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Wilton man sentenced to 12 years for gross sexual assault(0)

May 25, 2017

FARMINGTON – A Wilton man was sentenced to serve 12 years in prison Thursday, having previously pleaded guilty to gross sexual assault in Franklin County Superior Court. Lance Woodbury, 40 of Wilton, pleaded guilty to gross sexual assault, a Class A felony, as well as misdemeanor assault, part of a separate but related case, on […]

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School board reviews new school lunch policy

FARMINGTON – On Tuesday, the Mt. Blue Regional School District school board reviewed a new policy that would impact school meals, requiring prepayment and setting a maximum limit on the number of lunches that could be charged to a student’s account. According to Andrew Hutchins, director of food services at MBRSD, the U.S. Department of […]

Budget committee discusses program cuts, other reductions

FARMINGTON – The Franklin¬† County Budget Committee met Wednesday night to discuss the proposed $6.2 million county budget, voting in line with the commissioners’ proposal to reduce funding to several social service agencies. The committee also recommended another $18,750 in cuts to the county budget. Commissioners previously proposed a $6.21 million budget, including $2 million […]

School bond includes funds for boiler, roof repair and other improvements

FARMINGTON – The Mt. Blue Regional School District school board held a public hearing on a proposed bond Tuesday evening, detailing $318,000-worth of improvements to boilers, rooftops, windows and pavement across the district. The bond will appear before voters at the June 13 referendum, along with the budget validation vote. Estimating a 3.5 percent interest […]


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