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Tractor trailer rollover spills wood chips, snaps untility pole(6)

October 20, 2014

WILTON – A tractor trailer carrying a full load of wood chips rolled over at a curve on Route 156 Monday morning. A 41-year-old man received minor injuries in the rollover. His cargo spilled down an embankment and a utility pole was broken in the accident. Stephen Wilson of Thorndike, was driving a 2003 Peterbilt […]

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Firefighter arrested, charged with arson

EAST DIXFIELD – A firefighter is accused of starting a fire at the Countryfolk Music Theatre last week. Jason Baldwin, 28, of East Dixfield, was arrested and charged with arson after interviews with an investigator with the state’s Fire Marshal’s Office. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, area fire departments were called to the CountryFolk Music Theatre […]

Police stepping up crosswalk enforcement in downtown

FARMINGTON – Local police are stepping up their enforcement around pedestrian crossings in the downtown this month, in an effort to improve crosswalk safety. According to Police Chief Jack Peck, the department conducted two details aimed at educating both pedestrians and motorists about crosswalk safety. For pedestrians, Peck said in a statement released last week, […]

Man, convicted of Wilton killing, dies in prison

ROCKPORT – A man serving a 15-year sentence for killing a Wilton man in 1998 died at a medical facility in Rockport Sunday. The death is not believed to be suspicious, according to state officials. Steven Holloway, 51, had no known fixed address in January 1998 when Albert “Sonny” Parker Jr. died in his Wilton […]


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