Stories about Farmington

12:00am

Global climate change topic of 350.org events

FARMINGTON — Maine, along with the rest of the world, is due to get some big ecological changes in the future due to man and nature's influence on global warming, a professor told a gathering at the University of Maine at Farmington on Friday. “There is still lots of uncertaint... 2

12:00am

Franklin County officials stress need for new dispatch center

Pull-out: Last hearing on proposed new Franklin County dispatch center is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Jay Town Office. FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners and a county Dispatch Building Committee held a public hearing Thursday on a proposal to build a ...

12:00am

Briefly

Genealogy meeting FARMINGTON — The Sandy River Valley Chapter, Maine Genealogical Society, will meet at the Farmington Public Library, Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. The speaker will be Jack Battick, MGS president, who will talk about “The Navy and its Service dur...

12:00am

Prayers for nation offered in Wilton at Bass Park

WILTON — People came together Thursday to pray for different aspects of society during the annual National Day of Prayer. A large group gathered at noon in Bass Park at the head of Wilson Lake and were welcomed by Pastor Barry Trask of Calvary Hill Baptist Church. The United S...

12:00am

Farmers' markets announce summer schedule

FARMINGTON — Farmers’ markets around Franklin County are gearing up for the summer season. A Friday outdoor market opened April 27 in Farmington and continues through October. Saturday markets take place in Farmington, Phillips and New Sharon. A Wednesday market is held in King... 1

12:00am

Senior College members take trip to Madison

FARMINGTON — Members of the Gold LEAF Institute Senior College enjoyed a field trip to Madison on April 17 as part of their “Our Town” series. Since first being amazed at the greenhouses in Madison in 2007, members have wanted to tour Backyard Farms, a facility of 25 acre...

12:00am

Mt. Blue High School honor roll

FARMINGTON — The following students have been named to the Mt. Blue High School honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 9 Highest honors: Maxwell Blais, Terry Clark, Reba Clement, Shelby Elizabeth, Katherine Hayes, Brendan Hickey, Michaela Hut...

12:00am

Briefly

National Day of Prayer WILTON/FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join in this year's area National Day of Prayer events. These events are organized according to Judeo-Christian values. The theme will be "One Nation Under God" and take place on Thursday, May 3, at ...

12:00am

Franklin County arrest log

* Oren J. Capen, 21, Jay, warrant violation of bail, May 1, $400 cash bail, Jay Police Department. * Otis W. Johnson, 48, Hampton, Va., probation revocation, May 2,no bail listed as of May 2, Maine State Police.

12:00am

UMF sponsors canoe/kayak race on Sandy River

FARMINGTON — A Cinco de Mayo canoe/kayak race and fun run paddle is set for Saturday, May 5, on the Sandy River. The two events start at 1 p.m. in Strong and end about 10 miles down the river in Fairbanks. The put-in is at the Strong American Legion at routes ...