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Federal funding to help Wausau employees

JAY – Federal funding has been approved and is now available to aid the 149 permanently laid-off mill workers at Wausau Paper Corp. The federal Trade Adjustment Assistance funding, which the Maine…

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Wilton to rejoin state retirement system

WILTON – Residents unanimously supported rejoining the state’s retirement system after a 23 year hiatus. Few people turned out for the special town meeting held Tuesday night, which featured a four-article warrant.…

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Franklin County budget approved

FARMINGTON – The budget committee approved a six-month transitional budget Monday evening, which will likely equal $2.48 million after the state’s figures for the jail are calculated. The budget is designed to…

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Local professor writes book on racewalking

FARMINGTON – Walk, don’t run, to Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers to check out a new book soon to be in the backpacks of thousands of students. University of Maine at Farmington’s…

It’s Nokomis over Mt. Blue, 34-33

LOOKING FOR OFFENSE: Mt. Blue’s Johanna LaPlant (20) looks for a pass inside while her teammates are cutting to the basket in a make-up game with Nokomis on Saturday afternoon. The Warriors edged…

UMF cuts loose archaeology research center

FARMINGTON – After 25 years on campus, the Archaeology Research Center at the University of Maine at Farmington is moving out. The state’s continuing budget crunch was cited as the reason the…