Farmington Rotary makes sure local kids will have PJs this winter

Members of the Farmington Rotary Club collected more than 235 new sets of pajamas for area children in need this holiday season in collaboration with…

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Maine Theaters, organizations awarded grants to help with production

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Theater Fund has awarded $93,500 in grants to 30 organizations across the state. An anonymous couple, who recognized…

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Farmington celebrates Chester Greenwood Day after taking a year off

PHOTO: Keyes Insurance earned second place in the Adult-lead Float category in Farmington’s Chester Greenwood Day parade. (Bill Van Tassel photo) FARMINGTON – Hundreds of…

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Hight, others recognize first responders with holiday meals

PHOTO: Sam Hight and Bankery owner Matt Dubois deliver meals to Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster and deputies. (Submitted photo) SKOWHEGAN — The Hight Family…

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Mt. Blue Area Garden Club seeks to upgrade World War I memorial

FARMINGTON — The American Legion post buzzed with creative crafters, yummy treats and genuinely kind people Saturday, Dec. 4, which was Chester Greenwood Day in…

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Franklin Memorial welcomes new OB/GYN doctor

FARMINGTON — Dawn Elliott, MD, has joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a physician at Franklin Health Women’s Care. Elliott is a full-scope…

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Montgomery scholarships available for Franklin County adult students

FARMINGTON – Adult students – those beyond high school age – may apply for the Hugh and Elizabeth Montgomery scholarships, which provide an opportunity for…

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Jay, Brunswick churches host Festivals of Lessons and Carols

PORTLAND — Festivals of Lessons and Carols, celebrating the Advent season, will be held at Catholic churches in the area in the coming weeks. The…

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Franklin Savings Bank employees’ efforts support local food pantries

PHOTO: Franklin Savings Bank employees deliver donations to the Care and Share Food Closet in Farmington. (Submitted photo) FARMINGTON — Franklin Savings Bank employees have…

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Farmington Cub Scouts collect 216 pounds of food for pantry

Farmington Cub Scout 585 Pack collected 216 pounds of food on Nov. 13 for the Clearwater Food Pantry of Industry in their Fill-A-Tent food drive….

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