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Programs at Mount Blue State Park WELD — Two programs will be held at the Mount Blue State Park amphitheater this weekend. The movie "Hoot" will be shown at 8 p.m. Friday, July 18. A lecture, "Invasive Insects," by forest entomologist Colleen Terrling w...

Fire truck options discussed in Wilton

WILTON — Options, including purchase of an aerial firetruck and contracting with other towns for fire coverage, were discussed during an informational meeting Tuesday at Academy Hill School. A committee has looked at various options over the past year, Wilton fire Chief Sonny Dunham ...

Wilton man indicted on charges from driving spree, huffing spray

FARMINGTON — A Franklin County grand jury indicted a Wilton man Monday on charges from a driving incident last month in Wilton. Ryan Brann, 36, faces a felony charge of driving after habitual offender revocation and endangering the welfare of a child, driving under the influence, dri...

This week's agenda

Tuesday Salem Township: SAD 58 Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., Mt. Abram High School Thursday Wilton: Planning Board, 6 p.m. site visit at Hammond Lumber, Route 2, 7 p.m. meeting at Town Office

Crafted items and gifts featured in new Wilton store

WILTON — Lisa Robertson, owner of Crafty Creations & More, will hold a grand opening at her new store on Routes 2 and 4 this weekend. About a year ago, Robertson left a full-time position doing office work to create and sell crafts, gifts and more. Robertson, now of Rumfor...

Wilton board to consider TIF district

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday will consider creating a Tax Increment Financing District for the Western Maine Development site at 128 Weld Road. A firetruck informational meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, in the cafeteria at Academy Hill School. It will b...

CMMC nursing, radiography students graduate

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions recently graduated 32 nursing and 19 radiography students. Local graduates receiving awards are as follows. CMMC Medical Staff Awards for Excellence in Nursing: Jamie Berube of South Paris fo...

Wildlife council to hold rally in Wilton

WILTON — The Maine Wildlife Conservation Council is holding a “Save our hunting heritage rally and pig roast” on Saturday, July 12, at the Wilton Lions Club/Legion Hall on Main Street. The rally is related to the Nov. 4 statewide referendum to ban bear baiting, trapping a...

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Underwood summer story hours FAYETTE — The summer story hours with Lady Elaine will begin on July 10 and continue to Aug. 21. They will be held at the Underwood Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. There will be stories, crafts, door prizes and refreshments. For mo...

Circus next week to benefit Wilton Parks and Recreation

WILTON — The circus is coming to town Wednesday, July 16, to benefit the Wilton Parks and Recreation Department. Walker International Events Inc. will present the circus, which features acrobats, aerialists, comedy, animals and more at Kineowatha Park at 90 High St. The shows ...