Stories about Farmington

Ernest L. Dawes

FARMINGTON — Ernest L. Dawes, 86, a resident of Jay, died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5, with his family by his side, at Sandy River Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1926, in Anson, the son of Omar and Vesta “Betty” (Kennedy) Dawes. He attended school in Anson. On Nov. 23, 1957,...

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Master Gardener registration PARIS/MEXICO — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is once again offering the very popular Master Gardener Volunteer training in 2013. For the first time the course is being offered in two locations: Thursday evenings at the Sou...

Work First: New Sharon store honors efforts

NEW SHARON — Deb Robidoux of Farmington dusts off one candy bar after another on a recent Wednesday at the Sandy River Farm Supply store. It's one of the jobs she does, said Ellen Crocker, Work First staff, who helps her with the work. Store owners Larry and Pat Donald acknowl...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Cory Boyker, 26, Farmington, domestic violence assault, Jan. 2, $3,000 unsecured, court appearance Jan. 24, Maine State Police. Jessica Bourdreault, 24, New Sharon, domestic violence a...

Farmington man faces firearm theft charge; police seek help finding stolen rifle

FARMINGTON — A local man was arrested on a felony charge of theft of firearms Thursday night. Police have recovered one of two guns taken from a New Vineyard Road home Tuesday and now seek the public's help to locate the second firearm — a Winchester .30-30 lever-action rifle w...

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Hope Association to host speaker from Disability Rights Center

RUMFORD — Anybody who knows a parent, guardian, teacher or special person with an intellectual disability is invited to gather at Hope Association to discuss service options, issues, barriers and milestones reached by so many capable individuals and their families. The state continue...

Maine winter: Staying warm, being neighborly

Every other Thursday in Industry, there is a celebration of community hosted by the Industry Community Kitchen. Kitchen volunteers organize these gatherings, includin... 1

Money management workshop offered

FARMINGTON — Women, Work and Community will offer a free, two-hour workshop on money management from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the WWC office, 108 Perham St., Suite A, Farmington. The workshop will use the fun and unique "Money Habitude" card game developed by Sybil Solomon to learn how a ...

Event planner to open space for business in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Entertaining is stressful, but it doesn't have to be, according to event planner Sallie Tyler of The Paper White Room on Broadway, due to open soon. Tyler, an experienced planner, is now booking events and soirees for the large, light space above The Calico Patch, which ...