Central, western Maine communities, organizations awarded bicentennial grants

AUGUSTA — The Maine Bicentennial Commission has awarded its second round of Bicentennial Community Grants, disbursing a total of $432,290 among 133 applicants. The grants…

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Walking Books Library offers access to free ebooks during pandemic

EAST DIXFIELD — While everything else is closing down, one opportunity is opening up. Walking Books Library offers Mainers an unlimited supply of ebooks available…

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River Valley Rotary Club contributes to Crutches4Africa

Members of the River Valley Rotary Club, along with Region 9 driver nstructor Ed Naple loaded up a truck full of canes, crutches, walkers and…

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Canoe Ungava team zero-waste Quebec adventure is March 11 topic in Bethel

BETHEL — In 2018, four friends brought together by the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School embarked on the biggest expedition of their lives, a 46-day…

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HealthReach names four new board members for 2020

WATERVILLE — Connie Coggins, president and CEO of HealthReach Community Health Centers, has announced that four new members have joined the organization’s Governing Board of…

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Carters holding fatbike demo, with burgers and brownies, March 21

BETHEL — Carter’s Cross-Country Ski Centeris holding a BBB — Bike, Burger & Brownie — event on Saturday, March 21 at its 786 Intervale Road…

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Volunteers sought for Dixfield church Easter celebration preparation

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Common Baptist Church is looking for talented or gifted persons in the River Valley (or nearby) who want to join Easter…

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River Fund of Maine announces new scholarship for local students

NEWRY — The River Fund Maine has announced The River Fund Maine Scholarship, an initiative that focuses on enabling youth of the Mahoosuc region to…

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River Valley rotarians hear about Pleasant Valley Farms composting program

RUMFORD — The featured speaker at the River Valley Area Rotary Club fellowship luncheon on Monday, Feb. 3, was Dean Richmond of Pleasant River Farms…

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Dudley to talk about ‘Where the Wild River Flows’ Feb. 28

SHELBURNE, N.H. — The Shelburne Trails Club and Mahoosuc Land Trust will offer a joint Speaker Series presentation by Caroleen “Mac” Dudley at 6 p.m….

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