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Phillips man arrested following alleged sexual contact, restraint near Sandy River(1)

July 28, 2014

FARMINGTON – One of two men accused of attempting to force two female juveniles to have sex with them near Prescott Field was arrested on a warrant Saturday. Shawn Burnell, 21, of Phillips, was arrested on a warrant by Farmington Police Department Officer Derrick Doucette on July 26 and charged with unlawful sexual contact, criminal […]

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Bail set for man accused of robbing Jay bank

JAY – A local man is charged with robbing a bank after police say he slipped a note to a teller requesting money or “it will be bad,” then took off and went home. In court today, bail was set at $10,000 cash for the accused man, with several conditions attached should he be released. […]

Beer lovers rejoice: New brewery opening Aug. 9

FARMINGTON – After a decade of making home brews, Matthew Swan is taking it to the next level by opening this area’s only commercial brewery in the Eastside Mall on Farmington Falls Road.  A grand opening for Tumbledown Brewing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. It was more than […]

Sunny, stormy July

By Don Waterhouse
Smoke from a forest fire in Canada created an orange glow to the sun Friday evening.

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