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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

    Wilton awarded grant, loan funding for continued Forster Mill cleanup

    WILTON — The town has received a $150,000 grant and $150,000 loan through the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments for continued asbestos removal at and demolition of the former Forster Mill, Town Manager Rhonda Irish told the Board of Selectpersons on Tuesday. The former mill has been used to manufacture automotive upholstery, wood products and plastic […]

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    January 15, 2019

    Transition team begins work with Barclaycard employees

    WILTON — Those affected by the loss of the town’s largest employer will be offered help with resume preparation and workforce training workshops. Barclaycard US will close its local call center March 31, leaving 227 people without jobs. Representatives from community resource organizations and local, state and federal government offices discussed a plan Tuesday to help […]

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    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

    Transition team forms in Wilton to assist Barclaycard US 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 credit card and payment services provider and one of […]