Stories about Wilton


Wilton ice fishing derby a hit despite weather

WILTON — With howling winds blowing snow across Wilson Lake Sunday, views of fishermen competing in the Wilton Fish and Game annual ice fishing derby were limited. "It's been a good turnout. There's a lot of people on the lake," Butch Borthwick said at about noon. The fishing continu...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Daniel A. Marshall, 27, New Sharon, theft by unauthorized taking, transfer, Feb. 12, no bail listed, Farmington Police Department. * Dean E. Martin, 38, Wilton, domestic violence ass...


David Douglas Witherell

FARMINGTON — David Douglas Witherell, 56, of Farmington, passed Tuesday Feb. 12 at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1956 in Farmington, the son of David E. and Shirley B. (Webber) Witherell. He graduated from Mt. Blue High School in 1974 and went to work at Farmington Shoe. Doug met Lu...


Readers share favorite songs, romantic gestures for Valentine's Day

The best love song ever is Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes." The best date movie, "Say Anything." And the best, cheap romantic gesture has to be standing outside your beloved's window with a boom box over your head blaring said best song. That's just me and, OK, maybe a few million other 30-... 4


Husson University lists dean's students

BANGOR — The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Husson University for the fall semester 2012. Auburn: Christie L. Bernier, David Brown, Renee A. Dufresne-Dixon, Diana A. Kruszewski, Stephen J. McDonough and Cassandra Webster. Bethel: Lyndsay T. Mer...


University of Maine names dean's list students

ORONO — The following area students were named to the University of Maine deans list for the fall 2012 semester. Androscoggin County Auburn: Felicia Binette, Shawn Brackett, Taylor Brackett, Adam Chamberland, Joshua Delong, Amanda Dubois, Marie Dufresne-Dixon,...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON —  The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Joshua J. Norton, 33, Farmington, domestic violence criminal threatening, domestic violence stalking,  Feb. 6, $250 bail, court appearance Feb. 21, Farmington Police Department.


Wilson Lake to be site of annual ice fishing derby

WILTON — The Wilton Fish and Game Association and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are co-sponsoring the annual Ice Fishing Derby on Wilson Lake. The event is being held on Sunday, Feb. 17, Maine Free Fishing Day, so that everyone young and old can share in the fishing...



Resource Depot names officers FARMINGTON — Everyone's Resource Depot held its annual meeting of directors on Feb. 2. Officers were elected for 2013 as follows: chairman, Bill Reid of New Sharon; treasurer, Maggie Griswold of Farmington, and secretary, Maria James of ...


Bowling results

WILTON — Shiretown League bowling results for Jan. 23 at Meadow Lanes Bowling were: Team standings: Pinsetters 306, 219; Rif Raf 276, 249; Webster Heating 268 1/2, 256 1/2; F & E Builders 260 1/2, 264 1/2; Jack's Plumbing 258, 267; Powerade 257, 268; North Builders 256 1/2, 268 1...