Notices and cancellations for Thursday, January 26

FRANKLIN COUNTY – A heavy snow is expected Wednesday night into Thursday. In anticipation of the storm, cancellations have been issued in advance.   School Notices for Jan. 26:  RSU 9 (Mt.…

Farmington annual budget under construction

FARMINGTON – The budget season for fiscal year 2023 is underway in the Town of Farmington. This year’s process has been different from previous years, with both the budget committee and select…

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Helping Harriet

FARMINGTON – Early one December morning, Franklin County Animal Shelter staff discovered a dog on their front porch, tied to one of the support beams with a leash and only a blanket…

Local ministry burglarized, investigation ongoing

SALEM TOWNSHIP – A burglary was reported at the United Methodist Economic Ministry over the weekend. Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols reported that Deputy Gray investigated the complaint on Sunday, January 22.…

Storm notices for Monday, January 23

FRANKLIN COUNTY – With a winter storm settling over the area Sunday night into Monday, Governor Janet Mills called for all state offices to be closed on Monday, January 23.   School…

Commissioners discuss economic development needs

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Commissioners reviewed a year-end report from the Greater Franklin Economic and Community Development Council during their meeting on Tuesday.  Currently, 30% of the population in Franklin County…

Delays and Cancellations for January 20

FRANKLIN COUNTY – With winter weather across the state last night and expected through much of the day, school delays have been called to allow safer morning travel. MSAD 58 will have…

Garage fire in New Sharon caused by woodstove

NEW SHARON – An unattached garage was damaged during a structure fire on the Starks Road in New Sharon Thursday afternoon, according to a report from New Sharon Fire Chief Felicia Bell.…

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