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Developer presents plan to turn rentals into condos

WILTON – The planning board held a pre-application meeting Thursday evening to discuss a proposal to turn five rental cottages into privately-owned condominiums. The proposal, which would involve no construction to implement,…

Rain, beavers close Munson Road

WILTON – As if day after day of heavy rain wasn’t enough for the Highway Department to worry about, an army of industrious rodents managed to temporarily shut down the Munson Road.…

Domestic violence a ‘complicated crime’

WILTON – A forum that brought together law enforcement officers, state representatives, a prosecutor, victim advocates, church and healthcare representatives and victims to discuss domestic issues found one troubling fact: there are…

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Committee reviews new Mallett School plan

FARMINGTON – A revised version of the W.G. Mallett School project was presented to the building committee Wednesday night, which would let construction go forward without any new property acquisitions. “Sometimes adversity leads…

No big trucks on Lake Road discussed

  WILTON – Selectmen discussed the implementation of a “no thru truck” regulation for the Lake Road at a public hearing Tuesday evening, as well as a modification to the summer reconstruction…

Jail’s healthcare provider threatens pull out

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County commissioners spent most of their meeting this morning discussing the local jail, as the health care provider for that facility has threatened to pull out of their…

It’s Selectman Shaffer now

RANGELEY – Gary Shaffer won the three-year selectman’s seat in a run-off election held Monday and wanted to thank all of his supporters “in this most unusual election,” he said today. Shaffer…

Racist graffiti to be pursued as a hate crime

RANGELEY – Police are asking the public for help following a report of racial slurs and racist symbols found spray painted near the entrance to a new subdivision development on Dodge Pond…