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Big Brothers/Big Sisters receives grant from local bank

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBS MM) was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from Skowhegan Savings Charitable Contributions Foundation in support of school-based mentoring programs in Somerset County. The donation will help fund matches at BBBS programs that link student mentors from Skowhegan High School (Bigs) with elementary students (Littles) at Margaret Chase Smith […]

Erskine Academy wins national three-point challenge

The Erskine Academy Varsity girl’s basketball team recently participated in, and ultimately won, the National High School 3-point Challenge which is part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program. On February 13, Coach Donar was presented with a mock check to represent the funds raised for this event. A letter from from Brian Casalinova, Northeast Region […]

Obituaries, Week of February 15, 2018

DOROTHY J. JOSEPH WINSLOW – Dorothy J. Joseph, 84, of Winslow, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018, at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, following a short illness. She was born in Waterville on March 26, 1933, a daughter of John and Marie (Sirois) Bernard. Dot was co-owner of Joseph’s Flooring Company, in Winslow, for […]

Erskine Academy to host 8th grade open house

All eighth grade students and their parents from the surrounding communities are invited to attend the Erskine Academy Eighth Grade Open House on Wednesday, February 28, at 6:30 p.m., in the gym. The administration strongly encourages all incoming freshmen and their parents to attend this event as registration materials will be available and information about […]

Erskine class of 2018 to hold 5K in April

The Erskine Academy Class of 2018 will host the 9th annual Fly Like an Eagle 5K Race/Walk on Sunday, April 29, at 9 a.m. The race will feature free performance race T-shirts (if registered by deadline), snacks for all race participants, and awards for race winners. The non-refundable registration fee is $20 for adults, $10 […]

Vassalboro Fishing derby results

2018 Vassalboro Fishing Derby Results Large Mouth Bass $25 to Dan Roderique—3.85 # and winner of Largest Fish Trophy and $100! $15 to Jenny Rodrigue—2.4# $10 to Jacoby Bragdon—2.3# Small Mouth Bass $25 to Noah Cummings 3.2# White Perch $25 to Garrett Baragas–.95# $15 to Jarod Bradgon–.55# $10 to Jacoby Bragdon–.40# Brown Trout $25 to […]

VASSALBORO: Planners approve two permit applications

Vassalboro Codes Officer Richard Dolby reported that Vassalboro Planning Board members unanimously approved two applications on their Feb. 6 agenda and forwarded a revised Building Permit Ordinance to selectmen, with a request that the two boards discuss the document. Receiving permits were Robert and Carla Dyason to expand a camp at 72 Branstrom Road on […]

Central Maine Town Meetings for 2018

Town Meetings 2018 NORRIDGEWOCK Mon., March 5, 7:30 p.m. Voting: Mon., March 5, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mill Stream Elementary Gym BENTON Sat., March 10, 10 a.m. Voting: March 9, 1 – 6 p.m. ROME Sat., March 10, 10 a.m. Voting: Fri., March 9, noon – 8 p.m. Rome Community Center ALBION Sat., March […]