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Hospital unveils domestic violence awareness ambulance

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital has unveiled a recently painted vehicle in its NorthStar fleet — an ambulance painted in a shiny purple-and-white color scheme. It is detailed with multiple shades of purple with symbolic oversized ribbons to bring awareness to the issue of dome...

Well done - Students honored for achievements

BRUNSWICK — Viola Rothschild, daughter of Norman Harry and Cheng Mei Rothschild and granddaughter of Catharine and Michael Rothschild of Phillips, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study in China for 2014-15. She also received the Government...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Sherry M. Gray, 34, New Vineyard, domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal terrorizing with weapon, criminal threatening with weapon, May 27, released on personal recognizance ...

Summertime Family Support Groups being offered in Franklin County

FARMINGTON — Safe Voices is enrolling families in two summer sessions of its new Family Support Group being offered in Franklin County. Groups will be offered in the Phillips and Farmington areas at no charge, and lunch and transportation vouchers will be provided, due to support rec...

Phillips home destroyed by fire; four cats, two dogs die

PHILLIPS — The cause of a fire that destroyed a home at 80 Dodge Road on Wednesday evening is still under investigation. The home belongs to Stephen Roy Sr., Phillips Fire Chief James Gould said Thursday. Roy and his wife made it out of the home. Four cats and two dogs perished in th...

SAD 58 board OKs new positions, sets budget

SALEM TOWNSHIP — RSU 58 directors Thursday approved hiring a dean of students who will also serve as athletic director for Mt. Abram High School. They also approved at $9.09 million budget for the coming fiscal year. Jeff Pillsbury served as assistant principal and athletic di...

Phillips man pleads guilty in plea agreement

FARMINGTON — A Phillips man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of gross sexual assault as part of a plea agreement Friday in Franklin County Superior Court. Robert Parker Jr., 44, also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child as part of the agreemen...

Maine, Maritimes trade talent, tunes at Sky and Phillips events

CARTHAGE -- Crossroads International Celtic Festival in collaboration with the Festival of Small Halls will present a promotional tour in the region as part of a cultural exchange between Maine and the Maritimes at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage on Wednesday April 30, and a...

Church briefs

Easter at Lovell Church of Christ LOVELL — Easter activities at the Lovell United Church of Christ have been announced. A free program for children up to grade five, Egg-Citement, will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12. There will be crafts, ...