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Homestead

Atkinson church to hold 29th annual quilt show

Saturday, July 16, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Atkinson United Methodist Church, Atkinson, Maine For more information: Linda Roebuck at 564-7060 or Martha …
Maine Focus

How Maine redirected millions meant to help poor families with kids

Documents obtained by the BDN show the state has spent at least $7.8 million in federal welfare funds in ways that run afoul of the law.

Dover-Foxcroft library to hold 10-cent book sale

Thursday, June 23, 2016 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, June 24, 2016 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, June 25, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
Outdoors

Friends of Wilson Pond plans annual meeting

Saturday, July 9, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Friends of Wilson Pond Annual Meeting, 44 Muzzy Camp Rd, Greenville, Maine For more information: …

Births

Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft   To Katie Varnum, Bowerbank, a daughter, Ember Beth Varnum, on …

Foxcroft Academy student wins scholarship

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Foxcroft Academy student Gabriela Johnson recently was awarded the Herff Jones Believe in …

Celebration slated for longtime Dexter teacher who is retiring

Sunday, June 26, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Ridge View Community School, 175 …

Dessert pie sale slated at Dover-Foxcroft church

Friday, July 1, 2016 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: United Methodist Church of Dover-Foxcroft, …

Theatre offering international opera and movie performances on the big screen

Sunday, June 26, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, July 24, 2016 2 p.m. to …
Community

Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting

The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly …

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Piscataquis Sports

Foxcroft Academy track star Hunter Smith helps man the concession booth during Saturday's Penobscot Valley Conference small-school championship meet at Oakes Field in Dover-Foxcroft.

Conference, state track meets at Foxcroft Academy both a competitive and economic driver

Each convergence of athletes, their parents and fans from around the region or the state brings a lot of people to town, and with that comes an economic benefit for both the school’s athletic program and local businesses.
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  • Old Town baseball overcomes pitcher’s injury to outlast Foxcroft
  • A trip down memory lane: Photos of past BDN All-Maine schoolgirl basketball players
  • Coaches vs. Cancer event features benevolent game plan