Rumford homeless shelter looking to support 15 families

RUMFORD — Rumford Group Homes Inc. offers three emergency shelter programs serving homeless individuals and families in Oxford County. Homelessness is not an easy problem…

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Central Maine Med, Rumford, Bridgton hospitals visiting policies updated

LEWISTON — Central Maine Healthcare has updated its visiting policy to protect the health and safety of patients, staff and the greater community during the…

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Rumford’s Advantage Insurance donates to area schools

PHOTO: From left, office manager Becky Dollof representing Advantage Insurance, and Erin Wainwright, school nurse, Dirigo Elementary School. (Submitted photo) RUMFORD — Advantage Insurance recently…

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Hope Association holding Wreath of Hope, resusable bag fundraisers

RUMFORD — Hope Association is holding a Wreath of Hopes light fundraiser for the Team Leaping Lizards Special Olympics team, as well as selling resusable…

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Educator with roots in central, western Maine named Superintendent of the Year

AUGUSTA — The Maine School Superintendents Association has named Yarmouth School Department Superintendent Andrew Dolloff as the 2021 Maine School Superintendent of the Year. A…

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Telstar October Students of the Month announced

Telstar High School has named its October Students of the Month. Students of the month are Freshman, Nyla Scott; Sophomore, Mia Johanson; Junior, Leah Kimball;…

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Newry artist donates paintings to support Mahoosuc Land Trust

PHOTO: “Farm in Winter Evening,” by Maria Zodda. (Submitted photo) BETHEL — Mahoosuc Land Trust member, and artist, Maria Zodda has donated 10 framed paintings…

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Five Maine counties eligible for USDA loans related to drought

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Maine counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Producers in Cumberland, York, Androscoggin,…

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Mahoosuc Land Trust gets grant to project NH Androscoggin stretch

PHOTO: A quiet paddle along the Androscoggin river in the Shelberne Riverlands project area. (Ecophotography photo) BETHEL — Mahoosuc Land Trust has received a $200,000…

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Wobble & Gobble, benefitting Bryant Pond Learning Center, is virtual this year

BETHEL — The annual Wobble & Gobble, usually held Thanksgiving Day, has gone virtual this year. This year, the Bryant Pond Learning Center, which hosts…

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