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Phillips fire destroys mobile home

PHILLIPS — A fire that destroyed an unoccupied mobile home at 109 Park St. early Monday morning may have resulted from work done to replace an electric water heater. Tenants of the home owned by Joel Thompson moved out a couple weeks ago and he was getting it ready to rent, Phillips ...

Healthy Community Coalition to hold Mobile Health Unit events

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County has announced its June schedule for mobile health unit outreach events. Services offered include body composition analysis, an excellent tracking tool for fitness and nutrition programs including weight loss; blo...

Strong selectmen advised of cemetery needs

STRONG — The town's Village Cemetery might need some more expensive repairs and rehabilitation, selectmen were advised Tuesday night. Years ago, the town had a Cemetery Committee that shared the responsibility for maintenance, and funds have been kept in a trust. Currently, th...

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Topic: New Maine national park FARMINGTON — Western Maine Audubon Society will present its monthly program on "Creating Katahdin Woods and Waters National Park" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at UMF, C23, Roberts. There is no conservation topic more hotly contr...

EveryBody on the move: new website launched in Franklin County

FARMINGTON — EveryBody is on the move in Franklin County. The campaign that encourages kids and teens in Franklin County to get out, get moving, and try something new has just launched a website: EveryBodyOnTheMove.org. EveryBodyOnTheMove.org encourages kids (and their parents) to fi...

Stanford health series coming to Franklin County

The nationally recognized Living Well for Better Health series is coming to two Franklin County locations this spring, Rangeley Family Medicine and Strong Area Health Care. Created by the Stanford School of Medicine, this class is designed to better the health of individuals with chronic i...

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Knitting Guild to meet April 30 PARIS — The Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street, to car pool to Doreen Simmons' home for a tour of the barn and a visit with the sheep. A po...

Strong seeks advice on personal property tax collections

STRONG — Selectmen Chairman Jim Burrill told the board Tuesday that he will ask a state official to meet with them to explain how towns successfully collect personal property taxes. Selectman Mike Pond said he made a list of names of those who have personal property on which they do ...

Strong School honor roll

STRONG — Strong School has announced the second-trimester honor roll. Grade five High honors: Austin Marden, Kenyon Pillsbury, Declan Stanley. Honors: Alejandro Fernandez, Clara Logan, Trenton Reed, Brecken Sargent, Ben...

Well Done - Students named to dean's lists

GOSHEN, Ind. — Abigail Dunn, a sophomore elementary education major from Auburn, was recently recognized for academic excellence on the fall semester dean's list at Goshen College. --- SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Kaelyn Lecander...