Stories about Phillips

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Phillips man accused of threatening hunters with gun

PHILLIPS — A local man is accused of threatening hunters and pointing a shotgun at one of them Wednesday on Bray Hill Road, said Lt. Niles Yeaton of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. Mark Cosenza, 60, of Phillips was charged by Cpl. Kenneth Charles with criminal threatening w...

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Maranacook String Band to visit elementary schools

KINGFIELD — The Maranacook String Band, consisting of current and former Maranacook area students, is a professional bluegrass band led by nationally known bluegrass songwriter Stan Keach. The band will perform for grades K-8 in SAD 58 on Thursday, March 1. The community is invited to atte...

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Boiled dinner FARMINGTON — A New England boiled dinner will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Henderson Memorial Baptist Church. The menu includes vegetables, Irish soda, bread and homemade pies. The cost is $7 per person. All are welcome. ...

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Phillips to celebrate 200th birthday on Feb. 25

PHILLIPS — Phillips celebrates its bicentennial this year and on Saturday, Feb. 25, the town will kick off the year-long event with a birthday party at the Phillips Area Community Center (Old Gym) on Depot Street. Two hundred cupcakes, a free bean supper, Chinese fire balloons, old-t...

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Dinner, dance JAY — The VFW will host a Valentine's Day dinner and dance Saturday, Feb. 11, at the VFW on Jewel Street. Prime rib will be served. Baked chicken is available at prior request. Cost is $20 per person. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. followed by "DJ Mi...

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Charles William Jepson

FARMINGTON — Charles William Jepson, 87, of Phillips, died Jan. 29, at Edgewood Rehab and Living Center, where he had been a patient since last June. He was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Temple, the son of William and Geneva Jepson. He was educated in the schools of Carthage and Phillips. H...

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Farmington class learns techniques for making composite catamaran

FARMINGTON — Carefully patting fiberglass down into a gel-sprayed mold for a model-sized catamaran, Cody Spiller of Strong and Cody Espeaignnette of Phillips worked swiftly Wednesday to make sure the material made contact with the mold. It was one of several processes demonstrated b...

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Arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently filed at Franklin County Detention Center: * Sheila Hathaway, 35, Farmington, failure to appear-theft by unauthorized taking/transfer, Jan. 18, $100 cash bail, court appearance Feb. 23, Maine State Police. * Philip Ledoux, 29, R...

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Dragon to make appearance

The Phillips Library Dragon will emerge from hibernation to lead a Chinese New Year celebratory parade at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, starting at the library. All are invited to dress in colorful clothes and bring noisemakers, as the parade wends its way to the Community Center on Depot Street to cel...

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Dispatch committee to look at former Phillips school

FARMINGTON — The county has received an offer to use available space in the former primary school in Phillips as a dispatch center. The one-floor building was built in 1951 and a third of it is used as the town office, Phillips Town Manager Elaine Hubbard said Tuesday afternoon. She ...