Stories about Farmington

12:02am

Two are elected to UMF board of visitors leadership roles

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington President Kathryn A. Foster has announced that Alison Hagerstrom and Gerald Cayer have been elected as the chair and vice chair of the UMF board of visitors. “UMF is honored to welcome both of these dedicated and accomplished indiv...

9:00pm

Anson driver escapes Route 27 rollover with minor injuries

FARMINGTON — Police say an Anson woman escaped with minor injuries after her vehicle rolled on Route 27 near the New Vineyard town line at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Ashley Warren, 25, was driving north in a 2001 Saturn when the vehicle in front of her slowed for an animal that dashed...

8:30pm

Drug collections to be held Saturday

JAY — Police around the state will collect unwanted and expired prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Police are working in conjunction with Maine Drug Enforcement Agency to help the public prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous...

8:00pm

Farmington town office position is staying

FARMINGTON — Selectmen backed off from a suggestion to eliminate a part-time counter person at the Town Office Tuesday, after they learned more about the work performed by office personnel. When Town Clerk Leanne Pinkham resigned this summer, Selectmen Ryan Morgan and Andrew Hufnagel...

8:00pm

Farmington MS walked planned for Saturday

FARMINGTON — Ma...

12:00am

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce moving to Walmart

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will settle into its new location at Walmart this weekend. The office opens Monday, Oct. 1, with some potential renovations being considered later, Marc Relford, interim director, said. A public open house will be held later. Re...

12:00am

Farmington board approves traffic ordinance changes

FARMINGTON — Selectmen approved five changes to the town's traffic ordinance Tuesday, after questions arose about two amendments.  The votes were unanimous on four of the changes. Selectmen Andrew Hufnagel and Ryan Morgan opposed the change that eliminates overnight parking on S...

7:10pm

Jay man faces sex charges

FARMINGTON — A Jay man was arrested Monday on warrants charging five counts of felony unlawful sexual contact with a girl under age 10, Augusta police Detective Sgt. Matthew Clark said Wednesday. George H. O'Donnell, 78, was indicted by a Kennebec County Superior Court grand jury on ...

7:00pm

Farmington officer extinguishes truck fire

FARMINGTON — A police officer used the extinguisher in his cruiser Wednesday morning to put out a truck fire on High Street. "I was in the right place at the right time," officer Ryan Rosie said. A pickup truck with a dump body hauling a trailer north on High Street was stoppe...

7:00pm

Farmington man hurt when motorcycle leaves road, hits trees

JAY — A Farmington man was injured Wednesday morning when his motorcycle went off Hyde Road and into the woods, officer Russell Adams said. The shield on Tor Goettsche's helmet was fogging up and he was opening and closing it to keep it clear when the 2001 Yamaha went off the road on...