Stories about New Sharon


New Sharon man dies from injuries sustained in accident

LEWISTON — State police say a New Sharon man died Friday afternoon at Central Maine Medical Center from injuries he sustained Thursday in an accident in front of his home.


Damaged safe recovered in pond outlet in New Sharon

NEW SHARON — A safe believed to have been stolen was recovered in an outlet of Crowell Pond on May 3 with its bottom smashed open, Trooper Mathew Casavant of the Maine State Police said. The Franklin County Sheriff's Department received a call from a fisherman earlier this spring not...



Invasive plant forum postponed WILTON — The Invasive Plant Species Management Forum scheduled for Monday, May 13, at the Wilton Town Office has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Letter carriers food drive May 11 FA...


Well done - Students honored for achievements

SOUTH PORTLAND — Ian McLaughlin of Durham was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Southern Maine Community College. McLaughlin, the son of Jim and Patty McLaughlin, is a graduate of Brunswick High School Class of 2010. He is majoring in dietetics ...


Truck, equipment damaged

NEW SHARON — A truck hauling a 50-foot conveyor jackknifed and rolled over off Route 2 on Thursday, Maine State Trooper Aaron Turcotte said Monday. David Newman, 20, of Livermore told police he was driving a 1997 Ford F-350 that was hauling the conveyor when he felt the equipment swa...



Free workshop on poultry FARMINGTON — Franklin County Farm Bureau and the Farmington Farmers Union will hold a free Poultry Workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the downstairs room at the Farmington Municipal Building. A representative from Poulin Grain and loca...


New Sharon filmmaker wins grand prize

ROCKPORT — Maine Media Workshops + College recently announced the winners of its Spirit of Place photo and video competition. More than 3,800 images and videos were submitted to 11 competition categories from image-makers around the world. More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded in a sp...



Monitoring blue herons FARMINGTON — The monthly program of the Western Maine Audubon Society will be on monitoring Maine’s great blue herons. The program will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at UMF, C23, Roberts. The program is free and open to the ...


Franklin County softball league signups set

FARMINGTON - Franklin County Softball League prepares for the 2013 season with signup sessions scheduled in area towns.


New Sharon man’s criminal cases transferred to Kennebec County

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Justice Michaela Murphy ordered a New Sharon man’s cases to be transferred to a Kennebec County court in Augusta on Friday because some of the incidents occurred in 12th District Court. Ronald Begin, 53, is currently being held without bail for viol... 1