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Vendors sought for Old Home Days PHILLIPS — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 64 is looking for interested vendors for their Old Home Days vendor fair on Aug. 15. Proceeds from the fair will benefit various programs such as Girls State, scholarships and community...

Phillips officials seek details of ambulance coverage

PHILLIPS — Selectmen agreed Tuesday night that they need to understand details of NorthStar Ambulance's coverage for the town. NorthStar Emergency Medical Services is dispatched out of five bases throughout the Franklin County region. It responds to calls ranging from medical emergen...

Phillips voters elect officials, pass $1.17M budget

PHILLIPS — Voters at the annual town meeting Thursday moved through 43 articles in just over two hours, electing officers and passing a $1.17 million budget. Town Clerk Evelyn Wilbur was re-elected without opposition, and Selectman Ray Gaudette was re-elected for a three-year term.

Phillips to vote on budget, selectman, school board members

PHILLIPS — Hoping for more voters, selectmen have scheduled a Thursday evening town meeting to approve the coming year's budget. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Phillips Area Community Center on Depot Street. "This fiscal year's budget is $1,171,826, which is a small i...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Benjamin D. Jacques, 41, Phillips, domestic violence assault, violation condition of release, June 10, no bail listed as of June 13, Maine State Police. Brittany Boivin, 27, Jay, warra...

Well done - Student achievements

BALTIMORE — Joshua Charest, the son of John and Louise Charest of Lewiston, graduated from Johns Hopkins University with honors. Joshua was awarded the “Best Design” for his senior year design project. He designed a device that will assis...

Phillips board hears of road, equipment needs

PHILLIPS — The high cost of road repairs and highway equipment dominated Tuesday's meeting of the Board of Selectmen. The board reviewed progress on road work and culvert replacement at the intersection of Reeds Mill and Toothaker Pond roads. The three sections of old culvert at Brag...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at the Franklin County Detention Center: Clyde L. Pingree II, 48, Wilton, violation condition of release, June 2, released June 5 on personal recognizance bail with Maine pre-trial contract, Farmington Police Department. ...

Phillips fire destroys mobile home

PHILLIPS — A fire that destroyed an unoccupied mobile home at 109 Park St. early Monday morning may have resulted from work done to replace an electric water heater. Tenants of the home owned by Joel Thompson moved out a couple weeks ago and he was getting it ready to rent, Phillips ...

Phillips woman injured in Avon crash

AVON — A Phillips woman was taken to a hospital by LifeFlight helicopter Saturday morning to a Lewiston hospital after her car went into the oncoming lane on Route 4 and struck a sport utility vehicle, police said. Donna Rensoe, 42, of Phillips was traveling south when her car went a...