Kaitlin Schroeder

Kaitlin Schroeder

Staff Writer



Latest Articles by Kaitlin Schroeder

April 23, 2014

Franklin County leaders adopt Maine High Peaks logo as regional brand

Business and community leaders say branding the northern part of the county is part of a proactive marketing effort.

April 23, 2014

Franklin County inmates once again going to Somerset County Jail

Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols said the move does not fix problems created when the jail became a 72-hour holding center.

April 22, 2014

Decision to switch to natural gas riddled with complex considerations, UMF panelists say

The fact that converting to gas would enable other local institutions to tap into it played a big role in UMF’s eventual plan, according to the school’s president.

April 22, 2014

Avon drug bust one of the largest Franklin County has seen

Police seized $144,000, marijuana, pills and seven firearms at the home of the alleged drug dealer, Daryl Searles.

April 21, 2014

Nonprofits see municipal funding cut as Franklin County towns face declining revenues

Local officials are questioning whether to give money to nonprofit groups while cutting or reducing departments or services.

April 18, 2014

Winslow husband, wife win community service award

Jackie Dalton, co-executive director of REM, and John Dalton, president and CEO of Inland Hospital, were recognized for eight years of volunteer work in the Waterville area.

April 16, 2014

Franklin County sheriff gets nod for budget, but not for civil deputy

Sheriff Scott Nichols proposed using excess revenue from serving civil papers to fund the department.

April 15, 2014

Husband of Kingfield teacher killed in crash files lawsuit

Andrew Hodgins is suing Craig Gage for allegedly driving negligently when his van struck a van driven by Samantha Wright.

April 15, 2014

New Sharon couple charged with drug possession

A child reported the couple’s apparent overdose last week.

April 12, 2014

Somerset, Franklin officials blast new jail bill

County officials call the bill a ‘state takeover’ of the county jail system.