Stories about New Vineyard


New Vineyard library receives grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The New Vineyard Public Library has been awarded a $22,400 USDA Rural Development Community Facility Grant to expand offerings and improve a meeting space for residents. “USDA Rural Development provides critical investments that help strengthen communities th...


Franklin County probate registrar to get new computer

FARMINGTON –—The Franklin County register of probate will get a new computer. Hers is dying. “I have been having major problems with my computer,” Joyce Morton told commissioners. She had hoped the computer would last until the new budget goes into eff...


Trevor Adams completes basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Trevor J. Adams graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic...


HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.


Colonial Daughters welcome four new members

WILTON — Colonial Daughters Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their October meeting at Calzolaio’s Restaurant with 17 members and two guests present. This was a very special meeting to welcome four new members to the chapter. They were: Charlotte Collins ...


Driver injured after tractor-trailer rolls in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — A Skowhegan man was injured after he lost control of the tractor-trailer he was driving and rolled over on Route 234 Tuesday afternoon, State Police Trooper William Plourde said. The rig, which was hauling a load of wood scraps, rolled onto its right side and skidded d...


New Vineyard woman shares message of hope

NEW VINEYARD — Drops of blood from self-inflicted cuts were the tears Connie Hanagan Stinson couldn’t cry. She lost her youth to cutting, an act of self-mutilation done with glass and razor blades.  A survivor, she wants to share her story with young students facing... 1


Electrical fire believed to have started in ceiling

NEW VINEYARD — A home at 92 Lake St. sustained minimal damage from an apparent electrical fire late Wednesday morning, officials said. There were no injuries. Celena Fletcher said her fiance, Sean Faris, came home for lunch and noticed smoke coming from the upper portion of the ranch...


K. Brann: Has leadership skills

Scott Nichols Sr. is running for Franklin County Sheriff to provide citizens with a more effective sheriff’s department. He has begun attending the Board of Corrections meetings to establish a working relationship with its members. In 2009, the state of Maine converted the Franklin C...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Michael Picard, 73, Mercer, driving under the influence, Oct. 17, $3,000 unsecured bail, court appearance Nov. 29, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * William Waas, 28, Rangeley,...