December 23, 2009 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Boyces surprised at 50th gala

KINGFIELD — About 60 friends and relatives gathered at the Herbert Grand Hotel Saturday night, Dec. 5 for a surprise 50th wedding anniversary party for Harold and Judy Boyce.   More...

Library closed Dec. 26

KINGFIELD — Barbara Stewart, librarian for the Webster Free Library, recently announced that the library will be closed Saturday, Dec. 26. For more information, call Stewart at 265-2052. More...

Ways to help those in need

KINGFIELD — With the lower temperatures occurring now, many in the area will experience very cold nights in their homes. It is no secret that there are those in the region who lack funds to feed, clothe, shelter and keep the family warm. More...

Third Work Healthy! program begins

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition is holding its third annual Work Healthy! More...

The trend to health

RANGELEY — Mind, Body, Spirit… when those are all in balance, it’s the perfect state for our well-being. Donna Allen, owner of Trends...Alternative Healing, wants to help you on your journey toward achieving such balance. More...

CVPL: Volunteers needed for move

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Twenty years of service in rented Valley space is coming to a close for the Carrabassett Valley Public Library; the new building built next door to the Anti-Gravity Complex and Mountainside Grocers, will be complete by th More...

Vernon Bean turns 80

RANGELEY — Vernon Bean, who celebrated his 80th birthday on Thursday, Dec. 10, was born in Industry but grew up in Dead River graduating from Flagstaff High School. More...

Sugarloaf tops $10 million in real estate sales

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -– Sugarloaf’s real estate agency, Mountainside Real Estate, recently announced that it is on track to end the year with more than $10.3 million in sales, despite the recent downturn in the real estate market. More...

Ladies’/Community Breakfast on tap

RANGELEY — The next Ladies’/Community Breakfast, with everyone invited to attend, will be on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at Moosely Bagels on Main Street from 7 to 9 a.m.   “Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast. More...

Heat, cost-saving option available

FRANKLIN COUNTY — During the Maine winter homeowners lose heat. An estimated 30 percent of heat this heat loss is though their windows. The reasons for these changes are due to the age of certain homes. More...

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, snow on every bough! (Steve Mitman photo) More...

Candlelight service planned in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield United Methodist Church is having a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24. More...

Special service planned in Strong

STRONG — Strong United Methodist Church will host a Family Christmas Eve Candlelighting Worship Service at 7 p.m. More...

Deputies investigate bad check

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Following is a summary of some of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department’s activities last week. More...

New taxi service open in Valley

New businesses open

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Greg Roy of Carrabassett Valley has launched a new business called “Point 08 Taxi Service. Get the Point,” serving the Sugarloaf area including Kingfield, Carrabassett Valley, Stratton-Eustis and Saddleback. More...

Day spa offers ‘royal’ treatment

WILTON — Located in the Bass Building in downtown Wilton, Crown Court Day Spa is a dream that recently became a reality, said owner Kathy Jolicoeur.   More...

Five generations in Stratton

Five generations gather recently in Stratton: Gail Gatchell-Steward of Stratton (left to right), her son, Martin Bolduc and his seven-week-old daughter, Lucille Dawn Bolduc of Rangeley, the great-gran More...

VanDeventer joins Madison medical practice

Lori VanDeventer PNP will join the medical staff of Madison Area Health Center this winter. More...

Library gets new director

STRONG — The Strong Public Library welcomes Cheryl McCleery as its new library director beginning Jan. 5. More...

Biomass harvesting for owners of small woodlots

MERCER — The public is welcome to a free workshop on Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon to visit an ongoing biomass harvesting operation on a small woodlot.   More...

Rascally recyclers

The Irregular was blessed the other day with a visit from a couple of guys who were on their way to the Elmer Fudd Look-Alike Contest. More...