Stories about Avon

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently filed at Franklin County Detention Center: * Michael Kneeland, 58, Clinton, violation of a protection from abuse warrant, April 10, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Nathaniel Couture, 27, Farmington, ...

Avon man charged with driving to endanger

PHILLIPS — An Avon man told a Franklin County deputy Thursday that he didn't stop for 4 miles because he wanted to get home first and he didn't have his driver's license on him, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said Friday. Zebulen Lariviere, 20, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of drivi...

Avon selectman apologizes for remarks at town meeting

AVON — Selectman John Calloway has apologized for a mistake he made at the town meeting March 15. Each year, nonprofit groups ask voters for financial support. At the town meeting, Avon residents decided against supporting groups that receive Franklin County funding. Calloway, also a...

Avon voters approve slight increase in spending

AVON — Voters on Saturday approved a $211,000 town budget for fiscal year 2014, up from last year's $198,000 spending plan. About 20 townspeople appropriated money for roads, cemeteries, repairs and maintenance. They agreed with selectmen that they needed an additional $5,000 from ex...

Avon voters asked for more winter road money

AVON — Selectmen are recommending voters at Saturday's annual town meeting appropriate an additional $5,000 from excise taxes for the winter roads account. "Our salt and sand supplies are depleted and need to be built up," First Selectman Greta Espeaignnette said. The meeting ...

Avon man charged after refusing to leave middle of road

AVON — A local man faces charges after police say he stood in the middle of Route 149/River Road and became combative when Franklin County deputies tried to remove him, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said. Deputy Sandy Burke arrested Mark C. Fagan, 31, on Friday on charges of disorderly c...

Saint Joseph's College Maine dean's list

STANDISH — The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's College Maine for the fall semester. Andover: Izaak Mills Auburn: James Philbrook Avon: Aaron Jalbert Bowdoin:

Avon accident injures two, including 14-month child

AVON — A Temple man and a baby suffered minor injuries Tuesday night when the car they were riding in struck a guardrail on Route 4, police said. Driver Eugene Burnell, 31, lost control of the 1995 Dodge, Lt. Aaron Hayden of the Maine State Police said Wednesday. He said the r...

Teen injured when snowmobile leaves trail in Avon

AVON — A 16-year-old boy was injured Tuesday afternoon when the snowmobile he was driving left a trail, Cpl. John MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service said Wednesday. The boy was alone at the time and wearing a helmet, he said. The boy was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital ...

Sun Journal

Rangeley man injured in Avon crash

AVON — A Rangeley man was injured Tuesday night when he lost control of his vehicle on Route 4, Maine State Police Sgt. Mathew Casavant said Wednesday. The 2005 Subaru Legacy driven by Dustin Hines, 22, of Rangeley crossed the centerline and crashed in a ditch, he said. &ldquo...