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.


LaGrange Town Office hours changed for this week

Submitted by Izzy on August 15, 2016 - 4:11pm

REMINDER...LAGRANGE TOWN OFFICE IS OPEN TODAY...MONDAY 3 TO 7 AND TUESDAY 3 TO 7.
WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEDNESDAY THE 17TH.
PLEASE PASS THE WORD !

5 hurt in LaGrange crash

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on August 14, 2016 - 10:39pm

Five Sent to Hospital after Lagrange Crash

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on August 14, 2016 - 11:51am

Time is running out for historic railcar that carried US presidents

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on August 13, 2016 - 11:47am

MILO, Maine — Some of its walls are burned black, others marred with deep scratches. Its seat cushions are torn and distended, its floors littered with trash, and its sides flake Pullman green paint to reveal large, ugly, reddish patches of rust.

But more than 60 years ago, the Belford 99 railroad car carried Presidents Hoover, Truman and Eisenhower on whistle-stop campaigns around the Northeast. Built in the middle of one of America’s most prosperous times, the Roaring ’20s, it is a symbol of American industrial might, of democracy and the blue-collar workmen who earned good living... Read More

Brownville Free Public Library

Submitted by npaprocki on August 11, 2016 - 4:19pm

Brownville Free Public Library is excited to announce we've been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer our second "Let's Talk About It'  book and disccussion series.  We've chosen the Mysteries by Maine Authors series. Come join us for easy going book discussions and connect with other community members.  We hope to see you there.

Store Tour at Will's Shop 'n Save

Submitted by Izzy on August 10, 2016 - 9:59pm

Click above to view the attached file!

Thursday, August 11th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Will’s Shop ’N Save, Dover-Foxcroft
See poster for details.

Acadia National Park Offers Free Admission

Submitted by Izzy on August 10, 2016 - 9:06pm

"The National Park Service has announced that there will be free admission at all 412 National Parks, including Acadia National Park August 25-28 in celebration of its centennial birthday month."

One tiny town in Maine scored this ‘gem’ of a natural history museum

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on August 10, 2016 - 8:10pm

Bikes stolen from the Gillis home, downtown Milo

Submitted by Izzy on August 9, 2016 - 3:07pm

From the Facebook page of Stephanie Sturtevant Gillis of Milo:

"I have been proud to say that the last 39 years we have lived on the Island, people have been respectful of our property as they come to fish in the Sebec River by our house. Sadly, today we discovered that our two bicycles are missing, and this one was left. I welcome any information and hope that our trust will be restored, so we can continue to offer access through our property for... Read More

Fallen Milo Veterans Honored with Updated Cemetery Memorial

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Sethen on August 8, 2016 - 12:42am

Veterans in Milo came together to remember fallen service members from their community Sunday.

Members of the Dover Chapter of the United States Military Motorcycle Club came together at Evergreen Cemetery.

A ceremony was held to unveil an upgraded memorial made by possible by donations by the chapter.

The memorial lists names of fallen veterans from the Milo area.

We’re told that the memorial allows veterans to connect with each other and their fallen brothers.

“It gives us a chance to reconnect with one another, after serving honorably in defense of the... Read More

Brownville Junction High School Alumni Presents Scholarships

Submitted by Susan Worcester on August 7, 2016 - 4:25pm

This year the BJHS Alumni Association will award nine scholarships, each in the amount of $1500. We are pleased to announce that a one time scholarship in memory of Honorene Richardson has been provided by Carolyn Chatfield Vaughn.  All scholarships are awarded solely on the basis of academic achievement. Nineteen completed applications were received this year: eleven from current college students and six from high school seniors. The grade point averages ranged from 4.1 to 2.7.

This year’s scholarships will be awarded as follows:

            Two Margaret Law... Read More

Emera Reporting Outages Across the Area

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Izzy on August 6, 2016 - 5:39pm

Consider this...

Linked from: WABI TV-5 News
Submitted by Izzy on August 4, 2016 - 8:12am

...before you buy that gun from that person at a real bargain price. The final price could be much, much more !

Feel Good Piscataquis Expo

Submitted by Izzy on August 4, 2016 - 7:32am

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Feel Good Piscataquis Expo
August 18, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
at Three Rivers Kiwanis Clubhouse, 24 Gerrish Road,  Milo

If you require transportation, please call Lynx Transportation
at 1-866-853-5969 or 973-3695
by August 15th
Request pick-up for Piscataquis Expo
... Read More

Starting dates for fall sports at Penquis Valley Schools

Submitted by Izzy on August 3, 2016 - 5:23pm

The following dates are the starting dates for fall sports at Penquis Valley Schools:

HS girls soccer Monday, 8/15, 7-8:30 a.m.

HS boys soccer Monday, 8/15, 8:30-10 a.m.

MS boys soccer Monday, 8/22, 10-11:30 a.m.

MS girls... Read More

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