June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Good Shepherd Food Mobile at Economic Ministry June 21

SALEM — The United Methodist Economic Ministry will be hosting a Good Shepherd Food Mobile Wednesday, June 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  This distribution is for anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Salem and surrounding areas. More...

Meatloaf supper set

WEST NEW PORTLAND — The West New Portland Church will host a meatloaf supper Thursday, June 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church.  The menu will include: meatloaf, corn, mashed potato, gravy, rolls, mini whoopie pies and ice cream. More...

The Written Word

Happy summer from Webster Library! Time to swing by the library to pick up a good book!  More...

New Portland man faces drug charges

NORRIDGEWOCK — A New Portland man was arrested Monday, June 5 following the execution of a drug search warrant by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Kingfield Water District trustee sought

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Water District recently announced that it is looking for someone who would like to complete the balance of the term of Dwane Luce as a Trustee.  The remainder of this term is for two years.  Persons intereste More...

Pierpole Day activities planned

STRONG — Friday, June 23, the town of Strong will turn out to celebrate Pierpole, one of its first settlers, and to honor its war veterans.  According to parade organizer Bill Birden, this year’s theme is “The Games People Play More...

Half-price train rides for dads

PHILLIPS — The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes RR at 128 Bridge Street will have special half price fare for dads with a child or children on Father’s Day, June 18.  Trains will run on the hour from 11 a.m. More...

Doll Carriage Parade in Rangeley July 32

RANGELEY — This local fun event will be as usual Monday, July 3, the day before the national holiday.  Registration and judging starts at 9 a.m. Judging ends at 9:45. Parade starts at 10 a.m. More...

Book sale on tap

NORTH ANSON — The all-volunteer Stewart Public Library will host its Annual Book Sale Saturday, June 24, at the North Anson Fire Station from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Ability profiler offered

WILTON — The Wilton CareerCenter, 865 US Route 2E, offers a number of free services and workshops for those seeking employment including the following:  O*NET Ability Profiler is a career exploration tool that helps clients plan work lives More...

Marijuana theft reported

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Reports for May 26 to June 16. More...

Rummage sale returns

STRATTON — The Stratton-Eustis PTC’s annual rummage sale will be held Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Safe Voices Walk-Run to End Domestic Violence set

LEWISTON — Safe Voices will be holding its annual 5K Walk/Run to End Domestic Violence Saturday, June 3.  More...

Christie King returns to Kingfield health center

KINGFIELD — Christie King will be rejoining Mt. Abram Regional Health Center this summer. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14:   Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, JUNE 15:   MSAD #58 School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. at Strong Elementary School   More...

Coplin to hold school budget meeting

COPLIN PLANTATION — The Municipality of Coplin Plantation will hold a Special Meeting/School Budget Tuesday, June 20, at 6 p.m. More...

Local church invites kids to enjoy a ‘B.A.D.’ experience

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf Christian Ministry invites all area youth to join in for this year’s Bible Adventure Days (B.A.D. for short). This three-day program is free and open to all youth entering kindergarten through high school. More...

Family Fun Days returns with pirates

STRATTON — “Pirates of Flagstaff” is the theme for the annual Family Fun Days in the Stratton area June 23 to 25. More...

Kingfield Festival Days raffle

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Festival Days committee is holding a 50/50 raffle to raise money for the festival.  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available at Longfellow’s Restaurant or by contacting Sonya Skibicki at 778-1537 o More...

Narrow gauge railroad seeks volunteers

PHILLIPS — The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes RR Museum, Bridge Street, a 501c3 non profit, seeks volunteers for all tasks associated with preservation, restoration and operation of its historic trains. More...

New books at Stratton library

STRATTON — Wendy Boyle, Librarian for the Stratton Public Library, recently announced the new books added this month.  More...

IFW Commissioner to speak at RRG&SA June Meeting

Public invited

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly membership meeting Thursday, June 22 at the clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. More...

Skowhegan to celebrate local cheese, bread, beer

SKOWHEGAN — A delicious celebration of local cheese, bread and beer is slated for Sunday, June 25, from noon to 4 p.m. More...