Stories about Farmington

Students are semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

EVANSTON, Ill. — Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation have announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for s...

Farmington Recreation offers activities for all ages

FARMINGTON — Recreational activities for all ages at the local Community Center are revving up, with many starting after Tuesday's election. The town uses space at the Community Center for voting, but Farmington Recreation will launch into a full schedule of activities after Tuesday,...

Early birds to catch deals in Farmington

FARMINGTON — There's a festive atmosphere developing downtown as businesses prepare for Saturday's annual Early Bird sales. The day itself "is really fun and light. The atmosphere is so different. Everyone's in good spirits," said Corey Ellis, owner of Mooseville. Many clerks ...

Trunk a Treat in Farmington

Bethany Steward of Jay receives a treat from Dori James during a trunk a treat Halloween event at Living Waters Church in Farmington on Wednesday. Pastor Steve Bracy and his wife got the idea from a Portland church, giving out treats from the decorated trunks of cars. About 10 vehicles lined up b...

Halloween in Farmington

Anna Ross, 2, wears a colorful dinosaur costume as she and her parents, Brian and Stephanie Ross, of New Sharon visit the Pierce House on Main Street in Farmington for Halloween treats Wednesday.

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Michael Dellarma, 24, Wilton, violation condition of release Oct. 29, no bail listed, Wilton Police Department. * Joseph Degone, 28, Wilton, domestic violence assault, Oct. 31, $250 ...

Readfield slaying trial moved to Franklin County

AUGUSTA (AP) — The trial of a Massachusetts man charged with killing a Maine man who had taken him into his home has been moved to Franklin County from Kennebec County. A judge Tuesday moved the trial of David Silva Jr. out of Kennebec County because noisy construction is scheduled t...

M. Scharoun: Leadership skills for Augusta

It is long past time for representatives in Augusta to get down to the business of taking care of the state of Maine, its people, natural beauty, farms, businesses and infrastructure. For that reason, I am voting for Keith Welch to represent Farmington and Industry in the Legislature. Welc...

Showing at SugarWood

Showing at SugarWood

Lung cancer awareness event Sunday in Farmington

FARMINGTON — The second annual “E-Race the Stigma” walk/5K event is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the North Dining Hall of Olsen Student Center at the University of Maine at Farmington. Runners will leave South Street at 10 a.m. followed b...