Stories about Fryeburg


Spring flooding closes several roads in Western Maine

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)


Fryeburg man out on bail arrested for endangerment of child

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Police release new sketch of suspect in Fryeburg assault

Police say the new sketch of the suspect distributed by the Fryeburg Police Department has resulted in numerous new leads the assault case.


Rabies a 'big deal' in Maine, state officials say

FRYEBURG — A dog that was euthanized Tuesday after biting a 5-year-old Brownfield boy in the face tested negative for rabies, according to Animal Control Officer Kathleen Hathaway. The 7-year-old pit bull was the most recent of 51 animals tested for rabies this year, according t...


Police: Dog-bite victim expected to be released from hospital

FRYEBURG — A 5-year-old Brownfield boy who was mauled by his family's pit bull Tuesday was expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday, police Lt. Michael McAllister said. The boy was seriously injured while visiting a relative's house at 581 Main St. He was taken to Memorial...


Fryeburg pet groomer recovering following attack

FRYEBURG — A woman who was stabbed repeatedly in her home-based business Tuesday morning was home recuperating Wednesday as police continued a search for the suspect. “The victim is out of hospital and recovering,” police Sgt. Joshua Potvin said. “We are following u...


5-year-old attacked by pit bull in Fryeburg

FRYEBURG — Police said a 5-year-old boy from Brownfield was seriously injured by his family's pit bull Tuesday morning. The unidentified child was taken to Memorial Hospital in North Conway, N.H., and later moved to Maine Medical Center in Portland, Animal Control Officer Kathleen Ha...


Officers injured in Fryeburg melee

FRYEBURG — An officer was injured Saturday night while investigating a disturbance at 17 Old Mill Road. According to Sergeant Joshua Potvin of the Fryeburg Police Department, Officer Mark Dyer of the Fryeburg Police Department and Oxford County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Murray arrived...



Free community luncheon OTISFIELD — A free community luncheon will be hosted by Otisfield Community Outreach from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Otisfield Community Hall on Route 121. Menu will be beans, hot dogs, brown bread, salads, drinks...


Lake Region's Got Talent: More semifinalists chosen