Stories about Strong

Saluting veterans, Gettysburg

Reenactors of the 15th Alabama Company G offer a salute to the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg during a celebration in Strong on Friday. The town also paid tribute to local veterans. A crowd gathered after the parade at the Veterans' Memorial. Bagpipers and the reenactors performed.... 1

UMFK students honored at academic banquet

FORT KENT — Thirty-five awards and 17 scholarships were presented to deserving University of Maine at Fort Kent students at the senior class banquet and awards convocation on May 17. For his outstanding achievement and positive attitude toward learning, forestry student Peter...

Selectmen review summer camp plans

STRONG — At the Tuesday selectmen's meeting, Sue Ellsworth, organizer of a summer camp for children at the town park, reviewed her plans with selectmen. During the week of July 8-12, children ages four through 12 will have five adventure-filled days from 9 a.m. to noon. The $65 fee i...

Strong holding pre-Fourth of July celebration

STRONG — The town will celebrate Pierpole, one of its first settlers, and honor its war veterans Friday. The afternoon and evening of activities offers a chance to celebrate Strong's unique history while enjoying live music and good food. According to parade organizer Jeff O'D...

Strong Elementary School honor roll

STRONG — Strong Elementary School has announced the third trimester honor roll and the all-year honor roll. Grade five High honors: Evan Allen, Mila Long-Frost, Denny Marble, Ethan Powell, Hailey Walker. Honors: Isaiah ...

Strong selectman seeking more voting power for school directors

STRONG — A selectman and former SAD 58 director plans to pursue a change in the voting power for the town's two school directors. Mike Pond, who previously served for 18 years on the school board, reported Tuesday night that he has received affirmation from the Maine Department of Ed...

Katherine Pillsbury Evans

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. —  Katherine Pillsbury Evans, 83, died June 9, in Summerfield, Fla. She was born on May 22, 1930, in Strong, and attended schools in Strong. She was a founding member of the Farmington Falls Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed family and yard sales. She w...

Collins' staff to hold office hours in Strong Thursday

STRONG — Sen. Susan Collins' staff from her Constituent Service Centers will hold office hours from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Strong Town Office. Staff will be available to provide assistance with federal issues and agencies, such as the Social Security Administration...

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Ski Club plans annual meeting FARMINGTON — The Farmington Ski Club will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, at the Titcomb Mountain Lodge in West Farmington. All Farmington Ski Club members are invited to attend. Meeting agenda includes approval of sla...

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Hospital holding community tea FARMINGTON — The Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a community tea on Wednesday, June 12, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital. The tea, which is free and open to the public, will include infor...