Stories about Fryeburg


HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.


AARP offers income tax assistance

BRIDGTON/FRYEBURG — IRS trained and certified AARP tax-aid specialists will begin service at the Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St., on Friday, Feb. 1, and will continue every Friday through April 5. Appointments may be made at 647-3116. This service is also available at the Fry...


Man pleads not guilty to robbing Rite Aid

PARIS — A Chelsea man charged with robbing a Fryeburg Rite-Aid in October pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of robbery and operating after suspension.


Oxford County machine firms get cut of defense act funding

PARIS — Two Oxford County businesses will benefit from provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by Congress in December and signed into law Thursday by President Barack Obama. Maine Machine Products in Paris manufactures parts for the Common Remotel...


Mechanic Falls man arrested during probe into vehicle thefts

FRYEBURG — A Mechanic Falls man was arrested Friday morning during an investigation into the thefts of five trucks and a car from Maine and New Hampshire, Oxford County Sheriff's Lt. Tom Harriman said. Derek Foster, 20, of 323 Pleasant St., was apprehended off Little Chatham Road in ... 2


High school hockey: Hornets, Ice Cats can't settle differences

AUBURN — It was a good result for the Leavitt boys' hockey team Saturday night. The Hornets built an early lead and secured a 4-4 tie, but it might have been an even better result for the team from Fryeburg-Lake Region. The Ice Cats were down 4-2 and still earned a tie against the Ho...


Two arrested after guns pointed at Fryeburg officers

FRYEBURG — What began as officers responding to a report of a suicidal female with a gun led to two arrests when one person pointed an assault rifle at police Thursday night. Nathan M. Smith, 27, and Danikah M. Wesley-Dyer, 25, both of 109 Oxford St., were arrested there, police said... 12


Four arrested in connection with Fryeburg gun theft

FRYEBURG — Four local people were arrested Thursday morning in connection with the theft of a firearm from a Fryeburg home. The firearm was recovered when police arrested Tyler S. Judyski, 24, on one count of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and Nathan J. Rivers, 22, o...


Fryeburg man leads police chase into New Hampshire

FRYEBURG — A local man faces several charges after Fryeburg police say he nearly ran over an officer before leading him on a high-speed chase into New Hampshire. Derek Goode, 28, of Lovewell Pond Road was arrested Tuesday night on charges of reckless conduct, failure to stop for an o...


Knights council earns distinction

BRIDGTON — Knights of Columbus Council 11376 of Bridgton/Fryeburg has earned the distinction of Star Council, one of the organization's top awards, for the 2011-12 fraternal year. The organization's headquarters, in New Haven, Conn., made the announcement. The award recognizes overal...