November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Ladies’/Community Breakfast set

RANGELEY — The next Ladies’/Community Breakfast, with everyone invited to attend, will be on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the Gingerbread House in Oquossoc, starting at 7 a.m.   “Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast. More...

Children raise funds for those in need

KINGFIELD –- The Sunday school children at King’s Valley Chapel in Kingfield presented nearly $1,000 to two food pantries and a homeless shelter. The money represented funds they had raised through the Walk for Hope in October.   More...

Car-turkey accident investigated

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Following is a summary of some of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department’s activities last week.   It was a busy week for Franklin County Sheriff’s Department deputies and dispatchers.   More...

Chamber holds annual meeting dinner

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce celebrated with members and guests at the Annual Meeting Dinner held Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

For those for whom the bell tolls

U.S. Army veteran Bertrand Dyer of New Portland, tolls the bell at the North New Portland Community Church, 11 times on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month —Veterans Day 2009. More...

Thieves strike Valley store

CARRABASSETT VALLEY –- For the third time in two years, Ayotte’s Country Store was the victim of a break-in. This time around it was the cash in the safe the thief or thieves were after. More...

Kingfield Selectmen, cemetery association meet

KINGFIELD -– Selectmen in town met last Monday and held a joint meeting with the Kingfield Cemetery Association. More...

‘Central Girls’ remember

Pictured are Glenice McLaughlin Jones and Carol Stansbury McLaughlin, members of the “Central Girls” who meet monthly with their classmates from the New Portland schools. More...

Kids’ holiday grief support offered

Lewiston -— For children and teens, facing the holidays after the death of a loved one can be challenging, sometimes even years after the loss. More...

Grant, O’Neil wed

RANGELEY— The wedding of Kelly Ann Grant and Patrick Stephen O’Neil took place at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Oquossoc, at 2 p.m. on June 27, with Father Paul Plante officiating over the mass. More...

Madrid man gets four months for furnishing illegal drugs

FARMINGTON —- A Madrid Township man was sentenced Friday, Nov. 20, in Franklin County Superior Court to two years with all but four months suspended for furnishing illegal drugs.   More...

Madrid man sentenced for dealing drugs charge

FARMINGTON —- A Madrid Township man was sentenced Friday, Nov. 20, in Franklin County Superior Court to five years with all but one year suspended for aggravated trafficking of illegal drugs.   More...

Fotter’s expands

STRATTON — Work is under way on a new 12-foot by 24-foot addition at Fotter’s Market as are renovations inside. More...

Locals garner accolades

AUGUSTA — At a recent awards ceremony banquet held in Augusta hosted by the HealthReach Community Health Centers located throughout Maine, two Mt. Abram Regional Health Center employees were singled out and honored for their work.   More...

CHESTER GREENWOOD DAY

Saturday, December 5, 2009

FARMINGTON - The 33nd annual celebration of the famous inventor of the earmuff...Farmington’s own Chester Greenwood will take place on Saturday, December 5 this year with a partial listing of events as follows:   More...

Free workshops for adults going to college

SKOWHEGAN & WILTON — Adults considering college are invited to participate in free college-planning workshops sponsored by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center. More...