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It’s off to the races

Scott Landry photos FARMINGTON – Skijorner Jeff Shallaid of Yarmouth, glides across the finish line with his two standard poodles pulling him at the 6th Annual Farmington Dog Sled races held along…

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Rep. Harvell is sworn into office

Lance Harvell of Farmington is sworn in by Gov. John Baldacci on Thursday to fill the state House District 89 seat, which represents the towns of Farmington and Industry. Harvell, a Republican,…

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Many attend wind power forum

FARMINGTON – A large crowd of people ignored subzero temperatures to fill the University of Maine at Farmington’s North Dining Hall this morning at the Western Maine Legislative Caucus, as a three-person…

Police department picks employee of the year

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department has selected an officer as its Employee of the Year for 2008. Farmington Police Department Detective Marc Bowering received the award from his department last week.…

Spring clean up ordered for burned building

WILTON – The clean up of a burned down residence on Depot Street will continue in the spring, after the snow has melted. According to Code Enforcement Officer Paul Montague, the town’s…

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Governor cheers MSAD 58’s ingenuity

SALEM – Gov. John Baldacci had nothing but praise for Mt. Abram High School’s newly installed wood pellet boiler and the people behind the project. Superintendent Quenten Clark, the MSAD 58 School…

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Weld man pleads guilty to sex offense

WELD – A local man has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with three young members of his church’s congregation in the summers of 1999 and 2000. Michael Glennon Keim, 64, of…

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Hearing on child pornography case begins

FARMINGTON – A former University of Maine at Farmington student convicted in Kennebec County District Court of indecent conduct in December 2008 was back in court Tuesday seeking to suppress evidence and…

Selectmen recommend passage of flat budget

FARMINGTON – Selectmen met to issue their recommendations on the 2009 budget this evening, the night before the budget committee meets to issue their own recommendations. Selectmen recommend the passage of a…