Stories about Wilton

Nelda M. Neil

LEWISTON — Nelda M. Neil, 76, of Wilton, passed away Wednesday, May 22, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. She was born in 1936, the daughter of Donald and Felice Williams. She attended Wilton schools. On Dec. 25, 1953 she married Roland Neil. Nelda worked at local s...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Corey Nuzzo, 24, Farmington, violating condition of release, May 20, $150 bail, court appearance July 3, Maine Warden Service. Lindsay Pollis, 28, Jay, warrants: failure to appear, fai...

Richardson joins Wilton Police Department

WILTON — Selectmen unanimously approved the appointment of Ryan Richardson of Chesterville to the Police Department on Tuesday. Chief Heidi Wilcox told the board Richardson will replace officer Tim Coombs, who has taken a position with the Maine Warden Service. Richardson is c...

Memorial Day events set for Farmington and Wilton

FARMINGTON — The American Legion Roderick-Crosby Post 28 has announced plans for Memorial Day services and parade Monday, May 27. Farmington * 9 a.m. — Wreath-laying ceremony service at the WW I Monument with color guard. Prayer given by Chaplain Langdon...

Area police enforcing seat belt laws

WILTON — Area police departments are currently involved in the Click it or Ticket campaign to enforce seat belt laws. The program is funded by grants from the Bureau of Highway Safety. Along with Franklin County deputies, police in Farmington, Jay and Wilton are participating....

Wilton Library challenged to raise funds

WILTON — Selectmen challenged the Wilton Free Public Library director Tuesday to get the community involved in raising funds for the library. "We thought about what we can do to help the library," Selectman Thomas Saviello said. Each board member is giving $50 from his own poc...

Solution sought for former Forster Mill

WILTON — The owner of the former Forster Mill on Depot Street has recently hired a new representative to help seek a solution for demolition or deconstruction of the mill. Owner Adam Mack, operating under the company name of Wilton Recycling LLC, has hired Dale Holman to help look fo...

Wilton Group hosts candidate meet and greet tonight

WILTON — When voters head for the polls June 4, they'll choose selectmen and School Board directors. They'll also decide whether the town should adopt four new ordinances. The Wilton Group offered a chance for residents to learn more about the ordinances last week and will offer resi...

Paul N. Mosher

WILTON —   Paul Newell Mosher, 94, of Wilton, passed away peacefully on May 16, at his home in Wilton. Paul was born in Wilton, on June 7, 1918, the son of Clare and Maude (Newell) Mosher. His early years were spent living on a farm, learning the value of hard work and the impor...

Wilton man charged with sledgehammer assault

WILTON — Police say a Wilton man was arrested on a charge of aggravated domestic violence assault Sunday after two adult family members were hit with a six-pound sledgehammer. James Mathers, 53, was staying on Chandler Street, preparing to move to East Dixfield, when police were call...