Stories about Livermore Falls

Jay, Livermore Falls to celebrate on eve of Independence Day

JAY — A parade and fireworks are planned for Thursday, July 3. The parade lineup is at 4 p.m. at Memco in Jay with the procession starting at 5 p.m. Participants will head down Main Street/Route 4 and end on Depot Street at Ware-Butler in Livermore Falls. The Parade Committee ...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Ryan A. Brann, 36, of Wilton, driving after habitual offender revocation, leaving the scene of an accident, driving to endanger, June 26, no bail listed, by Wilton Police Department.

Livermore Falls police adding patrol at new four-way stop

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are asking motorists and bicyclists who are traveling the Campground Road to be aware that there is a new four-way stop at the intersection of Haines Corner, Bamford Hill and Campground roads. Police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said that some motorists are not s...

Poland pastor to retire from Livermore Falls church

LIVERMORE FALLS — Kay Webb, pastor of the Eaton Memorial United Methodist Church, is retiring Monday, June 30. She will serve communion for the last time during the church service on Sunday. The 67-year-old woman who lives in Poland has been a pastor since 1996. During pa...

Fire destroys home, garage in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — About 40 firefighters from five departments battled a fire that ripped through a home and garage Wednesday afternoon at 17 Souther Road. The mobile home with additions, along with a garage and its contents, was destroyed. Property owner, Ted Soucy, was away f...

Business office ransacked in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating a burglary at Riverview Plumbing & Heating at 3 Bridge St. that occurred between closing on Tuesday and 7:09 a.m. on Wednesday. Someone gained entry by force through a window and ransacked the office area, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr....

This week's agenda

Tuesday Wilton: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Thursday Jay: Street Light Committee, 6 p.m., Town Office Livermore Falls: RSU 73 Board of Directors, 6 p.m., Cedar Street central office

Treat reading program 'travels' around the world

LIVERMORE — Where in the world will reading take you this summer? “Book A Trip,” Treat Memorial Library's Summer Reading Program, is well under way. Registration ends Saturday, June 28. Participants have already toured North America. Wednesday Story Time (10:30 a.m.) foll...

Fundraiser on tap for heating assistance in Jay, Livermore and Livermore Falls

JAY — The Good Neighbor Tri-Town Fuel Assistance program provided $28,083.49 in emergency heating assistance in 2013 to 150 families or 483 individuals. It provided 7,650 gallons of fuel, organization member Paul Gilbert said. The committee that oversees the Tri-Town Ministerial...

Buttons for Babes reaches $25,000 in bracelet sales to help children

FARMINGTON — In just two years, Buttons for Babes has created an estimated 3,000 bracelets and raised $25,000 to help local children. Chris Bourassa started making the one-of-a-kind bracelets with recycled buttons. Sales of the bracelets helped support homeless children living in a R...