January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Benefit raffle underway

KINGFIELD — A raffle is being held to benefit Brenda Parsons who fell on the ice and broke her ankle in three places last year. Parsons, who works for Longfellow's Restaurant in Kingfield, was operated on Dec. More...

Community rallies for Porter House employees

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A benefit fundraiser for the employees of the Porter House Restaurant in Eustis is planned for Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Rack on the Access Road on Sugarloaf. More...

Valley FD hosts emergency training

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — The following are summaries of some of the local law enforcement agencies' and fire departments' activities last week. More...

Nineteen gather for January meeting

Kingfield Senior Citizens

KINGFIELD — Nineteen members of the Kingfield Senior Citizens met on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Baptist church for their monthly gathering. The potluck dinner and setup was under the direction of Thelma Cyr and Farrilyn Chase. More...

Paul Orbeton, on track with Job Corp

KINGFIELD — Upward Bound and Job Corp have changed the life of a young Kingfield man. More...

Alternative healing on Main Street

RANGELEY — A former Lewiston native who lived and worked in Iowa for the past 14 years has moved to Rangeley with her husband where they have purchased the Main Street business Trends. More...

Proud mom

Lexi Bullen of Carrabassett Valley (left), who is a JIV racer in the S/CVA program, is pictured with her proud mother, Heidi Bullen, a teacher at the Stratton school. More...

Camden National announces quarterly dividend

CAMDEN — Robert W. Daigle, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, announced recently that the company's board of directors declared a $0.25 per share dividend payable on Jan. More...

Census Bureau seeking applicants

KINGFIELD — The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people in the area who would like a short-term job during the 2010 Census. Testing for the census job will be done at the Kingfield Town Office. For more information, contact 1-866-861-2010. More...

Fire heavily damages New Vineyard house

NEW VINEYARD — A fire that started around a chimney late Thursday, Jan. 8, heavily damaged the home of Alyce and Jonathan Cavanaugh at 406 Church St., Fire Chief Doug Churchill said. Smoke detectors alerted the couple to the fire, he said. More...

Moth Moon and Copper cauldron team up

COPLIN PLANTATION — Two business women decided to join forces and recently opened the new Coplin Co-Op gift shop on Route 16 just outside of Stratton at the Maine Roadhouse barn. More...

Introduction to FDA's Matched Savings offered

LEWISTON -- Maine Centers for Women, Work, and Community is offering an Introduction to FDA's Matched Savings workshop at its Farmington Center, at 108 Perham Street, Suite A, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and again on April 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Free tax preparation offered

FARMINGTON — The Western Maine CA$H (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Coalition is once again offering free tax preparation this tax season at the University of Maine at Farmington. More...

Introduction to FDA's Matched Savings offered

LEWISTON -- Maine Centers for Women, Work, and Community is offering an Introduction to FDA's Matched Savings workshop at its Farmington Center, at 108 Perham Street, Suite A, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and again on April 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Brrrrrrr.

The Kingfield dam last week. (David Hart photo) More...