Monday Apr 21
Nonprofits see municipal funding cut as Franklin County towns face declining revenues
In Strong, United Methodist Economic Ministry, which runs a local food pantry, was granted $1,500 while six other groups were voted down for $2,850 in funding.
Farmington chimney fire quickly extinguished
Farmington Fire Chief Terry Bell said that the 35 firefighters from six towns who responded to the fire were able to extinguish the blaze before it spread to the rest of the Philbrick Road home, but not before damaging the floors and walls next to the chimney.
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New Sharon pair facing heroin charges after child reports overdose
Daniel Villacci, 27, and Tabatha Schoubroek, 29, both of New Sharon, were summoned by police but not arrested, according to State Police Sgt.
New Sharon couple charged with possession of heroin
A child reported the overdose and may have saved their lives last Tuesday by calling a relative who then dialed 911, according to the Maine State Police.
Child in New Sharon reports two adults' overdoses
A child at a New Sharon home potentially saved two adults' lives Tuesday after a presumed heroin overdose by calling a relative who then dialed 911, according to the Maine State Police.
Franklin County fire departments consider collaboration
There's no easy solution to Franklin County's firefighter shortage, but county officials hope to work together to find one.