April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Clarence Nutting receives District Award of Merit

STRONG — Clarence Nutting of Strong was recently awarded the District Award of Merit for Kennebec Valley District for Boy Scout of America. This is given to adult Scouts who provide great service.  More...

Spring hours for Rangeley food pantry

RANGELEY -- The Rangeley Ecumenical Food Pantry, located in the undercroft of the Church of the Good Shepherd at 2614 Main Street, will be open through May Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. More...

Celebrate Earth Day with your dog!

RANGELEY — Ask a dog owner who the best dog on earth is and it’s likely they will tell you their own pooch is top dog. More...

Opportunities for artists and photographers in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts announces a Call to Artists for two different juried shows with cash prizes: Art in August —an outdoor art and crafts show and sale, and The Western Mountain Photography Show —a juried com More...

Honoring those who served in WWI

SKOWHEGAN — In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the United States involvement in World War I, Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center will host a presentation titled “Honoring Those Who Served in WWI,” Tuesday, M More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19:  Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, APRIL 20:  Rangeley Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Town Office   More...

RFA’s warrant articles

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has two warrant articles on the Town Warrants this spring. Below are synopses of the two initiatives. More...

VEC discusses project recommendations

KINGFIELD — Village Enhancement Committee Chairman Merv Wilson called a meeting April 11 following the Budget Committee meeting. The VEC has asked for funding for two projects, streetlights and a riverside park.  More...

SeniorsPlus opens new dining site in Farmington

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, the designated Western Maine Agency on Aging, announces the launch of a new dining site in the Farmington Community Center at 127 Middle Street in Farmington.  More...

Could the Maine’s High Peaks region be ‘Next’?

FARMINGTON – The Maine’s High Peaks Marketing Team recently attended a three-hour DestinationNEXT workshop to gain an understanding of the process, complete the online survey and discuss key factors that could help its region become a str More...

Public suppers to resume

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Community Church Suppers are starting up again for the season. Suppers are held the third Thursday of each month from April to October.   Menus vary from month to month. More...

Business After Hours at Franklin Journal

FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at Franklin Journal for “Business After Hours” and enjoy an evening of hot and cold refreshments with beer and wine from Calzolaio’s Thursday, More...

Living Well for Better Health workshops slated

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

Hoop’s help

Spring temperatures and warm rains lead to rapidly melting snow last week, leaving piles of sand and debris ready for spring cleaning. More...

Free workshop for adults going to college

SOUTH PARIS — Adults considering college are invited to participate in a free college-planning workshop for adults 19 years of age and older sponsored by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center.  The workshop will be held at the Western M More...

Rangeley town meeting referendum June 13

RANGELEY — The annual town meeting June 13 is the first to be held using secret ballot at the polls.  Townspeople voted 64-34 June 16, 2016, to change from an open meeting to voting on the warrant at the polls.  More...

Public suppers to resume

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Community Church Suppers are starting up again for the season. Suppers are held the third Thursday of each month from April to October.  Menus vary from month to month. More...

Mini-expo for older adults planned in Kingfield

LEWISTON -- SeniorsPlus will present a mini-expo Thursday, April 20 (snow date Friday, April 21) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Kingfield Elementary School.  More...

Ticket Auction returns

The Phillips Public Library Ticket Auction is now underway. Items may be viewed at the studio building during library hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...