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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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May marks Veterans’ Poppy Days

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MADISON – The members of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 39 will be distributing poppies at various businesses in Madison throughout the month of May. The poppies are replica of the flowers that bloomed on the battlefields of France … Continue reading

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Madison lawn sale to benefit Relay for Life

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 MADISON – There will be huge lawn sale on May 17-18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the Madison Grange Hall on Upper Main Street.  This is to benefit the Somerset Relay For Life for American Cancer … Continue reading

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Greater Pittsfield Area Kiwanis Annual Bike Rodeo May 11

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PITTSFIELD – The Greater Pittsfield Area Kiwanis Club will hold its Annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Somerset Plaza by Bangor Savings Bank. This event will be held in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Cooking Matters for Kids classes completed at RSU 19 schools

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Submitted by Barbara Rozelle, AmeriCorps Member Recently the 21st Century Afterschool Program completed four Cooking Matters for Kids classes at Hartland Consolidate School, Corinna Elementary School, and two classes at Newport Elementary School. The program was made available for the … Continue reading

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Elks Hoop Shoot set for Madison and Nokomis Jan. 6

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The annual Elks Hoop Shoot sponsored by the Skowhegan-Madison Lodge gets underway on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Madison Memorial High School. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and the first contest starts at noon. The Sebasticook Valley Elks Hoop Shoot also … Continue reading

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