Stories about Strong


Kennebec Valley Community College dean's list

FAIRFIELD — Kennebec Valley Community College has announced the spring 2013 dean’s list. Thomas J. Marston, Auburn Brianna C. Ellis, Bowdoinham Christine M. Brimlow, Brunswick Vivian Curren, Brunswick Keegan M. O'Neal, Brunswick Michelle L. Sa...


Well Done - Area students named to honors lists

AMES, Iowa —  Jennifer Elizabeth Smith of Fryeburg, majoring in veterinary medicine, was named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Iowa State University. --- SAVANNAH, Ga. — Annunziata Graziano of Readfield has been named to ...


Stong selectment review RSU 58 reapportionment

STRONG — Selectman on Tuesday reviewed challenges they face as members of the RSU 58 school district. The Tuesday night meeting began with a review of Maine Department of Education's mandated reapportionment of the district's board members' votes. Although resident Susan Pratt, also ...


Strong man charged after entering Farmington home

FARMINGTON — Police arrested a Strong man early Saturday morning after he apparently entered a Holley Road home to ask to use the phone, Farmington police Chief Jack Peck said. Miguel Visuano, 28, faces charges of aggravated criminal trespass and domestic violence stalking after he w...


Deputies investigate possible stolen phone, criminal mischief

EUSTIS — Franklin County deputies are investigating reports of a stolen iPhone and a report of vandalism in Strong. Deputy Sandy Burke responded to a complaint late Saturday that a person bought an iPhone at a Stratton Plaza Lounge bar and thought it may have been stolen, Sheriff Sco...


Thomas College dean's list

WATERVILLE — Area students who were named to the dean's list at Thomas College for the spring 2013 semester are: Connor Coburn of Auburn, majoring in criminal justice Tyler Shennett of Auburn, majoring in sport management Kalinda Cox of Bethel, majoring in accounting wi...


Grant funds books, gardening supplies for students

STRONG — When educators in Franklin County retire, they do not forget their students, their colleagues or their schools. Each fall they hold an auction to raise money for grants for local teachers. The grants rotate annually among the schools in MSAD 58: Mt. Blue Regional School Unit, Jay a...


Strong to hire new clerk, registrar, deputy treasurer

STRONG — Selectmen agreed Tuesday to advertise for a new town clerk, registrar and deputy treasurer. Raylene Tolman, hired this spring for a 24-hour per week position, replaced Town Clerk Lois Barker, Deputy Treasurer Pam Kenniston and Registrar Leisa Adams. Tolman submitted her resi...


Ellsworth M. Crocker

FARMINGTON — Ellsworth Merle Crocker, 79, died on June 28, at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center with his loving family by his side. He was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Industry, the son of Erald Milton and Mary Lucille (Smith) Crocker. He attended grade school in Industry, graduate...


Saluting veterans, Gettysburg

Reenactors of the 15th Alabama Company G offer a salute to the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg during a celebration in Strong on Friday. The town also paid tribute to local veterans. A crowd gathered after the parade at the Veterans' Memorial. Bagpipers and the reenactors performed.... 1