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1:36pm 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...


Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are named

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College held its annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony on Oct. 25 to honor those undergraduates who distinguish themselves by excellence in scholarship. Those students who are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are in the top (highest GPA) 20 percen...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Ramsey Bean, 34, Carthage, warrant for assault, Nov. 12, $250 cash, court appearance Jan. 8, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Justin Ross, 36, Wilton, warrant – acquirin...


Avon woman accused of cutting boyfriend with knife

AVON — A local woman is accused of cutting her boyfriend with a knife early Friday during a dispute over finances, Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said. Jessica Savage, 31, of Avon was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated domestic violence assault and a charge of viola... 3


Richard Edwin Beal

FARMINGTON — Richard Edwin Beal, 93, of Avon passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. He was born in Avon on July 26, 1920, the son of the late Sumner Horace Beal and Blanche Smith. He graduated from Phillips High School in the Class of 1938.


Sex offender faces new charge of failing to register

FARMINGTON — Franklin County sheriff's deputies arrested an Avon man Tuesday for failing to register as a sex offender and failing to give police or the state a new address. Patrick Crocker, 48, is a lifetime registrant as a sex offender, according to the Maine Sex Offender Registry....


Local high school students win Saint Michael's College Book Award

COLCHESTER, Vt. — The following local high school students were awarded the 2013 Saint Michael's College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience. Andrew Boucher of Byron, a student at Lincoln Academy. Alyssa Brands of Bryant Pond


Avon native interns with Sen. Collins


Franklin County Arrest Log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Gary Choate, 26, Jay, violation of condition of release, May 21, no bail listed, Wilton Police Department. * Nathan Igoe, 20, Wilton, violation of bail, violation of protection from ...