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DNC Chairman Howard Dean visits UMF

FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington played host to the Democratic National Committee’s chairman Wednesday evening, in an event hosted by the UMF College Democrats. Nearly 300 people were on…

To waiver or not to waiver?

FARMINGTON – The majority of selectmen were sympathetic to one landlord’s plea that a penalty fine be waived for failure to pay sewer connection fees, but not for two others requesting the…

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Students turn out in mock vote

FARMINGTON – Eighty to ninety percent of Mt. Blue High School students voted today in a mock election. In preparation for today’s event, four departments at the school are involved: Phillip St.…

All is unanimous at Farmington’s town meeting

FARMINGTON – All three articles on the special town meeting warrant passed within 15 minutes with little discussion. A handful of unanimous voters gave KNK Properties, LLC a permanent easement across a…

Grocery store, sandwich shop coming to downtown

FARMINGTON – A local grocery store opening at the beginning of the new year may fill a long-missing piece in the downtown. Those who have driven through Kingfield will be familiar with…

Selectmen question water rate increases

FARMINGTON – Selectmen sat down with the agency that provides water for the town’s fire protection this evening, to discuss a proposed rate increase. Farmington Village Corporation, a non-profit, quasi-municipal organization which…

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Students find their legislative voice

FARMINGTON – It’s not easy getting a bill made into law. That’s what seventh- and eighth-grade students from three area schools found out this morning in the 9th Annual Youth Summit’s introduction…

DNC Chairman Howard Dean coming to UMF

FARMINGTON – The location of Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean’s presentation at University of Maine at Farmington has been changed to Lincoln Auditorium in the UMF Roberts Learning Center. This free…