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Bank robber pleads guilty(0)

October 31, 2014

FARMINGTON – A Jay man received a partially-suspended, four-year prison sentence today in Franklin County Superior Court, after pleading guilty to robbing the Franklin Savings Bank in Jay earlier this year. Alan Lewis, 40 of Jay, apologized for his actions after waiving his right to a grand jury hearing and pleading guilty to robbery, a […]

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Rumford mill acquired by Canadian paper company

RUMFORD – A Canadian paper company has announced that it has entered into an agreement with NewPage Corporation to purchase the local pulp and paper mill, along with another facility in Wisconsin. Catalyst Paper Corporation, headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, will purchase the Rumford and Biron, Wis. mills for $74 million from NewPage, which owns […]

Rhode Island man pleads guilty to sex charge, gets five years in prison

FARMINGTON – A Rhode Island man will spend the next five years in prison following a guilty plea to a felony sex crime today in Franklin County Superior Court, as part of a larger, partially-suspended sentence. Wilson Ferreira Alves, 31 of Pawtucket, R.I., pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual contact, a Class B felony, and was […]

Wilton selectboard approves contract for development specialist

WILTON – The Selectboard unanimously approved signing a six-month contract to a specialist in community and infrastructure development at Tuesday’s meeting, expending money out of the town’s Comfort Inn tax increment financing district fund. The board agreed to contract Darryl Sterling for a six-month trial period. Sterling will work to identify ways to improve town […]


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