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A Thanksgiving for 350

FARMINGTON – Pulling off a Thanksgiving dinner for 350 people takes some practice and a lot of help. Fortunately for Rufus and Charlene Cox of New Sharon, they have both. The couple…

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Police station location in negotiation

FARMINGTON – Selectmen gave the green light on hiring an architectural firm for up to $12,000 to look into the feasibility of building a new police station at the former site of…

School board to consider including student members

FARMINGTON – The MSAD 9 school board instructed its policy subcommittee to discuss letting one or more high school students serve on the district’s board. Several districts across the state have students…

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MSAD 9 prepares for state aid reductions

FARMINGTON – MSAD 9 is proceeding with a variety of cost-cutting moves, the district’s superintendent said Tuesday evening, following last week’s announcement by the state that subsidies to all school districts would…

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Lowe’s wants a store in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Lowe’s, the second largest hardware chain store in the U.S., wants to open a store here. Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc. has submitted plans for a 138,893 square foot store, surrounded…

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Students pledge to be a buddy, not a bully

JAY – Jay Elementary School has just kicked off their anti-bullying campaign. The program began on Oct. 31 with an assembly in which Principal Chris Hollingsworth talked to the student body about…