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Editor has new job; Somerset News Online temporarily on hold

To my faithful viewers: As some of you know already, I’ve recently joined the staff of the Piscataquis Observer, a 175-year-old award-winning weekly newspaper published in Dover-Foxcroft. My coverage area extends from Dexter to Greenville, an area that brings me … Continue reading

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Chicken dinner at Wayside Grange June 8

DEXTER – Enjoy a delicious stuffed chicken supper at the Wayside Grange on Saturday, June 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. The night will feature live dinner music, orange curried rice, glazed carrots, salad, rolls, make-your-own-sundaes, coffee, tea and punch. … Continue reading

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Sea Cadets conduct POW/MIA ‘Table for One’ service

MADISON – As a part of the Madison Memorial Day parade and services, cadets of NCB39 Battalion, US Naval Sea Cadet Corps, in conjunction with members of the American Legion Post 39 and VFW Post 7865, conducted a POW/MIA “Table … Continue reading

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Plans for Somerset County Relay for Life in home stretch

  SKOWHEGAN – The 2013 American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Somerset County will feature at least 38 teams with just under 500 participants, according to registration chair Heidi York Lyman. “We are on target to meet our goal, … Continue reading

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Chamber BAH at Skowhegan Public Library May 23

SKOWHEGAN – The next Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours will be held at the Skowhegan Free Public Library on Thursday, May 23 from 5 – 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served; there will be a 50/50 drawing … Continue reading

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Spring concert at Hartland Consolidated School

HARTLAND – At the recent Hartland Consolidated School annual spring concert, Music Director Bayford Lancaster asked the 21st Century Afterschool American Sign Language students if they would like to be part of the concert. Some of the American Sign Language … Continue reading

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Red Cross blood drive at Sebasticook Elks May 20

 PITTSFIELD – A Red Cross blood drive will be held by the Sebasticook Valley Elks on Monday, May 20 from 1 to 6 p.m. The Elks Lodge is located at 26 Middle Street across from the Pittsfield post office. This … Continue reading

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