Stories about Farmington

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Rhode Island man indicted on sex charges in Franklin County

FARMINGTON  — A Franklin County grand jury indicted a Rhode Island man Tuesday, accusing him of sexually assaulting a woman in Franklin County in 2013. Wilson Alves, 30, of Pawtucket, R.I., and formerly of Jay, was indicted on one count each of felony gross sexual assault and un...

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Grand jury indicts Avon man in Madrid Township break-in

FARMINGTON — An Avon man was indicted Tuesday on a charge of burglarizing a garage in Madrid Township. A Franklin County grand jury indicted Aaron Barker, 32, on a felony charge of burglary and a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief. The burglary is believed to have occurred betwe...

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Lobster stew luncheon April 25 FARMINGTON — The Fairbanks Union Church will hold a lobster stew luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 25. Note the date change. The luncheon includes lobster stew, biscuit, pumpkin or apple dessert and cream, and cof...

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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce offering scholarships

FARMINGTON — Applications for the Annual Franklin County Chamber of Commerce David Robie Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is named after the late David Robie, who played a key role in the establishment of the scholarship during his time on the Chamber board, as well as in pres...

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Earth Day cleanup planned in Farmington

FARMINGTON — An Earth Day cleanup in the downtown area is being planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. "It's a celebration of Earth Day and a chance to make downtown look sparkling, beautiful and inviting," Jo-Anne Bean Palmer, volunteer coordinator, said. Bean Palmer is ...

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Farmington's Sunny Hill Apartments sold, now Foothill Heights

FARMINGTON — Known as Sunny Hill Apartments for the past 30 years, the former hospital site is now under new ownership and named Foothill Heights. William Marceau, owner of Foothills Management and Development in Farmington, purchased the property at 276 Fairbanks Road from Clem and ...

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Franklin County panel rejects deputy position for serving civil papers

FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposal to restructure the Civil Division and create a utility deputy position to serve civil papers. Commissioners had tabled action on Sheriff's Scott Nichols Sr.'s proposal April 1. Nichols ha...

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Franklin County dispatchers to move into new center next week

FARMINGTON — Dispatchers plan to move into the new Franklin County Regional Communications Center on April 25, Communications Director Stan Wheeler told commissioners Tuesday. The new center is across from the Sheriff's Department office where dispatching services are now performed. ...

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New Vineyard Historical Society NEW VINEYARD — The New Vineyard Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Smith Hall. Fire Aux. bake sale, basket raffle FARMINGTON — The Temple Fire Auxiliary will hold its ann...

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Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently filed at Franklin County Detention Center: * Michael Kneeland, 58, Clinton, violation of a protection from abuse warrant, April 10, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Nathaniel Couture, 27, Farmington, ...