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A.M. Sheehan has been in the news business for 40 years, including time as an editor at the Chatham Courier in N.Y., Kitchenware News, Beachcomber and Dover Community News in N.H., and the Summerville Journal Scene, Georgetown Times, Waccamaw Times and Inlet Outlet in S.C. In Maine she has been an editor for the Advertiser Democrat, Bethel Citizen, Franklin Journal and Livermore Falls Advertiser, and is currently managing editor for the Sun Journal's group of western Maine weeklies. She is a former journalist of the year in Maine, a Pulitzer finalist and winner of the Michael Kelley Award, the Polk Award and the Casey Medal Award. A.M. enjoys reading, theater, cooking and gardening.

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  • Published
    April 11, 2024

    Rebecca Richard joins Franklin Journal staff

    FARMINGTON — The Franklin Journal is pleased to welcome Rebecca Richard to its staff of writers. Richard comes to us from the South Portland Sentry and Scarborough Leader where she has worked for the past year. A graduate of University of Maine at Augusta, she holds a degree in liberal studies with a concentration in […]

  • Published
    April 11, 2024

    Man charged with Buckfield stabbing

    BUCKFIELD — On Monday, April 8, at 9:33 p.m., according to Oxford County Sheriff Chief Deputy James Urquhart, Oxford County Deputies, along with Maine State Police and Oxford Police responded to an address on Sodom Road in Buckfield for a report that an adult male had been stabbed by another male subject following a fight. […]

  • Published
    April 11, 2024

    Learn about Japan’s textile heritage

    NORWAY — Travel along as Mary DeLano presents “Threads of Tradition: A Journey Through Japan’s Textile Heritage,” on Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main Street, Norway. Before Toyota made cars, it made industrial looms for weaving fabric and still does so today. Japan has a rich textile history that […]

  • Published
    April 11, 2024

    Pop-rock blues band at Norway’s UU Church

    NORWAY — The renowned pop-rock blues band Beyond Reason will perform at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 20, in the Concert Hall of the First Universalist Church of Norway, 479 Main Street, Norway.  Admission is $10, with tickets available at the door and at The Tribune, 430 Main Street, Norway. The first half of the evening […]

  • Published
    April 10, 2024

    A Hidden Gem: The Lovell Historical Society

    The Lovell Historical Society is a gem of knowledge and discovery.

  • Published
    April 9, 2024

    Eclipse

  • Published
    March 28, 2024

    The passing of David Sanderson and Arthur B. Hague, Jr.

    To the Editor:  Aloha mai no – David Sanderson died last November in an accident while helping a neighbor take down a dead tree. He was a proud New Englander and a keen historian of local Maine history. Raised in Rhode Island, David and his late wife, Cathy, lived on the family farm built in […]

  • Published
    March 14, 2024

    Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church Easter schedule

    HARRISON — The Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church announces its upcoming schedule for March and April. The Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church worships on Sundays at 9 a.m. with Pastor Bo Jackson-Landsperg leading the services on the first and third Sundays. The Laity of the church provides the leadership on the second and fourth Sundays. […]

  • Published
    March 7, 2024

    Rotary helps with repair

  • Published
    March 4, 2024

    Author talk at Harrison Village Library

    HARRISON — Naturalist Chris Lewey will return to Harrison Village Library along with his co-authors Sharon Fisher and Jane Lounsbury to discuss their recently published book, The Science of Watching, the Art of Seeing and the Power of Nature Absorption on Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.   The book explores a path of intuition, […]