October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rangeley school building proposal voted in

Second option rejected by more than two to one

RANGELEY — Oct. 13 voters in each of the five RSU #78 towns voted to decide on a proposed school building project. More...

Assessing tractor-trailer speed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Chief of Police Mark Lopez addressed the Board of Selectmen Oct. 13, after concern over tractor trailer traffic was raised following an accident Sept. 10. Lopez shared statistics regarding accidents on and off Route 27. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Phillips Follies returns to Phillips!

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Follies have apparently gained a following says director Dick Matthews. More...

Holocaust survivor to give book talk

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — There will be a book talk with Edith Lucas Pagelson, author of “Against All Odds: A Miracle of Holocaust Survival” Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library.  More...

Harpsichordist Gavin Black to perform

FARMINGTON — The Arts Institute of Western Maine will present Gavin Black, harpsichordist, in a program of early Italian and English music at the Emery Arts Center, Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Letters

Thank you for supporting the Kingfield Flag Program

Thank you to Mike Shirley, Danielle Mattheau, and Sarah and Michael Churchill for the caring and removal of the American flags in Kingfield.  The Kingfield Flag Program is supported by the general public. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Rangeley Laker girls win championship game

The Lakers girls (above) faced Phillips in the NFCL Championship game Saturday night at the Mt. Abram soccer field. More...

Strong boys win championship game

Strong took on Kingfield in the NFCL Boys Middle School Championship game Saturday night. Both teams came out on fire, eager for the win. More...

Ball Boy Extraordinaire

Landen Marble, son of Liz and Travis Marble of Freeman, earned some movie tickets to Narrow Gauge Cinema for helping out on the sidelines last Thursday and Saturday nights at Mt. Abram. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS LADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30- 6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist Church, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages, fitness levels. 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...

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...

MSAD #58 board approves pep, outdoor clubs, Gay Straight Alliance

PHILLIPS — After considerable discussion, the MSAD #58 School Board of Directors approved three new student clubs at Mt. Abram High School. More...

Remains found on U.S. Navy property likely Largay

REDINGTON TOWNSHIP — The 27-month search for missing Appalachian Trail hiker Geraldine Largay has potentially come to an end.  More...

CV Public Hearing scheduled for zone change

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Selectmen held a Public Hearing prior to their regular meeting Oct. 13. The hearing closed out the town’s involvement with the Sugar- Bowl bowling alley project. Kerry Audet of Valley Bowl Corp. More...

A SLICE OF HEAVEN

- as seen from the Mt. Abram soccer field last Thursday night. More...

Op-Ed

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A little respect, please

Unsightly graffiti has taken away from the otherwise breathtaking view of Carrabassett Valley from the Ira Mountain overlook. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is the most exciting part of the upcoming Kingfield Bicentennial Celebration?

For volunteer opportunities, call Tammy Goldfrank at 491- More...

Community & Local News

Franklin County celebrated for building healthy habits

Let’s Go! recognizes 14 child centric sites for enacting healthy eating and active living standards More...

Merchandise for sale

Kingfield Bicentennial

KINGFIELD — Fall is officially underway, a reminder that the holiday shopping season is fast approaching. The public is reminded to include Kingfield Bicentennial merchandise on their shopping lists.   More...

ReEnergy Stratton to celebrate National Bioenergy Day

STRATTON — ReEnergy Stratton will host an Open House to celebrate National Bioenergy Day Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

News from our Schools

Students complete community project

Maine School of Masonry

FARMINGTON — Maine School of Masonry students completed a community project at Living Waters Assembly of God on the Wilton Road.  Students helped design and build a beautiful brick sign planter. More...

Kingfield Elementary holds auditions for play

Children’s Stage Adventures returns!

KINGFIELD — Auditions for the Children’s Stage Adventures production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” will be held at 12:15 p.m., Monday, Nov. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.  —Ella Fitzgerald  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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