Stories about Chesterville

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...

Franklin County arrest log

* Jammie Cote, 28, Farmington, domestic violence assault, Aug. 3, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Kenneth Littlefield, 56, Chesterville, domestic violence assault, criminal threatening, Aug. 3, $250 cash bail, court appearance Aug. 23, Maine State Police. * M...

Slab City Paintball courses open in Chesterville

CHESTERVILLE — Obstacles, walls and bunkers now dot the land behind Rob and Sharon Goding’s property at 144 Zions Hill Road. The couple opened Slab City Paintball in June. The obstacles and bunkers create spaces to maneuver around and hide during paintball games that provide ex...

Extension launches pilot Garden Angel Project

FARMINGTON — It all started with an idea presented to the Franklin County Extension executive board for a community project to help some senior, physically disabled or low/fixed income people of Franklin County to garden in their own home, apartment or nursing home facility. Susan Gi...

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Grange food sale Aug. 3 DIXFIELD — Mystic Valley Grange in East Dixfield will hold a public food sale from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. A meeting will be at 7 p.m. with potluck supper at 6 before the meeting. Knights free monthly supper

Renovation work under way for Chesterville's Heritage Society

CHESTERVILLE — The efforts of Chesterville Heritage Society members and volunteers is turning a former fire station in Chesterville Center into a place to collect, preserve and present the town's heritage for the community. The building was given to the Heritage Society when the town...