Stories about Chesterville

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Albert L. Elliott, 24, Wilton, failure to appear-driving while license suspended, Oct. 18, $500 cash bail, court appearance Dec. 11, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. Caleb Hupper,...

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Haiku poetry contest for kids FARMINGTON — The Arts Institute of Western Maine is sponsoring a haiku poetry contest for children in RSD 9, (including home-schooled children), grades K-6, as part of a kick-off event for Chester Greenwood Day. The theme/title for the p...

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State Beekeepers Annual Meeting PORTLAND — The Maine State Beekeepers Annual Meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. Three speakers will focus on honeybe...

Chesterville man indicted in sex case

FARMINGTON — A Franklin County grand jury indicted a Chesterville man on sex charges involving a child under the age of 18. Jeffrey Mitchell, 40, was indicted on one felony count of unlawful sexual contact and one misdemeanor count of unlawful sexual touching. Franklin County ...

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Breast cancer awareness FARMINGTON — As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Healthy Community Coalition is offering five breast cancer awareness events throughout Franklin County through the generosity of funding from the Avon Breast Health Out...

Extension Homemakers have accomplished much in 2013

CHESTERVILLE — The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers have been very busy in 2013. In January, the group learned that the 2012 Rotary Christmas tree that the Cooperative Extension Homemakers Groups decorated with a theme of “Everything Maine” garnered $110 for charit...

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Tri Town Seniors to meet Oct. 28 JAY — On Monday the Tri Town Seniors met at St. Rose Parish Hall at with Pat Couture, vice president, presiding. After opening ceremonies George Doiron sang "My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You" for the group. Everyone was r...

Water quality ordinance amended slightly

CHESTERVILLE — Prior to the proposed water protection ordinance going to public hearing on Sept. 12, the Planning Board changed the distance that excavation will be permitted related to a great pond. The ordinance now proposes that no part of any excavation operation, including drain...

Chesterville to consider ordinance to protect water quality

CHESTERVILLE — A public hearing will be held Thursday on a proposed ordinance to give the town local control to protect the water quality within its boundaries. The hearing is scheduled at 7 p.m. at the Town Office. The hearing will allow residents to ask questions about the p...