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Franklin County sheriff’s weekly report: icy roads, erratic driving reported(0)

January 25, 2015

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department weekly report for Jan. 16 – 23, 2015: 1/19/2015 Deputy Nicholas Zecher responded to Morrison Hill Road/ Route 2 in Carthage for a report of several vehicles off the road due to icy road conditions. 1/19/2015 Deputy Colt Bernhardt responded to a report of a car crashing into a barn on […]

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Three local men indicted on sex crimes

FARMINGTON – Three men have been indicted by a Franklin County grant jury this week. A total of 37  people were indicted  on 66 charges after two days of deliberation. William Sylvester, 40 of Phillips, was indicted on a Class A charge of gross sexual assault and a Class B charge of gross sexual assault. […]

Senator King discusses foreign policy at UMF

FARMINGTON – On the heels of a congressional trip to the Middle East and a speech on the Senate floor about the dangers of cyber-terrorism, Sen. Angus King appeared at Lincoln Auditorium Friday, at an event hosted by the University of Maine at Farmington and the Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association. King spent approximately […]

Wilton man indicted for murder

FARMINGTON – A Wilton man accused of murdering his grandmother was indicted by a Franklin County Grand Jury Friday, as part of that panel’s two days of deliberation on 39 cases. Dana Craney, 22, is accused of bludgeoning to death Joanne Goudreau, 67, with a hammer while she slept on Dec. 20. Her body was […]

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