Stories about New Sharon

Well done - Student achievements announced

BIDDEFORD — Derrick Roy of Lewiston, a senior from Connecticut College, is conducting research in the lab of Bruce Branchini. Roy recently participated in the sixth annual Northeast Undergraduate Research Development Symposium. This National Science Foundation-suppor...

Two charged in suspected heroin overdose in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — Two people are charged with possessing heroin following a suspected drug overdose at a home on Farmington Falls Road last week, Sgt. Mathew Casavant of the Maine State Police said in a release. Maine State Police Trooper Keith Barton met with Daniel Villacci, 27, of New ...

Police investigate apparent drug overdose in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — A child called a family member at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to report two unresponsive adults in the home at 545 Farmington Falls Road, police said Wednesday. The family member called Franklin County emergency dispatchers to report the situation, Sgt. Mathew Casavant of th...

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Presentation, social in Industry INDUSTRY — There will be a presentation by the Norlands from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Industry Town Hall. The presentation follows the Community Kitchen social, which begins at 10 a.m. and includes lunch. T...

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Rumford Seniors lunch, bus trip PERU — Rumford Seniors will have a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, at the old Peru School. Menu is meatloaf, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables, drink and dessert for $4.50. The public is welcome. Take...

New Sharon school's Talkin' Travelers raising money to compete globally

NEW SHARON — The Talkin' Travelers, a Destination Imagination team of seven students, learned lessons recently about art, history, creativity, imagination and teamwork. They also learned to never give up hope, they said. Most of the Cape Cod Hill School's Talkin' Travelers members wh...

Well done - Students honored

MEDFORD, Mass. — Ben Armstrong, a graduate of Edward Little High School, was placed on the dean's list for the fall 2013 term at Tufts University School of Engineering. He is a junior studying mechanical engineering and will be working for Sensata Technologies, a sen...

Plow truck takes down utility poles in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — A plow truck struck a support pole on Starks Road near the Somerset County line Thursday, taking down two utility poles and a transformer. It also ripped down the wires from a transformer to a house, Franklin County Deputy Sandy Burke said. Travis Pond, 31, of New...

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...

Well done - Students honored for achievements

BALTIMORE, Md. — Emily M. Pakulski, formerly of Mechanic Falls, has received her Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College in May of 2013 majoring in communications with a concentration in studio art, with a final GPA of 3.45. Emily is a 2009 graduate of...