Stories about Wilton

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Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests recently were logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Shawn Zeimets, 39, Skowhegan, criminal mischief, Feb. 7, no bail listed as of Feb. 10, by Maine State Police. * Lucas M. Caron, 23, Livermore Falls, warrant — failure to appear...

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Meeting date changed PERU — The Peru Historical Society meeting has been postponed until April 10. College planning workshop Feb. 13 WILTON — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host a free workshop, "Essentials of Colle...

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Wilton library reports upward trends for first half of year

WILTON — The number of people using the Wilton Free Public Library is up, especially in the children's area. So is the use of e-books, interlibrary loans and fundraising, Director David Olson told selectmen last week. Along with providing the good news and being conscious of rising c...

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Mt. Blue senior wins third place in 'Beautiful Minds' competition

FARMINGTON — Seventeen-year-old Alessandro Pane likes taking sounds people don’t like and trying to make them into a melody they would enjoy. He incorporated some unique sounds he produced and his own music, along with his own narrative, into a piece he wrote for The Beautiful Minds C...

7:45pm

Wilton board moves discussion to Road Committee

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday voted 3-2 to have the Road Committee look at the Tilton Road and review the list of roads considered for discontinuance in 2006. The action followed discussion on discontinuing roads that have more or less become long driveways. At its prev...

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Dance, music by Campground Band JAY — A dance with music by the Campground Band will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the VFW Hall, 64 Jewel St. Thomas College rep at Spruce Mtn. JAY — A representative from Thomas...

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Wilton Tannery cleanup discussed at meeting

WILTON — A proposed cleanup plan for the former Wilton Tannery property on Route 2 calls for completion of the work by the fall. During a public meeting Tuesday to present the plan, describe the process and solicit comments, town consultant Nicholas Sabatine of Ramson Consulting of P...

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Legislature honors Wilton police sergeant

Wilton police Sgt. Chad Abbott, center, was honored recently by the Maine Legislature for actions taken to save the life of a 15-month-old Wilton boy who stopped breathing in September due to an undiagnosed heart problem. Abbott used a defibrillator and started chest compressions before medics fr...

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Luncheon set for Feb. 8 FARMINGTON — A macaroni and cheese luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Old South First Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Meal includes ham, peas, rolls and cupcakes. There is no charge. For...

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Wilton CareerCenter to offer February programs for job seekers

WILTON — For those who are looking to change careers, learn new skills or get a new job, the Wilton CareerCenter will be offering a variety of programs for job seekers in February. "Our falling unemployment rate is a strong indicator of our improving economy," said Gov. Paul R. LePag...