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.

Medford Trestle Bridge being repaired

Submitted by Izzy on August 18, 2016 - 8:32am

From State Representative Norman Higgins' Facebook page:
" Trestle Bridge in Medford is being repaired. Paul Davis and I were contacted two weeks ago concerning its condition. Paul led our efforts to get it repaired. Today is a temporary fix and a $480,000 contact will be awarded to do a major rebuilding this fall or in the spring. This bridge span connects the two halves of the town on each side of the river. "

Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society August 2016 Newsletter

Submitted by Susan Worcester on August 16, 2016 - 8:18pm

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Brownville and Milo Recycling bins

Submitted by Izzy on August 16, 2016 - 6:04pm

According to Moosehead Rubbish owner, Sean Bolen (owner of the recycling bins),
these bins are now permanently moved to the Transfer Station at 533 Lakeview Road in Milo.
This was a decision made by the company - not your local government or Penquis Solid Waste.
Contact information for the company is:
Moosehead Rubbish, 24 Cemetary Lane, Greenville, ME  04441

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"Let's Talk About It" Book & Discussion Group

News - Brownville Library
Submitted by BrownvilleLibrary on August 16, 2016 - 12:28pm

Penquis Valley Schools activities

Submitted by Izzy on August 16, 2016 - 8:06am

Fall sports practices started today at Penquis for the HS teams. Girls soccer is practicing 7 to 8:30 a.m. this week and boys soccer is from 8:30 to 10:00 this week. There is no golf team this year, not enough interest.

MS soccer starts next week boys 10 to 11:30 and girls 3:30 to 5:00 all at Harris Field.

Athletic events for the month of... Read More

Penquis Valley Schools school supply lists

Submitted by Izzy on August 15, 2016 - 10:40pm


LaGrange Town Office hours changed for this week

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


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

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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