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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...

Guns, money and safe taken in New Vineyard burglary

NEW VINEYARD — Deputies are investigating a burglary at a residence on Wells Road. It is estimated the value of the property stolen is about $24,000, which includes eight firearms, Franklin County Sheriff Lt. Niles Yeaton said Tuesday morning. The homeowner was out of the hou...

Farm Bureau to hold summer outing

Franklin County Farm Bureau will hold its Summer Outing on Saturday, July 16, at the Forster-Ricardo farm, 261 Miller Road, New Vineyard. There will be badminton and a horseshoe pit, as well as a gazebo with a man-made pond nearby for socializing. A barbecue of beef, pork, chicken, hamburgers an...

Trout elusive at fishing derby

FARMINGTON — Rick Moody cast his fishing line out into Rollo Pond at Abbott Park on Friday. Moody, 24, of New Vineyard, hadn't practiced casting in a while but still got his bait out some distance on his first cast. Moody used to fish a lot before a mysterious disease attacked...

Man faces charges in two counties

FARMINGTON — A New Vineyard man faces multiple charges in two counties after police say he confessed Thursday to a string of thefts and burglaries including one at Titcomb Mountain Ski Area early April 6. Police say they have recovered most of the stolen items in a multi-agency coop...

Kingfield administrative assistant faces charges

NEW VINEYARD — A local man is facing domestic violence charges, among others, after he was accused of following a man and woman to a house, striking the woman’s vehicle with his own and assaulting the other man, police said. Douglas Marble, 32, was arrested Sunday on charges o...

Fire heavily damages farmhouse

NEW VINEYARD — Fire heavily damaged an old farmhouse on Anson Valley Road late Thursday afternoon, fire Chief Doug Churchill said Friday. There were no injuries. “It was likely caused by a wood stove, chimney fire,” he said. About 50 firefighters from several towns...

New Vineyard man charged in theft case

NEW VINEYARD — A local man is accused of continuing to use another's debit card to the tune of $1,192, after the person let him use it once to buy medication, Franklin County Sheriff Lt. Niles Yeaton said Friday. Steven H. Look, 33, was arrested on a charge of felony theft Wednesday ...

New Vineyard couple loses home to fire for second time.

NEW VINEYARD —  Roger and Doreen Merrill, who lost everything when their home burned down last week, are still stunned but thankful for many things. "My family got out," Roger said. "That's all that really matters." Doreen said she woke to the sound of the smoke alarms "screa...

Mass. driver sentenced in fatal crash involving wood beams

FARMINGTON — A Massachusetts businessman was ordered Friday to serve 90 days of a two-year sentence for leaving the scene of a deadly accident in New Vineyard last year. Franklin County Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy also sentenced Domingos Medeiros, 50, of Assonet, to se... 1