Free planning cover cropping system webinar is Aug. 12

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free webinar about key considerations for planning a cover cropping system 6 to 7 p.m….

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CLT gets PPE donation, part of steps to reopening

Emerson Chevrolet Buick of Auburn has donated $2,000 to the L-A Community Little Theatre toward the purchase of personal protective equipment at the theater. Acquiring…

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Free online stress-reduction courses for hospitality workers launched

AUGUSTA — It’s always been stressful: Waiting tables, running an inn, balancing the books. Midway through the summer of COVID-19, professionals in the hospitality space…

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Franklin Savings Bank promotes Lee to mortgage underwriting officer

FARMINGTON – Franklin Savings Bank has strengthened its mortgage team by promoting Heidi Lee to mortgage underwriting officer. Lee has been an integral part of…

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Northern Light Inland Hospital staff entry wins ice cream naming contest

WATERVILLE — The staff at Northern Light Inland Hospital participated in a contest to name a new Gifford’s ice cream flavor. The winning submission —…

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Free five-part livestock nutrition webinar begins Aug. 6

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a free five-part livestock nutrition webinar series beginning 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6. The…

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Maine AgrAbility offers farmers guidance on hiring workers with disabilities

ORONO — Maine AgrAbility has a new resource for farmers who hire workers with disabilities. “Tips for Farmers Who Hire Individuals with Disabilities” (extension.umaine.edu/publications/2022e/)offers guidance…

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Maine hay and forage directory available

ORONO — Hay and forage producers in Maine have experienced some major swings in weather over the past two years. Excessive rain delayed harvests last…

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Poland farmer, Army veteran one of 50 in U.S. honored

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Sheila Foley, of Poland, Maine, was among 50 military veteran farmers nationwide honored this this month by Tractor Supply Co. in partnership…

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New surgeon joins Franklin Memorial Hospital

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Joseph Caruso, MD, has joined Franklin Health Surgery and Franklin Memorial Hospital. Caruso most recently…

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