Welcome to TRC 8.3!

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 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, community event information, and live local webcams!

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"Solar farm" letter of intent is signed by Dirigo for Milo project

Linked from: Eastern Gazette
Submitted by Sethen on January 16, 2017 - 9:50pm

From The Eastern Gazette - January 13-19, 2017
by Mike Lange

MILO — A Portland-based company has signed a letter of intent to lease 60 acres of land in the Eastern Piscataquis Business Park in Milo to build a solar farm that could generate up to 10 megawatts of energy.

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the number of homes powered by a megawatt of solar energy depends on average sunshine, electricity consumption, temperature and wind. Nationally, that’s 164 homes per megawatt. So the Milo project might supply enough power for... Read More

Food Pantry Draws Hooved Guests

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on January 16, 2017 - 9:26pm

N A meetings starting Friday, 1/20/2017

Submitted by Izzy on January 15, 2017 - 7:24pm

There will be Narcotics Anonymous meetings starting Friday 1/20/2017 at the Milo town hall from 6:00 to 7:00pm.
This is an open meeting so everyone is welcome!

Penquis Cruizers reelect officers

Submitted by Susan Worcester on January 9, 2017 - 3:08pm

At their annual meeting in December the Penquis Cruizers voted to retain the same slate of officers and board members that served the organization last year. In fact, the group has retained the same leadership for many years! The philosophy is "if it ain't broke, don't fix it!"  Also at the meeting it was voted to contribute to the Three Rivers Kiwanis Christmas Fund and to the Veterans at Togus.  There was discussion about activities for the club in 2017. While dates were not set at the meeting, the annual Cabin Fever Reliever pot luck lunch and meeting will take place in early spring.... Read More

Fireworks Ordinance

Town Docs - Brownville
Submitted by aharmon on January 6, 2017 - 10:27am

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Community welcomes Devon Strout home

Linked from: ABC 7 / FOX 22 News
Submitted by Sethen on December 29, 2016 - 8:34pm

Body Of Milo Marine Killed In Car Accident Back In Maine

Linked from: Q106.5 FM
Submitted by Sethen on December 28, 2016 - 9:33pm

Body of Maine marine killed in Virginia crash returned home

Linked from: WGME - CBS 13
Submitted by Sethen on December 28, 2016 - 6:27pm

Milo Marine to Be Escorted Home For Burial

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on December 28, 2016 - 10:04am

Park St UMC of Milo: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, Dec 24th at 7pm.

Submitted by Izzy on December 23, 2016 - 5:35am

The Park Street UMC of Milo will hold its Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Service on Saturday, Dec 24th at 7pm. 

Pastor Mike will conduct the service with Jerry Anthony as our guest soloist.

We hope you can attend and please invite others to join you.

... Read More

Milo Officials Address Drug Crisis

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Izzy on December 23, 2016 - 5:24am

“It’s a health crisis. It’s a crime crisis. It just affects everybody. It doesn’t matter what community you’re in. It doesn’t matter what social structure you’re in. It affects everybody,” said Damien Pickel, Milo’s Police Chief and Town Manager.

Marine from Milo Killed in Car Crash in Virginia

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on December 19, 2016 - 12:00am

Atkinson, Maine Featured in New Biography

Submitted by jchoma on December 16, 2016 - 10:42am

Atkinson, Maine Featured in New Biography

The Snow family has a long history in and around Atkinson, Maine. "Snowville" is the story of Russ Snow (1789-1875) who lived in Atkinson, Maine from 1820 to 1835. He left Atkinson in 1835 in order to escape a tuberculosis epidemic that was ravaging the New England States and find a better climate in which to raise his family. The family eventually wound up settling 1,000 miles away in Brecksville, Ohio. The book's author, James Choma, has included details regarding early Atkinson (circa 1835-1849) as well as an analysis of... Read More

No school in MSAD 41, Monday, December 12

Submitted by Izzy on December 12, 2016 - 6:12am

NO SCHOOL today, December 12th, for MSAD 41 due to weather. Please be safe and stay warm.

Penquis Valley High School first quarter honor roll

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on December 11, 2016 - 8:31pm

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