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Portion of High Street to close Wednesday(0)

August 4, 2015

FARMINGTON – A section of High Street between Middle and Lincoln Street will be closed to traffic Wednesday, as trenching associated with the construction of the new University of Maine at Farmington central heating plant begins. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 in order to bury […]

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Wood pellet distributor expands service with Spruce Mountain grad at the helm

JAY – A locally-located wood pellet distributor is expanding this summer, with a Spruce Mountain graduate and University of Maine student managing the company’s newest venture. Wood Pellet Warehouse, located on Route 17 in North Jay, is offering bulk pellet delivery throughout the state beginning this month. The company, which offers hard and softwood pellets, […]

Three arrested, charged in theft cases

FARMINGTON – Three people were arrested and are facing theft-related charges from two separate incidences that occurred late last week. Joe Buckman, 25, and Vicki Bachelder, 29, both of Farmington, were arrested and charged with theft of lost, mislaid, or misdelivered property and misuse of identification in a case involving a wallet left behind on […]

Crash nets traffic charge, minor injuries

WEST FARMINGTON – A car colliding with a motorcycle resulted in one driver charged with failure to yield and another receiving minor arm injuries. On Sunday afternoon, Carol Grindle, 67, of Temple, was heading from the Post Office parking lot and crossing Bridge Street when a motorcycle collided with her 2006 Toyota. According to police […]


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