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FCAS: Adoptable pets can have new dispositions outside the shelter

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter is featuring Khai and Saxson as its Pets of the Week. Khai is a 3-year-old male American pitbull terrier....

Parish center renovations completed in Mechanic Falls

MECHANIC FALLS — Members of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish recently celebrated a milestone in the renovation of the parish center at Our Lady...

Gift to give GAHS opportunity to provide enrichment to shelter pets

LEWISTON — The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society will begin a comprehensive enrichment program, thanks to a generous $5,000 gift from Priscilla Gendron. This new and...

Wilhelm Reich Museum offering square dancing

The Wilhelm Reich Museum Conference Center will host a square dance party from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the center on...

Lisbon Legion hosts biker rally

Legionaires Rick Minving, left, and Ronie Ray attend the Riders Summer Rally hosted by the Lisbon Post 158, American Legion, on July 28 in Lisbon.

Mt. Blue Area Garden club awards scholarships

WILTON — Recipients of Mt. Blue Area Garden Club scholarships were introduced at a recent meeting at the home of club president Tom Saviello. Mt....

AHHH's butterfly release remembers loved ones

LEWISTON — An estimated 600 people gathered at Geiger Elementary School to honor the memory of a loved one at Androscoggin Home Healthcare and...

FCAS: Shelter pet arrives from North Carolina

FARMINGTON — Bo, a 1-to 3-year-old male terrier mix, is the Dog of the Week at Franklin County Animal Shelter, and he has just...

Volunteering for community

Pam Fischer, left, and Susan Bell volunteer at Good Shepherd Food Bank on Aug. 2. Bell is an employee of Poland Spring and Fischer...

Museum L-A’s dance party Under the Stars II to remember musicians

LEWISTON — Museum L-A invites community members to bring a photo in memory of a professional musician whom they would like to be remembered...

MLT to collect data

Mahoosuc Land Trust will collect data and make observations about what birds are doing as the summer begins to wane. Community members are invited to...

Minot Historical Society, Maine 4×4 hosting Offroad Bash

MINOT — Maine 4x4 and Minot Historical Society are teaming up next month to host a weekend bash. The second annual Hemond’s Offroad Bash...

Oxford Hills Rotary welcomes new president

Oxford Hills Rotary Club President George Rice, right, is handed the gavel by outgoing President Chris Weston. Rice served as president in 1989-90. The...

Cancer center receives donation

Short Folks for Hope Foundation recently donated $300 to the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine in Norway. The foundation raised the money at...

Donations sought for Boutique Sale

Sue and Ken Spaulding of Wayne discuss items they will be donating to the Boutique Sale at the Wayne Community Church, to be held...

FCAS: Shy pets seek homes where they can be themselves

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

Responsible Pet Care's featured cat, Snow White, seeks fairy-tale ending

PARIS — Snow White is seeking her fairy-tale home. Snow White is the featured pet at Responsible Pet Care.  Shelter staff consider the 1-year-old female...

Progress Center volunteers help cancer center

NORWAY — Volunteers at the Progress Center have been making heart and neck pillows, bags, rice packs and port protectors for those impacted by...

Lewiston Post 22, American Legion, installs officers

The Lewiston Post 22, American Legion, recently installed officers. The officers are, are from left, seated, Pat Rosignol, Dale Harrington, Commander Jerry Dewitt, Don Dube...

Auburn parish, Catholic Charities team up on books for kids in...

AUBURN — Catholic Charities of Maine is collecting children's books to send to child care centers in Biddeford, Portland and community food pantries for...

Foothills Food Festival offering regional fare

NORWAY — The third annual Foothills Food Festival will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in Longley Square on Main...

Novel Idea Book Club to read 'Refugee'

PARIS — Paris Public Library's Novel Idea Book Club will discuss "Refugee" by Alan Glatz at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21. The book tracks three...

VFW presents award to Alex Cote

Jennifer Lane, second from right, Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Maine public relations officer, accepts the Boy Scout of the Year award on...

Community meals

HARTFORD — All are welcome to the free Community Goodwill Potluck Supper that is served at 6 p.m. the first Friday of the month at the...

Franklin County Animal Shelter featuring long time resident

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter's Cat of the Week is one of the shelter's longest feline residents. Junior, a 4-to 6-year-old male, has lived...

Community sales

LOVELL — Lovell U.C.C. will host the Lazy Days of Summer Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 on Route 5.  There will be...

Responsible Pet Care featured pet profile reads 'looking for love'

PARIS — If there were a dating website for dogs, Callie's profile might read, "Large and lovely female is looking for love and companionship....

Eagle Scout receives Good Citizenship Award

Eagle Scout Ethan Varney of Troop 187 received The Marine Corps League Good Citizenship Award at his Court of Honor on July 22. Commandant...

Minot Historical Society hosting Civil War encampment

MINOT — The Minot Historical Society will host its 2nd annual Civil War Encampment on Aug. 4 and 5 at its building at 493...

Community meals

CASCO — Casco Village Church United Church of Christ will serve its annual Casco Days Supper with baked beans and homemade pie from 5 to 6...

Uptown Cruisahs to hold 10th annual car show

OXFORD — The Uptown Cruizahs invites the public to join them Sunday, Aug. 5 for their 10th Annual Car Show at the New Balance...

Responsible Pet Care cat has his box packed to moved to...

PARIS — Pumpkin has his box packed with some of his favorite foods and toys. He’s ready to leave Responsible Pet Care. All he...

Community sales

WEST PARIS — An indoor rummage sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Ledgeview Living Center. All proceeds to benefit the Resident Council. — FARMINGTON...

Dunlap addresses county Dems

Secretary of State Matt Dunlap speaks to the Androscoggin County Democratic Committee recently about ways to encourage voter registration and voter participation. From left...

Lisbon cancer victim honored

Ronald Bonsaint, 9, of Lisbon was honored as an Anthem Hero at Hadlock Field in Portland for his courage and perseverance battling leukemia. The...

Tammany discusses being 'rootbound' during prayer service at Trinity Episcopal Church

Klara Tammany, right, leads services on July 8 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lewiston. She and Andrew Day, left, are part of the church's team...

Observatory Night to see five planets

PARIS — The monthly free Open Observatory Night at Twitchell Observatory in Paris will be tonight from 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, on Hooper...

Honorary Senate page

Connor Gooley, grandson of former state Sen. Walter Gooley of Farmington, was an honorary page for the state Senate on July 9. Connor was the...

Rotary hears about River Valley Rising

The River Valley Rotary Club of Rumford hosted guest speakers Allie Burke, project director for River Valley Rising, and Melisa Harding, program director for...

Wilton church hosts prayer table on Main Street

WILTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will have a prayer table Tuesdays from 9 to 10 a.m. on Main Street in order to pray with members of the...

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