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!

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


Hymn Sing at St. John's Episcopal Church Benefits Area Food Cupboard

Submitted by Susan Worcester on September 30, 2016 - 3:43pm

An Ecumenical Hymn Sing was held on Sunday, September 25th, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Brownville Junction. All those in attendance joined in singing hymns that were old favorites like Amazing Grace and Rock of Ages and “standards”  such as Be Thou My Vision and How Great Thou Art. The event ended with Let There Be Peace on Earth and God Bless America... Read More

What’s it like to travel the world with Anthony Bourdain? Zach Zamboni knows

Linked from: Portland Press Herald
Submitted by Sethen on September 28, 2016 - 6:51pm

Zach Zamboni was working as the director of photography on Gourmet’s “Diary of a Foodie,” a PBS show, when he got the opportunity in 2006 that would send him on the career path of his dreams.

The company that made “No Reservations,” a Travel Channel show starring chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, approached him one day to ask if he’d like to go to China. Zamboni didn’t know who Bourdain was, but replied “Yeah, OK. Sure.”

Fast forward a decade, and Zamboni, a Maine native, has traveled to more than 60 countries and been nominated for an Emmy six times. (He’s... Read More

GPS leaves out-of-state couple w/ 22 dogs stranded on trail

Linked from: WLBZ-2 Newscenter
Submitted by Sethen on September 23, 2016 - 6:08pm

Brownville: Part-Time Police Officers Vacancies

Submitted by Izzy on September 16, 2016 - 1:20pm

Brownville Rabies Clinic, October 29

Submitted by Izzy on September 16, 2016 - 1:04pm

Ecumenical Hymn Sing on September 25th

Submitted by Susan Worcester on September 15, 2016 - 4:53pm

There will be an Ecumenical Hymn Sing at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Brownville Junction, on Sunday, September 25th at 2pm. There will be refreshments served following the event. A love offering for the Milo Area Food Cupboard will be taken. Come and join in the singing! All are welcome!

Credit Cards

News - Lake View
Submitted by Lake View Plantation on September 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

We are happy to announce that we now accept any major debit/credit cards! We use Municipay so there is a 2.65% fee that will be added on to your purchase total. This is a service where the card holder pays the transaction fee instead of the tax payer. I can accept credit cards over the phone to eliminate the extra wait time of receiving funds.

B-BJHS Meeting

Submitted by Susan Worcester on September 14, 2016 - 8:33am

The Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, September 20, at 4pm at the Parish House Museum. Among items on the agenda are revisions to the society's by-laws, progress on the application for not-for-profit status, discussion of how to best provide heating for the building, "winter projects," and a review of the 2016 season at the museum. The museum will close for the season at the end of September. For the next two weeks hours will be 10am-2pm on both Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Looking for work? Maine expects these jobs to be your best bet

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on September 12, 2016 - 10:10pm

Penquis Informer, September 2016

Submitted by Izzy on September 12, 2016 - 5:34pm

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2016 Any-Deer Permit Lottery Results

Submitted by Izzy on September 9, 2016 - 9:51pm

Homework help from MSAD 41

Submitted by Izzy on September 9, 2016 - 9:26pm

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Step-by-step videos and practice exercises make this a deserved staple in the academic website hall of fame. Every type of math is covered here in addition to computing, science, and history. Though it's best... Read More

How history buffs, old-age advocates are collaborating to support aging Mainers

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on September 8, 2016 - 9:50pm

Get your peepers ready. Maine’s fall foliage expected to peak on schedule.

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on September 8, 2016 - 9:38pm

Basketball Officials Class Starts October 2

Submitted by Izzy on September 8, 2016 - 12:32pm

   Eastern Maine Board #111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a Prospective Officials Class for any individuals, 18 years of age or older, who are interested in becoming certified basketball officials.  Individuals living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo Counties are eligible to take this class.  The class will be held at Reed’s Brook Middle School, Room #164, in Hampden on Sundays & Wednesdays from 6 - 8:30 pm starting Sunday October 2nd.  There will be seven classes culminating with a written... Read More

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