Stories about Wilton

New owners and occupants for Wilton building

WILTON — A large commercial space used for storage since it was built in 2006 has a new owner and some new occupants. Jon and Lois Bubier have purchased what is often called the Dexter building on Routes 2 and 4. Closing on the property was completed Friday, Bubier said. He has not y...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at the Franklin County Detention Center: Clyde L. Pingree II, 48, Wilton, violation condition of release, June 2, released June 5 on personal recognizance bail with Maine pre-trial contract, Farmington Police Department. ...

Picnic with 'Fancy Nancy'

Wilton looks for contractor to clean up Adams Street yard

WILTON — Officials are seeking a contractor to clean the yard of an Adams Street homeowner who has failed to obey a court order to get rid of the appliances, scrap and motor vehicles littering his lawn. The

Franklin County seniors get help with housing, repairs

EAST WILTON — A Memorandum of Understanding will make a difference for seniors and families in Franklin County. USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel joined Western Maine Community Action Executive Director Fenwick Fowler to sign the Memorandum of Understanding in fro...

Wilton police hire full-time officer

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen unanimously confirmed the hiring of a full-time police officer for the Wilton Police Department Tuesday. Courtney Krause, a reserve officer with the department since 2012, will begin her new duties on June 11, police Chief Heidi Wilcox said. Kra...

Wilton Tannery cleanup contract awarded

WILTON — The Board of Selectmen unanimously awarded the contract to clean up the Wilton Tannery property to a Farmington company. The lowest of the five bids received was $196,367 from E.L. Vining & Son of Farmington, Jaime Madore, Ransom Environmental's lead engineer for th...

Wilton candidates seek seat on the Board of Selectmen

WILTON — Three residents are seeking election to a three-year seat on the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday.  Selectman Terry Brann is being challenged by John Black and Gerald Whitney. Selectman Paul Berkey and school board director Keith Swett are unopposed in their bids fo...

Franklin agenda

Tuesday Jay: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Livermore Falls: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Wilton: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office

Four hurt in single-vehicle crash in Wilton

WILTON — Four people were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on Route 133. Sonya Tourtelotte, 17, of Jay was driving a 2004 Ford Taurus at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday when her vehicle went off the road, rolled over once and landed in a ditch, Wilton police Sgt. Chad Abbot...