Stories about Livermore Falls

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...

Police investigate vandalism at Recreation Field in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE — Police are investigating vandalism at the town's Recreation Field on Foundry Road, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Monday. Someone wrote on the park benches and some of the play equipment had obscene pictures drawn on them, he said. The slide on the children's playgr...

Wilton man accused of OUI in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police said a Wilton man was charged with drunken driving Friday morning after his car went off Route 17 into a ditch and he drove off. Arthur Hentschel, 51, was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence at approximately 9:16 a.m., police Chief Ernest St...

Norlands' program volunteers

Livermore man's bid for Livermore Falls property accepted

LIVERMORE FALLS — Selectmen voted Tuesday to accept the bid of $5,300 from a Livermore man for a town-acquired property at 19 Munsey Ave., Town Manager Kristal Flagg said Wednesday. The property was taken for outstanding sewer fees of $2,329.66, Flagg told selectmen last month.

Spirit of America awards local volunteers

AUBURN — David Trider is one of those people. Whenever someone is in need in the town of Leeds, Trider seems to be around, chipping in with carpentry work here, an electrical fix there and, of course, those 55 years on the volunteer Fire Department. "There are just so many won...

Colorful bird

A colorful peacock sits on a stone wall overlooking a pasture on Tuesday in Livermore Falls.

Fun in the Sun

Kristina Wilson, 2, of Wilton enjoys a tire swing Monday at the Livermore Falls Recreation Field. Her mother, Kimberly Frost, watched her play.

Briefly

Tri -Town Seniors elect officers JAY — On May 19 the Tri -Town Seniors held their last meeting for the season. A BBQ was served at noon followed by a short meeting. The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read and accepted as read. The election of officer...

Livermore Falls pedestrian dies 10 days after being hit by car

LIVERMORE FALLS — A local man who was critically injured when he was hit by a car while crossing Depot Street on June 1, died Wednesday, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said. Richard McCrillis, 82, of Livermore Falls was at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston and was moved to Th... 1