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.


Hit Or Miss Showers Thursday; Bitter Cold Weekend; Storm Likely Early Next Week

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on December 7, 2016 - 6:25pm

Mayo Regional Hospital Earns Coveted 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on December 7, 2016 - 6:18pm

Brownville Family Loses Home to Fire

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Izzy on December 7, 2016 - 6:15pm

About the CPR...Thanks for the Responses to our Query....

Submitted by Susan Worcester on December 7, 2016 - 2:01pm

 

There have been two responses to the question, "What was the CPR Coal Pocket called by the residents of the area?"  These responses also indicate the broad readership of the TRC Website and its international appeal.

From McAdam, New Brunswick  Henry B writes; I remember the one in McAdam was called The Coal Shed. (Thanks, Henry.)

This morning, an email from Roland C. in Frontenac, Quebec informed me that he remembers as a kid growing up in Megantic, Quebec the Coal Pocket there was referred to as the Coal Chute. (Thanks, Roland.)

Since Brownville had... Read More

Milo's Hometown Holidays, December 3 !!!

Submitted by Izzy on December 1, 2016 - 6:16am

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Join our celebration !!!

New Information on Ken Hatchette's CPR History Project

Submitted by Susan Worcester on November 22, 2016 - 7:16am

The Canadian Pacific Railroad in Brownville Junction Maine, History project

 is a Work in Progress. The project is moving forward but every once in a while we stumble.

 

Part of the project contains a listing of all the assets that belonged to the CPR at the train yard in Brownville. The listing will be followed by a written description of the item and its reason and purpose for existence. That is the plan. However, from time to time these items need to be tagged with the name that they were called by CPR employees and the townspeople. Here we have depicted photographs... Read More

15th Annual Ending Hunger Walking Tour Visits Maine Savings in Milo

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on November 20, 2016 - 5:10am

Crews Battle Fire in Atkinson

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on November 14, 2016 - 12:22am

Turkey Drive, November 13

Submitted by Izzy on November 12, 2016 - 7:26am

On Sunday, November 13th from 10 am - 3 pm, the Park St UMC will be holding a Turkey Drive at Tradewinds of Milo. 
Tammy Ellison is coordinating this effort to benefit the Ecumenical Food Cupboard Thanksgiving Baskets.

Hope Dyer anticipates at least 200 turkeys will be needed for Thanksgiving Baskets this year. 
Turkeys weighing around 10-12 pounds are the best size for the baskets.

If you are unable to donate during the drive on November 13th, you can make... Read More

Penquis Informer, November 2016

Submitted by Izzy on November 10, 2016 - 4:49pm

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Vote on Tuesday, November 8 !!!

Submitted by Izzy on November 7, 2016 - 7:13pm

Time to "Fall back"

Submitted by Izzy on November 5, 2016 - 7:54pm

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction, November 19

Submitted by Izzy on November 5, 2016 - 7:19pm

Jessie Chessa has been diagnosed with Autoimune Hepatitis and recently had a liver transplant at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She has a long road ahead to recovery. All proceeds go to benefit Jessie and help with her expenses. Jessie has two daughters: 18 year old Caitlin and 4 month old Asia.
The meal is by donation on Saturday, November 19, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m..
There will also be a Silent Auction and both willbe held at the Milo Town Hall, 6 Pleasant Street, Milo.

Diana Estey missing from Medford Center

Submitted by Izzy on November 5, 2016 - 3:07pm

The Maine Warden Service and Piscataquis County Sheriff’s office are looking for any information concerning Diana L Estey 71 years old from the Medford Center Road in Medford Maine. Diana has not been seen since Monday October 31.However Investigators believe she most likely has been missing from the Medford Center Road residence sometime since Wednesday November 2.

Diana is 5’2 tall, 100 lbs, with Gray hair and Green eyes. Diana may be wearing a... Read More

Sebec: Benefit Supper for Joe and Debbie Warren

Submitted by Izzy on November 4, 2016 - 7:26am

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