Stories about Farmington

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON – The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Matthew J. Lancaster, 22, Jay, warrant probation revocation, Aug. 16, no bail listed as of Aug. 18, Jay Police Department. * Matthew J. Childs, 32, Temple, operating under the influence,...

Local students graduate from Bates College

LEWISTON — The following students graduated from Bates College at the school's 148th commencement ceremony on May 25. Devon Brown, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown of Newry, is a 2010 graduate of Gould Academy. He graduated after majoring in ...

Kingfield man faces charges in assault case

KINGFIELD — A local man is accused of forcing his way into an apartment on Main Street early Friday morning and physically assaulting a person in the apartment, Franklin County Lt. David St. Laurent said. The Sheriff's Department received a 911 call at approximately 1:30 a.m. reporti...

New Jersey woman's condition upgraded after Farmington accident

FARMINGTON — The condition of a New Jersey woman who was critically injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon was upgraded to serious, a Maine Medical Center spokeswoman said Friday. Carol Wood, 71, of Warren, N.J., was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland with life-threatening inj...

American Legion: Jerry DeWitt named 'Humanitarian of the Year'

LEWISTON — On May 18, The American Legion chose Jerry Dewitt, TCMHS Vista volunteer, as “Humanitarian of the Year” for his steadfast dedication to the ideals and principles of the American Legion and to the people he serves daily. Jerry formally accepted his award on June 14 at ...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Alan R. Gay, 53, of Chesterville, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, Aug. 13, $1,000 unsecured bail, Farmington Police Department. * Kevin S. Heikkinen, 26, of Wilton, vio...

Mt. Abram High School scholarship recipients

SALEM — A total of 162 individual local and state scholarships amounting to $133,165 were awarded to 52 graduating seniors of the Mt. Abram High School Class of 2014. Forty-five seniors were accepted to post-secondary schools. Evan Andrew Abbott: American Legion Auxi...

Well done - Students honored for achievements

LEWISTON — Mariah Carrier of Lewiston has been awarded the 2014 Dominic J. Roux Scholarship from Central Maine Credit Union. Mariah is a graduate of Lewiston High School and attends Husson University in Bangor majoring in biology. Every year, the credit union present...

Farmington man given more time to remove burned trailer from his property

FARMINGTON — The Board of Selectmen gave a Morrison Hill Road resident more time than he requested Tuesday to clear a partially burned trailer from his property. Robin Hutchinson told the board his goal was to have it removed from his property by the end of September.  Th...

Tree downs power line closing off Farmington street

A tree came down on Front Street in Farmington early Thursday morning in the storm and took the power line for a street light with it, Farmington fire rescue Chief Terry Bell said Thursday.  Firefighters cordoned off the area with yellow caution tape. They also put traffic cones out to close...