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.

Atkinson man suffers severe burns in fire

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on May 23, 2016 - 9:06pm

Widow of man killed by Maine State Police files wrongful death suit

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on May 23, 2016 - 9:06pm

National Donut Day & Open House at Elaine’s Bakery in Milo

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on May 23, 2016 - 12:14am

Friday, June 3, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Elaine's Basket Cafe & Bakery, 38 W Main St., Milo, Maine

For more information: 207-943-2705; elainesbasketcafeandbakery.com/

One Man Injured in Atkinson House Fire

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on May 23, 2016 - 12:12am

One man was hurt in a fire that destroyed a home in Atkinson late Saturday night.

Fire departments from several towns were called to a house on Maple Road around 10 o’clock.

They arrived to find the home fully engulfed in flames.

The homeowner, identified as James Wellington, received burns to his arms.

Wellington was LifeFlighted to a hospital in Boston.

BBQ Chicken Supper in Brownville Junction

Submitted by Susan Worcester on May 19, 2016 - 9:11am

There will be a BBQ Chicken Supper sponsored by St. John's Episcopal Church held at the Brownville Junction American Legion/BJHS Alumni Building on Saturday, May 28th from 5pm to 6:30pm. The menu will include chicken, salads and more. $7 for adults ($6 if you bring an item for the area food cupboard) and $3 for children under 12. Take out dinners are available. To order, call Susan at 965-8070 before the day of the supper. 

Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society Annual Meeting

Submitted by Susan Worcester on May 19, 2016 - 9:06am

The Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society held its annual meeting on May 3rd. Officers elected for 2016 are Susan Worcester, president/secretary/curator; George Dean, vice president; and Marilyn Kindamo, treasurer. Board members are Paul Foulkes, Jeff Larson, Lana Washburn, Kay Sinclair and Lynn Weston. These officers and board members were all... Read More

Prudence Miller Graveside Committal Service

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by PrissB on May 7, 2016 - 11:11am

Prudence R. Miller

ORNEVILLE TWP - Graveside committal services for Prudence R. Miller, 72, who died January 28, 2016, will be held 10 AM, Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter with Pastor Stephen Dean officiating. CrosbyNeal.com
Published in BDN Maine on May 7, 2016

Milo residents opt to go with MRC for solid waste disposal

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on May 1, 2016 - 7:46pm

MILO, Maine — Residents voted during a special town meeting last week to enter into an agreement with the Municipal Review Committee to handle the town’s solid waste disposal starting in 2018 instead of continuing a partnership with Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington.

New Museum of Fossils, Minerals and Indian Artifacts opens in Piscataquis County

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on May 1, 2016 - 7:45pm

Thursday, May 12, 2016 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Harrigan Learning Center & Museum, 24 Gerrish Rd., Milo, Maine

For more information: 207-943-7377

On Thursday, May 12th, 2016, the town of Milo will have something new to boast about, and it’s called the Harrigan Learning Center & Museum. The grand opening ceremony will take... Read More

Maine Discovery Museum passes now available - FREE!

Submitted by BrownvilleLibrary on April 28, 2016 - 1:22pm

Milo police chief blasts LePage over anti-Narcan stance

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on April 28, 2016 - 12:56pm

Milo Water District's Consumer Confidence Report for 2015

Submitted by milowaterdistrict on April 27, 2016 - 8:39am

Click above to view the attached file!

Milo: Special Town Meeting April 19 (today)

Submitted by Izzy on April 19, 2016 - 12:45pm

Update: The citizens of Milo who assembled for the Special Town Meeting voted to contract with MRC for municipal solid waste disposal after 2018.

A discussion with PERC and MRC representatives will be held before the Special Town Meeting to learn more details about both entities' proposals for future municipal solid waste disposal. A past article re: PERC/MRC may be found here and has multiple links which appear when you mouse over... Read More

Day of Service for Penquis Valley Students

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on April 17, 2016 - 12:45pm

The day before they go on April vacation, students at Penquis Valley were out in the community doing their part to make the place they live a little nicer.

“All of our students, we have 390 students, are going to be out in the community doing community service based projects basically for the community that supports us, so it’s just our way of giving back”.

It’s an idea principal Jeremy Bousquet got from a colleague at Cony High School.

Penquis Valley students participate in day of service to clean up community

Linked from: WLBZ-2 Newscenter
Submitted by Sethen on April 17, 2016 - 12:45pm

MILO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- For most kids, Friday was just another day in school.

But for Penquis Valley students, they spent the day outside raking, picking up trash, and giving back to the community in the first annual day of service.

“It's great giving back to the community that has given so much to us. And so I feel honored to get out there today and help those in need,” said Shyanne Hemenway, a junior at Penquis Valley.