Stories about Industry

Norma Jean DeRocle celebrates 90th birthday

INDUSTRY — Norma Jean DeRocle, formerly from Ohio, celebrated her 90th birthday at Industry Town Hall with 60 friends and relatives on June 21. Son Michael and Randy Bruce prepared trash can turkey, and wife Eula and Vanessa Bruce, Caroline Giles and others catered the delicious buffet....

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Derek Cook, 29, of Wilton, violation condition of release, June 26, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Alberta Vazquez,  57, of New Sharon, driving after su...

Chesterville man avoids deer, crashes in Industry

A vehicle driven by Elijah Gammon, 22, of Chesterville lies on its side beside West Mills Road in Industry. Gammon told Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Morgan on Thursday that he lost control of his vehicle when he tried to avoid a deer as he was driving up a hill. The vehicle went off th...

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Vendors sought for Old Home Days PHILLIPS — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 64 is looking for interested vendors for their Old Home Days vendor fair on Aug. 15. Proceeds from the fair will benefit various programs such as Girls State, scholarships and community...

State supreme court upholds Industry woman’s animal cruelty violation

PORTLAND — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday unanimously upheld the conviction of a Franklin County woman on the civil violation of cruelty to animals. Justices, for the first time, considered and rejected a challenge to the law for vagueness. In January 2012, 26 cats were ...

Maine Supreme Court upholds Industry woman's animal cruelty conviction

PORTLAND — Maine's highest court has affirmed a Franklin County court's ruling that an Industry woman must pay $18,000 to the state after it seized 26 cats from her home. The seizure preceded Julia Peck's conviction on animal cruelty charges. The Franklin County District Court prohib...

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Community Kitchen summer socials INDUSTRY — Industry Community Kitchen will hold Summer Socials on June 12, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11, meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Industry Town Hall. Lunch will be served and there is no charge for the meetings.

State Rep. Lance Harvell withdraws from race

FARMINGTON — State Rep. Lance Harvell, R-Farmington, has withdrawn his bid for re-election this fall. Harvell, who has served in the Legislature since 2009, was scheduled to face Democratic challenger Edward David for the House District 113 seat. Harvell does not have a Republican op...

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Summer concerts at Mexico park MEXICO — Summer concerts at the Mexico Recreation Park will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings through Sept. 1. Bring a picnic supper, bug spray, blanket, folding chair and a friend or two and join your friends, neighbors a...

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Audubon program on state of birds FARMINGTON — A Western Maine Audubon program, "State of the Birds," will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, in Room C 23, Roberts Learning Center, University of Maine at Farmington. Bird populations in Maine are constantly c...