Stories about Farmington

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: Eric Barnes, 27, Industry, warrant unpaid fines, Oct. 22, no bail listed as of Oct. 23, Franklin County Sheriff Department. Benjamin Soha, 27, Farmington, stalking, no bail listed as of Oc...

UMF president visits Gold LEAF kickoff

FARMINGTON — The Gold LEAF Institute Senior College recently held its kick off meeting to begin the fall/winter semester. Approximately 80 people attended, including the new president of the University of Maine at Farmington, Dr. Kathryn Foster. When the Gold LEAF president asked Dr....

Maine Mountain Chamber Music will perform at Nordica

FARMINGTON — On Friday, Oct, 26, Maine Mountain Chamber Music will perform in Nordica Auditorium at the University of Maine at Farmington. Featured will be MMCM co-directors pianist Yuri Funahashi and violist Laurie Kennedy, with guest artists Jennifer Elowitch, violin, and Eliz...

Farmington's Hannaford donates cases of products to food closet

FARMINGTON — A donation of 235 cases of food, $3,000 worth, was delivered to the local Care and Share Food Closet on Tuesday afternoon.  It was a gift from the Farmington Hannaford in recognition of the completion of remodeling the local store. When store Manager Tim Brya... 1

Jay man pleads guilty in sex case

FARMINGTON – A Jay man pleaded guilty Monday to 10 sex charges against two Franklin County girls under age 16. Joshua K. Welch, 31, was expected to be tried in front of a jury Monday but instead pleaded to the 10 felony counts of unlawful sexual contact. The state dismissed a felony ...

Hardy, McGrane, Morton uncontested for positions in Franklin County

FARMINGTON – Three people are running unopposed for Franklin County  commissioner and register of probate in the Nov. 6 elections. All three have more than 15 years in the positions. Democrat Gary McGrane of Jay is seeking another four-year term as District 1 commissioner...

Candidates face off at Chamber breakfast in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Six candidates for the U.S. Senate seat held by Olympia Snowe shared their views with nearly 100 members and guests at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce breakfast Monday. It was held at the University of Maine at Farmington. Independent candidates Angus King, Steve...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Eddie Lavigne, 59, New Vineyard, warrant unpaid fine, Oct. 19, order on payment of fine, Franklin County Sheriff Department. * Frank E. Howard, 48, Farmington, failure to comply with Sex...

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Indoor walking program BRIDGTON — Stay active and fit through the difficult weather by attending Step Into Fitness Indoor Walking Program at Lake Region High School. The Bridgton Community Center will offer this important program in cooperation with Lake Regio...

Farmington man faces charges following heated argument

FARMINGTON — Police say they were called to a West Farmington home Sunday where a disagreement escalated. A local man left the home after a gun was waved at him. David Shanley, 24, faces charges of driving under the influence, driving to endanger, driving after license suspension and...