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    April 3, 2020

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    REGION — United Way wants our Greater Franklin County community to be healthy and safe. This is quite a time we are living in right now — doing as well as we can with the practice of social distancing and constant cleaning. Given everything that’s happening with the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that now, more […]

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    April 3, 2020

    Adult learner scholarships available

    STATE — The Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) seeks applications to its Adult Learner Scholarship Fund, which supports non-traditional students who want to change their lives for the better through education and training. MaineCF offers two types of Adult Learner scholarships. A degree-seeking scholarship supports two- and four-year degree programs and certificate courses that fit into […]

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    April 3, 2020

    COVID-19 test texts a scam

    REGION — The coronavirus outbreak has been big business for scammers. First it was fake masks, then fake government grants, and now it’s a fake COVID-19 tests. In the past few days, BBB Scam Tracker (BBB.org/ScamTracker) has gotten numerous reports of phony text messages claiming to be from a government agency. How the Scam Works: You get […]

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    April 3, 2020

    Weld kids to create newspaper

    WELD — This “paper” with parents’ advice and The Weld Free Public Library would like to publish a newspaper written and illustrated by the kids from Weld of all ages! The library will pay the printing and everyone can get as many copies as they want, plus the newspaper will be distributed this summer at […]

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    April 3, 2020

    Thank you Hannaford

    To the Editor: FYI – I am an old coot of 76 and it has come to my attention that the fine folks at Hannafords’ have instituted a ‘seniors only’ policy from 6-7 a.m. in response to the current health crisis. Speaking for myself and – I’m sure – for my fellow old coots, who […]

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    April 3, 2020

    Science museum brings museum to all

    MOS at Home: Daily Live presentations, at home STEM projects, and fun podcasts delivered daily by museum educators

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    April 3, 2020

    Adoptions by appointment

    To the Editor: Franklin County Animal Shelter is doing our part to control the spread of COVID-19 in Maine and will be closed to walk-ins and limiting community contact until further notice. We are committed to our animal-loving community and will continue offering adoptions by appointment. Appointments will be scheduled in 30 minute increments to […]

  • Published
    April 3, 2020

    Briefly

    Free lunch Old South First Congregational Church in Farmington will serve its monthly free community lunch by TAKE OUT service only at noon on Saturday April 11. The menu for this month will be baked ham, macaroni and cheese, green beans and biscuits. For more information, please call the church office at 778-0424.

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    April 3, 2020

    Farmington Rec good news

    To the Editor: Dear Farmington Residents and surrounding Communities, While there does not seem to be a whole lot of “good news” floating around the right now, we would like to tell you about some of the great things coming out of the Recreation Department. Some great news! The Recreation Department has been working on […]

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    April 3, 2020

    Hallman honored with award

    FARMINGTON — Each year, United Way of the Tri-Valley Area seeks nominations from the community for the Gary A. LaGrange Community Impact Award. We are honored to announce that Katie Hallman is this year’s recipient. This award was supposed to be presented to Katie at our Annual Meeting and Campaign Celebration this March, but social […]

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