Special election set for House District 89

AUGUSTA – Governor John E. Baldacci today set the date for a special election to replace former Rep. Janet Mills, D-Farmington, who resigned her seat after being elected as Maine’s Attorney General.…

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Franklin County budget approved

FARMINGTON – The budget committee approved a six-month transitional budget Monday evening, which will likely equal $2.48 million after the state’s figures for the jail are calculated. The budget is designed to…

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Local professor writes book on racewalking

FARMINGTON – Walk, don’t run, to Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers to check out a new book soon to be in the backpacks of thousands of students. University of Maine at Farmington’s…

UMF cuts Archaeology Center loose

FARMINGTON – After 25 years on campus, the Archaeology Research Center at the University of Maine at Farmington is moving out. The state’s continuing budget crunch was cited as the reason the…

90 Jay mill workers temporarily laid off

JAY – Wausau Paper Corp. officials announced 90 workers are being temporarily laid off due to poor economic conditions in the paper industry. The paper mill will shut down its Number 11…

Two plead not guilty to camp burglary charges

FARMINGTON – Two men pleaded not guilty in Franklin County Superior Court to a combined 92 charges of burglary, criminal mischief and theft. Timothy Lagasse, 20, of Farmington, pleaded not guilty to…