Stories about Fryeburg


AARP chapter to meet May 12 PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet Monday, May 12, at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. A hot chicken salad lunch will be served at noon. Cost is $6.50. Reservations are required by Friday, Ma...

Fryeburg rescuers pull Cape Neddick man from the Saco River

FRYEBURG — Emergency personnel rescue canoeist from the frigid Saco River on Sunday afternoon. A Fryeburg Police Department release said that a group of 13 males were traveling in canoes and consuming alcohol when they said they encountered a hail storm, causing the canoe of a 50-yea... 3

Fryeburg police chief resigns

FRYEBURG — The police chief in Fryeburg has resigned. Fryeburg town manager Sharon Jackson tells WMWV-FM Chief Phil Weymouth was put on administrative leave April 17 and resigned his position Monday. Jackson says she appointed Detective Sgt. Josh Potvin as acting police chief ...

Well done - Student achievements announced

BIDDEFORD — Derrick Roy of Lewiston, a senior from Connecticut College, is conducting research in the lab of Bruce Branchini. Roy recently participated in the sixth annual Northeast Undergraduate Research Development Symposium. This National Science Foundation-suppor...

Saint Michael's College names dean's list students

COLCHESTER, Vt. — The following local residents were named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Saint Michael's College. Kallie H. Brown, daughter of Deidra and Levi Brown of Bethel, a sophomore elementary education and gender studies major, who graduated...

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute dean's list

TROY, N.Y. — About 3,250 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester, including the following area residents. Benjamin Bowles of Auburn, physics. Christopher Cloutier of Auburn, games and simulation arts and sciences.

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)

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...