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Firefighters respond to Farmington Falls after chimney fire spreads into walls(0)

April 17, 2014

FARMINGTON FALLS – Firefighters from five towns responded to an address on Philbrick Road this morning, after a chimney fire spread into the walls of a family of four. Farmington Fire Rescue responded after dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call regarding a chimney fire in a two-story residence located at 106 Philbrick Road in Farmington Falls. […]

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Chancellor shares vision for UMaine System: ‘We have to change some things’

FARMINGTON – Facing a $36 million budget shortfall with 165 full-time positions projected to be cut in the next fiscal year, University of Maine System Chancellor James Page said all seven campuses will need to work together and promised change is coming. Page, speaking at Lincoln Auditorium filled with mostly faculty and staff on the […]

HCC receives $2 million grant for nutrition, physical education programs

FARMINGTON – A local health coalition will receive $2 million over the next three years to fund physical and nutrition education programs in Mt. Blue Regional School District, MSAD 58 and the Flagstaff Regional School Unit. Health Community Coalition, an affiliate of the Franklin County Health Network, was awarded 1 of 67 grants issued nationally […]

Grand jury indicts 16; six on felony sex crimes

FARMINGTON – Felony sex crimes made up more than a third of the indictments filed against 16 individuals Tuesday, after the Franklin County grand jury concluded its deliberations. Of the 16 people indicted by the jury, six have been charged with felony sex crimes, four with drug-related charges and four with felony theft or burglary […]


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