Stories about Jay


Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education announces classes

JAY — RSU 73 Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education is offering many classes in home improvement, fitness, computer and enrichment during the month of February. To register, telephone 897-6384. Getting More Food from Your Garden offered by the University Maine Cooperative Exte...


Colonial Daughters present Good Citizen Award at Spruce Mountain

JAY — At a Spruce Mountain High School assembly held on Feb. 4, Colonial Daughters Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Farmington presented the DAR Good Citizen Award to Ian Jewett, son of Eric and Barbara Jewett of Livermore Falls. Presenting the award were Chapter Regen...


Verso files application with Jay for abatement of 2013 property taxes

JAY — Verso Androscoggin LLC filed an application for a 2013 abatement of property taxes on Tuesday. The request asks the town to abate $469 million in valuation from the company's real estate and personal property at the Androscoggin Mill. The company said the paper mill and its pro...


Jay woman goes through traffic light, strikes another vehicle in Farmington

FARMINGTON — A Jay woman was injured after her car went through a stop light and hit another another vehicle in front of Hannaford supermarket on Wilton Road on Wednesday. Taylor Rand, 21, complained of chest pain and was transported to Franklin Memorial Hospital by NorthStar ambulan...


Jay man injured in snowmobile accident on Wilton lake

WILTON — A Jay man was injured Monday when his snowmobile rear-ended one driven by his grandson on Wilson Lake. David Jones, 68, of Jay was following his grandson across the lake as they headed toward town, Sgt. Scott Thrasher of the Maine Warden Service said. The grandson, Da...


New appointments made in Jay

JAY — When new Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere takes over, staff members will have new duties and positions. The Board of Selectpersons made new appointments that will go into effect Feb. 24. Town Office Manager/Town Clerk Ronda Palmer will serve in her current positions and wi...


Rhode Island man charged in Jay sexual assault case

JAY — A Rhode Island man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a woman in May 2013. Wilson F. Alves, 30, of Pawtucket, R.I., and formerly of Maine, is being held without bail at the Franklin County jail in Farmington. Alves was arrested on a warrant by a Rhode Island ...


Fuel fund receives $2,520 from Bailey Bros. Ford

The Tri-Town Ministerial Association Good Neighbor Fuel Fund was the recipient of $2,520 from Bailey Bros., a Ford Motor Co. dealer, at the Fuel Fund Christmas Party on Dec. 26. The funds were raised at the Drive 4 UR Community event during the Livermore Falls Apple Pumpkin Festival.


Spruce Mountain High School honor roll

JAY — Spruce Mountain High School has announced the second-quarter honor roll for the 2013-14 school year. Seniors Highest honors: Iam Jewett, Lucas Preble. High honors: David Stone. Honors: Eliz...


Jay man charged with stealing beer

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police said a Jay man was charged with theft Wednesday after taking a 30-pack of beer from Cumberland Farms on Main Street. Alexander Ryerson, 21, led police on a foot chase and got into a scuffle with them, Livermore Falls police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said. ...