Stories about Farmington

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Paul R. Girard, 48, Wilton, domestic assault, July 31, no bail listed, Wilton Police Department. * Casey Braley, 20, Farmington, domestic assault, Aug. 1, no bail listed, Farmington ...

Appeals Board to look at church request for setback variance

FARMINGTON — The Board of Appeals will review an application from Henderson Memorial Baptist Church to reduce a setback so the church can construct a slab for storage of wood pellets. The board meets at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Municipal Building. The church on Academy St...

Stratton showing at SugarWood

Artist Alan Stratton


Grange food sale Aug. 3 DIXFIELD — Mystic Valley Grange in East Dixfield will hold a public food sale from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. A meeting will be at 7 p.m. with potluck supper at 6 before the meeting. Knights free monthly supper

Maine writers share work at DDG Booksellers

FARMINGTON — Two Maine authors are expected to make appearances at Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers this month. Artist, photographer, writer and painter William Wegman will discuss his new book, Hello Nature, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Broadway booksellers. Down ...

Polishing off cinema fencing in Farmington

Robin Harnden, left, of Robin's Welding and Metal Works of Wilton puts finishing touches on a portion of black steel fencing he and son Colin, right, installed between brick posts bordering the parking lot of Narrow Gauge Cinemas in Farmington on Tuesday. It's taken about two months to create nea...

Days of Caring volunteers help prepare Expo for Wilton Blueberry Festival

WILTON — Volunteers with the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area's Days of Caring worked inside and out Tuesday preparing the Western Maine Expo on Weld Road for this weekend's Wilton Blueberry Festival. Once again, most festival entertainment and crafters will set up in the space form... 1

Smoke report checked

Firefighters and NorthStar ambulance crews were called to Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center on Fairbanks Road in Farmington on Tuesday morning to check on a report of smoke in the dining room. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check the room and nothing was found, Chief Terry ...

Late-night garden raid

String bean leaves in this small home garden in Farmington apparently made a tasty nighttime treat for deer roaming the Maple Avenue area.  Tracks between the rows revealed the culprits. 1

Farmington man accused of stealing small boats

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Police say a Farmington man faces charges for allegedly stealing small boats and selling them on a radio station flea market program. Police say 22-year-old Daniel Dustin was busted after a man recognized his stolen canoe in the possession of someone who boug...