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Residents blast low-flight training proposal

FARMINGTON – In the latest meeting hosted by the Air National Guard, residents generally panned a proposal to alter the way military jets trained over Franklin County. The event, the fifth public…

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Mills nominated for attorney general

AUGUSTA – Rep. Janet Mills of Farmington was nominated by House and Senate Democrats to be Maine’s next attorney general today. Mills is almost certain to be elected tomorrow because Democrats have…

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Man killed in Carrabassett Valley crash

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Slush-covered roads and too much speed for the conditions, police said, were to blame for the death of a 22-year-old driver this morning. At 8:15 a.m., Craig Morin of…

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Wilton town manager moving on

WILTON – A public servant will be bidding his town a fond farewell later this month, after nearly seven years of service. Peter Nielsen said that his final day in the town…

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UMF research scholars named

FARMINGTON – Among the many University of Maine at Farmington students conducting undergraduate research projects this semester, 11 have recently been recognized by the UMF Undergraduate Research Council as fall 2008 Michael…

Home improvement

A Farmington Fire & Rescue Department firefighter attaches a radio antenna to the top of the Franklin County Superior Courthouse today. The antenna is to boost the building’s ability to receive and…

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Phillips hunter wounded on Thanksgiving

PHILLIPS – A 40-year-old man was shot in the left thigh by his 19-year-old nephew Thursday while hunting with five other family members. Craig Mitchell, 40, of Phillips, was shot at approximately…

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A Thanksgiving for 350

FARMINGTON – Pulling off a Thanksgiving dinner for 350 people takes some practice and a lot of help. Fortunately for Rufus and Charlene Cox of New Sharon, they have both. The couple…

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