Stories about Brownfield

Well done - Student achievements

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Anna C. Snook of Auburn received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude from Boston College at its 138th commencement on May 19. Snook, who majored in sociology and environmental studies, is the daughter of Cathy and Ed Snook, and a graduat...

Military notes

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Rachel A. Deschene has graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a bachelor of science degree and a commission as an ensign. The Coast Guard Academy offers a four-year educational program of instruction designed to provide cadets the knowle...

Man pleads guilty in December vehicle theft spree

PARIS — A Mechanic Falls man pleaded guilty to multiple counts of theft, as well as arson and criminal mischief in Oxford County Superior Court on Tuesday. The charges stem from a one-night spree of automobile thefts around the Fryeburg area in December.  Derek James Foster...

Former Brownfield man killed when struck by car in Massachusetts

WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A 69-year-old man who had recently moved from Maine has been struck and killed by a car while walking across a West Brookfield street. Police say Robert Herrie Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck while crossing Route 9 at about 6:45 p... 1

Well done

BIDDEFORD — Brianna Bisesti was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of New England. She graduated May 18 with a Bachelor of Science in athletic training, cum laude. She's the daughter of Jim and Nancy Bisesti of Greene.

Area residents graduate from Colby College

WATERVILLE — Area residents were among 502 seniors who graduated from Colby College on May 26, receiving bachelor of arts degrees at the bicentennial-year commencement. Brittney N. Bell of Poland, the daughter of Nancy Bell of Poland, majored in biology and is a grad...

Well done - Students named to dean's lists

WORCESTER, Mass. — Annie M. Helmkamp, a fourth-year student at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named to the dean's list for the second semester of the 2012-13 academic year. She majors in German/pre-med. She is the daughter of Jim and Jill Helmkamp of

Well done - area students earn degrees

VILLANOVA, Pa. — Lourinda St. John from Readfield graduated from Villanova University with a Master of Science in human resource development during a spring commencement ceremony held May 19. --- HARRISONBURG, Va. — Hannah Marguerite Brzozowski o...

Local program brings educational orchards to schools

DURHAM — ReTreeUS, a Maine-based project of the nonprofit United Charitable Programs, installed four educational fruit tree orchards this year, and has planted eight total educational orchards since 2012. “The orchards are provided at no cost to schools,” says co-founder ...

74 graduate from CMMC CONHP

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions graduated 54 nursing and 20 radiography students recently in a ceremony at the Lewiston Middle School. Having successfully completed the college’s education programs, the graduates were awarde...