Stories about Kingfield

Kingfield in need of cemetery sexton

KINGFIELD — The town needs a new sexton to supervise burials in the local cemetery. Selectmen learned at their Monday night meeting that Foster Robinson has resigned as town sexton. The sexton is responsible for digging graves or having them dug, and acting as the primary cont...

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Franklin County to hold hearing on $1.1 million unorganized territory budget

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed $1.1 million unorganized territory budget for 2014-15. The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. Dec. 17 at the Franklin County Courthouse. The budget as is represents a $251,580 decrease fr...

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Madison man to serve 21 months for Kingfield robbery

FARMINGTON — A Franklin County judge sentenced a Madison man on Friday to serve 21 months of an eight-year sentence for robbing Tranten's Too in Kingfield in June 2012...

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Reception for new art show RUMFORD — The Pennacook Art Center and River Valley Growth Council will host a reception for a new art show from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the River Valley Technology Center, 60 Lowell St. Meet the artists and view the art. A do...

Well done: Students honored for achievements

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristen Lavallee of Lisbon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation's first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She is a graduate of Model Secondar...

Trail link to Canada advocated in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Larry Warren, president of Western Mountains Corporation, said he hopes for the town's support to link western Maine with its Canadian neighbors via an historic trail. "I started working with (Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments) and Arnold Expedition Historical So...

Groups to offer Thanksgiving dinners

Legion hosts dinner today DIXFIELD — A Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 4 p.m. until sold out Saturday, Nov. 23, at American Legion Post 100. Cost is $5. Seniors plan holiday feast

Man sentenced to serve two years for Tranten's Too robbery

FARMINGTON — A Vassalboro man was sentenced Thursday to serve two years of an eight-year sentence and four years probation for driving the getaway car in the June 2012 robbery of Tranten's Too in Kingfield. Matthew Santamore, 22, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of robbery and misde...

Thanksgiving dinner at Poplar Hut

KINGFIELD — Maine Huts & Trails will hold “Thanksgiving at the Huts,” its annual Thanksgiving dinner with a special rate and menu for the holiday. For one night only, Poplar Hut will reopen into full-service mode and provide a Thanksgiving meal at 6 p.m. and overnight lodgin...

John H. Banks Jr.

FARMINGTON — John H. Banks Jr., 80, of Kingfield, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., in 1933, the son of John and Rita Banks Sr. He graduated from Essex County Agricultural School. In 1985, he married his ...