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Moose with antler debris may need help

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION – A moose reported to have a 10-foot-long plastic pipe stuck onto its left antler may need help, a wildlife biologist said. The moose with the large, 4-inch diameter…

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Three arrested for cocaine, drug trafficking

MADRID – Local and state agencies were involved in three arrests made Friday, as police seized illegal drugs, thousands of dollars and 38 guns after searching residences. Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, Maine…

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Veterans honored at ceremony

FARMINGTON – More than 80 veterans from across the state were honored at a ceremony held Saturday evening, in the packed Farmington Baptist Church. “This is an opportunity to recognize the real heros that…

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Mobile home destroyed in fire

NEW VINEYARD – A man returned home to find his mobile home in flames Saturday evening. Despite a quick response and call for mutual aid, the building was destroyed. Firefighters say that…

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Giants celebrate giant season

The Mt. Blue Area Youth Football team Giants all received team jackets at their banquet held Friday night at Mt. Blue Middle School.  The Giants celebrated their perfect 8-0 record and winning the…

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Students haul food in annual drive

FARMINGTON – Class after class of Mallett School children trooped down to the community center today, with plastic bags bearing a gift of food. The Helping Hands Food Drive was held today.…

How Franklin County voted

Most incumbents had a successful election day. School consolidation was decidedly turned down. By a narrower margin than the statewide results, the proposed casino in neighboring Oxford County was also turned down.…

New hospital president appointed

FARMINGTON – Trustees at Franklin Community Health Network and Franklin Memorial Hospital have announced the appointment of Rebecca Ryder of Mission, Texas, as the new president and chief executive officer. The appointment…