Stories about Fryeburg



Rumford Quilters meet Monday RUMFORD — Rumford Area Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. A prairie point demonstration is planned. All area quilters invited. For more information call 562-7050.


Oxford County arrest log

PARIS — The following arrests were logged at the Oxford County Jail: * James M. Burke, 52, of Fryeburg, March 19, fugitive from justice in New Hampshire warrant, Fryeburg Police Department. * Sandra L. Goodman, 47, of Buckfield, March 19, violation of protective order, $150 ca...


Fryeburg branch wins awards

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank recently held its annual employee awards banquet to celebrate the company’s achievements and successes of 2011. The Fryeburg branch was recognized with two awards this year, one from the retail banking division and one from the asset management grou...


Saint Michael's College dean's list

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The following Maine residents were named to the fall 2011 dean's list at Saint Michael's College: Meghan Bradley, daughter of Robin and Stephen Bradley of Fryeburg, a sophomore Spanish major. Loren Lachapelle...


N.H. woman indicted on prison contraband, drug charges

PARIS — A North Conway, N.H., woman was indicted in Oxford County Superior Court on Friday on charges she tried to sneak drugs into the Oxford County Jail in December. Kimberly A. Gardner, 21, faces charges of trafficking in prison contraband and three counts of unlawful possession o...


Mount Ida College dean's list

NEWTON, Mass. — The following local residents were among 409 students honored for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the dean's list for the 2011 fall semester at Mount Ida College. Fryeburg: Anna Gamwell Waterford: Leslie Grov...


Poland Spring donates for VFW defibrillator

LOVELL — Poland Spring Water Co. has donated $1,200 for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator for the Fryeburg/Lovell VFW Post on Smarts Hill Road. The defibrillator will be used in case of cardiac arrhythmia emergencies at community events held at the VFW Post building servin...


Icy roads, outages expected in Western Maine Thursday night to Friday morning

GRAY — The National Weather Service is warning of sleet and freezing rain in Oxford and Franklin counties tonight, into Friday morning. Icy roads and power outages are a possibility.


Agreement protects more than 500 acres in Fryeburg

FRYEBURG — A cooperation between the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust and the Nature Conservancy will preserve 524 acres of habitat on the Saco River and Pleasant Pond. According to the land trust, the purchase will protect a rare tract of floodplain forest along the Saco River from deve...


Bitter cold creeps over northern New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Northern New Englanders awoke to bone-chilling temperatures Monday with the mercury falling to well below zero across much of the region. The National Weather Service said some of the cold spots in Maine at 6 a.m. were Fryeburg, which was minus 20, and Sanford...