Stories about Fryeburg


Fryeburg firefighters get emergency water tank

FRYEBURG — Thanks to a grant from Poland Spring, firefighters have a 10,000 underground water tank behind the East Fryeburg fire station. According to a press release from Poland Spring, the tank was entirely paid for by a $30,000 Poland Spring Good Neighbor Grant. Fire Chief ...


Source of Saunders fire still under investigation

Richard Shepard, an investigator for the State Fire Marshal's office, talks on the phone as flames consumed the former Saunders Brother Mill on Fair Street in Fryeburg Thursday afternoon. 1


Fire destroys Saunders Brothers Mill in Fryeburg

FRYEBURG - Fire destroyed the former Saunders Brothers Mill on Fair Street Thursday afternoon. Early reports indicate that at least one man was in the vacant complex when fire broke out around noontime. There were no reports of injuries. Fire crews from at least six towns rushed t...


High school wrestling: Noble's cause succeeds at McDonald's

RUMFORD — Lisbon freshman Nick McNamara has always looked up to his older brother, Matt, but the younger sibling achieved equal footing after winning the 103-pound individual championship on Saturday. But Noble had the final say by scoring 148 ½ points to defend its championsh...


Man killed in Fryeburg accident

FRYEBURG — A fatal crash Friday night left one man dead, according to WCSH-TV. The accident happened on Route 5 in Fryeburg, heading toward Brownfield. Police said they were uncertain what caused the accident. The car veered off the right side of the road, flipped over a ditch and hi...


Man ejected from truck in Fryeburg crash

FRYEBURG — A Lovell man was listed in serious condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland after he was ejected from his truck in a collision Wednesday on Route 302. Paul Walker, 72, left the parking lot of Jockey Cap Motel and Country Store and drove into the front wheels of a trac...


Fryeburg man chases down burglary suspects

FRYEBURG — A Fryeburg man came home Wednesday night to find three people carrying goods out the door, according to Fyreburg police. The homeowner, Elbridge Russell of Fryeburg, chased three suspects down the road after they tried to drive away. Police say Russell called police while ... 2


High school football: Poland's defense stuffs Fryeburg

POLAND — Defensive tackles Mike Adams and Connor King anchored a defense that limited Fryeburg to 20 yards, and Tyler Sturtevant scored the only touchdown to lead Poland to its first win, a 6-0 victory in a Campbell Conference Class B football game Saturday. Sturtevant’s touchd...


Roomful of Blues: Five-time Grammy-nominated band will bring its horn-fueled mix of swing, jump and blues to Fryeburg

FRYEBURG — Roomful of Blues — which has gigged with blues stars ranging from B.B.King, Otis Rush and Stevie Ray Vaughan to rockers Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana — will play Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center. Since 1967, the group&rsquo...


High school football:Mountain Valley crushes Fryeburg

FRYEBURG — Taylor Bradley scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and the defense proceeded to make a statement to keep Mountain Valley  unbeaten with 51-0 triumph before a homecoming crowd at Fryeburg Academy. Mountain Valley (5-0) set a clear tone with bone-jarring tackle...