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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…

Wilton considers opening street to ATV traffic

WILTON – Selectmen will hear a proposal by a resident at Tuesday’s meeting that seeks to open up an avenue which all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts could use to visit the downtown area. The…

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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…

Child’s death under investigation

WILTON – The state police are investigating the death of a one-year-old child today, after his mother says the boy fell down a flight of stairs. Matteo Hanson was pronounced dead at…

Slick road conditions reported

Several reports of vehicles sliding off roads have kept emergency crews busy today. Light snow has been falling through the day combined with moisture frozen on the roads to form black ice…

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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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Police station location in negotiation

FARMINGTON – Selectmen gave the green light on hiring an architectural firm for up to $12,000 to look into the feasibility of building a new police station at the former site of…