Stories about New Sharon

Snowshoes, snowflakes and caned chairs keep women busy

FARMINGTON — Working together, Georgia Tolman and her mother, Jane Tolman, slipped cane through the holes of a weathered chair Friday while tending Georgia’s display at the Farmington Fair.

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Todd O. Tyler, 34, Andover, driving after suspension, Aug. 21, $250 cash bail, court appearance Oct. 16, Wilton Police Department. * Barry Brown, 50, Chesterville, violation of Inter...

Dodge pickup parts stolen from New Sharon auto body shop

NEW SHARON — A Franklin County deputy is investigating a case of vehicle parts stolen from an auto body shop on Farmington Falls Road. The owner of the shop told Cpl. Chris Chase on Wednesday that a driver’s side front and rear doors, front bumper cover and tailgate were stolen...

Anita F. O. Fitch

SKOWHEGAN — Anita Florence Oakes Fitch, 91, of Waterville, formerly of New Sharon, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, at Cedar Ridge Center. She was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Farmington, the daughter of Agis Oakes and Florence Elsworth Oakes. At the age of 1, she lived with her grandparents, A...

Ryder honored for grassroots work

Maine State Rep. Paul Gilbert, D-Jay, right, who represents House District 87 (Chesterville, Jay, Mercer, New Sharon and Starks) presented Rebecca Ryder, Franklin Community Health Network president and CEO with a legislative sentiment for receiving the American Hospital Association Grassroots Cha...

Well done

BIDDEFORD — Brianna Bisesti was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of New England. She graduated May 18 with a Bachelor of Science in athletic training, cum laude. She's the daughter of Jim and Nancy Bisesti of Greene.

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Jail: * Jessica Wallace, 28, Wilton, unpaid fines, fees, July 28, released July 29, Wilton Police Department. * Joshua Ramey, 23, Wilton, failure to appear, July 29, $250 cash bail, court appearance Sep...

New Sharon mobile home destroyed by fire

A mobile home, believed to be vacant, on Glen Harris Road off Route 134 in New Sharon was destroyed by fire late Saturday afternoon.

FMH Auxiliary donates $10,000 for children's services

FARMINGTON — A donation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, scholarship announcements, committee reports and the installment of new officers were just a few of the actions taking place at the annual meeting of the Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary on June 5. Les Gatchell, Auxiliary pre...

Library to offer computer classes

NEW SHARON — The Jim Ditzler Memorial Library will offer a computer class from 1 to 2 p.m. beginning Aug. 1. Preregistration is required as space is limited. There is no charge. The class on Gmail will take place on Aug. 1. Learn about accessing email, calendar, notes and cont...