Stories about Phillips


Dennis L. Pillsbury

GILL, Mass. — Dennis Lyndon Pillsbury, 73, died Sunday, Feb. 2, at his home in Gill, Mass. He was born to the late Christine Annette (Haley) and Everett Lyndon Pillsbury on Sept. 28, 1940, in Phillips. Dennis graduated from Phillips High School in 1958, and received a bachelor’...


Delinquent taxpayers allowed opportunity to get Phillips properties back

PHILLIPS — Town officials agreed Tuesday to give two people one more chance to buy back their foreclosed properties. Selectmen advised one property owner, who posted his foreclosed home on the website, that Town Manager Elaine Hubbard should not have to take phone call...


Colonial Daughters Chapter presents Good Citizen Award

FARMINGTON — Colonial Daughters Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented the DAR Good Citizen Award to Sarita Crandall, daughter of Bill and Janice Crandall of Farmington, at a Mt. Blue High School assembly recently. Presenting the award were Chapter Regent Julia Nouv...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Alissa E. Dunn, 30, Kingfield, driving under the influence, Feb. 19, $3,000 unsecured, court appearance April 8, by Carrabassett Valley Police Department. * Angela L. Green, 32, Sout...


New Jersey man dies in Farmington snowmobile wreck

FARMINGTON — A New Jersey man died Sunday morning when the snowmobile he was riding struck a tree on the edge of a trail. Richard Keith Horton, 50, of Delran, N.J., was sledding with friends at 11:09 a.m. before the accident that killed him, according to Cpl. John MacDonald of the Ma...


Phillips Community Church welcomes Rev. Robert Edgarton

PHILLIPS — On Jan. 5, the Rev. Bob Edgarton began serving the Phillips Community Church as its transitional minister. Edgarton has also been serving the Weld Congregational Church since July 2007. A search committee is working with the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ ...


Phillips selectmen consider policy on emergency fund

PHILLIPS — Selectmen on Tuesday night reviewed the possibility of establishing a policy to ensure availability of an emergency operating fund. Most towns are encouraged to have 25 percent of their annual budget set aside, according to Town Manager Elaine Hubbard. She told selectmen t...


Maine Scottish descendants celebrate heritage in tapestry form

PHILLIPS — Traditional embroidery, both decorative and practical, endures as an art form.


Deputy investigating burglaries in Phillips, Madrid Township

PHILLIPS — The Franklin County Sheriff Department is investigating two burglaries on the East Madrid Road, one in Phillips and the other in Madrid Township, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said Friday. Cpl. Nate Reid responded to a garage burglary where two ATVs were taken and ridden aroun...


Phillips man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

FARMINGTON — A Phillips man accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 12 in 2013, pleaded not guilty Friday in Franklin County Superior Court. Justice Nancy Mills ordered Robert Parker Jr., 43, to remain held on $75,000 cash bail or $150,000 worth of real estate. She al...