Stories about Farmington

Rehearse for Easter program

The New Hope Baptist Church, 268 Perham St., Farmington, will present an Easter program, "Glorify the Savior," at 7 p.m. Friday, Sunday and Monday, April 6, 8 and 9. The program will include a special piano solo, children's choir, women's ensemble, poetry and original choir numbers, along with na...

Up a tree

Thanks to the initiative of Hanna Deon of Industry and Amanda Moody of Wilton, cats at the Franklin County Animal Shelter, Farmington, are climbing to new heights. Started as a grade eight philanthropy project in 2008, the two raised money and sought donations in order to ship school and athletic...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Joshua H. Rinaldi, 31, Livermore Falls, domestic violence terrorizing, domestic violence assault, March 27, no bail listed, Wilton Police Department. * Shane R. Sinclair, 19, West Fa...

PHOTO: Pausing for the cold

After last week's 80-degree weather, temperatures in the mid-30s with snow and sleet falling Wednesday afternoon in Farmington provided some cold footing for this dog.

Farm Bureau committee to host area agriculture tour

FARMINGTON — The Maine Farm Bureau Women’s/Ag Education Committee  has announced an agricultural tour of Franklin County. The diversity of agriculture will be displayed from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, when participants will tour a diverse group of farms and ag...

Mt. Blue school addition, renovation project moving along

FARMINGTON — A $64 million renovation and addition to Mt. Blue High School and Foster Career and Technology Education Center is about 40 percent finished, a school official said during a tour Tuesday. The new high school gym opened March 12 and has been used for physical education cl...

G. Onnen: Nothing short of bizarre

The astonishing flow of questionable legislation being cranked out of Augusta recently is impressive. Since a small rural state can only produce a certain number of truly sinister politicians, it seems likely that it's being scripted on a national level. At a time when the least financial... 33

Race to benefit child-abuse prevention

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Children’s Task Force will host a 5 K/10 K Kids Fun Run on Sunday, April 29, downtown to benefit programs that aim to prevent child abuse and neglect before it starts. Registration the day of the event begins at 7 a.m., but online preregistrati...

PHOTO: Comedy from scratch at Mt. Blue High School

Comedy from scratch The Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers, who build comedy from scratch, using audience suggestions and their unique perspectives on life, will perform Thursday, March 29, at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington. Their shows are a mix of short-form guessing games and longer, more el...

UMF will stage play inspired by 1984 hate crime

  FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington will present a theater workshop production of "Bridge," an original, new play inspired by the true story of Charlie Howard, victim of a 1984 hate-crime that galvanized a community and the state of Maine. Performances of the 40...