December 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Franklin County budget approved

FARMINGTON -- The Franklin County Budget Committee meeting on Monday, Dec. 8 drew a large crowd of county residents and municipal officials, as the ni More...

Two Phillips men face charges

PHILLIPS -- A Phillips man faces several charges for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a 16-year-old northern Franklin County girl. Police said More...

Tracks lead cops to suspect

DALLAS PLANTATION -- Police arrested a woman Friday, Dec. 5 after following tracks to her apartment from a burglarized home 300 yards away. Heather More...

Jobs for Maine Graduates, a powerful force at Carrabec High School

NORTH ANSON -- Many people are not aware of an independent, private- nonprofit corporation established by the Maine Legislature in 1993 called Jobs fo More...

Commissioners mull cost of bridge repair

FARMINGTON -- County commissioners reviewed estimates to fix the decaying Beach Hill Bridge in Madrid last week. County road agent Paul McKeen closed More...

Mr. & Mr.s Claus rev it up

Phillips held a Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 13 that will long be remembered by all who attended. Huge crowds of people descended on the sm More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donald B. Millay

1961-2003 -- He was known for his infectious smile and will be deeply missed

STRONG -- Donald Barrett Millay, 42, of Salem, died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 2003 in Strong. He was born Nov. 20, 1961, the son of More...

David H. Tilton

1943-2003 -- When he resided on Rte. 133, he was known as the Bicycle Man

FARMINGTON -- David H. Tilton, Sr., 61, of Chesterville, died Saturday Dec. 13, 2003, at Franklin memorial Hospital, following a long illness. He was More...

More storms blast area

WESTERN MOUNTAINS -- After a near-record snowfall from an early season storm on the weekend of Dec. 6 and 7, area residents were looking for a break i More...

Golf Course to get new clubhouse

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Carrabassett Valley voters overwhelmingly approved a new clubhouse for Sugarloaf Golf Course in a referendum vote last Thursday More...

School district gets smaller

SALEM -- On Tuesday, Dec. 9, history was made at Mt. Abram High School. For the first time ever, the SAD 58 School Board held a meeting using video More...

Backup well goes to public hearing

KINGFIELD -- The Town of Kingfield will soon hold a public hearing on a proposed well that could serve as a backup for the current one located on West More...

Blue Oyster Cult to play Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Legendary classic rockers, Blue Oyster Cult, will perform at Sugarloaf/USA on Jan. 10, in the first Bud Light Concert Series ev More...

Phillips sends out survey

PHILLIPS -- Earlier this week Phillips residents received a rather long survey in their mail. It was sent out by the Comprehensive Plan Committee in a More...

Family fare comes to Avon

AVON -- "Whenever you drive by, we are going to be open," said Steve Burnham, owner of the new Avon Diner. The diner, a family restaurant, opened for More...