Category: Sports


United Way allocates $77,000 to programs

Advertisements COUNTY — Each year United Way invites non-profits to apply for funding through its Community Partner Investment program. Decisions on how the funds are allocated are made by a review committee comprised of community members. We thank the following for serving on the committee this year: RaeAnn Pike, Franklin Savings Bank, Chair; Larry Karno, […]

Hannaford begins vaccination effort | Lewiston Sun Journal

Advertisements REGION — Hannaford Supermarkets will begin COVID-19 vaccination efforts at 35 pharmacies across Maine later this week. “Our stores and pharmacies, located throughout Maine and staffed by experienced health care professionals, are committed to serving as community partners in vaccinating the public,” said Wendy Boynton, RPh, Director of Pharmacy Services at Hannaford. “By working […]

Animal Shelter receives donation from BSB

Advertisements BANGOR — In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its iconic Christmas Kittens commercial, Bangor Savings Bank has donated $12,000 to 12 animal shelters and rescue organizations across Maine and New Hampshire. This past holiday season, the Bank invited the public to nominate local humane societies and animal shelters for a chance to receive a […]

Pisces: Make peace and love priorities

Advertisements Eugenia Last Advertisements CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kevin Connolly, 47; Matt Lucas, 47; Eva Mendes, 47; Dean Stockwell, 85.Happy Birthday: Put your energy to good use this year. Idle time will lead to poor decisions. Make use of your attributes, and keep your emotions under control. Keep the peace when dealing with colleagues, […]

Oxford voters reject lease for town office; approve marijuana businesses

Advertisements Oxford voters attending a special town meeting Thursday evening at the Oxford Elementary School rejected a proposal to lease space for a town office and approved allowing medical and adult-use marijuana businesses. Seated from left are Board of Selectmen Chairman Scott Hunter, Vice Chairwoman Samantha Hewry and Selectman Sharon Jackson. Nicole Carter/Advertiser Democrat Advertisements […]

Building safe havens for homeless youth in Franklin County

Advertisements Bonita Lehigh at the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies on Main Street in Farmington. Lehigh is launching a tiny house project to address youth homelessness in Franklin County. The project will coordinate with entrepreneurial opportunities offered through the center where youth have launched micro-retail businesses offering merchandise such as the decorative signs pictured with Lehigh. […]