Stories about Livermore Falls

Burglary, arrests reported in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on the upper portion of Baldwin Street. Prescription medication was taken, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Monday. The burglary was reported at 1:13 a.m. Monday. There was no sign of forced entry, Steward said,...

Performing at the gazebo

Residents want failed articles reconsidered at town meeting

LIVERMORE FALLS —  Resident and former Selectman Kenny Jacques asked selectmen Monday to bring back all 12 municipal articles that failed at the polls June 12 to another vote. That way the issues could be discussed in open forum and both selectmen and the Budget Committee could ...

Philip H. Bailey

PORTLAND — Philip H. Bailey, 83, a resident of Depot Street, Livermore Falls, died Monday, June 11, at Maine Medical Center, after a short illness. He was born in Livermore Falls, Oct. 10, 1928, the son of Bernal and Rossie Hinds Bailey. He was a graduate of Livermore Falls High Scho...

Edith A. Preston

FARMINGTON — Edith A. Preston, 89, of Jay, passed peacefully in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 12, at Sandy River Center for Health Care and Rehabilitation. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Livermore Falls, a daughter of Ozem and Hattie (MacKay) Wagner. She was raised on the f...

Treat Memorial Library to kick off summer reading

LIVERMORE FALLS —   Since this is an election year, the 2012 Summer Reading Program is “Vote for Books!” Participants will be involved in choosing candidates (award-winning books), campaigning for their favorite and electing a winner. This year there is a separate sess...

Livermore Falls voters reject 12 articles

LIVERMORE FALLS — Voters defeated 12 articles Tuesday pertaining to the proposed $2.3 million municipal budget, including administration, code enforcement and public works. All other articles passed except for the RSU 73 budget. The selectmen's proposed $2.3 million spending package ...

RSU 73 budget fails

LIVERMORE FALLS — Voters in Jay, Livermore and Livermore Falls on Tuesday rejected a proposed $18.8 million Regional School Unit 73 budget by a combined tally of 642-734. The proposal for 2012-13 failed in all three towns: Jay residents voted 328-341; Livermore voters, 196-253; and L...

Spruce Mountain Boys State delegates

The Dirigo Boys State delegates for 2012 have been named. At right, delegates from Spruce Mountain North in Jay are Alexander Hartford, left, and Devon Autrey. Above, delegates from Spruce Mountain South in Livermore Falls are, from left, Joshua Wilcox, Dakota Halliday, Nathan Hamblin and Caleb B...

RSU 73 budget vote failing with two of three towns reporting

LIVERMORE FALLS — With Jay and Livermore reporting results on RSU 73 proposed $18.8 million budget late Tuesday, the budget was failing 524-594. Livermore voters rejected the proposal by a 196-253 vote. Jay residents also rejected the proposal in a vote of 328-341. Live...