Stories about Jay

RSU 73 to hold food drive to benefit food cupboard

JAY — RSU 73 students and staff will kick off a districtwide food drive Monday to help fill the cupboards at the Tri-Town Ministerial Food Cupboard in Livermore Falls that serves families in Jay, Livermore and Livermore Falls.

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Fayette Fun Day   FAYETTE — The School and Home Association will hold its annual Fayette Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Fayette Central School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children, no charge for children u...

Trash truck rolls after tire blows

JAY — A trash-compacting truck was demolished Thursday after a front tire blew and it went off Route 133. Roland Begin, 65, of Livermore was driving the truck toward Farmington, and was south of Macomber Hill Road in Jay, when the driver’s side front tire blew, Jay officer Russ...

Police arrest third man in burglary case

JAY — Police charged a third man Wednesday with breaking into a local barn in late April. A Geiger counter, tools and gun clips were stolen. Gary Choate, 25, of Jay was charged with of burglary, theft, criminal mischief and violation condition of release, police Chief Larry White Sr....

Franklin County arrest log

Tristan Ridlon, 26, Vienna, violation condition of release/theft by unauthorized taking, transfer/violation of protection from abuse, May 7, Jay Police Department. Jesse Robbins, 31, Jay, furnishing illegal drugs, possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, May 7, $300 cash bail, J...

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Society topic: vets' wreaths NEW VINEYARD — The New Vineyard Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Historical room. Wreaths Across America will be presented by Joe Ross of Wilton. He will present a slideshow explaining about the Chri...

Stamp out hunger

On Saturday, May 12, Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest single-day food drive, will take place. This is the 20th year of this effort, which is hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service and sponsored by AARP, United Way and other organizations....

Chinese auction is upcoming seniors' event

LIVERMORE — On May 7 the Jay-Livermore Falls Seniors met at Murray Hall with Fernande Doiron presiding. There were 30 members and one guest, Napoleon Frechette, present. Following the opening ceremonies George Doiron sang "Mother" for all the mothers present in observance of Mother's...

Local post offices may have to cut hours

PARIS — Scores of area post offices, including some under consideration for closure, may have their hours cut under a plan to reduce the U. S. Postal Service deficit by nearly $500 million annually. The plan will keep post offices in Paris Hill, North Waterford, Danville in Auburn, S... 2

RSU 73 voters turn down $5.3 million school building project

JAY — Voters in all three towns in RSU 73 soundly rejected a bond Tuesday for a $5.3 million renovation-and-addition project at Jay high and middle schools. The combined vote was 316-566, with Livermore residents voting 79-165, Jay voting 189-289 and Livermore Falls, 48-112. T...