Stories about Temple

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CSA fair FARMINGTON — The Winter Farmers market has announced a CSA fair from 9 to noon Saturday, Feb. 25, in the West Farmington Grange Hall. Support local agriculture by visiting area farmers and learning about the many CSA opportunities available in Western...

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4-H club holding hay-raiser for horse rescue shelter

TEMPLE — Members of the Giddy Up & Go 4-H Horse Club are preparing for Saturday's hay collection to benefit The Double B Equine Rescue in Industry. Shortly after forming in 2008, the club began supporting the nonprofit shelter on Route 148. Club members are looking for donations ...

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Dorothy Elaine Richmond

FARMINGTON — Dorothy Elaine (Parker) Richmond died Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Farmington, with her family, the Rev. Susan Crane and the Pierce House staff at her side. She was born Oct. 21, 1913, in Dover-Foxcroft, to John Stanley and Jessie Maude (Brown) Parker. She was born in the sam...

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Endangered Atlantic salmon eggs planted in Sandy River in Strong

Jason Bartlett, left, of the Maine Department of Marine Resources, with the help of volunteer Ernie Hilton, center, and Steve Shepard, right, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service place tubes in the gravel of the Sandy River in Strong on Thursday as they planted Atlantic salmon eggs. 1

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Farmington man gets seven days in jail for stealing scrap metal

FARMINGTON — A second man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Franklin County Superior Court to stealing scrap metal from a Temple property in August 2011. Charles N. Rogers, 53, of Farmington pleaded guilty to theft. Justice Michaela Murphy sentenced him to serve seven days in jail ...

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Farmington man pleads guilty to theft of scrap metal

FARMINGTON — A local man pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of theft for stealing scrap metal from a Temple property in August 2011. He will serve 48 hours in jail Roy Gordon, 41, of Farmington was one of six men accused of stealing metal, mostly used automobile parts, in ...

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Lewiston shelter animals in demand; adopters wait in lines for hours

LEWISTON — People wait in line overnight for concert tickets. For hot movies. For Black Friday deals. And now, for pets at the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society. The Lewiston animal shelter has experienced such a surge in adoption requests for dogs and cats that potential ad... 3

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Starks voters seek to join RSU 9

FARMINGTON — An effort that could bring Starks into Regional School District 9 moved a step forward this week. On Tuesday, two-thirds of the residents of the Somerset County town voted 164-27 to support withdrawing from RSU 59 based in Madison and join RSU 9. At the RSU 9 boar...

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Barn, horse stable destroyed by fire in Farmington

FARMINGTON — The state Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a large barn and stable at Knowlton Corner Farm. A horse being boarded there and a pair of cats were lost in the early morning blaze. When firefighters arrived at 34... 1

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Drug search policy at Mt. Blue High School aired

FARMINGTON — An Regional School Unit 9 board member said the district's policy allowing random, unannounced drug dog “sniff” searches at Mt. Blue High School needs to be used more to combat illegal drugs. But school administrators say the problem is ...