Stories about Temple


Trucker charged with threatening other drivers with pipe

FARMINGTON — A Temple man who threatened to hit truckers with a metal pipe at Irving's Big Stop on Sunday night was charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, according to a police report. Truck driver Todd Dalrymple, 27, pulled into the Route 4 business and found the... 1


Principal's Award winners from Mt. Blue, Spruce named

FARMINGTON/JAY — Laura Dunham of Temple, a senior at Mt. Blue High School, and Melanie Robitaille of Jay, a senior at Spruce Mountain High School, North Campus, have been selected to receive the 2013 Principal's Award at their respective schools. The Principal's Award is presented in...


Temple residents elect selectman, raise funds for property revaluation

TEMPLE -  A moderate turnout of residents for Monday's town meeting elected a new selectmen and raised funding for the town's property re-evaluation. Nominated from the floor, Michelle Clark was elected to the Board of Selectmen when Selectman Kathy Lynch decided to not run again....


Temple residents to consider 52 articles at town meeting

TEMPLE – Voters will have 52 articles to contend with Monday night during the annual town meeting. Residents will be asked to elect a selectman to serve a three-year term when the meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, Town Clerk Lou Brackett said Thursday. Selectmen Kathy...


RSU 10 head Ward named superintendent of RSU 9

FARMINGTON – There were smiles all around Tuesday night when RSU 9 directors voted unanimously Tuesday to hire a 1972 graduate of Mt. Blue High School to lead the district into the future beginning July 1. Thomas “Dr. Tom” Ward, 58, of Temple, currently superintendent of ... 1


Mt. Blue grad to lead RSU 9

FARMINGTON – RSU 9 directors voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire Thomas “Dr. Tom” Ward as superintendent of the 10-town school district. Ward is currently the superintendent of RSU 10 serving the Rumford, Dixfield and Buckfield areas. Ward of Temple, who is als...


Well done - Students honored for achievements

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Seana Siekman, a member of the class of 2013 at Connecticut College and a resident of Bethel, has been named to the dean's honors list for the 2012 fall semester. --- BOSTON, Mass. — The following local residents have been named to Emerson College's dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. Bethel: Brian Annis, a marketing communication major. Harrison: Mallory Martin, a theatre studies major. Turner: Abigail White, a writing, lit and publishing major.


HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Dennis Stewart, 43, Oakland, warrant for violation condition of release, Dec. 20, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. Geary Walker, 60, Middleborough, Mass., warrant ...


Flora June Brisbin

FARMINGTON — Flora June Brisbin, 94, passed away Dec. 18, at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born in Farmington, Dec. 9, 1918, the daughter of Scott L. and Bertha J. (Hawes) Butterfield. When she was a year old the family moved to Temple. She attended the Red S...