Stories about Wilton

Newest Wilton police officers

Chad Abbott is a new full-time officers for the Wilton Police Department. He was introduced by Chief Heidi Wilcox to selectmen Tuesday. Abbott is originally from Carrabassett Valley.

Wilton starts zero-sort recycling this month

WILTON — Zero-sort recycling will begin either on Sept. 15 or the 22, depending on when a new compactor is installed at the Transfer Station. The compactor is ordered and in New Hampshire awaiting installation of a chute, Town Manager Rhonda Irish told selectmen Tuesday. Electrical w...

Wilton board hears updates on Forster Mill, Wilton Tannery

WILTON — Progress is being made at three vacant buildings of concern to town officials, it was reported at Tuesday's meeting of selectmen. The board had received an update on the Forster Mill and the Wilton Tannery from Town Manager Rhonda Irish. The third building, the former Wilton... 1

Miller family held reunion

WILTON — On Aug. 18, the Miller family reunion was held at the home of Lillian Miller of Wilton for the descendants of Nathan and Lila Lake Miller, Frank and Pearl Calden Knowles and Colby and Ester Knowles Miller. In attendance were Alton Miller of Wilton, Blanche Miller of Kittery ...

Hazardous waste collection set for Franklin County

The annual Household Hazardous Waste collection events for Franklin County residents are scheduled for September.  Residents may dispose of their toxic and hazardous wastes at the following locations: * Kingfield: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, Transfer Station, 304 Lex...


 Stephens High Class of 1952 MEXICO — The class of 1952 from Stephens High of Rumford will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Coop for their monthly luncheon. All classmates and guests welcome. Mexico High Class of 1953 DI...

Wilton compost recipe is 'Class A'

WILTON — Mix, cook, set. The simple recipe produces a Class A compost at the town's wastewater treatment plant and provides a cost-effective solution to handling sludge. Since 1996, the plant has composted sludge and offered it free. It even provides free delivery of larger loads in ... 1


Community breakfast Sept. 5 RANGELEY — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast with everyone invited to attend will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Country Club Inn, Country Club Road off Mingo Loop Road. Anyone with a special dietary need should ...

2 teens arrested for vandalism at Livermore Falls cemetery

LIVERMORE FALLS (AP) — Police have charged two 16-year-old boys in connection with a vandalism spree at a Livermore Falls cemetery. The teens were arrested at about 6 p.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated criminal mischief in connection with the vandalism at Pleasant View Cemetery... 4


VFW chicken barbecue Aug. 31 JAY — Jay VFW Post 3335 will hold a chicken barbecue at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at 64 Jewell St. $8, eat in or takeout. For information call 897-5112. Whitney Lodge open house CANTON — Whitney Lodge 16...