Stories about Chesterville

8:15pm

Driver in crash faces distracted driving charge

CHESTERVILLE — Five people were trapped Wednesday after a broken utility pole beside Ridge Road landed on one vehicle and wires on another, Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said. No one was injured, he said. Brandy Krause, 68, of Wilton was driving her Honda CRV north at abo...

12:38pm

Fayette man injured when car rolls after hitting pole

CHESTERVILLE — A Fayette man was injured Monday night when his car hit a utility pole and rolled onto its roof on Ridge Road. State Police Trooper Keith Barton responded to an accident reported by a passer-by at about 10:45 p.m., Trooper William Plourde said Tuesday. When poli...

6:00pm

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Brett Roberts, 49, Chesterville, driving under the influence, violation condition of release, criminal trespass, July 30, no bail listed, Maine State Police. * Eric Aronson, 54, Rang...

7:10pm

Chesterville man's bail, charges increased

FARMINGTON — A Chesterville man's bail was increased to $50,000 cash or $200,000 worth of real estate when he went before a judge Wednesday on a sexual assault charge, according to court documents. Jason Bergeron, 36, is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 15. ...

12:00am

Briefly

Forum to focus on cell phone towers, risk STARKS — A Community forum on health risks and cell phone towers will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 6, United in Christ Presbyterian Church, 7 Locke Hill Road. The film, "Public Exposure: DNA, Democracy and the "Wi...

12:00am

Ryder honored for grassroots work

Maine State Rep. Paul Gilbert, D-Jay, right, who represents House District 87 (Chesterville, Jay, Mercer, New Sharon and Starks) presented Rebecca Ryder, Franklin Community Health Network president and CEO with a legislative sentiment for receiving the American Hospital Association Grassroots Cha...

7:40pm

Chesterville girl runs lemonade stand to help firefighters and for Santa's Village trip

Kim Judkins, left, and her 5-year-old daughter, Kali Judkins, both of Chesterville run a lemonade stand Tuesday morning outside the East Dixfield Post Office beside Route 2. Kali was also selling pretzels and peanuts. Her mother said that Kali was saving half of what she made for a trip to Santa'...

6:20pm

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Jail: * Jessica Wallace, 28, Wilton, unpaid fines, fees, July 28, released July 29, Wilton Police Department. * Joshua Ramey, 23, Wilton, failure to appear, July 29, $250 cash bail, court appearance Sep...

11:15am

Chesterville man faces sex charge

FARMINGTON — A Chesterville man is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 15 and is being held on $10,000 cash bail at the Franklin County Jail. Franklin County detectives arrested Jason Bergeron, 36, Monday on a felony charge of gross sexual assault against a minor,...

7:10pm

Chesterville man arrested in assault case

CHESTERVILLE — A local man was arrested Sunday night when police responded to a report of a man being in the middle of Ridge Road and hitting vehicles with his hands as they drove by, a state police trooper said. A resident had observed what was going on and reported that the person ...