In Franklin, Plymouth State partnership latest tool to address teacher shortage

Now in a formal partnership with the Holmes Center for School Partnerships and Educator Preparation at Plymouth State, more than 20 teachers in Franklin are participating in a weekly graduate course on-site at the middle school. With the ability to earn these graduate credits free of charge, it is the latest solution to address a teacher shortage that plagues the industry.

Hannaford plays an essential role in this family’s love story

Ellis family at Hannaford

While plenty of couples have met as Hannaford employees, it’s not likely that their love stories and dedication to the company span across generations like this one. The family has more than 100 years of combined service to the company, including Sara and Todd Ellis, her parents and her brother, Ben Stout.

Ecology School will expand holdings along the Saco River

The Ecology School in Saco has added 200 acres to its regenerative agriculture learning campus at River Bend Farm alongside the Saco River. The American Farmland Trust and Hannaford Charitable Foundation each contributed $100,000.