Stories about Farmington

Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Franklin County to host Masquerade Ball

FARMINGTON —  A masquerade ball planned for Saturday is a fundraiser for projects undertaken by Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Franklin County. "But it's mostly about donors coming out and having a fun time," said member Jon Bubier. "A way to overcome the winter blues while help...

Farmington board to consider agreement with landlord

FARMINGTON — Selectmen will hold a hearing Tuesday to consider a consent agreement with a local landlord for improvements at two buildings. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The board will determine if the buildings at 430 Farmington Falls Road and... 1

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON – The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: Alice M. Barnett, 58, Dixfield, operating under the influence, Jan. 4, $1,500 unsecured bail, Maine State Police. Brandon K. Walker, 23, Farmington, domestic violence assault, Jan. 4, $1,5...

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...