Stories about Industry


Cold case murder trial of Industry man starts this week

SKOWHEGAN (AP) — A Maine man arrested last year and charged with killing a woman more than three decades ago is due to go on trial this week in Somerset County Superior Court. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in the trial of 56-year-old Jay Mercier of Industry, who has p...


Hermitage members look deep to find answers

INDUSTRY — The sound of Lemon Stream flowing over the rocks deep in the woods gives one the feeling of peacefulness. No power lines hum overhead. It is quiet except for the sounds of nature. Nestled in this quiet setting is the Hridaya Hermitage, a Shaivite Hindu yoga communit...


Industry man, suspect in 1980 murder, to appear in court

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A trial that has been 32 years in the making will begin next week. The trial of Jay Mercier, 56, of Industry will begin on Thursday in Somerset County Superior Court. Jury selection will be on Wednesday.



Extension group to meet INDUSTRY — The Industry Extension will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Shorey Chapel. The topic will be program planning. Everyone is invited. For more information contact Barbara Titcomb at 778-6780. Thomas College...


Jacob J. Chick

INDUSTRY — Jacob J. Chick, 21, of Industry, passed away suddenly from a tragic accident on Saturday, Aug. 25. He was born to Maria and Buba Stevens, Aug. 23, 1991. Jacob lived in Industry his entire life. His childhood was filled with camping, fishing, and hunting with his family. He... 1


Industry man dies after falling from tree

INDUSTRY — Police say an Industry man fell to his death Saturday night after climbing a tree during his birthday celebration. Jacob Chick, 21, climbed the tree and fell about 60 feet around 9:30 p.m. during a gathering at his home on the West Mills Road. He died from the fall, Lt. Ni... 5


Franklin County arrest log

* Jammie Cote, 28, Farmington, domestic violence assault, Aug. 3, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Kenneth Littlefield, 56, Chesterville, domestic violence assault, criminal threatening, Aug. 3, $250 cash bail, court appearance Aug. 23, Maine State Police. * M...


Husson University dean's list

BANGOR — The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Husson University for the spring semester 2012. Auburn: Christie L. Bernier, Renee A. Dufresne-Dixon, Stephen P. Knowlton, Danielle McConnell, Erin Soule, Derek Swan and Cassandra Webster. Bethel: And...


Well done - Area students graduate

NORTON, Mass. —  The following area students graduated from Wheaton College on May 19. William Colasante of Lewiston, degree in biology. Jenifer DeNormandie of Bethel, degree in neuroscience. DeNormandie also earned dean's list honors for...


Well done - Area students attain dean's lists

MANCHESTER, NH. – Tessa Theriault has been named to the dean’s list at Saint Anselm College for the 2011–12 fall and spring semesters. Tessa is a Presidential Scholar majoring in classical archaeology. She is a 2011 graduate of Poland Regional H...