Stories about New Vineyard

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New Vineyard paving project ready to begin

NEW VINEYARD — A long-awaited Barker Road rebuilding and repaving project will begin Monday, June 10. “We have the money, and we’re ready to roll,” Selectman Fay Adams said. In March, voters approved spending $308,000 to rebuild and pave nearly a mile on the ...

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New Vineyard residents question Barker Road project

NEW VINEYARD — Selectmen listened for more than an hour Monday to ideas and questions posed by about 25 townspeople on rebuilding a portion of Barker Road. The board opted to stay with what voters had decided at the March town meeting unless someone presents a petition with 25 signat...

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New Vineyard board calls for hearing on Barker Road project

NEW VINEYARD — Selectmen are seeking input from townspeople regarding plans to rebuild a portion of the Barker Road. The board will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday, April 22, at Smith Hall prior to their regular meeting. During the annual town meeting in March, voters a...

12:00am

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Kathyrene A. Searles, 38, New Vineyard, theft by unauthorized taking, transfer and violation condition of release, April 12, $250 cash bail, court appearance June 5, Farmington Police Departm...

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Briefly

Educators to meet April 15 STRONG — The Franklin County Retired Educators will hold their first meeting of the spring at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, at the White Elephant. The program will be a slide presentation of Schools in Honduras. Lunch will be either pot roast o...

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Fire causes minimum damage to New Vineyard house

NEW VINEYARD – A house at 525 Anson Valley Road received minimal damage Friday morning after a fire in a chimney spread to a wall in the living room, New Vineyard Fire Chief Doug Churchill said. The home belongs to Jim Russell and Bonnie Sawyer. Sawyer was home and called in the fire...

12:00am

New Vineyard turns back three controversial articles, passes budget

NEW VINEYARD--Town meeting voters overwhelmingly rejected three controversial articles and approved less than a one-percent increase in the municipal budget. 

5:25pm

Correction: Robert Stevens is named agent

NEW VINEYARD — The annual town meeting will begin with votes on two controversial ordinances residents rejected last summer. The meeting at Smith Hall will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9. After choosing a moderator, voters will decide on the Duties and Code of Conduct Ordinance...

12:15pm

Two men injured when car, plow truck hit head-on

NEW VINEYARD – Two men were injured Wednesday morning on Route 27 when a car and a plow truck collided head-on near Our Village Market, formerly known as My Wife's Place, Franklin County Sheriff Cpl. Stephen Charles said. Shermaine L. McDonald II, 17, of Farmington, driving a car, wa...

6:50pm

Eight bids submitted for library expansion

NEW VINEYARD — Eight bids were submitted Monday for the New Vineyard Public Library expansion project by the 2 p.m. deadline, Fay Adams, chairwoman of the Board of Selectmen, said. One bid was not accepted because it was received after the deadline. All eight bids were hand de...