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Farmington, Maine is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Farmington, ME include 04938. The median home price in Farmington is $145,000. More Farmington information.

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Friday Apr 11 | Bangor Daily News

Cemetery group offers summer meetings, gravestone workshop

It only takes a bit of sunshine and a warm breeze to lure us to head out to cemeteries, hoping to find an informative gravestone or grouping of markers that will allow us to make sense of the names and dates we've been compiling busily over the winter.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Child's quick thinking saves unresponsive adults after apparent drug overdose

State Police are praising a child for quick thinking after notifying a neighbor of two unresponsive adults in a Franklin County residence on Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Western Maine Play Museum coming to Wilton next year

WELCOME: Brandee Bowen, left, and Monica Rollins said they welcome the new Western Maine Play Museum that will go into a home across Main Street in Wilton.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Farmington Village Corporation an oddity of municipal government

An absence of residents at the annual Town Meeting highlighted how the municipal system has waned, when once hundreds of people showed up.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Inland Hospital hosts World of Women's Wellness in Waterville

One by one, Ellen Thorne dumped 11 teaspoons of sugar into a small empty apple juice container, the mound of sugar at the bottom representing how much was in one serving of what's typically considered a healthy beverage.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Towerlight

Honors College dean to leave at end of term

Over spring break, the University announced that the Dean of the Honors College Joseph McGinn, was leaving at the end of the semester.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Franklin County defense attorneys stop taking sexual assault cases to protest wage

Lawyers, including Walter Hanstein, say a $5 hike in the hourly fee still doesn't cover the cost of defending serious charges.

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Bangor Daily News

Bill to remove dozens of interstate signs sparks outcry

"Don't take our signs. Don't move our signs," was the message to the Maine Legislature's Transportation Committee on Tuesday during a public hearing on a bill that proposes to remove 68 signs and move 13 others that point to towns, colleges, parks, ski areas and other recreational or cultural attractions along the state's interstate highway system.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Farmington runner in fair condition after being struck by pickup truck

Tess Perry, 26, is listed in fair condition after she was hit on Fairbanks Road and taken to Lewiston hospital Sunday morning.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Bedside concert series brings hope and relief for Farmington man

The rapper Spose belted out the lyrics to "Can't Get There from Here" while a couple of dozen onlookers drank beer or Twisted Tea and shouted their approval.

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Kennebec Journal

Maine lawmaker walks fine line fighting for idled paper mill

Last month, the owner of the idled East Millinocket paper mill said it needed a change in state law to help restart the mill and rehire nearly 200 workers who were recently laid off.

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Bangor Daily News

Lawyers boycott state-appointed sex assault cases, citing low pay

Two defense lawyers in Franklin County have announced they no longer will take on state-appointed sexual assault cases, in a protest against the state's compensation rate for public defenders.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Herald Gazette

Lincolnville news

Eight positions are opening up on elected town committees this spring including two on Board of Selectmen, two on School Committee, one on the CSD School Committee, and three on the Budget Committee.

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Herald Gazette

Summer Course for Teachers on Content Literacy and the Common Core Standards at URock

This summer University College at Rockland will host a one-week onsite graduate education course from the University of Maine at Farmington.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Freedom Town News

The next scheduled Selectmen's Meeting will be held on Monday, April 7 at the Town Office starting at 6:00 p.m. Since these meetings are all public, the residents are more than welcome to attend.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Bangor Daily News

USM conflict should prompt students to demand fundamental change

Students at the University of Southern Maine have spent the last week occupying hallways and staging marches and protests to demonstrate their opposition to plans to fire faculty members and eliminate departments at their school.

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Kennebec Journal

Hoax emails claims UMF president died of a stroke

The University of Maine at Farmington is investigating a hoax email sent out to students claiming President Kathryn Foster had died of a stroke.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Franklin County fire departments consider collaboration

There's no easy solution to Franklin County's firefighter shortage, but county officials hope to work together to find one.

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SeacoastOnline

South Berwick boy headed to state geography bee

Parker Swanson is king of the world. Actually, he is one of 100 kings and queens of the world in Maine: Parker won the Marshwood Great Works School geography bee in January and then passed the written qualifying test to go to the Maine Geography Bee in April.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Farmington library gets boost at Town Meeting

The library was granted $5,000 more than originally requested at Town Meeting Monday night after more than two-thirds of voters approved the increase.

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