Stories about Wilton

12:00am Sun Journal

Edith Hayes Walters

FARMINGTON — Edith Hayes Walters, 88, of Wilton, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Franklin Memorial Hospital, with family at her bedside, on Monday, Dec. 9. She was born in Benton on Feb. 19, 1925, the daughter of Harold and Eunice (Norton) Hayes; she was the eldest of four sib...

6:45pm Sun Journal

Wilton crash injures Jay woman

WILTON — Police said a Jay woman was injured in a collision on Route 2 on Tuesday. April Soucy, 32, of Jay was driving a 1998 Honda Civic west at about 1:30 p.m. when she attempted to make a left turn into a driveway across from the weigh station, Wilton police officer Ryan Richardso...

12:10pm Sun Journal

Driver injured after pickup runs off Route 133, hits trees in Wilton

WILTON — A driver was injured Tuesday morning when he fell asleep. The truck he was driving went off Route 133, traveled approximately 6,700-feet through a pasture, struck trees and finally stopped at the edge of the woods. Bernard Ridley, 54, of Livermore complained of back, neck an... 2


Events in the Franklin, Oxford Hills, River Valley regions

Crafts, more at UMF student center FARMINGTON — A silent auction with crafts, homemade food items, gift baskets and unique items of interest will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the University of Maine at Farmington Student Center North Dining...

12:00am Sun Journal

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Melissa A. Deviller, 32, Salem, unpaid fine, Dec. 6, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Robyn L. Hamilton, 34, Wilton, domestic violence assault, Dec. 6, $200 ca...

6:00pm Sun Journal

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Robert Landry, 48, Lewiston, failure to appear — negotiating a worthless instrument, Dec. 4, released by the court Dec. 4 with a later court appearance scheduled, Franklin County Sher...

6:00pm Sun Journal

Heating fund provides 74 homes with fuel

FARMINGTON — During November, 74 homes were approved to receive 50-gallon deliveries of fuel through the ECU HEAT Share program. The cost was  $18,076.48. ECU HEAT has a goal to raise $50,000 this heating season to serve at least 300 households. Upcoming fundraisers inclu...

8:06pm Sun Journal

Wilton board accepts estate funds, OKs land purchase

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday gave its approval for Town Manager Rhonda Irish to sign papers for the purchase of land next to Bass Park. The property is owned by the estate of Herman Grover and the closing is expected to take place Friday, Dec. 6, Irish said. The land wi...

12:00am Sun Journal

Truck heavily damaged when it hits tree

WILTON — A pickup truck was heavily damaged Wednesday morning when it hit a patch of ice on Munson Road and crashed into a tree, police Sgt. Chad Abbott said. Driver Grace-Lyn Coolidge, 19, of Wilton left the Big Apple and turned right onto Munson Road, he said. Once the truck's rear...


Briefly - Franklin County

Legion Auxiliary holiday craft fair FARMINGTON — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will hold its holiday craft fair and luncheon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at 38 High St. There will be two floors of crafts and a large luncheon menu. For mor...