November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Valley pool fee structure changed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — At their Nov. 14 meeting, selectmen heard a proposal from the Recreation Committee that would change the fee structure at the town pool. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Sockbeson to exhibit at CSM

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sarah Sockbeson, member of the Penobscot Nation, creates authentic, handmade ash and sweetgrass “fancy” baskets. More...

Narrow Gauge Book Talk at CV library

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The public is invited to the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center Saturday, Dec. More...

UMF Emery Community Arts Center presents an evening of experimental music

FARMINGTON — The Emery Community Arts Center on the University of Maine at Farmington campus is proud to present an evening of experimental music at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1.  More...

Community & Local News

FSB and FCCTF recognized for child abuse prevention efforts

FARMINGTON — Franklin Savings Bank was honored as the 2016 Business Collaborator of the year recently by Maine Children’s Trust for its support of child abuse and neglect prevention efforts.  More...

Retired educators to hold final fall meeting

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Retired Educators will hold its final fall meeting Monday, Nov. 28 in the Mt. Blue High School Culinary arts center.  Lunch will be prepared and served by the students. More...

SeniorsPlus Farmington satellite office hours

FARMINGTON — SeniorsPlus announces office hours for its satellite office location at 218 Fairbanks Road.  Office hours for scheduled appointments will be every Wednesday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Sugarloaf to kick off 66th season on Thanksgiving

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — After the return of some more wintery weather last night, and resuming snowmaking operations this morning, Sugarloaf officials announced that Maine’s tallest winter resort will kick off its 66th season on Thursday, N More...

Sugarloaf Golf Club ranked among top resort courses by Golfweek

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — In a recent rating conducted by Golfweek Magazine of more than 15,000 golf courses, the Sugarloaf Golf Club was ranked 96th out of the top 200 resort courses in the United States.  Sugarloaf was the only course in the More...

Luce receives Bruce Howard award

Senior Roadrunner Dan Luce is the 33rd recipient of Mt. Abram High School’s Bruce Howard Award. 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...

MSAD #58 board moves ahead with project application

SALEM — MSAD 58 School Board of Directors discussed options for the district’s aging high school and continued review of policy during the Nov. 17 meeting. More...

Women arrested for drug possession

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A traffic stop Nov. 14 led to the arrest of two women when prescription pills were found in their vehicle. More...

Warren among state’s top teachers

BANGOR — Franklin County Teacher of the Year Selina Warren and MSAD #58 Superintendent Susan Pratt attended the Maine Teacher of the Year annual gala Nov. 12 at the Cross Insurance Center to celebrate Maine’s top teachers.  More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers?

Heather Moody of Kingfield: “I made a big casserole with all the leftovers from the Hood Thanksgiving.” More...

Letters

Small community, big giving!

I would like to thank Donald Tranten, the Jordan Family, Winter’s Health and Fitness, and families at the Western Mountains Baptist Church for their generosity in helping to buy 100 turkeys for the Salem Economic Ministry this November. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nancy B. Cook

1941-2016 — She will be dearly missed by her family & everyone that knew her

STRONG — Nancy (Boyd) Cook, 74, died at her daughter’s home Nov. 16, 2016 in Strong, with her loving family by her side. More...

Katherine Louise Huston Kankainen

She will be remembered as wife, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother and teacher

FARMINGTON — Katherine Louise Huston Kankainen passed away Nov. 11, 2016 at the age of 93. She will be remembered as wife, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother and teacher.  More...

Anne Norton Winter

1949-2016 — She lived her life fully and with joy, always ready for a new adventure

SANTA CLARA, Calif — Anne Norton Winter, (nickname Widge) originally a Kingfield native, died unexpectedly. She was struck by a speeding hit-and-run driver while riding her bike within two miles of her Santa Clara, Calif. home. More...

News from our Schools

TransCanada donates to Stratton School

Stratton School recently received two grants from TransCanada. One was for $10,000 for the school lunch program and one was for $3,500. More...

Rangeley school releases honor roll

RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Regional School recently released its first quarter honor roll for the 2016/2017 school year.  To achieve Highest Honors, students must have a GPA of 3.80 and above with no one class below 90. More...

Patriotic pride

Noah Dereszynski, 4, of Kingfield salutes the flag during a Flag Raising Ceremony held at Kingfield Elementary School in honor of Veterans Day. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Thanksgiving is Thursday  Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.  —Estonian Proverb  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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