Stories about Strong

FMH Auxiliary donates $20,000 to hospital

Community tea is June 11 FARMINGTON — A donation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, scholarship announcements, committee reports and the installment of new officers were just a few of the actions taking place at the annual meeting of the Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxili...

Health Career Scholarship Awards announced

FARMINGTON — The Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Committee has announced the six recipients of the West Central Maine Health Careers Scholarship Program. The scholarships are presented to students residing in the Franklin Memorial Hospital service area who are pursui...

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 ...