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Dec. 24 service NEW VINEYARD — The Mountain View Bible Church in New Vineyard will have a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. The service will celebrate the first coming of Christ. Pastor Rick Dubuc extends a welcome to all.


New Vineyard voters reject tax assessment review ordinance

NEW VINEYARD — Townspeople have voted down a proposed tax assessment review ordinance, which would have prevented tax abatement appeals from going to Franklin County commissioners. About 80 people crowded into the second floor of Smith Hall on Tuesday night to vote on a proposal to a...


Voters to decide on money for cemetery expansion, ordinance

NEW VINEYARD — Selectmen will hold a special town meeting Thursday for voters to consider using up to $25,000 from surplus to expand a cemetery. They will also see if the town wants to adopt a Board of Assessment Review Ordinance. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Smith...


C-Prompt relocating

NEW VINEYARD — C-Prompt Computers, the New Vineyard-based computer store and repair center, is expanding in order to bring technicians closer to their customers. The retail store, which opened in January 2006 on Route 27 in New Vineyard, will be relocating to Kingfield. The new addre...


New Vineyard sawmill damaged in fire to be back running in day or two

NEW VINEYARD — A sawmill damaged by fire Monday is expected to be back in operation in the next day or two, company owners Doug, Jody and Gerald Fletcher said in a news release Tuesday. The Maine Wood Turning Inc. sawmill, a division of Maine Wood Concepts, had a fire in the west end...


Firefighters battle blaze at sawmill

NEW VINEYARD — Nine fire departments, dozens of firefighters and lots of trucks responded to a fire at Maine Wood Turning Inc.'s sawmill building off Lake Road on Monday afternoon. It was called in as a fire in the chip room at about 1:30 p.m., New Vineyard fire Chief Doug Churchil...


Robert Edward Kennedy

NEW VINEYARD — Robert Edward Kennedy, 84, of New Vineyard, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, Oct. 27. He was born March 19, 1927, in New Vineyard, the son of Wallace M. and Everdine (Ashcroft) Kennedy. He was educated in the schools of New Vineyard and Farmington....


Photography business sets up shop in Farmington

FARMINGTON — Haven Photography is leasing the space at 145 Wilton Road, the former site of Palmer Realty. Holly Kangas said her husband, David, put a sign up at the site to keep the public guessing what would occupy the small, two-room building. What initially started as a hob... 2


Speed leads to crash; mailboxes smashed

FARMINGTON — A Wilton man faces charges after speeding down Front Street on Wednesday night and crashing into the Hippach Field fence, Farmington Police Chief Jack Peck said Thursday. Daniel Herrin, 19, of Wilton was given a summons on charges of criminal speed and driving to endange... 1


Police following leads after guns, money, drugs stolen from New Vineyard home

NEW VINEYARD — Deputies are pursuing leads after a burglary Monday at a residence on Wells Road netted thieves an estimated $24,000 in property. Eight guns, several thousand dollars in U.S. currency, a gun safe and prescription drugs were taken between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday, Fran...