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Rumford Riders meet today RUMFORD — The new Rumford Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, upstairs at Sam's. Supper will be served before the meeting. Everyone is welcome. Horseshoe tournament FARMINGTON — The sixth...

Frank M. Niles

KINGFIELD — Frank M. Niles, 91, of Kingfield, formerly of Danvers, Mass., died unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 20, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1920, in Kingfield, the third son of six children born to Clinton and Ruth (Norton) Niles. He attended schools in New Portland and Kingfield....

Kingfield man faces stalking charge

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP — A Kingfield man faces charges after a woman reported seeing him looking in a bedroom window when she was getting ready to go to bed. Deputy Christopher Chase arrested Jonah Mitchell, 31, on Monday on misdemeanor charges of stalking and violations of conditions of r...

Kingfield selectmen approve increase to tax rate

KINGFIELD — Selectmen approved a one-half mill increase in the current tax rate. The approved rise will bump the current rate of $14 per $1,000 of assessed real estate value to $14.50 for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. “That’s an increase to the average property owner of abou...

12 seniors receive Franklin Bank scholarships

RUMFORD — Franklin Savings Bank’s Community Development Foundation has awarded $33,000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships are $3,000 each. The bank generally awards 11 scholarships per year, although one school, Mt. Abram, presented two scholarships thi...

Congressman's staff to be available in Phillips, Kingfield

PHILLIPS — U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud's staff will meet with residents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Phillips Town Office to discuss issues they are facing with federal agenc...

Fifteen nonprofits awarded Western Mountains Fund grants

ELLSWORTH/PORTLAND — The Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program recently awarded $74,367 in grants to 15 Franklin and Somerset County nonprofits, including the History House Association, which will use the funds to research, develop and conduct walking tours in ...

FMH Auxiliary donates $20,000 to hospital

FARMINGTON — A donation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, scholarship announcements and the installment of new officers were just a few of the actions taking place at the annual meeting of the Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary on June 6. The meeting began with Les Gatchell, vice pres...

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Community breakfast Aug. 4 KINGFIELD — A community all-you-can-eat breakfast is being offered Saturday, Aug. 4, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Kingfield United Methodist Church on High Street. The menu will include homemade sausage gravy with biscuits, pancakes, ...

Kingfield gets complaint about property appearance

KINGFIELD — Property owners may have very different standards of maintenance, but town officials have few options to appease unhappy neighbors.