Stories about Strong

Strong camp damaged by bullets

STRONG — A Franklin County deputy is investigating a report of shots fired at a camp on Sweets Pond Lane sometime since October. The owner from Massachusetts discovered a front window had been shattered and siding had been damaged with what appears to be a .22-caliber slug, Sheriff S...

Damon Haggan completes basic training

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Damon J. Haggan has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat sk...

With Kickstarter fundraising success, a community brewery for Sedgwick is born

Maineiac is a double IPA by Strong Brewing Co. in Sedgwick.

Strong cafe owners seek permission to serve alcohol

STRONG — The owners of a local restaurant are asking voters to approve a license to serve beer and wine. Black Dog Café owners Eric and Barbara Heath have gathered registered voters’ signatures on a petition and presented it to selectmen. At last week’s meeting, se...

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Educators to meet April 15 STRONG — The Franklin County Retired Educators will hold their first meeting of the spring at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, at the White Elephant. The program will be a slide presentation of Schools in Honduras. Lunch will be either pot roast o...

Zumba prostitute’s alleged business partner gets early release from jail

ALFRED — The Thomaston businessman accused of being the business partner of a Kennebunk Zumba instructor who has admitted to engaging in prostitution was released early from York County Jail. A jail official confirmed that Mark Strong Sr. was released from jail on Friday, five days b... 6

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STRONG — Strong Public Library will be offering a Springtime Storytime for children ages birth – 5 years on Thursdays from 12:30 – 1:00 for four weeks beginning April 4. Come and sing a song, have a snack, listen to a story, and complete a craft. LEWISTON (add to lco) &md...

Strong School honor roll

STRONG — Trimester 2, Honor Roll for the Strong School. Grade 5- High Honors Evan Allen, Mila Long-Frost, Denny Marble, Ethan Powell, Hailey Walker Honors Isaiah Finn, Jon Luce, Baylie McLaughlin, Jake McLaughlin, Jacob ODonal, Alexis Robbins Honora...

Ernestine Hood Wallace

FARMINGTON - Ernestine Hood Wallace, 93, formerly of Strong, died Tuesday evening at Orchard Park Nursing Care Center, with her family at her side. She was born March 2, 1920, in Lancaster, N.H., a daughter of Charles (Burnham) and Dorsey (Stone) Hood. In 1949, she married Roland Wallace a...

Notorious Maine Zumba studio to reopen as new one

KENNEBUNK — A year after a Zumba studio shut down following allegations the instructor was using it as a prostitution front, the space is reopening — as another Zumba studio. Joyce Bagshaw is opening Danceworks in space that used to house Pura Vida, a fitness studio operated by...