Stories about New Sharon


Rapper, musician teaches power of music to children in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — With their heads bobbing, their hands up high and moving from side-to-side to the music Monday, students at Cape Cod Hill School followed along with rapper and saxophone player Devin Ferreira. Even Principal Darlene Paine and staff members got into the music. Ferr...



VFW dance is Feb. 1 JAY — A dance with music by The Campground Band will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Jay VFW. For more information call 320-1544. Public supper at Trinity United FARMINGTON — A public supper ...


Farmington student wins RSU 9 district bee

NEW SHARON — It took 24 rounds to declare sixth-grader Aubrey Hoes a winner in the Mt. Blue Regional School District Spelling Bee on Monday. Hoes, of Cascade Brook School in Farmington, and eighth-grader Ben Andrews, of Mt. Blue Middle School, went through 10 rounds before Hoes took ...



Community luncheon rescheduled FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. The event was rescheduled from Jan. 11 due to weather. The menu includes Stan's regionally f...


Students in exercise program rewarded with movie

FARMINGTON — They ran, lifted weights and did aerobics this fall as part of "EveryBody on the move in Franklin County," a Healthy Community Coalition program designed to get kids moving. The reward for their efforts? A morning at the movies Monday at the Narrow Gauge Cinema in Farmin...

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Dreaming of winter in New Sharon

A snowman made of hay bales covered in white plastic stands in a field beside Route 2 in New Sharon on Monday. 

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Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Brett A. Roberts, 49, Chesterville, violating condition of release, Dec. 9, time was served and he was released Dec. 12, Maine State Police. * Lawrence Churchill, 59, Farmington, vio...

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Driver arrested after New Sharon crash

NEW SHARON — An Athens woman was charged with drunken-driving and leaving the scene of an accident after police found her abandoned Jeep on Kimball Pond Road on Tuesday night. Tina Meng, 45, was arrested at her boyfriend's home on Kimball Pond Road and booked at the Franklin County j...

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Truck heavily damaged when it hits tree

WILTON — A pickup truck was heavily damaged Wednesday morning when it hit a patch of ice on Munson Road and crashed into a tree, police Sgt. Chad Abbott said. Driver Grace-Lyn Coolidge, 19, of Wilton left the Big Apple and turned right onto Munson Road, he said. Once the truck's rear...


New Sharon woman jailed for giving minors alcohol

FARMINGTON — A New Sharon woman has been sentenced to 21 days in jail for providing alcohol to two teenagers who got drunk and crashed a stolen pickup truck. Caryn Savage was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of allowing a minor to consume liquor. The On...