Articles by Russ Dillingham

 
Edie Williams of Auburn picks a sunflower to complete her bouquet for her dining room table at Willow Pond Farm in Sabattus on Monday afternoon.

CSAs offer fresh, local food for the price of a share

By Russ Dillingham on Sept. 17, 2013, at 12:02 p.m.
SABATTUS, Maine — Edie Williams strolled through a field of flowers in Sabattus on Monday afternoon, cutting a few here and there for her dining room table. She relishes this time of year. “There is nothing better than fresh fruits and vegetables,” Williams said. “Knowing where they come from, having …
A fire on Field Avenue in Auburn on Monday morning may have been caused by a heating device used to keep snakes warm on the third floor of 54-56 Field Ave., according to Auburn fire Chief Frank Roma. "From the evidence I have seen so far, it would be consistent with the call we received."

Auburn firefighters rescue pet snakes from apartment fire

By Russ Dillingham on June 17, 2013, at 12:42 p.m.
AUBURN, Maine — A fire on Field Avenue in Auburn on Monday morning may have been caused by a heating device used to keep snakes warm on the third floor of 54-56 Field Ave., according to Auburn fire Chief Frank Roma. “From the evidence I have seen so far, it …
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United Ambulance personnel and Lewiston police and firefighters carry a logger through the woods off River Road in Lewiston on Wednesday morning, July 11, 2012 after he was pinned beneath his skidder.

Logger gets trapped under skidder in Lewiston

By Russ Dillingham on July 12, 2012, at 12:42 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — A skidder rolled onto a 61-year-old logger working in the woods near River Road early Wednesday, pinning him to the ground while he yelled for help. For about 45 minutes, Earle Reckerds of Livermore Falls hollered until a neighbor caught his pleas about a quarter-mile away. Hillary …
 
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