Stories about Wilton


Wilton public hearing on proposed animal control ordinance set for Tuesday

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on a proposed animal control ordinance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the town office. The new ordinance, if accepted by voters at the annual town meeting in June, will replace the town's dog control ordinance, which was adop...


Western Maine Children's Museum accepts donated Wilton building

WILTON — The Western Maine Play Museum has a home. The nonprofit organization received and closed on a donated building at 561 Main St. Monday. The former home of Dr. Albert York and his family, the building is commonly referred to as the York House, organizer Angela McLe... 1


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Matthew Dumais, 28, Lewiston, driving under the influence, failure to stop for an officer, March 24, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Sandra M. Agren, 40, Stro...


Albertine Joyce Smith

FARMINGTON — Albertine Joyce (Gould) Smith, 87, of Dryden, died early Friday evening, Mar 28, at the Sandy River Center in Farmington with her family by her side. She was born on April 23, 1926, in Kingfield, a daughter of Raymond A. and Grace Mae (Newell) Gould, Sr. She attended New...


Ice fishing can continue after March 31; fishing shacks must be removed by April 1

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging ice anglers to continue fishing come April 1, the traditional day when they'd have to stow their ice-fishing traps and augers. However, ice anglers who use fishing shacks must still remove them from lakes ...


Bee Line Cable subscribers may lose MTV network channels

FARMINGTON — Some cable television channels may go black if local provider Bee Line Cable does not reach an agreement with Viacom, owner of MTV Networks, by midnight Monday. The chances of 12 channels in the Bee Line Cable basic package, including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central,...


Bowling results

WILTON — Tuesday Winter Nights Mixed League bowling results for March 4 at Meadow Lanes Bowling were: Men's high game scratch, Rick Smith 225, Stephen Adams 200, Albert Farmer 189; high series scratch, Stephen Adams 557, Rick Smith 533, Wayne Doyon 530; high game handicap, Rick Smith...


Well done - Students honored

MEDFORD, Mass. — Ben Armstrong, a graduate of Edward Little High School, was placed on the dean's list for the fall 2013 term at Tufts University School of Engineering. He is a junior studying mechanical engineering and will be working for Sensata Technologies, a sen...


Open-water anglers won't be wetting lines by April 1

WILTON — Finding open water on ponds and lakes for fishing April 1 — the traditional day to start open-water fishing — may be impossible without a flamethrower. Those waters are still buried under several feet of ice and snow. Just after 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, one lon...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently filed at Franklin County Detention Center: * Jonathan A. Loveitt, 34, Steep Falls, driving under the influence, March 21, no bail listed as of March 24, by Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Shane C. Dunn, 23, Farmington, d...