Welcome to TRC 8.2!

The Three Rivers Community is a group of towns in the Maine Highlands with a total population of about 6,000: Atkinson, Bowerbank, Brownville, LaGrange, Lake View, Medford, Milo, and Sebec. TRC links our communities, businesses, & organizations together online for better social and economic progress.

TRC was founded almost 20 years ago, and has grown in many directions to suit the needs of our communities. We have local news, a community calendar, local town offices, local organization pages, an extensive visitor's center, and live local webcams!

Visitors are encouraged to sign up for an account. Only registered users will be able to submit content to the site.

Virginia Man Missing in Baxter State Park Found Alive

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Izzy on August 30, 2015 - 2:51pm

Substitute teacher training course

Submitted by Izzy on August 30, 2015 - 11:31am

Substitute teachers are needed now!
Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative is offering a training
Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
at Penquis Higher Education Center, 50 Mayo Street, Dover-Foxcroft
FMI and to register call 207.564.6525 or email
Course fee is $10.00. Additional textbook available for $25.00.
See... Read More

Brownville Historical Society Meeting

Submitted by Izzy on August 30, 2015 - 7:51am

The Brownville Historical Society will meet at the Parish House Museum,
September 21, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
All are welcome!
Agenda will include: election of officers and directors,
secretary/treasurers' reports, needs of the museum,
applying for grants, and membership.
Membership to the society is $5.00 annually and dues can be paid at this meeting.
FMI contact Susan at 965-8070.

Town of Brownville Comprehensive Plan

Town Docs - Brownville
Submitted by Sethen on August 29, 2015 - 7:19pm

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ATV trail washout - Hobbstown Road

Submitted by Izzy on August 29, 2015 - 4:46pm

Ricky Bradeen posted the picture above and the alert below on his facebook page.
Attention ATV Riders: Use Extreme Caution on the Hobbstown Road,
during one of the recent storms quite a bit of the trail washed out!

Search expands for overdue hiker in Baxter Park

Submitted by Izzy on August 28, 2015 - 8:50pm

Update 8-30-2015...Found alive!

... Read More

Why detentions don’t work, and what teachers can do instead

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on August 28, 2015 - 10:53am

Milo Selectmen's Agenda, September 1

Submitted by Izzy on August 27, 2015 - 6:41pm

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Agenda Items of Interest:




Facebook scam - this one's new - be forewarned

Submitted by Izzy on August 27, 2015 - 10:47am

Many of our TRC viewers, like myself, are also Facebook users.
A real, live, flesh-and-blood friend called me about a scam he encountered via Facebook. We want you to be aware and be forewarned.
While it is a new scam it follows the pretty classic pattern of old scams and just adds a couple new twists - using your connection to Facebook, and taking the name of the FBI in vain.

It goes something like this...

1) You receive a "friends request" from a Facebook... Read More

Milo Garden Club Meeting, September 8

Submitted by Izzy on August 26, 2015 - 9:51pm

Milo Garden Club will meet September 8 at noon at Milo Town Hall. 
Lunch will be Pot Luck. Bring a dish to share.
Mr. Joe Mangum will speak to the club about growing garlic.

Holiday help needed by USPS

Submitted by Izzy on August 26, 2015 - 8:58pm

Please inquire at your local Post Office for more information
about temporary/holiday work available in Maine
or check online.
... Read More

"At the Store" Workshop

Submitted by Izzy on August 25, 2015 - 8:22am

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90 Minute Workshop will help you get the most for your money at the grocery store!
Learn how to: Buy fruits and veggies on a budget, Check unit prices,
Read food labels, Identify whole grains,  SAVE MONEY!
$10 Hannaford gift card, recipes and a reusable bag upon course/survey completion!
Pre-registration required. Contact Krystle Parkman, 207-564-4159 or... Read More

Bangor I-95 Lane Closures

Submitted by Izzy on August 24, 2015 - 9:05pm

Bangor -- Crews will be working on Interstate 95 during overnight hours on the Union St. Bridge project over Interstate 95.
This work involves closing one lane of traffic at a time on the interstate, northbound and/or southbound, to allow for construction to take place safely.

The northbound travel lane will be closed on Wednesday,... Read More

September, Free Disposal Days at PSW !

Submitted by Izzy on August 24, 2015 - 2:19pm

 Penquis Solid Waste Transfer Station
Wednesday, September 9; Saturday, September 12; Sunday, September 13;
between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Mark your calendar !


Milo Town Office, Closing for Training

News - Milo
Submitted by Izzy on August 24, 2015 - 12:41pm

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Milo Town Office will be closing for training
Monday, August 31, from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m.
Please plan ahead.