September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Fall dinner served

RANGELEY — St. Luke’s will host a fall dinner Saturday, Sept. More...

Stanley Museum Consignment Auction planned

KINGFIELD — The Stanley Museum will hold its ninth special consignment auction of steam cars, parts, literature and other ephemera Saturday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m. (preview Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). More...

Book reading, discussions

RANGELEY — Books, Lines and Thinkers Bookstore has once again lined up some great reading for its book discussions for the rest of this year.  More...

Community center events

EMBDEN — The Embden Community Center recently announced two events for September.  Thursday, Sept. 11, the Embden Community Club Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.  Saturday, Sept. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government school board meetings

WEDNESDAY SEPT. 10:   Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Office building.  MONDAY SEPT. 15:   New Portland Board of Selectmen meets at 6:30 at the New Portland Fire Station.   More...

Kingfield septic tank pumping

KINGFIELD — Erica C Bracy, Town of Kingfield Clerk, recently announced that the Kingfield Wastewater Department will end outside septic tank pumping Oct. More...

Connecticut man charged in disturbance

RANGELEY — Police said a Connecticut man is facing charges of disorderly conduct and violating conditions of release following an incident at Sarge’s Pub & Grub late Saturday night, Aug. 30.  More...

First ‘Foliage From The Lake’ Contest planned

RANGELEY — Rangeley Region Lake Cruises & Kayaking, with the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Rangeley Lakes Regional School, announces the first “Foliage From The Lake” Photo Contest.  More...

K-9 Diesel assists Rangeley PD

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Reports for Aug. 22 to Sept. 5. More...

Dinner-dance benefits homeless shelter

FARMINGTON — “Dine n Dance Under the Stars” will be held Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Titcomb Lodge to benefit WMHO’s homeless shelter.  A social hour with cash bar will run from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Matter of Balance classes resume

KINGFIELD — A matter of Balance exercise classes resumed this past Thursday, Sept. 4, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Webster Hall.   All are welcome. For more information, call Beverly Pillsbury at 684-5579 or Muriel Handrahan at 628- 4291.   More...

Kingfield Friday Artwalk for all

At right, Walker Wolfe, 6, of Carrabassett Valley plays on the rocking bear on the lawn of Rolling Fatties. Wolfe’s family spent the early evening playing on the lawn and listening to music during the Kingfield Friday Artwalk. More...

Podiatry services offered

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics are providing weekly podiatry specialty services Wednesdays at Franklin Health Orthopaedics on the FMH campus. More...

HARVEST FESTIVAL ON TAP

KINGFIELD — The Maine Mountain Children’s House is hosting a Community Harvest Festival Saturday, Sept. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Mountain Village Farm B&B at 164 Main Street.  More...

Fall Women’s Weekend at Maine Huts & Trails

KINGFIELD — Maine’s western mountains will serve as the backdrop for guided hikes, yoga, painting and personal development classes at Maine Huts & Trails’ Fall Women’s Weekend, Oct. More...

Dixfield man fined for indecent conduct

PHILLIPS — An official said a Dixfield man admitted in court Tuesday, Sept. More...

Stuff we don’t want in the trash

Steven Smith of the Western Maine Environmental Depot Collection Program sorts through household waste that is considered hazardous. More...

Retired educators’ group recommences meetings

RANGELEY — The Franklin County Retired Educators will initiate the 2014-2015 series of meetings Monday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. More...

Celebrating the outdoors

PHILLIPS — Rick Rogers of Phillips first invited representatives from several outdoor safety organizations to his hometown two years ago. More...

Reporting crime through Frank Tip

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently started handing out cards with information on how to make anonymous reports of underage drinking, illegal drug use or other criminal activity.  Citizens can now text information to authorities or f More...

Living Well for Better Health class offered

Free class is held Thursdays at Franklin Memorial Hospital

FARMINGTON — Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, arthritis, heart trouble, depression or another long-term health condition? More...

Reeds Mill Church Hymn Sing scheduled

MADRID — Reeds Mill Church on Reeds Mill Road will be hosting its annual fall hymn sing Sunday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m.  More...

Stratton-Eustis Lions ‘Roar for Paws’

STRATTON-EUSTIS — The Lions Club International created the Canines Companions for Wounded Veterans initiative to purchase and train service dogs to assist those veterans who have disabilities from conflict.  More...

Dr. Oscar Fischer joins FMH medical staff

FARMINGTON — Rebecca Arsenault, president/ CEO of Franklin Community Health Network recently announced that Oscar Fischer, MD, has joined the medical staff at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Dr. More...