Stories about Kingfield

Residents voice concerns about MDOT plan to rework Route 27

KINGFIELD — Maine's Department of Transportation plans to improve Route 27, and residents have been offered an opportunity to share their hopes for their village street makeover. MDOT plans to reconstruct the section through Main Street as part of their Highway Corridor Priority plan...

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Free community luncheon Nov. 9 FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 227 Main St. Menu includes turkey fricassee, mashed potatoes, green peas, cranberry sauce ...

Committee to hold Main Street reconstruction forum

KINGFIELD — Plans for reconstruction of the town's Main Street within the next two years offer residents several creative options for downtown streetscape improvements. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, the Road Reconstruction Committee will hold a public forum at Webster Hall to share ...

Men plead guilty to robbing Kingfield store, driving getaway car

FARMINGTON — Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing Tranten's Too in Kingfield and getting away with about $800 on the evening of June 18, 2012. Kaleb O. Bowring, 20, entered his guilty pleas to a felony robbery charge and a misdemeanor theft charge in a Farmington court. He admi...

Route 27 plans aired in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Downtown property owners face possible changes to Main Street traffic routes and parking space availability as Route 27 plans progress. David Guernsey presented selectmen with an update at their Monday night meeting. The Topsham-based Wright-Pierce engineering firm has wo...

Canadian girl involved in 'wild chase' is listed in stable condition

FARMINGTON — A 13-year-old Canadian girl involved in a police chase Monday night was in stable condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Wednesday, Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said. The girl from Pembroke, Ontario, was a passen... 1

Canadian teens injured in wild chase leading to Carrabassett River

FARMINGTON — A 16-year-old Canadian boy denied Tuesday that he drove a stolen car into Maine on Monday night, rammed a Border Patrol vehicle and led police on a wild chase down Route 27 to Kingfield. Zachary Wittke of Eganville, Ontario, entered denials in Juvenile Court to charges o... 3

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Courtney S. Hodge, 35, Farmington, theft by unauthorized taking/transfer, criminal trespass, Sept. 9, no bail listed, Farmington Police Department. * Todd P. Sullivan, 21, Jay, illeg...

Kingfield residents urged to attend school board meeting

KINGFIELD — Selectmen encouraged local residents to attend the next RSU 58 school board meeting at Kingfield Elementary School to learn more about cost-saving proposals for the district. Selectmen noted at their Monday night meeting that the public can learn more about the plans at t...

Fire destroys Kingfield house and garage-workshop

KINGFIELD — A family escaped injury Monday morning when a garage and workshop caught fire, which spread to the adjacent house at 289 Cedar St. “It was so fast ... so fast,” Pat Tufts said. “I just didn't believe it. We were inside and we heard a noise.”