July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Kingfield alumni meet, announce scholarships

KINGFIELD – Alumni of the Kingfield High School met in June for their annual alumni luncheon and association meeting. KHS was housed in what is now the Stanley Museum on School Street. More...

Maine State Fire Academy graduates 11

Rangeley firefighter Matthew Pellerin among the graduates

BRUNSWICK — Eleven Maine firefighters have completed training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Maine State Fire Academy program.  More...

Driver summonsed for texting and driving

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for July 7 to 14. More...

Bath driver injured in New Vineyard crash

NEW VINEYARD — The driver of a delivery truck told police he swerved to avoid an SUV that crossed into his lane on Route 27 near Bog Road Wednesday, July 12, Maine State Police Trooper Eric Ward said.  Shawn Duggan, 49, of Bath said the SU More...

Card making class to help vets

STRATTON — A fun, easy card making class for beginners is coming to Stratton Wednesday, July 26. The Stratton-Eustis Lions Club is sponsoring this class as one of the final fundraisers for its Canine Companions for Wounded Veterans project. More...

Historical society cookout

EMBDEN — The Embden Historical Society will hold its annual cookout/potluck meal at the Jeannie/Virginia Moore camp Monday, July 31 beginning with a social time at 4:30 p.m.; the meal begins at 5 p.m.  Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will More...

New books at Stratton library

STRATTON — Wendy Boyle, Librarian for the Stratton Public Library, recently announced the new books added this month.  More...

BASKET WORKSHOP OFFERED

A catchall basket workshop will be held at Sunrise View Farm from Friday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is being presented by Vermont-based basket weaver Linda Lomasney. More...

Commissioners set winter road closure hearing

FARMINGTON — Following a Public Hearing July 11, Franklin County Commissioners unanimously approved allowing wine, malt liquor, spirits and liquor sales in the Unorganized Territory. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY JULY 19:   Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY JULY 20:   MSAD 58 School Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Abram High School  More...

Maine International Film Festival comes to Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts presents MIFF in the Mountains, the best films of the Maine International Film Festival — eight films over four nights, Sunday through Wednesday, July 30 through Aug. More...

Children’s parade planned

FARMINGTON — A children’s walking parade will be held Saturday, July 22 during the Farmington Summer Festival  The line-up is at the Franklin County Children’s Task Force at 10:30 a.m. More...

Parenting solution course offered

FARMINGTON — The course 1-2-3 Magic & More is for caregivers of children ages 2 to 12 and will be held Saturday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...