Stories about Farmington


Sandy River area Girl Scouts model trash bags during debut fashion show at UMF

Girl Scout Nadia Jennings, 7, of Strong, awaits the judges' decision on Saturday after modeling an outfit she made from trash bags for the "Trash Can Couture" Fashion Show at the University of Maine at Farmington.


St. Dom's, others to present Live Stations of the Cross

AUBURN — The eighth-grade class at St. Dominic Academy has been rehearsing for several weeks for the presentation of the Live Stations of the Cross. During Holy Week, a school tradition of “acting out” the Stations of the Cross was started by Ms. Pat Milton many years ago...


Franklin County homemakers make quilt, crib sheets to benefit Farmington shelter

FARMINGTON — Members of a variety of extension homemaker groups in Franklin County came together Friday to make a crazy quilt and crib sheets to benefit the Western Maine Homeless Shelter in Farmington. It was the Franklin County Extension Homemakers community sewing project. ...


Farmington parents charged with child endangerment

FARMINGTON — Parents of a young boy face child endangerment charges after several people reported a child under age 5 running down Route 4 on Thursday afternoon. The child was not wearing a shirt, socks or shoes when the report came to police at approximately 3:20 p.m., Farmington po...


Annual Rotary onion sale is ongoing

FARMINGTON — The annual Spring Vidalia onion sale by the Farmington Rotary Club is a sure sign that spring has arrived, at least in the southern climates. The sweet onion sale benefits the Safe Passage Project 2014, which is a Rotary-sponsored effort to help educate the “dump k...


Farmington Baptist to hold Easter service, breakfast, egg hunt

FARMINGTON — An Easter egg hunt will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. The True Story of Easter will be shared. Every child will receive their very own set of resurrection eggs to take home. Immediately following the brief story ti...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following were recently booked at the Franklin County Detention Center: * Timothy E. Konopka, 33, New Vineyard, domestic violence assault, April 9, $1,000 unsecured bail, by Maine State Police. * Adam Vandine, 30, Medway, warrant — unpaid fine, April 9, ...


Rangeley woman accused of shoplifting Easter cards

FARMINGTON — A Rangeley woman is accused of shoplifting more than $200 in items from Walmart on Wednesday. Sgt. Edward Hastings IV arrested Jennifer Clifford, 28, on misdemeanor charges of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and violation of condition of release, police secretar...


Recycling continues in Farmington

FARMINGTON — It is business as usual at the town's Bulky Waste/Recycling Facility on Dump Road, off Farmington Falls Road, also known as routes 2 and 27. However, some people are still asking Town Office staff if the town still collects recyclables, Town Manager Richard Davis sa...


Sewer rates to remain the same in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Sewer commissioners Tuesday approved a $960,359 budget that is $7,922 more than last year, Town Manager Richard Davis said. The sewer rate will remain the same at $36.43 for 500 cubic feet and an additional $7.285 per 100 cubic feet after that, he said Wednesday. The rat...