Stories about Livermore Falls

Used needles, sharps should be disposed of properly

LIVERMORE FALLS — People disposing of used hypodermic needles, lancets and other sharp medical objects should put them in a puncture-proof, leak-proof container that is taped shut and clearly marked “Do Not Recycle,” officials advise. Town Manager Kristal Flagg said the t...

Livermore Falls eyes sites for first-responder monument

LIVERMORE FALLS — The fire chief is exploring options on where to put a first-responder monument that the local firefighter association raised money to buy. The monument will be erected to remember firefighters, police, emergency medical responders and others considered first respond...

No-parking sign to be lowered, traffic signals to be enforced

LIVERMORE FALLS — Board of Selectmen Chairman Bill Demaray asked Highway Department foreman Bill Nichols on Tuesday to have the newly installed “no parking” sign on Main Street lowered so motorists can see it. People used to be able to park on Main Street next to Western ...

Livermore fire caused by faulty wood stove installation, official says

LIVERMORE — The cause of a fire that heavily damaged a house attached to the closed Carriage House Cafe on Route 4 Tuesday night was caused by a faulty wood stove installation, Chris Stanford, an investigator from the State Fire Marshal's Office, said Wednesday. The fire started in t...

Man wanted on motor vehicle warrants gets new charge

LIVERMORE FALLS — A local man ended up with an additional charge after police tried to arrest him on two warrants related to motor vehicle violations on Sunday, Livermore police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Tuesday. Sgt. Steve Allen saw William Norton, 57, of Livermore Falls, drivin...

Teen awarded scholarship to help with college

JAY — Eighteen-year-old Ashley Sidney of Livermore Falls has her plans set for her career. She has always wanted to be a lawyer, she said Tuesday. She is not sure what field in the profession she'll enter, she said, but she will figure it out as she goes along. Sidney, a 201...

Livermore Falls seeks more information on energy efficiency loan program

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen agreed Tuesday to look at a revolving-loan program that would help property owners make their homes become more energy efficient and weatherized. Town Manager Kristal Flagg said she has had requests from two residents in regard to the Property Assessed Cle...

Norbert 'Norby' J. Chessie

LIVERMORE FALLS — Norbert “Norby” J. Chessie, 67, a resident of Livermore Falls, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, at his home surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends. He was born Oct. 15, 1944, in McAdam, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Gabriel and Irene (Foley) Ch...

Home invasion leaves mental, physical scars

LIVERMORE FALLS — Dot Bailey still doesn’t sleep very well at night. She has lost her sense of security since two masked men entered her house, one with a handgun pointed at her, during the morning hours of June 27. She thought it was a joke but soon found out it was real. They...

Military note - Raymond Tilton

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Raymond J. Tilton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basi...