Harvestfest, with Molly Ockett Day weather

Saturday’s Bethel Harvestfest on the Common took place in summerlike weather. Here, pies from the pie-baking contest are served. Winners were Amateur Traditional –...

New staff at Gould Academy

NEW GOULD STAFF-Gould Academy welcomes 10 new employees at the start of the 2017-18 school year. From left: Mike Lowe, Dean of Community Life;...

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  • Lisbon mother charges football fans were insensitive to Native Americans October 16, 2017
    The mother of a Mi'kmaq Indian who plays football for Lisbon High School alleges that fans and players mocked Native Americans with offensive stereotypes throughout Friday’s game at Wells High School. Wells fans —both students and...
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    In the wake of decades of allegations against Hollywood's Harvey Weinstein, tens of thousands of people are using #MeToo on social media today to share their own stories about sexual harassment and violence, many for the first time. If you're in Maine and comfortable sharing your own story...
  • Franklin County to discuss proposal to change Rangeley island name October 16, 2017
    FARMINGTON — A federal board is asking Franklin County commissioners for their opinion on officially changing the name of a 15-acre private island from Doctors Island to Maneskootuk Island, which is located in Rangeley Lake. Commissioners plan to discuss the proposal during their mee...
  • Democratic challengers trail Bruce Poliquin in fundraising efforts October 16, 2017
    There’s still a long time until Election Day, but Democrats have a big gap to make up if they hope to catch up with the campaign finances available to U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, the two-term Republican from Maine’s 2nd District. The half dozen hopefuls on the...
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