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Carrabassett Valley

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Town Manager Dave Cota gave the Carrabassett Valley Board of Selectmen an update regarding the new town pool during the Sept. 8 selectmen’s meeting. More...

Phillips Town Office for sale; bids open until Oct 14

PHILLIPS — Phillips Town Manager Elaine Hubbard reported that the board of selectmen swiftly moved through several items on the agenda during the Sept. 9 meeting. Selectmen decided to put the former town office building out to bid. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Fall dance classes set to start

RANGELEY — Lakeside Dance Academy will be starting its fall session of classes during the week of Sept. 15. More...

Bruce Spang book talk at CV Library

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Bruce Spang, former Poet Laureate of Portland will be in the Begin Family Community Room at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m. to talk about his book and recite some of his poetry. More...

UMF Visiting Writers Series opens

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program will present Maine filmmaker Desi Van Til for a special event to open its 2014-15 Visiting Writers Series. More...

Letters

Your support keeps the logging museum open

To help defer the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s 21st annual Apple Harvest Festival expenses, the following businesses have graciously offered sponsorship: RKH Tile in Rangeley, Rangeley Building & Remodeling, CJ’s Appliances More...

Community & Local News

Dr. Joanie Peter joins FMH Emergency

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital President Rebecca Arsenault recently announced that Joanie Peter MD has joined the medical staff of the emergency department at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

Making way for the new Valley pool

An excavator sits at the site of the old Carrabassett Valley Pool which is gone while the new one is on the way. Demolition of the old pool began Sept. More...

Organist/keyboardist sought

MADRID — Reeds Mill Church, the “Church in the Wildwood,” the church with no electricity but with light provided by original kerosene lamps, has held a special Thanksgiving morning service for many years. More...

News from our Schools

Flag-raising honors Welles Crowther

Stratton School

STRATTON — Students and faculty gathered around the school’s flag pole Sept. More...

Pre-kindergarten program discussions

MSAD #58

MSAD #58 is proposing a pre-kindergarten program in each of its elementary schools. There will be community meetings to hear and discuss wants, wishes and worries for the proposed prekindergarten program. A meeting in Kingfield was held Monday. More...

Mt. Abram High School Notes

MTA SCHOOL PICTURE DAY Students will have school pictures taken Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the library. Students can pick up payment envelopes at the main office. MTA SPORTS TEAM PICTURES More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

AA MEETINGSKingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, Webster HallMadrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, ReedMills Rd. Mem Day-Labor Day.Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg.,Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...

Kingfield Planning Board hears parking issue

KINGFIELD — Frustration grew for a group of Main Street residents as they learned zoning ordinances in the town did not exclude commercial truck parking in the Village District. The residents requested being put on the Sept. More...

VALLEY BEST IN BIKING

Maine State Senator Tom Saviello presented the Town of Carrabassett Valley Board of Selectmen a proclamation from the State Legislature. More...

Moose rams car

DALLAS PLANTATION — A New York driver attempted to drive around a moose standing in the middle of the road last week, but the animal took exception to the maneuver and rammed the vehicle. Thursday, Sept. More...

Op-Ed

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Legislative Update

Colorful foliage season predicted More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is your favorite genre of music and what currently is your favorite song?

Kenny Tosier, 9, of Kingfield: “I like country music and my favorite song is ‘I’ve Been Watching You’ by Rodney Atkins." More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thelma Arlene Gross Sanford

1943-2014 — Her greatest desire is that all should come to know Jesus Christ

AUBURN — Thelma Arlene Gross Sanford went home to be with the Lord Sept. 10, 2014. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Walking for love

KINGFIELD — Deborah Johnson of Kingfield celebrated a milestone birthday this past summer and really wanted to do something to make this year a memorable one. More...

Ahead of the game

Mt. Abram JV player Evan McKay beats his opponent to the goal at Mtn. Valley last week. The JV boys won their game, 7-0. (Heidi Murphy photo) More...

Mt. Abram Varsity boys win one, lose one on the road

Draegan Tooker gains possession of the ball in a game at Mtn. Valley last week. The Roadrunners suffered a 10-0 loss against Mtn. Valley, but came back and defeated Oak Hill on the road Friday, 6-0. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYSVALLEY SENIORS — 10 am-12 pm,Carrabassett Valley Public Library. Opento area seniors. Variety interests, topics.?s: 237-3535.WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYSWOMEN’S FITNESS CLASS — 5:30-6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist More...

COMMUNITY THINGS TO DO

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, LegionHall, Depot St., Phillips. All papergamesBINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, LegionHall, School St., Kingfield. All papergamesBOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd,Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com.Library. Open to public. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Citizenship Day is Wednesday, Sept. 17 As citizens of this democracy, youare the rulers and the ruled, thelaw-givers and the law-abiding,the beginning and the end. —Adlai E. Stevenson More...

Big Flavor Breads

Fall is a great time to make some More...