November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ATV trail a go in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Board of Selectmen gave the Kingfield Quad Runners ATV Club permission to build and maintain an ATV and multi-use trail on town owned property. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Còig to perform at Mercer Community Center - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present Còig at the Mercer Community Center Thursday, Dec. 4. Curtain is at 6 p.m. More...

Patty Ritzo, HPAG Artist of the Month

KINGFIELD — Patty Ritzo, a locally-known painter who lived in Kingfield for many years and now lives in Falmouth, will be at the High Peaks Artisan Guild as its featured artist for the month of December. More...

Holiday concert offered

RANGELEY — To get yourself into the spirit of the season, come on over to hear the Rangeley Community Chorus as it presents the holiday concert, Follow That Star. The concert takes place Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. More...

Community & Local News

Support offered for grief during the holidays

RANGELEY — People often have happy, joyful memories of the holidays, but for those of us who have lost a close family member or friend, the holiday season can become a time of confusion, loneliness and despair. More...

Festival of Trees returns

Tom Sawyer, Martha Wing and Jeff Harris meet to plan the Farmington Rotary Club’s annual Festival of Trees part of the Chester Greenwood Day celebrations. The event kicks off Saturday, Dec. More...

FMH Occupational Health Service provides new service

Now perform DOT physicals for commercial drivers

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital’s Occupational Health Department has providers who are certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and available for DOT examinations on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. More...

News from our Schools

CVA inducts members to new NHS chapter

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Friday, Nov. 14, Carrabassett Valley Academy inducted six inaugural members into its newly formed National Honor Society chapter. More...

Pizza dinner, financial aid presentation offered

The evening is designed to help navigate the college financial aid process

MSAD #58 — Parents of district students are invited to a presentation on ways to successfully navigate the college financial aid process. This event will be held in Kingfield, Strong and Phillips. More...

MSAD #58 re-kindergarten survey

MSAD #58 is currently exploring options in prekindergarten programming and is inviting parents and community members that are served by the MSAD #58 schools to participate in a short survey. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 27 As we express our gratitude,we must never forget that thehighest appreciation is not toutter words, but to live by them. —John Fitzgerald Kennedy More...

Win-Win with Winter Squash

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I always try to More...

MSAD #58: Brouillet names new hires

KINGFIELD — MSAD #58 School Board of Directors met Nov. 20 at Kingfield Elementary School for the monthly meeting. More...

Arts and Heritage Loop unveiled - Free Access

PHILLIPS — Members of the High Peaks Creative Council unveiled information kiosks in towns along the 82-mile Maine High Peaks Arts and Heritage Loop Nov. 22. More...

Preparing students for their future

MELMAC

SALEM — Success in high school is measured, in part, by the ability of students to be prepared for continuing education once they graduate. At Mt. More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What are you thankful for?

Bridget Gusler, 11, of Phillips: “A loving family.” More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Catherine Anne Chenoweth

1969-2014

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Catherine Anne Chenoweth, age 45, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, after a long illness. More...

Gregory Walker Swenson

1950-2014 — he lived a full life and loved Maine

NEW VINEYARD — Gregory Walker Swenson, 64, of New Vineyard died peacefully in the company of his family Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. More...

Alexander Edwin Scheeren

Thanksgiving for Life & Celebrations April 17, 1938-Nov. 11, 2014

There will be a Thanksgiving for the Life of Alexander Scheeren Dec. 6, 2014, at 11 a.m., at the Richard Bell Chapel on Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Practice makes perfect

Keely Marble takes a shot at the basket during practice last week. Basketball coaches throughout the Mountain Valley Conference began working with their teams Nov. 17 for the upcoming season. Mt. More...

JB’s first

Jonathan “JB” Jordan of Kingfield poses with his first deer, 9 points, 150-pounds which he shot 247 yards away Friday, Nov. 14. More...

Mitchell gets his deer

Mitchell Toothaker of Kingfield shows of the buck he bagged Nov. 22 in the Day Pond area. The eight-point buck weighed in at 165 pounds and is Toothaker’s first. (Dave Toothaker photo) 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.WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETING —5:30 pm, Carrabassett Valley Town officeconference rm. 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...

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...