Stories about Strong


Well done - Area students attain dean's lists

MANCHESTER, NH. – Tessa Theriault has been named to the dean’s list at Saint Anselm College for the 2011–12 fall and spring semesters. Tessa is a Presidential Scholar majoring in classical archaeology. She is a 2011 graduate of Poland Regional H...


Strong logger cited for second violation of forest practices

AUGUSTA — A Strong logger has agreed to pay an $8,933 civil penalty for creating a clear-cut without a prepared harvest plan by a licensed forester and not having an adequate separation zone on land he owns in Jay, which is a violation of the Maine Forest Practices Act. It is logger ...


Health Careers 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 pursuing care...



July 4 events in town park CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A July 4th celebration will take place starting at noon Wednesday in the town park. Food booths and the town pool will be open. A children's parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. Music by Kathy's Karaoke will be from ...


PHOTO: Pierpole Days in Strong

Natasha Nichols, daughter of Jessica and Tony Nichols of Strong, took her turn at one of the games offered at Pierpole Days events Friday afternoon. The day ended with a parade down Main Street, featuring floats with this year's "Gone, But Not Forgotten" theme. The Fire Department hosted a chicke...


Strong School honor roll

STRONG — Strong School has announced the third trimester honor roll and the all-year honor roll. Grade five High honors: Mariah Cote, Jack Deming, Rowan Jellison, Summer Ross. Honors: Levi Bouchard, Dawson Brackley, Lilly Kenney, Dylan Starbird. ...


Strong firefighters rescue kayaker from Sandy River

STRONG — Firefighters rescued a man from the Sandy River on Tuesday night after his kayak flipped, leaving him to float downstream in high water before he could grab onto a tree in the river. Robert Cavaliere of Strong celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday like no other. He intended t... 1


Blaine Carroll Smith

LIVERMORE FALLS — Blaine Carroll Smith, 64, a resident of Harris House in Livermore Falls, died late Sunday, June 3, at his residence. He was born Dec. 25, 1947, in Hartland, the son of Rochie and Joyce (Hall) Smith. For the past 25 years, Blaine has made his home at the Strong Nursi...


Music on Main concerts begin June 5

Music on Main concerts


Groups to celebrate launch of Strong history project

STRONG — The town Historical Society, elementary school, High Peaks Alliance and Maine Historical Society will launch their community history project and website Sunday. The Maine Memory Team will host an afternoon of local lore, genealogy, maps and intriguing images from 1 to 2:30 p...