Stories about Strong

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Speaker at Homemakers meeting discussed gluten-free diet

WILTON — Wilton Day Homemakers met on Oct. 10. Twenty-one members were present, with one guest, Mary Lynch of Strong. A thank-you was give by Becky Tyler for all the help to get all the paper work in on time. Also a thank-you went out to those who volunteered at the Farmington Fair a...

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Good feelings help keep Red Sox strong

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia waits for his turn in the batting cage during team baseball practice at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. The Red Sox will face the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Fall Rummage Sale is Oct. 19 STRONG — Annual Fall Rummage Sale at the Strong United Methodist Parish House will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. There will be a bake sale, candy sale, white elephant table, toys, books, puzzles and lots of ru...

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Coalition offers flu shots FARMINGTON — Starting Oct. 11, Healthy Community Coalition staff will be available to administer the influenza vaccine (flu shot) at the following sites. Friday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rangeley IGA. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:30...

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Strong selectmen name school board representative

STRONG — Lois Barker, a retired teacher with RSU 58, will serve as the town's new representative on the school board. Selectmen questioned candidates Marc Chaput, Scott Luce and Barker at Tuesday's meeting before casting their votes. Each candidate presented their qualifications to f...

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They say moose don't have the best eyes

Barbara McCarthy of Strong says the moose came out of the woods to check out the moose cut out in her back yard Monday. 1

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Tri Town Seniors to meet Oct. 28 JAY — On Monday the Tri Town Seniors met at St. Rose Parish Hall at with Pat Couture, vice president, presiding. After opening ceremonies George Doiron sang "My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You" for the group. Everyone was r...

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Five generations of Hamlins

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Franklin County commissioners vote to withhold jail money

FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to withhold the county's first payment for 2013-14 to the Maine Board of Corrections until a state task force issues a report in December on the unified jail system. They also authorized Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. to...

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Police: Driver fell asleep, car hit guard rail in Strong

STRONG — A Madrid Township man escaped injury Wednesday night when he fell asleep while driving on Route 4 and his car hit a guardrail, Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Brann said Thursday. Robert Ferro, 40, was heading north in a 2000 Subaru Legacy when it went off the right...