Jail medical service contract to go back out to bid

FARMINGTON – County officials are planning on putting the Franklin County Jail’s medical service contract back out to bid, after the current contractor has stated its intention to pull out of the…

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Bicyclists complete country-wide trek

BAR HARBOR – A pair of Maine bicycling enthusiasts completed a journey of mammoth proportions last week, when they ceremonially dipped their tires into the surf at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park. Those…

New dean to direct new UMF master’s program

FARMINGTON – University of Maine at Farmington President Theodora J. Kalikow is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Philip A. Griswold as the university’s new assistant dean of the UMF College…

Poulton held without bail

FARMINGTON – A man convicted of manslaughter nearly eight years ago was held without bail today after police say he committed a new crime and, in doing so, violated his probation. Jeremiah…

Worries over heating oil heating up

FARMINGTON – Western Maine Community Action continued their effort to improve communication between municipalities and their organization at last night’s selectman meeting, as they look for new ideas and share information before…

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Good weather for mushrooms

The Daily Bulldog’s Opinionated Gardener (aka Jo Josephson of Temple), found this huge Parasol Mushroom, (aka Macrolepiota procera aka Lepiota procero), in her neighbor’s field early Monday evening. Widespread and not uncommon,…