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    January 16, 2019

    Albert appointed acting superintendent following LeRoy’s exit

    JAY — Regional School Unit 73 directors named Spruce Mountain Middle School Principal Scott Albert as acting superintendent Thursday night, Jan. 10. The decision followed the acceptance of Superintendent Todd LeRoy’s resignation, effective that day. LeRoy was hired in August 2018 and given a two-year contract for $105,000 per year, $1,000 a month in lieu of […]

  • Published
    January 16, 2019

    World class dining at Foster CTE

    FARMINGTON — I had been anticipating a full dining experience at one of the area’s lesser-known eateries since I’d first learned about it two months ago. While I had enjoyed an impromptu meal at this restaurant the day I discovered it, I had yet to experience the restaurant fully-staffed. Once the busyness of the holiday […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2019

    Nordic skiing: Emma Charles, William Jordan win at icy Hornet Classic

    TURNER — Ice was the main concern of skiers Saturday morning at Leavitt Area High School, to which many of Maine’s nordic skiers flocked for the Leavitt Hornet Classic. In what was some skiers’ first classical nordic race of the season, the temperatures were in the single-digits and the hills in Leavitt’s course were covered […]

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    January 15, 2019

    Senators recognize Richard Davis

    FARMINGTON — Town Manager Richard Davis was recognized Friday for being named the 2018 Manager of the Year. Carlene Tremblay from Senator Susan Collins’ office presented Davis with a letter of congratulations from the senator. “Keep up the good work,” Tremblay said. Ben Tucker presented Davis with a proclamation from Senator Angus King. “Senator Angus King […]

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    January 15, 2019

    Axel receives protective vest

    FARMINGTON — K9 Axel of Farmington Police Department is the latest recipient of a protective ballistic vest through Maine K9 Vests, a non-profit organization run by the Robichaud family of Oxford. Wayne, Nicole and Justin Robichaud presented the personalized vest to Axel and his handler, Officer Michael Lyman on Friday, Jan.11. A K9 first aid kit, […]

  • Published
    January 11, 2019

    Winter Games underway at Mallett

    FARMINGTON — W.G. Mallett School students and staff kicked off the WinterKids Winter Games Monday, Jan 7 with an Olympic-style opening ceremony. Students carried torches and marched in a parade of flags much like athletes do in the worldwide event. The WinterKids Winter Games is a physical and nutritional competition that encourages young children to […]

  • Published
    January 11, 2019

    Transition team forms to assist Barclay employees

    WILTON — The Board of Selectmen held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss ways to assist those affected by the loss of the town’s largest employer, Barclaycard US. The company announced Tuesday it will close its Wilton call center March 31, leaving 227 people without jobs. Barclaycard US, operated by UK-based Barclays Bank, is a […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2019

    Plourde welcomed back

    JAY — Several students gathered at Spruce Mountain High School before 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, to welcome back their principal. “Oh my goodness! I’m super. This is so good. Thank you guys, I am so happy,” TJ Plourde said. One student said everyone was so happy when it was announced Thursday that Plourde would […]

  • Published
    January 8, 2019

    Moon landing remembered in FIRST Robotics Competition

    REGION — On January 5 the 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) game Destination: Deep Space was revealed. Members of Mt. Blue High School’s team, the Blue Crew, watched the reveal from advisor’s Richard Wilde’s room. After the reveal, they began brainstorming on what features their robot should have. FRC is an international high school robotics program. […]

  • Published
    January 8, 2019

    Hippach rink open

    FARMINGTON — The Hippach Field skating rink and warming hut opened for the season on Dec. 30. The rink, operated by the recreation department, is open to the public. There is no fee to use the rink. Weather permitting, the rink is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The rink is closed during heavy […]

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