September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Lions roar past goal for vets

EUSTIS — Recently, the Stratton-Eustis Lions Club held its annual fundraiser for Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence / Wounded Veterans Initiative.  More...

CAT SPAY-NEUTER CLINIC SET

KINGFIELD — There will be a low cost cat spay neuter clinic Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Country Mutt located at 396 Main Street. More...

THE SCARECROWS RETURN TO PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS — The 26th annual Phillips Scarecrow Reunion is set for Sept. 25 to 30.  Organizers invite families, businesses, groups and individuals to get their creative juices flowing by erecting a scarecrow at the Scarecrow Lot. More...

Local arrested after abandoning truck in river

NEW PORTLAND — At approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, Deputy Isaac Wacome of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a truck stuck in the Carrabassett River near the Wire Bridge. More...

Depot Street included in Kingfield sidewalk project

KINGFIELD -- MaineDOT hosted a Public Meeting Thursday, Sept. 14 to review changes made to plans in a proposed sidewalk that will run along Route 142 from the corner of High and Depot streets to the Kingfield Elementary School.  More...

Two-vehicle crash in Embden

EMBDEN — Two vehicles were totaled in a crash at the intersection of Route 16 and the Katie Crotch Road Sunday. More...

Mt. Abram Regional Health Center food drive a success

KINGFIELD — In celebration of National Health Center week, Mt. Abram Regional Health Center held a food drive at Tranten’s Market in Kingfield the week of Aug. 14. More...

Annual chicken supper slated

PHILLIPS — Friday, Oct. 13, the Phillips Community of Christian Women will again cook up its annual chicken supper, held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Phillips Elementary School.  More...

Carrabassett Valley voters approve funding projects

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A Special Town Meeting was held on Sept. 11 to determine funding for two projects. More...

Mobile Health Unit at Farmington Fair

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County’s mobile health unit will be offering free screenings and other services daily at the Farmington Fair. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20:  Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, SEPT. 21:   Rangeley Park Commission meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Town Office  More...

New Portland Consumer Confidence Report available

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Water District recently released the 2016 New Portland Water District Consumer Confidence Report. More...

Squatter reports theft

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for Sept. 8 to 15. The following is a summary of some of the local incidents deputies responded to based on that report.  More...

Kingfield’s first trail town celebration

KINGFIELD — “I am very impressed with the turnout of the first Kingfield AT Community Celebration,” organizer Lisa Standish said. The celebration was held Sunday, Sept. More...