Stories about Farmington


Franklin County Arrest Log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Christopher Legnard, 46, Waterboro, stalking, domestic violence, criminal threatening, Aug. 20, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. Jonah Mitchell, 31, Carrabassett V...


Well done - Area students attain dean's lists

BALTIMORE, Md. — Joshua Charest has made the dean's list at Johns Hopkins University. Charest is going to be a junior in the engineering program and has been on the dean's list since his freshmen year. He's currently doing a summer engineering internship with Proctor & ...


Area residents graduate from Colby College

WATERVILLE — Area residents were among 465 seniors who graduated from Colby College on May 20, receiving bachelor of arts degrees at the outdoor commencement. As commencement speaker, former British prime minister Tony Blair urged members of the Class of 2012 to continue learning wit...


Northern Maine Community College dean's list

PRESQUE ISLE — Northern Maine Community College has announced its dean's list for the 2012 spring semester. Farmington: Luke P. Cyr. Greene: Simon G. Tutlis. Kent Hills: Ridge W. Klonicke. Lewiston: Brittany M. Nye. Rumford: Robert J. Sheldon and Nathan S....


Argument leads to charges for Farmington man

FARMINGTON — Police say a local man was charged after he had an argument with his girlfriend about a sandwich and led police in a chase through the woods. David M. Shanley, 24, of Farmington was arrested on charges of criminal mischief and obstructing the reporting of a crime.


Farmington area quilters donate quilts to Waterville homeless shelter

FARMINGTON — Maine Mountain Quilters donated 11 quilts and pillowcases Tuesday to an expanding homeless shelter in Waterville. The shelter provides for people from Franklin, Somerset and upper Kennebec counties. The Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter will move into a newly constructed two-st... 1


Central Maine Community College announces spring honors list

AUBURN — President Scott Knapp of Central Maine Community College has announced the honors list for the spring 2012 semester. Students on the president’s list earned a semester grade point average of 3.9 or higher, high honors denote a minimum GPA of 3.6 and honors recognizes those wi...


County panel approves new hires for dispatch, jail

FARMINGTON — County commissioners voted Tuesday to hire Mike Ryan of Wilton as a full-time dispatcher. Ryan has worked as a reserve dispatcher. He went through the interview process and is also 911 and emergency-medical-dispatch certified, Franklin County Sheriff's Department ...


Woodworking tools lost in Farmington fire

FARMINGTON — Woodworking equipment was lost Friday night during a garage-shed fire at 203 Morrison Hill Road. A Quonset hut, a metal-framed and tarp-covered structure owned by Sarah Richards, was destroyed in the fire reported at 9:46 p.m. Friday, said Terry Bell, chief of Farmington...


High school field hockey teams raise $20,000 for breast cancer treatments

FARMINGTON — More than $20,000 was raised in the second annual Battle for Breast Cancer Tournament recently held at Colby College. Mt. Blue High School was one of five area high school field hockey teams that participated. The funds, given to the Martha B. Webber Breast Care C...