Stories about Fryeburg

Suspensions won't affect Fryeburg police coverage, manager says

FRYEBURG — The suspension of three Fryeburg police officials won't affect police coverage in the town, according to Town Manager Sharon Jackson. “We have... 1

H.S. Field Hockey: Hornets sting Raiders to reach regional final

All season the Leavitt field hockey team has been preying on teams in the second half. In some cases, the Hornets were trying desperately to claw back after allowing an early goal. In others, clamoring to break a tie. Either way, the young squad — only one senior starts and only one ...

H. Thurston Jr.: On a path to dictatorship

Welfare: it means giving something to someone who does not have it. It means far more to this country than just food stamps. It encompasses such things as low-priced loans provided by the government, subsidies (such as the farm program), tax loopholes, redistribution, disaster relief, heal... 3


Ticket auction aids auxiliary BUCKFIELD — A ticket auction will be held at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Buckfield High School, 160 Morrill St. There will be gift certificates and hundreds of items. Proceeds will benefit the Sumn...

Otisfield sex offender arrested for going on school trip

PARIS — A registered sex offender on probation after serving five years for gross sexual assault was arrested last week for attending a school volunteer trip and having contact with minors in September. Rodney A. Heath, 38, of 970 Gore Road in Otisfield, who also goes by the name of ... 3

Fryeburg crash sends two to hospital

FRYEBURG — Two people were transported to the hospital following a Monday evening crash at the intersection of Route 5 and Fish Street. Fryeburg Police officer Michelle Legare said the crash occurred at about 5:20 p.m. Karen Bryan, 43, of North Fryeburg, was northbound on Route 5 whe...

H.S. Field Hockey: Lisbon unbeaten, and still hungry

The Greyhounds didn't start the season with a goal of being unbeaten. Funny how that works out sometimes. Lisbon field hockey followed up its best season on record — and a trip to the Western Class C semifinal against state champions NYA — with one that may turn out to b...

Man charged with robbing Fryeburg Rite Aid

FRYEBURG — A Chelsea man accused of robbing a local pharmacy of painkillers last week is being held on $7,000 cash bail. Michael E. Freeman, 25, of Chelsea was arrested on charges of robbery and operating after suspension. According to a police report by officer Richard Murray...

PHOTO: High on the Sky Diver

The Sky Diver ride at the Fryeburg Fair was in full motion Friday. Rachel Andrews Damon, public relations manager for the Fryeburg Fair, estimated 27,000 people attended the fair. 2

Fair time: All ages find events of interest

FRYEBURG — Thousands of people poured into the Fryeburg Fairgrounds on Tuesday to see everything from youngsters riding oxen to cooking contests and antique wagon exhibits. Getting there may have taken patience, as two couples from Rhode Island and Massachusetts found out when it too...