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12:00am Sun Journal

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Melissa A. Deviller, 32, Salem, unpaid fine, Dec. 6, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Robyn L. Hamilton, 34, Wilton, domestic violence assault, Dec. 6, $200 ca...

1:22pm Sun Journal

Police officer charged

FARMINGTON — The Maine Warden Service has charged a local police sergeant in the unintentional killing of a cow moose, for which he did not have a permit. Edward Hastings IV, 30, of Chesterville was issued a summons for a rule violation, a low-level crime punishable by up to six mont...



Wednesday evening prayer services WILTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers Wednesday evening prayer services during Advent at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 11 and 18. All are welcome. This service is an opportunity for prayer and quiet reflection during the busy ...

12:00am Sun Journal

Longtime veterinarian mourned

CHESTERVILLE — Dr. “Doc” Everard Cooper was remembered Monday for his compassion for animals, professionalism, skills, dry wit and humility. Cooper, a veterinarian for more than 60 years, had a massive stroke on Nov. 25 and died Saturday. He and his wife, Joan, ran... 1



Reception for new art show RUMFORD — The Pennacook Art Center and River Valley Growth Council will host a reception for a new art show from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the River Valley Technology Center, 60 Lowell St. Meet the artists and view the art. A do...


Chesterville accident remains under investigation

CHESTERVILLE — A local man lost control of the car he was driving Saturday night near Dutch Gap and Zion's Hill roads and it went into a ditch and struck a tree, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said Monday. Adam Phillips, 19, of Chesterville was the driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier, he sai...


Man's bail set at $20,000 cash in Chesterville home invasion

FARMINGTON — A judge Friday set bail at $20,000 cash for an Augusta man charged in a Nov. 11 home invasion in Chesterville. Stephen Dingus, 31, was arrested Nov. 14 in Augusta on a warrant after a search by several police departments, including the Franklin County Sheriff's Departmen...


Chesterville woman injured in rollover

CHESTERVILLE — A woman was injured Friday morning when her SUV went into a ditch, hit some rocks and rolled over on Sanborn Hill Road, Cpl. Christopher Chase of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department said. Jill Tibbetts, 42, of Chesterville told Chase she swerved to avoid deer cros...


Augusta men charged in Chesterville home-invasion

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said an uncle and his nephew were charged Thursday with burglarizing a home in Chesterville on Monday while a teenage girl hid in her bedroom. James Dingus and his nephew, Stephen Dingus, both 31 and of 37 Gage St. in Augusta, we...


Augusta area man sought in home invasion

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Sheriff's Department has issued a warrant for an Augusta area man accused of breaking into a Chesterville residence on Monday while a teenager was home. Deputies are looking for Stephen Dingus, 31, Detective Ken Charles said Wednesday. The warrant cha... 2