Stories about Farmington

Wilton man indicted on charges from driving spree, huffing spray

FARMINGTON — A Franklin County grand jury indicted a Wilton man Monday on charges from a driving incident last month in Wilton. Ryan Brann, 36, faces a felony charge of driving after habitual offender revocation and endangering the welfare of a child, driving under the influence, dri...

Farmington man arrested on indecent conduct charge

FARMINGTON — Police said a Farmington man was arrested Monday after appearing in his yard near Center Bridge naked. Police have received several calls about Joel Batzell, 64, since Thursday, Farmington Police Department secretary Rachel Heseltine said. The other incidents, inc...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Kevin White, 23, Farmington, domestic violence assault, July 11, $250 cash bail, court appearance Aug. 8, Farmington Police Department. Cody J. Berryment, 19, Dixfield, driving under t...

Farmington church expected to save $8,000 annually by heating with pellets

FARMINGTON — Leaders of the Old South Congregational Church in Farmington expect to save about $8,000 a year with the conversion from conventional oil burners to high-efficiency wood pellet boilers to heat the 13,000-square foot church. “We decided to switch to wood pellet heat...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following people recently were booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Stephen Misler, 26, of Jay, domestic violence assault, July 7, $100 cash bail, by Jay Police Department. * Chalres Craig, 27, of Farmington, violation condition of release, July 7...

RSU 9 sixth-graders to have own block of Mt. Blue Middle School

FARMINGTON — RSU 9 sixth-graders from three elementary schools will attend the Mt. Blue Middle School for the first time when school opens Sept. 2. RSU 9 directors approved restructuring five elementary schools in the 10-town district in February, voting to send the sixth-graders to ...

Strong woman banned from Walmart, Sam's Club for year

FARMINGTON — A Strong woman was banned Wednesday from going to any Walmart or Sam's Club store for the next year for trying to steal $95 worth of food items and clothing from the Farmington Walmart, according to Farmington police secretary Bonnie Pomeroy. Officer Ryan Rosie arrested ... 2

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Underwood summer story hours FAYETTE — The summer story hours with Lady Elaine will begin on July 10 and continue to Aug. 21. They will be held at the Underwood Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. There will be stories, crafts, door prizes and refreshments. For mo...

Farmington to seek proposals for assessing services

FARMINGTON — Selectmen have agreed to send out requests to assessing firms for costs and levels of service. The board did some tweaking on a proposal for requests Tuesday night, and if there are no more changes, Town Manager Richard Davis said Wednesday he will send it out. To...

UMF names 13 students as prestigious Wilson Scholars

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington recently named 13 students as Michael D. Wilson Scholars for the spring 2014 semester. This prestigious undergraduate research program provides top UMF student scholars with faculty mentorship and project funding to help them pursue the hig...