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.

Milo Police Department

Submitted by Izzy on October 17, 2014 - 11:07am

Good evening, Milo.
We are asking for your help in identifying and locating the pictured vehicle, which was involved in a hit and run crash. The crash occurred on Park St. near the new Family Dollar at about 5:15 PM today [Thursday]. The vehicle is described as a late model Hyundai, that may be either silver or beige. There is extensive front end damage to the vehicle.
If anyone recognizes the vehicle or witnessed this crash, please contact us via the Piscataquis County SO at 564-3304.
Thank you for any help you can give. We appreciate the partnership we have with all of you.

Flash flood watches issued by weather service

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on October 16, 2014 - 4:22pm

"The watches take effect at 6 p.m. Thursday and were expected to last
... into Thursday night and possibly into Friday morning."

Brownville police seeking information on theft of campaign signs

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on October 16, 2014 - 11:10am

Committee representing 187 towns’ trash interests opposes using PERC revenue for lobbying

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on October 15, 2014 - 12:24pm

Brownville, Milo, and most nearby communities are members and customers of PERC and so will be affected by changes in PERC.

'...“Doyle & Nelson has not been hired to oppose the [Municipal Review Committee] plans but to work with the DEP and us to help to facilitate a fully integrated solid waste facility for the entire state,” Knudsen said.
They have been hired to educate PERC customers about what is going to happen when a lucrative contract for electricity between PERC...
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Route 11 Project Update

Submitted by Izzy on October 10, 2014 - 5:18pm

October 10, 2014
Due to scheduling conflicts with other projects and all the rain, crews working on RT 11 were not regularly available onsite here in Milo and Brownville this week ending today.
MDOT Resident Engineer Joseph Graham has indicated that the work schedule for next week starts off with multiple crews working in both Milo and Brownville. One crew is painting cross walks,... Read More

E/W Corridor

Submitted by Izzy on October 10, 2014 - 9:07am

East/West ME

"A short documentary about the proposed east/west corridor in the state of Maine. East/west ME highlights major hopes and concerns that surround this very controversial topic . The film follows me as I learned about the corridor, interviewing various people with a variety of viewpoints and ideas. The hope is that this film will educate and raise awareness about the east/west corridor."

Senator Susan Collins came to Milo

Submitted by Izzy on October 9, 2014 - 9:40pm

Senator Susan Collins toured Piscataquis County,
Friday, October 10, visiting area businesses
in Greenville, Abbot, Guilford, and Dover-Foxcroft,
ending with a reception in Milo
at the Three Rivers Kiwanis Building.
Here are a few pictures by Karen Horne Clark.


Florida woman injured in Milo crash

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on October 9, 2014 - 2:59pm

Fire Prevention Week, October 5 to 11

Submitted by Izzy on October 7, 2014 - 9:08pm

Fire Prevention Week !
Working smoke alarms save lives.

Check yours every month !

BJHS Alumni Meeting, October 13

Submitted by Izzy on October 7, 2014 - 2:56pm

We have a BJHS REGULAR MEETING scheduled for Monday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m.
Last meeting that Bert (President) and Florence will be attending this year.
WE need to discuss the Christmas Craft Fair set for November 8th, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..
Always looking for workers for the kitchen and craft table, as well as cooked goods, crafts, jewelry, knitted articles, and anything else.
It will be the last alumni craft fair as the Legion will be taking over the rentals, craft fair, and our other money makers.
We will still have the yearly reunion, and dues and donations from that.
So anyone that is interested in... Read More