How Franklin County voted

Most incumbents had a successful election day. School consolidation was decidedly turned down. By a narrower margin than the statewide results, the proposed casino in neighboring Oxford County was also turned down.…

New hospital president appointed

FARMINGTON – Trustees at Franklin Community Health Network and Franklin Memorial Hospital have announced the appointment of Rebecca Ryder of Mission, Texas, as the new president and chief executive officer. The appointment…

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Voting results for Franklin County

Sign of the Times: Java Joe’s in Farmington is celebrating the presidential pick the best way it knows how – with a cup of coffee. Voting by towns & plantations: Town of…

County budget going to committee

FARMINGTON – The county commissioners have compiled a preliminary budget, which will be reviewed by the Budget Committee in the coming weeks. The budget represents only six months of the 2009 fiscal…

Commissioners approve county-line perambulation

FARMINGTON – County commissioners met today and agreed to engage the services of a surveying company to determine where the county line between Oxford and Franklin County actually is. The area in…

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Voters turning out in numbers

FARMINGTON – If you want to avoid the crush, Town Clerk Leanne Pinkham recommended voting from 1 to 3 p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m. today. “Our busiest times are at noon,…

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Community members look to augment food banks

FARMINGTON – In a tough economic climate, with cold weather fast approaching, several individuals and agencies are taking steps to ensure that local families don’t go hungry this winter. In the Franklin…

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Franklin County’s Nov. 4 Ballot

As Franklin County’s ballot clerks work today to ready the polls in what is expected to be a very busy election day tomorrow, the Daily Bulldog thought it might be helpful to…

Woman faces several charges

FARMINGTON – A 27-year-old woman faces several charges in what police say began as a shoplifting call. According to police, on Thursday about 4:15 p.m., Nicole Lamphere of Skowhegan, left the Dollar…