April 8, 2009 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Maine Genealogical Society to meet

FARMINGTON — The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will be meeting Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Farmington Public Library. More...

Morgan, Park marry

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Adrienne Marie Park and Christopher James Morgan were married May 10, 2008 at Amarante's Sea Cliff, where the reception was held as well. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Carol Park of Paulsboro, N.J. More...

Ag plastic recycling to be discussed

FARMINGTON — Farmers, greenhouse operators, municipal officials and others interested in the best way to handle, bale and store agricultural plastics should attend this Agricultural Plastic Recycling workshop being hosted by Franklin County S More...

CPR and First Aid course

FARMINGTON — A Community CPR and First Aid course will be held Saturday, May 2, at 9 a.m. at the UMF Fitness & Recreation Center. More...

Benefits assistance coming to New Portland

NEW PORTLAND — Spectrum Generations, formerly Senior Spectrum, in conjunction with The United Way, announced recently that two of its Information Specialists will be traveling to New Portland to assist local seniors and people with disabiliti More...

Deputy assists Coburn Gore border staff

Mountain Misbehavior

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

Celebrating a life well lived

STRATTON — More than 150 friends, relatives and co-workers came to the Stratton Community Building on Saturday, March 28 to help celebrate the life of the late Lynn Fotter. More...

Kingfield Days Price is Right

Kingfield Days held a "Price is Right" fundrasier over the weekend. The event drew about 200 people, and raised money for this summer's annual Kingfield Festival Days. a great time was had by all! More...

Hoisington, Clarke engaged

KINGFIELD — Krista Hoisington, of Kingfield, and Patrick James (P.J.) Clarke, of Clayton, N.Y. recently announced that they have become engaged to be married. Hoisington is the daughter of Melissa and Scott Hoisington, of Kingfield. More...

Blood drives slated

FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross is holding blood drives at both the university and the hospital this month. The University of Maine at Farmington will hold its blood drive, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15 and 16, from 12 to 5 p.m. More...

Richardson tenders resignation

Maine School Union #37 Board

RANGELEY — Maine School Union #37 Board of Education held a meeting March 31. More...

Next budget's first draft distributed

Rangeley Lakes Regional School Board of Education

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Regional School Board of Education held a meeting March 31, and recently released the meeting's minutes at the school. More...

Fresh local produce for low-income seniors available

AUGUSTA — Seniors, age 60 or older with individual incomes below $20,036 (individual) and $26,955 (couples) are eligible to receive $50 of free fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables this coming season through the Maine Senior FarmShare Pr More...

Five arrested in counterfeit check ring

FARMINGTON — Branden R. Belanger, 38, whose last known address is Town Farm Road in Waterford, was arrested in Harrison, at approximately 1:30 p.m. on April 2, according to Farmington Police chief Richard Caton. More...

Shots fired behind movie theater in Rangeley

RANGELEY — A Rangeley man was charged with reckless conduct after he allegedly fired two rounds from a shotgun Saturday night behind the movie theater. More...

Eight new members join local club

Lions Club

STRATTON — The members of the Stratton-Eustis Lion's Club met on Monday night, March 16 at the White Wolf Restaurant and welcomed several new members. More...