Welcome to TRC 8.0!

The Three Rivers Community is a group of towns in the Maine Highlands with a total population of about 5,000: Atkinson, Bowerbank, Brownville, LaGrange, Lake View, Medford, Milo, and Sebec. TRC links our communities, businesses, schools, and organizations together online for better social and economic progress.

Over our eighteen years of service, TRC has grown in many different directions. Site visitors can access local news, our community calendar, local directory, maps, recreation information, government information, local organization webpages, and much more.

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


Milo: Family Gardening & Nutrition Classes ~ Vary Your Veggies

Submitted by Izzy on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:58am
SSNEC Community Garden Project.pdf

After each nutrition topic we will work on a group garden plot.
Snacks will be provided and families can take home the produce they grow throughout the season.
Contact Krystle at Piscataquis Public Health Council, 207-564-4159, to sign up (not required but appreciated).

Topics and Schedule
Each topic begins at 2:00p.m. at Milo Town Hall followed by gardening at the Community Garden.

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Kiwanis Building Grand Opening and Dedication, July 30 !

Submitted by Izzy on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:38am

The Three Rivers Kiwanis of Milo/Brownville will be having the Grand Opening Celebration and Dedication
of the Three Rivers Kiwanis Foundation and building on July 30 at 10:30 a.m..
The public is cordially invited to attend. Please RSVP to 943-6909.
The event will be held at 24 Gerrish Road in Milo which is in the Eastern Piscataquis Business Park on Route 11.
The celebration will include the history of the club, music,... Read More

Job Opening: MaineStream Finance Economic Development Coordinator

Submitted by Izzy on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:03pm

MaineStream Finance Economic Development Coordinator

· College degree (BA preferred) in accounting, business, economics, management, public administration, regional planning and/or similar experience.
· Business and/or community development background preferred.
· Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint (Experience with Adobe Acrobat, Publisher, and Access are a plus).
· Good communication and... Read More

Missing dog !

Submitted by Izzy on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:27am

CONTACT JOE AT 201-907-9957 OR 207-985-0950

Bowerbank Days – A week-long-comes-around-every-five-years-Celebration!

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:31am

     Monday, Aug. 4, 2014   ~   5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
     Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014   ~   5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014   ~   5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
     Friday, Aug. 8, 2014   ~   5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014   ~  7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

BJHS Alumni/American Legion Post 92 Joining Forces

Submitted by Izzy on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:56pm

News to share from my friend, Linda Coburn, who writes:
"Good Morning, Izzy !
I am going to write something for TRC and I hope that you will put it in there for me. This is something that is near and dear to my heart all these years, but like many of our members we realize that we are getting older and things are not as easy doing as it was when we were younger. As we look at the alumni members who attend the annual banquet each year we realize that we are a dying breed... Read More

Brownville: Auction Items Needed

Submitted by Izzy on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:19am

Here is your chance to get a heat pump installed at a bargain !
Come to the Brownville Community Church auction on August 2, starting at 9:00 AM
to bid on your choice of a 9,000 or 12,000 or 15,000 BTU unit,
donated and fully installed by Maine Alternative Solutions, Inc. .
This is a $ 3000 value!

Brownville Community Church is... Read More

Basketball court damage in Milo is repaired

Submitted by Izzy on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:58pm

Milo Chief of Police, Damien Pickel, made this post on Facebook and TRC wants to share it with all our site visitors. "There's something to be said about small towns. When something needs to be taken care of, there are people who step up and do what needs to be done.
I want to thank Mike Witham, Mike Slobuszewski, and Chad Badger for stepping up and helping me fix the damage at the basketball court. The pole is back up and welded. The rim is bent but it will do until I get a new one. I'm looking for a donation so it may take a bit. It took a few hours but it's good to go.
I'm... Read More

Milo: Farmers Market on Thursday

Submitted by Izzy on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:13pm
TRFM universal vendor application.pdf, TRFM Rules.pdf

Three Rivers Farmers Market, Thursday, July 23 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Emery Farm will have fresh farm produce !
Crafts and gifts are on sale at the market !
Dick's Bakery and Pickles will be open too !
Supply may be limited so come during the early hours of the market day for best selection.
See attached files for vendor application and rules.

Planned Bridge Closure Dates – Pleasant St – Milo

Submitted by Izzy on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:38pm
Pleasant Street Bridge Closure Notice - 7-19-14.pdf

Planned Bridge Closure Dates (9:30 pm to 5:30 am) – Pleasant Street – Milo
(Please read pdf for a more complete understanding of the list below.)
July 24th– 9:30pm to 5:30am
July 28th - 9:30pm to 5:30am
July 29th - 9:30pm to 5:30am
July 30th – 9:30pm to 5:30am
July 31st – 9:30pm to 5:30am

For more information please contact Mitchell... Read More

Update on Route 11 Paving Project

Submitted by Izzy on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:11pm

From the desk of David Maynard, Milo Town Manager:

Pike Industries completed the shim course paving, between the railroad tracks just past the Milo Business Park to approximately Church Street in Brownville, on Tuesday, July 22nd. Wednesday and Thursday, July 23rd - July 24th, they will pave over the same area... Read More

Box fan blamed for Brownville house fire

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:00am

MDOT Public Meeting re: Old Toll Bridge, July 23

Submitted by Izzy on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:50pm
Elm Street (Roders) Bridge Hearing 7-23-2014.pdf

From the desk of David Maynard, Milo Town Manager:

      MDOT will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, July 23, at 6:00p.m. at the Milo Town Hall dining room regarding repairs to the Old Toll Bridge (Rhoda's Bridge).
      For questions or more information contact Andrew W. Lathe, Project  Manager, Bridge Program at 207-441-7362.
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Route 11 Project Update

Submitted by Izzy on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15pm

The RT 11 shim course paving has begun just past the railroad tracks in Milo (past the Business Park) headed toward Brownville.
They expect to take two days to finish the shim course before starting on the 3/4 inch surface course.
Delays are taking from a couple moments to as much as ten minutes, depending upon the time of day and traffic volume levels.
Please have patience and be courteous and careful drivers and pedestrians.

Kiwanis Inducts New Member

Submitted by Izzy on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:26am

Welcome, Marty !
Three Rivers Kiwanis Club - Milo and Brownville inducted their newest member,
Martin (Marty) O'Connor on July 16.
Pictured: Master of Ceremonies, Eben DeWitt; Sponsoring Kiwanian, Tom Harrigan; and Inductee, Martin O'Connor.
Marty has jumped right into club activities and you will be seeing him often
as Kiwanis continue their work in Milo and Brownville.