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New Vineyard man charged after accident

NEW VINEYARD — A local man was charged with operating after suspension Thursday morning when his pickup truck struck a snowbank on Lake Road/Route 234 near Porter Lake and rolled over, police said. Michael Nevedomsky, 25, of New Vineyard was driving down a hill and around a corner wh...


North New Portland man injured when truck rolls in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — A North New Portland man was injured Friday night when he lost control of the pickup truck he was driving and it crossed Route 27, becoming airborne. It appeared the truck rolled twice and came to rest against a small tree, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said Monday, accord...


Kingfield woman killed in New Vineyard accident

NEW VINEYARD — One driver was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Route 27. Police said Samantha Wright, 38, of Kingfield died at the scene, which was about 100 yards south of the intersection of the Holly Road. Wright was driving a 19...


One person killed in New Vineyard accident

NEW VINEYARD — A three vehicle fatal accident on Route 27 has closed the road temporarily while officers from Franklin County Sheriff's Department investigate. The accident, near the intersection with the Holly Road, occurred shortly after 2 p.m. New Vineyard and Farmington fi...


One person killed in New Vineyard accident



Anson truck driver injured when truck rolls in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — An Anson man was injured when his dump truck rolled over on icy Basin Road on Monday morning, Franklin County Deputy Matt Brann said. Doug Nile, 41, who contracts with the town of New Vineyard for winter maintenance, was driving up a hill while sanding when the truck s...

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New Vineyard library expansion project begins

NEW VINEYARD — A worker from Thorndike & Sons of Strong was digging a trench Thursday for a new water line as part of an expansion of the New Vineyard Public Library on Lake Street. The footings were poured for the addition Wednesday, Bruce Turcotte, chairman of the Library Expan...

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Fire destroys New Vineyard home

NEW VINEYARD — Investigators from the State Fire Marshal's Office worked Friday to determine the cause of an overnight fire that destroyed a vacant home at 1814 New Vineyard Road. The single-family home owned by Wilfred Daggett Jr. has been empty for about four weeks, fire Chief Doug...


Sherwood Anderson celebrates 85th birthday

NEW VINEYARD — The Rev. Sherwood W. Anderson turned 85 on Sept. 19. On Sept. 19, 1928, Florence (Anderson) Jackson gave birth to an adorable, healthy son. Sherwood and his sister Gail (Ouellette) spent his childhood years first in New York City (1928-1942) and later in New Vineyard o...


Hazel Rundlett

1943 - 2013 WILTON — Hazel Rundlett, 70, of Wilton, passed away at her daughter’s home in Wilton on Tuesday, Oct. 1. She was born in 1943 in Kentucky, the daughter of James H. and Angie C. Fields. Hazel married James Rundlett on Nov. 9, 1957, in Kentucky. She moved to Ne...