Stories about Farmington

July Fourth hot dog giveaway helps heating fuel fund

FARMINGTON — Henderson Memorial Baptist Church will give away hot dogs after the Fourth of July parade while accepting donations for the Franklin County Ecumenical Heating Fund. The stand will be on the lawn facing Main Street. Ecu Heat Share is a ministry of Farmington Area E...

Farmington man arrested on charges of gross sexual assault

FARMINGTON — Police said a local man was charged Monday with sexually assaulting a person Sunday evening on Pleasant Street. Jonathan Dumont, 29, of 121 Pleasant St., was charged with three Class A counts of gross sexual assault, Farmington police Sgt. Edward Hastings IV said in a ne...

Farmington driver charged with drunken-driving, speeding

FARMINGTON — Police said a local man had a blood-alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit when he was stopped Friday on Town Farm Road. Charles Craig, 27, was pulled over at approximately 1 p.m. by Farmington officer Ryan Rosie and charged with driving 27 miles over the spee...

Farmington man arrested after cellphone search turns up child porn websites

FARMINGTON — Police said a local man was arrested Saturday after they found his cellphone had been used to browse child pornography websites. Nicholas L. Smiley, 23, was charged with violating conditions of his release, police Chief Jack Peck said. Smiley was stopped by office... 1

Rumford motorcyclist charged with criminal speed in Farmington

FARMINGTON — A Rumford man was arrested on a charge of criminal speed early Tuesday morning after police clocked his motorcycle going 83 mph in a 35 mph zone. Thomas Gilbert, 44, was driving a 1983 Honda motorcycle on Lucy Knowles Road about 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, police Chief Jack Peck ... 3

Man charged with indecent conduct by Sandy River

FARMINGTON — Police said an Arizona man was arrested Monday night on a charge of indecent conduct, after they received complaints about him being naked and exposing himself by the Sandy River. Farmington police received a call about 4 p.m. of a man, later identified as Ronald Oberst,...

Motorcyclist injured in Farmington accident

FARMINGTON — A Bangor man was injured Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck as he attempted a left hand turn from the Farmington Falls Road. Eric Roy, 34, was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital by NorthStar ambulance with two broken bones in his right leg, Bonnie Pomeroy, ...

Farmington Police Department recognizes three of its own

FARMINGTON — Based on their work habits, three Farmington Police Department officers were recently recognized by police Chief Jack Peck. Officer Derrick Doucette and Officer Darin Gilbert were given the employee of the quarter honor for spring for an incident April 30, Peck said. The...

Teaching, helping others to be organized

FARMINGTON — Being organized has always been a priority for Nancy Titus. "Clutter stresses me out," she said.  "Even as a child, before I could play house, I had to straighten up first." It is a skill that she wants to share with others.  Over the past year, s...

Father steps in to take care of things, faces charges

FARMINGTON — Police said a local man is charged with terrorizing after he tried to settle a bar fight involving his son. Robert S. Danforth, 48, was carrying a knife when he was arrested early Saturday morning at a Front Street bar, Farmington police secretary Bonnie Pomeroy read fro...