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Latest Franklin County, Maine Stories

2009-12-28 10:25:00

KINGFIELD, Maine, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring Water Company joined first responders and firefighters from Franklin County yesterday for the inaugural emergency training and helicopter landing at the recently constructed Kingfield helipad.

2008-10-08 15:00:20

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - A plan to develop a wind-power facility on mountains in remote Franklin County includes a two-part conservation agreement for other mountaintops in Oxford and Franklin counties. TransCanada Corp.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

Plum Creek has until Oct. 14 to decide whether to accept a generous offer from the Land Use Regulation Commission to endorse its application to rezone land around Moosehead Lake for development. The company must decide whether to accept modest changes to the plan recommended by LURC staff.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By JOHN HOLYOKE When October rolls around, many Maine outdoors enthusiasts forget all about lakes, ponds and streams and start foraging for shotgun shells and orange caps.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF It's officially Plum Creek's call.

2008-09-29 18:00:00

By Anonymous As the complex and long-lasting controversy over the development of a huge tract of land around Moosehead Lake draws to an end, one thing that was always true is coming sharply into focus: No possible plan could have satisfied all the people with an interest in the area.

2008-09-27 15:00:19

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Ed Kfoury and Nancy Perlson of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust were recognized Friday for their efforts that "go above and beyond" to serve Maine's outdoors interests, fish and wildlife resources and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

2008-09-10 15:00:21

FARMINGTON - Sandy River Players will hold auditions for its January production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in the University of Maine at Farmington's Alumni Theater.

2008-08-27 15:01:10

FARMINGTON - Chandler and Charlie Woodcock of Farmington will lead the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area's 29th annual campaign this fall. A campaign goal has been set at $395,000 to help fund area health and social service agencies that assist vulnerable populations.

2008-08-21 15:00:33

DAVIS TOWNSHIP - An 81-year-old Massachusetts man died after he was swept by a wave into the waters of Kennebago Lake on Wednesday.


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