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.

$8.5M SAD 41 budget moved to June 29 referendum

Linked from: Piscataquis Observer
Submitted by Sethen on June 22, 2017 - 11:52pm

Stuart Hedstrom • June 20, 2017
MILO — A proposed 2017-18 SAD 41 budget of $8,500,571 was approved with 13 of 14 articles passing over 40 minutes during the annual district budget meeting on June 19 in the cafeteria at the Penquis Valley School. The total is now moved to a referendum in the district towns of Atkinson, Brownville, LaGrange and Milo on Thursday, June 29. Citizens are asked to contact their town office for specific polling hours leading up to June 29.

“Tonight is the... Read More

New Substance Abuse Counseling Practice Opens in Milo

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on June 22, 2017 - 11:51pm

Jane Irish, BA, LADC and MaryAnn Combs, BS, LADC have close to ten years of experience in alcohol and drug abuse counseling in the Bangor area. They began working together in 2005 as intensive community case managers on the Dual Recovery Team at Community Health and Counseling Services, working with individuals that had severe, prolonged mental illness and substance abuse addictions such as alcohol, opiates, marijuana, heroin, cigarettes, etc. In 2008, each became licensed alcohol & drug counselors (LADC).

Jane and MaryAnn came to Piscataquis County because they understand there is a great need for the type of treatment they offer here, and they planted their counseling practice, named “Your Recovery Opportunity”, in Milo. “We want to help addicted individuals who need... Read More

Books for Nooks!

Submitted by BrownvilleLibrary on June 22, 2017 - 1:13pm

Read your way through the summer to earn a chance at winning 1 of 2 Kindles provided by the Pleasant River Lodge of Masons! Stop by the Brownville Free Public Library to sign up and participate. This program is intended for children ages 5-14. If you have any questions about this program feel free to call 965-8334, email brownvillelib@gmail.com or message us on Facebook. The Brownville Free Public Library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-6pm.

Deadline for Cover Photos/Artwork Extended

Submitted by Susan Worcester on June 22, 2017 - 8:49am

The deadline for submitting artwork or photos for consideration as the cover for Ken Hatchette's upcoming book about the Canadian Pacific Railway in Brownville Junction has been extended from June 30th to July 7th. Anyone with contributions should contact Susan Worcester or send them to B-BJHS, PO Box 794, Brownville ME 04414. They may also be left at the Parish House Museum on Tuesdays or Thursdays. The museum is open from 10am to 2pm.

BJHS Alumni Plan for 2017 Reunion

Submitted by Susan Worcester on June 20, 2017 - 9:02am

At a June 19th meeting of the Brownville Junction High School Alumni plans were set for the 2017 Reunion.

This year's BJHS Reunion will be held on the second weekend of August. The business meeting will be held on Friday, August 11th, at 7pm and the Reunion Luncheon will be on Saturday, August 12th, at 1pm. Both events will take place at the BJHS Alumni/American Legion Building on Railroad Avenue. Lunch is by reservation only but alumni and friends are welcome to use the building to visit any time during the day of August 12th. 

A final planning meeting will be held on Monday, July 24th, at 6:30. All who are interested are welcome to attend.  

A reminder that the Alumni Association offers eight scholarships annually to grandchildren and great-grandchildren of... Read More

MSAD #41 Summer Meals Program

Submitted by Sethen on June 20, 2017 - 12:41am

Milo Water District: 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Submitted by Sethen on June 12, 2017 - 10:07am

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May, 2017 Library News Article

News - Milo Library
Submitted by MiloLibrary on June 9, 2017 - 4:47pm

Milo Free Public Library

News Article

by Rochelle Williams

May, 2017



It is that time of year again when the children’s Summer Reading Program will soon begin.  The theme this year is ‘Build A Better World’.  We applied for and received a $300 Rose and Samuel Rudman grant through the Maine Community Foundation.  We have purchased many wonderful books relative to this year’s theme which can cover many subjects.  Readers from preschool to age 12 are welcome to participate. There will be fun activities, prizes and a final party.  Sign up week begins June 19th and program is June 26th – July 28th.


Kathy’s pick is ‘Home Is Where the Story Begins’.  Come and check... Read More

Dexter and Milo look to become more age friendly

Linked from: Piscataquis Observer
Submitted by Sethen on June 6, 2017 - 8:10pm

2017 Black Fly Festival Held in Milo

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on June 6, 2017 - 8:09pm

“Well as true Mainers if we didn’t have black flies I don’t think we’d exist, and what better place to be on a day like today,” said Brenda Martin, Milo resident.

When the month of June rolls around there is usually one thing on everyone’s mind, the beginning of summer. And in Milo, the beginning of summer brings their favorite celebration, The Black Fly Festival.

“We’re celebrating the black flies so, and there’s definitely plenty of them,” said Ricky Bradeen, co-organizer. “There not too too bad today, but boys they sure have been. I think everybody by now’s had enough of them, because they’ve been pretty bad up here as I’d imagine they are other places.”

Put on by the Milo Events Committee, the theme of the 20-17 event, “remembering the 50’s.” Over 45 vendors... Read More