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New jail personnel hired(0)

March 5, 2015

FARMINGTON — County commissioners approved the hiring of a cook supervisor for the Franklin County Detention Center, along with two cooks and five corrections officers in a bid by the county to get the jail operating at full service within the next few weeks. According to County Clerk Julie Magoon, commissioners approved the hires after […]

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MDOT proposes going to three lanes along Wilton Road

FARMINGTON – A Maine Department of Transportation proposal to go from four travel lanes to two travel lanes and a turning lane for approximately 3 miles of the Wilton Road will be discussed at a meeting scheduled for March 17. The public is welcome to attend and provide input. The meeting will be held at […]

Strong’s annual town meeting Saturday, elections Friday

STRONG – Voters will be considering a 55-article warrant at the annual town meeting on Saturday. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Forster Memorial Building. Elections will be held on Friday, from 1 to 6 p.m. also at Forster Memorial Building. Two selectmen, one school board member and three budget committee members are […]

Deputy of the Year recognized at commissioner meeting

FARMINGTON – County commissioners recognized one of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department’s top deputies Tuesday, with Deputy Kevin Hartley receiving the Deputy of the Quarter and Deputy of the Year award. Hartley, who has been with the department for approximately 18 months following 10 years of experience with a municipal department, had previously been awarded […]

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