East Moxie Township, ME

HFC alumnus becomes Plymouth Township’s new police chief

HFC alumnus James Knittel (pronounced “Night-tell”) has lived in Plymouth Township for 27 years. Recently, he has become its new police chief with the goal of engaging the community. “I had been with the University of Michigan-Dearborn Department of Public Safety for four years before I left in...
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Calendar of events

Many of the events may not be happening as listed due to COVID-19. Please check first before leaving to attend. DEXTER: The Abbott Museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. FMI call 207-924-5721. DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.
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KeyBank awards $5,000 for Monson Arts scholarships

MONSON – Monson Arts has been awarded a $5,000 grant from KeyBank to support scholarships for 16 students from University of Maine colleges and the Maine College of Art and Design to attend workshops at Monson Arts this summer. “Part of our mission is to be a vibrant resource...
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After plenty of attacks and yelling, a new trustee is named in Plymouth Township

It took nearly an hour of discussion that included plenty of outbursts, but Plymouth Township has a full board of trustees again. Republican Jennifer Buckley was named to the township board during a special meeting June 21, a position made vacant earlier this spring by the resignation of former treasurer Mark Clinton. That position was filled by Bob Doroshewitz, whose former trustee position was vacant since he shifted to the treasurer's office May 10.

Monson Arts awarded grant from National Endowment for the Art

MONSON – Monson Arts has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support “Working In Wood.” This project will engage the community by showcasing active wood and forest-based artisans in Piscataquis County, capturing and recording their work and processes. This Monson Arts project is among 1,125 projects across America totaling more than $26.6 million that were selected during this second round of Grants for Arts Projects fiscal year 2022 funding.

Greenville to replace fire station riddled with code violations

GREENVILLE — Now that Greenville voters have approved a bond issue, the town will build a new public safety building to combine the fire and police departments, which are both grappling with outdated spaces and building code violations. Residents approved up to $5,150,000 in bonds to finance surveys, demolition,...

Sgt. Loring named Maine Game Warden Supervisor of the Year

WINSLOW – Maine Warden Service Sgt. Bruce Loring – of Division D in Greenville who supervises wardens in Piscataquis County – was honored as the 2021 Maine Game Warden Supervisor of the Year at the annual Maine Warden Service Awards ceremony at the Winslow VFW on June 15.

Technology is changing healthcare for rural America

JACKMAN, Maine — At first glance, the tiny town of Jackman, Maine, might not look the place home to groundbreaking medical innovation. But this town that straddles the Canadian border is home to a revolutionary new program changing how rural health care is delivered. "There's no dentist in town....