebron Historical Society

HEBRON — Carolyn Lawson, trustee president of the Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, spoke to the Hebron Historical Society on the medical history of...

Talk on Cree people slated for Bethel

BETHEL — Sister Bernadette Gautreau will share her experiences from 50 years working among the Woodland Cree in northern Alberta at the West Parish Congregational...

Mysticism class offered in Hartford

HARTFORD — A class exploring the five levels of mysticism will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at the Pinpoint...

First Universalist Church of Auburn, UU, to ordain Donna Dolham

AUBURN — The First Universalist Church of Auburn, Unitarian Universalist, will ordain Donna Dolham into the Unitarian Universalist ministry at 1 p.m. Saturday, June...

Telstar Super Stars

Telstar Middle School Super Stars for May are, from left, sixth-grader Mariah Palmer, seventh-grader Felicity Indermuehle and eighth-grader Ava Hopps. Principal Mark Kenney said...

Boxberry students celebrate

Sylvie Gill presents her work on cryptozoology to potter Jesse Stevens of Sweden and parent Rachel LeBlanc at Boxberry School in Harrison. Students and...

Living history re-enactors at Maine Wildlife Park

GRAY — For much of the day on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, until noon, The Ancient Ones, a Maine living history...

Horses Across Maine departs on first leg of state-wide ride

Horses Across Maine founder Peter Seames, left, and wife, Cindy Seames, ride through Lovell on June 1 during the first leg of the 280-mile...

Farmington Rotary hosting Judy 4 parade

The annual Fourth of July parade sponsored by Farmington Rotary will be held Wednesday, July 4, at 10 a.m. in downtown Farmington. The theme is...

Pets of the Week

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Animal Shelter has announced its Pets of the Week. Dog of the Week is Chubbs, a 4- to 6-year-old male...

$1.5M grant to stem child abuse, neglect in Franklin County

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Children's Task Force has received a $1.5 million grant to establish a new after-school and summer program for elementary...

Dupal receives AREA Leadership Award

LISBON — The Androscoggin Retired Educators’ Leadership Award was recently presented to Josephine Dupal of Lisbon at the state convention in Augusta. Dupal has served...

Penelope Jessop joins Androscoggin Historical Society board

AUBURN — Retiring after more than 30 years in public education, Penelope Jessop has joined the board of directors of the Androscoggin Historical Society. Jessop...

Oxford teen's donation helps pets

Alison Kane, right, of Oxford presents Steven Dostie, executive director of the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society in Lewiston, with a $163.51 donation on May...

June get-together scheduled for Sampson AFB squadron

The June get-together of the Southern Maine Squadron of the Sampson AFBVA for the summer will be at Governor's Restaurant at noon Thursday, June...

Adult ed student explains how he reached his goal

LEWISTON — Bryce Smith needed his high school credential in order to hold on to his job at the Auburn-Lewiston Airport. He did it in...

Community sales

FARMINGTON — Old South Church will hold a yard sale and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2, at 227...

Litchfield students ready for Memorial Day

Students and parent volunteers from Carrie Ricker School of Litchfield volunteer their Sunday morning to attend a Memorial Day prepping opportunity led by their...

Class gatherings

RUMFORD — Mexico High School Class of 1949 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Dick's Restaurant. Spouses and friends are welcome. — ANDOVER — Mexico...

Bridge club to support Longest Day, play games

OXFORD — On June 21, the longest day of the year and summer solstice, thousands of people will join together to show their love...

Dirigo High School recognizes students

Spring fever didn't prevent these Dirigo High School students from earning a classroom award for in the month of May. Award winners are, from...

Friendship Squares Dance Club awards certificate of completion

The Friendship Squares Dance Club had its last class dance for the spring season. Former club president Kevin Savage, left, and new club caller Mike...

Spruce Mountain High School celebrates student achievement

Spruce Mountain High School in Jay held an awards assembly on May 22 to recognize student achievement in the months of March and April....

Leeds Historical Society to present program on Doc Russell

LEEDS — The Leeds Historical Society will present a program on longtime physician D.F.D. Russell at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, in the Community...

Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine honors volunteers

NORWAY — The Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine recently celebrated and honored its 62 volunteers with pins, key rings and certificates. Volunteers serve on...

Farmington Public Library to raffle watercolor paintings

FARMINGTON — Farmington Public Library has announced that its assistant director, Elena Kohout, is the winner of a quilted Elkon Silhouette wall hanging created by Sally Rowe. The...

Democrats participate in remembrance walk

Franklin County Democratic Committee members participate in the annual Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice 5K Run & Remembrance Walk in Farmington recently. From left,...

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