Stories about Farmington

Franklin County continues talks on BOC's request for more jail money

FARMINGTON — Franklin County's attorney, Frank Underkuffler, told commissioners that the question of whether the Board of Corrections can ask for more money from the county is just as much an accounting question as a legal one. Commissioners asked Underkuffler to review the state's n...

Town to provide police coverage for Farmington Fair

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Police Department will provide police services for the Farmington Fair this September. The job was handled by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department for many years. The Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow the department to maint...

Pie On The Porch event is Saturday

Tumbledown Brewing to open in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Farmington will soon have a beer brewery, Tumbledown Brewing, located at Eastside Mall, 805 Farmington Falls Road. Owner Matthew Swan has been brewing for about a month in preparation for the grand opening on August 9. The Rolling Fatties food truck, live music and, of c...

Recycled art contest planned at Mooseville on Saturday

FARMINGTON — Mooseville is hosting a recycled art contest during the Farmington Downtown Summerfest being held Saturday, July 26. Protecting the forest is important to the employees of Mooseville as well as showing off the amazing talents of people who live in Franklin County.

Alabama group helps out Farmington parks

FARMINGTON — An Alabama church group has spent most of the week painting benches and railings in local parks. They went where the Lord led them, but the group of 14 adults and teens did appreciate the cooler, less humid weather in Maine, a break from the less-comfortable climate in M...

Salt shed demolished, materials to be reused

A former salt shed on the Farmington lot formerly used for the town garage was carefully being demolished Tuesday by an E.L. Vining & Son crew. "We'll reuse everything," Gerard Bourassa, foreman, said. The demolition cost was part of the nearly $74,000 donation from Richard Bjorn to make a pu...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Aaron Barker, 32, of Avon, warrant — unpaid fines, July 21, no bail listed as of July 22, by Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Marvin Grover, 53, of East Dixfield, warrant &m...

Farmington basketball court repaired, painted

The basketball court at Hippach Field in Farmington has recently had cracks repaired and the surface repainted a bright purple and grey with yellow lines. Advantage Tennis of Vermont bid $3,950 for the work and has completed it, Matthew Foster, assistant director of Farmington Parks and Recreatio...

Farmington Summer Fest set for Saturday

From her office, Sue Jones, postmaster and president of the Farmington Downtown Association, peeks around cardboard walls that will transform Meetinghouse Park into a medieval castle Saturday for Farmington's Summer Fest. A pinata and other items are displayed in front.