Stories about Strong

Police: Driver fell asleep, car hit guard rail in Strong

STRONG — A Madrid Township man escaped injury Wednesday night when he fell asleep while driving on Route 4 and his car hit a guardrail, Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Brann said Thursday. Robert Ferro, 40, was heading north in a 2000 Subaru Legacy when it went off the right...

Two school board members selected for Strong

STRONG — Of five candidates for two RSU 58 board positions, selectmen chose two representatives with lengthy prior experience in municipal and school district finances. At their Tuesday night meeting, municipal officials asked three candidates present what qualifications they would b...

Franklin County Arrest Log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Charles A. Craig, 26, Farmington, warrant — theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, Aug. 30, $250 cash bail, court appearance Oct. 16, Farmington Police Department.  *Be...

Software to streamline Strong office business

STRONG — Town Office software purchases will streamline services for office staff and customers who register vehicles, officials said Tuesday. Selectmen approved buying two pieces of motor vehicle registration software that allows the two office employees to process paperwork, includ...

New Rangeley superintendent raring to go

RANGELEY — The hallways and rooms of Rangeley Lakes Regional School were filled with cleaning supplies and large machines last week when Sue Pratt, the new superintendent, opened her office for an informal interview. “Yes, we’re working like crazy to have everything ready...

Well done - Student achievements

GORHAM — Molly Elizabeth Metevier graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Maine on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. While at the University of Southern Maine, she worked part time with children who have developmental disabilities ...

TV documentary focuses on prostitution scandal

KENNEBUNKPORT (AP) — A documentary focusing on the prostitution scandal centered at a Zumba fitness studio in Kennebunk, Maine, is set to be broadcast on cable TV. A British production company followed the trials of Mark Strong and Alexis Wright from start to finish, and its one-hour...

Cable network TLC to air documentary ‘Sex, Lies and Zumba’ about Kennebunk prostitution case

KENNEBUNK — Cable television network TLC, home to shows such as “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” and “Strange Sex,” will air an hourlong documentary next Tuesday about the Kennebunk prostitution case that became a media sensation in the fall of 2012. In that case, p...

FMH Auxiliary donates $10,000 for children's services

FARMINGTON — A donation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, scholarship announcements, committee reports and the installment of new officers were just a few of the actions taking place at the annual meeting of the Franklin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary on June 5. Les Gatchell, Auxiliary pre...