November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Appreciating our veterans

Richard French (left) of Kingfield displays the Veterans Appreciation certificate he received Sunday at Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. He also received a flag pin. French served in the U.S. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Heather Pierson to perform - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts

FARMINGTON — New England Celtic Arts in collaboration with the Farmington Historical Society will present Heather Pierson at the North Church Concert Series Thursday, Nov. 6. Curtain is at 7 p.m. More...

Speakeasy dance party benefit returns

FARMINGTON — Saturday, Nov. 8, the Homestead Kitchen, Bar and Bakery on Broadway will again recapture the Prohibition Era with the fourth annual Speakeasy Dance Party to benefit the greater Farmington area Care and Share Food Closet.  More...

Strong Public Library hosts free magic show

STRONG — Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Forster Memorial Building auditorium, Strong Public Library will present a magic show featuring Conjuring Carroll, a magician and family performer. More...

Community & Local News

Medical provider joins Rangeley Family Medicine

RANGELEY — Rangeley Family Medicine recently announced that Dorothy Mosher, FNP has joined the practice as a permanent provider. She initially came to the health center in a temporary capacity, but recently accepted the full time opening.  More...

Flu season has started: get vaccinated

WALTHAM, Mass. — With flu season already here, it’s important to remember that getting the influenza vaccination (flu shot or flu mist) is the best practice to remain healthy and prevent a possibly life-threatening disease. More...

Maine CDC launches Ebola website

AUGUSTA -- In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare providers and Maine citizens regarding guideline updates and developments concerning preparedness and response to potential suspected cases of Ebola, the Maine Center for D More...

News from our Schools

KES students in action

KINGFIELD — Each Thursday teachers at Kingfield Elementary School oversee an activity period where students work with other students while taking part in various activities of interest such as hiking or producing newsletters.  More...

Mt. Abram High School Notes

Fall Boys and Girls Soccer Awards  Thursday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m. in the MTA cafeteria.  Winter Sports & Sports Packets   Basketball begins Nov. 17.  Skiing begins Nov. 24.  More...

No sweets for this girl

RaAnne Rolbiecki Wahl tries to lure Kaylee the cow to her square during Cow Pattie Bingo, a fundraiser for the Kingfield 8th grade. More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

AA MEETINGS Kingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, Webster Hall Madrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, Reed Mills Rd. Mem Day-Labor Day. Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg., Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...

Brouillet discusses Strong surplus

STRONG — MSAD #58 Superintendent Erica Brouillet addressed the Strong Board of Selectmen Oct. 28 regarding a surplus in the 2013–2014 school budget. More...

Kingfield gets $118,498 school budget offset

KINGFIELD — MSAD #58 Superintendent Dr. Erica Brouillet and Business Manager Luci Milewski attended the Oct. More...

Phillips: Bragg Corner construction to start

PHILLIPS — During the Oct. 29 Board of Selectmen meeting, Phillips Road Commissioner Ward Bredeau reported that a preconstruction meeting regarding the Bragg Corner Road culvert replacement project had been scheduled for Oct. 31. More...

Fountain oldest Valley veteran - Free Access

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Richard “Dick” Fountain has been a permanent fixture in the Valley since he and his family relocated here over 50 years ago. The snow is what brought him to the area and a business is what made him stay. More...

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The missing one

In the center of my hometown of Rangeley, there is a memorial inscribed with the names of those from the Rangeley region who answered our country’s call and served in the Armed Forces. More...

Support our right to have a say

Imagine you are a lifelong resident of Maine; a homeowner, a tax-payer and a hard worker. Imagine you live in a small rural community; one that is peaceful, picturesque and close-knit.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Impi W. Tufts

1917-2014 — She was an avid homemaker and gardener

KINGFIELD — Impi W. Tufts, age 97, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. She had been a resident at Pinewood Terrace in Farmington for the past few months.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

Storm brings snow to Sugarloaf

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Weather forecasters predicted a measurable snow storm in the mountains and foothills of western Maine Nov. More...

Snowsports grants awarded

The Ski Club and SRSEF grants were made to 52 deserving skiers and snowboarders

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — October 2014 marked the 45th year of the Sugarloaf Regional Ski Educational Foundation funding local participants in ski and snowboard programs at Sugarloaf.  Founded by the Sugarloaf Ski Club in 1968 and recognized a More...

Saddleback kicks off the 2015 season Dec. 13

RANGELEY — Saddleback Maine, a mountain known for its relaxed vibe with miles of uncluttered terrain, hand-cut glades, and affordable skiing for all levels, opens for the season Saturday, Dec. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS VALLEY SENIORS — 10 am-12 pm, Carrabassett Valley Public Library. Open to area seniors. More...

COMMUNITY THINGS TO DO

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, Depot St., Phillips. All paper games BINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St., Kingfield. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Veterans’ Day is Tuesday, Nov. More...

The End of the Garden

Brussels sprouts are the last thing to come More...