Stories about Farmington

Job fair coming to UMF

FARMINGTON — A spring job fair, "Pathways to Careers,” hosted by the University of Maine at Farmington Career Services, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, in the North Dining Hall and the main entrance hallway in the Olsen Student Center on South Street. The even...

Storage units burglarized in Farmington

FARMINGTON -  Police are investingating a burglary of storage units at Franklin Chrysler, 484 Wilton Road, Thursday. A person plowing discovered the break-ins at the outbuildings located on the car dealer property when he arrived to plow and called police about 7 a.m. It's ear...

Police investigate egging at Mallett School in Farmington

FARMINGTON -   Police are investigating an act of egg vandalism at the W.G. Mallett School Thursday. Someone noticed two people running from the school about midnight, said Bonnie Pomeroy, Farmington Police secretary. Police did a search around the school but in the dark d...

Farmington man accused of stalking woman

FARMINGTON -- A local man is accused of stalking after a Farmington woman after she called 911 to report the problem. Franklin County Deputy Christopher Chase arrested Christian Morgan, 29, of Farmington late Wednesday night on a felony charge of stalking, county Lt. Niles Yeaton said Thur...

Thomas College announces fall 2012 dean’s list

WATERVILLE — Area students who were named to the dean's list at Thomas College for the fall 2012 semester are: Industry: Shayne Kemp, majoring in international business. Jay: Brenda Hiscock, entrepreneurship and small business management. ...

Tractor safety course to be offered

4-H TRACTOR SAFETY COURSE AT HAMMOND TRACTOR The Kennebec Office of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Kennebec County Farm Bureau, and Kramer Tractor will be sponsoring a 4-H Tractor Safety Course beginning April 1, 2013 at Hammond Tractor in Fairfield from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. C...

Presentation targets new farmers

FARMINGTON — A presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Farmington Grange Hall, 124 Bridge St., that will be geared toward new farmers, landowners and people interested in getting into farming. Money is available for both new and old farmers. Things are changing ...

District looking at nearly a wash for subsidy increase, state retirement costs

FARMINGTON -- RSU 9 Superintendent Mike Cormier told the school board Tuesday night that preliminary state figures show the district would receive $345,000 more in state subsidy. “That’s the good news,” he said. The bad news is it is going to cost the district $324...

RSU 9 board to interview finalist for superintendent

FARMINGTON -- RSU 9 directors are scheduled to interview a recommended candidate for the job of superintendent on Tuesday, March 5. The interview will be conducted in executive session after the board opens its special meeting at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Blue Middle School. Robert Pullo of...

Doris Pond

CASCO - Doris Pond, 97, formerly of Farmington, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was born in Limestone on Nov. 20, 1915. Doris moved to Farmington when she was 15. She married John F. Pond in August of 1924. Doris raised his six children as her own in addition to the seven children they ...