Stories about Chesterville

W. Dunham: Advocate for the elderly

Rep. Paul Gilbert of Jay is an honest, hard-working person who is dedicated to protecting the environment and the well-being of working families. Many small businesses depend upon tourists who flock to Maine to enjoy the rivers, lakes and forests and the creatures who abide in them. Gilber...

Chesterville Heritage Society celebrates new quarters with open house

CHESTERVILLE — The town Heritage Society celebrated a milestone Saturday, Oct. 20, with an open house at its new headquarters in the old fire station at the town’s center. Approximately 50 people attended the morning event, at which artifacts were displayed and the society&rsqu...

Chesterville Heritage Society plans open house, harvest supper

CHESTERVILLE — The Chesterville Heritage Society will hold an October open house at the future Chesterville History museum, in the old fire station building at the center of Chesterville. From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20, members of the society will be on site to provide tours and info...

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Genealogical Society to meet FARMINGTON — The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will hold their monthly meeting at the Farmington Public Library at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. The guest speaker will be David Holmes from Kingfield, speaking o...

Chesterville man pleads guilty to threatening hospital staff, hospital

FARMINGTON — A Chesterville man pleaded guilty Wednesday to threatening to shoot hospital staff and blow up Franklin Memorial Hospital in March. Carlton J. Elliott, 23, pleaded guilty to two felony charges of terrorizing as a result of being taken to the hospital for evaluation follo...

Local students enroll at St. Lawrence University

CANTON, N.Y. — St. Lawrence University welcomes the following students as members of the class of 2016. Each first-year student will participate in St. Lawrence University's innovative First-Year Program, an introduction to the liberal arts curriculum taught in residence halls by fac...

Chesterville bypass on George Thomas Road opens

CHESTERVILLE — A bypass on the George Thomas Road opened this week after two years of planning and about two months of construction. A new entrance to the road is farther south of Farmington Falls on Route 41, Chesterville Road Foreman Patrick McHugh said. A new sign is ordered for t...

Kennebec Valley Community College dean's list

FAIRFIELD — The following students have earned a place on the Kennebec Valley Community College spring 2012 dean's list by achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying nine credit hours or more for the semester. Avon: Cathe A. Kelley. Chesterville: Amy A. Cu...

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Saddleback trail run RANGELEY — The fourth annual Saddleback Mountain Trail Run will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, the day of the Saddleback Fall Festival. The run is approximately four miles with a vertical change of 8,000 feet. The start will be at the...

L. Seamon: Compassion is appreciated

I have been in contact with many politicians through the years. One who stands out in my mind is state Rep. Paul Gilbert of District 87. When my husband was ill and housebound, he enjoyed Gilbert's visits and discussions of state and local affairs. Now that I am a widow, Gilbert has...