Stories about Livermore Falls


Above the tree tops

A helicopter above the tree tops Tuesday in Livermore Falls works on power lines off Diamond Road and Route 133 to pull a lead line as part of Central Maine Power Co.'s $1.4 billion Maine Power Reliability Program, CMP spokeswoman Gail Rice said. The company is upgrading its transmission system, ...


Petition required for Livermore Falls park issue

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen said a petition needs is needed to get an article on the June ballot asking voters if they want to change the name of the Geneva Hodgkins Memorial Park back to Union Park. On behalf of veterans, Palmer Hebert of Livermore Falls proposed an article for the ... 1


Children welcome spring in frigid weather

RSU 73 prekindergarten teacher Kayla Brown, second from left, marches with her students and Livermore Falls Head Start students shaking homemade noisemakers Monday to welcome spring while walking around the RSU 73 Cedar Street Learning Center in Livermore Falls. The parade was postponed from Thur...


Section of roof collapses at pallet manufacturer in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — A worker at PalletOne Inc. on Park Street suffered minor injuries Friday when part of the roof collapsed under the weight of snow and ice, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said. With the 14 inches of snow that fell Wednesday night into Friday, and ice build-up on the...


Lost racing pigeon finds temporary home in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — Four-year-old Kailee Parker ran her fingers down the sleek gray feathers of a racing pigeon her family found flying outside their house earlier this month. “It is soft,” Kailee said Friday. The family has named it Zazu after the hornbill in "The Lion Kin... 1


Selectmen abate nearly $20,000 in taxes in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen voted Tuesday to abate $19,733.49 in taxes for property that was sold by bid or kept by the town. The properties that were sold earlier this month went for a total of $8,225. Selectmen also signed the State of Maine assessor's annual return for the ...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Matthew Allen, 35, Vienna, driving after habitual offender revocation, violating condition of release, March 17,  no bail listed, by Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Evan...


Fifth member appointed to Livermore Falls Budget Committee

LIVERMORE FALLS — There will be a town Budget Committee after all. Selectmen voted Tuesday to appoint William Hodgkins to the committee to make five members, enough for a quorum, Chairman Bill Demaray said. Hodgkins requested the appointment, he said. He joins Ronnalean...


TV, jewelry stolen in Livermore Falls burglary

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating a second home burglary within a couple of weeks on upper Park Street. It was reported at noon Monday. A window was broken to gain entry, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Tuesday. Among the items taken were a television, jewelry and some ...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Jason A. Whitney, 29, Wilton, violation of condition of release, March 11, no bail listed as of March 17, Wilton Police Department. * Shawn Zeimetz, 39, Skowhegan, writ for prosecuti...