July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Pie On The Porch during Summer Fest

FARMINGTON — Pie On The Porch (aka Pie Off The Porch) hosted by the Old South First Congregational Church will be held during downtown Farmington’s Summer Fest Saturday, July 22, from 1 to 4 pm at the Holman Mission House located at 227 M More...

Forks in the Air welcomes Chef True

RANGELEY — Forks in the Air Mountain Bistro in Rangeley, Maine is proud to announce Steve True has joined the restaurant as Executive Chef. More...

Photography contest deadline approaching

RANGELEY — The deadline to submit photos to the Western Mountain Photography Show is July 23. The show is an open photography competition with cash prizes, awards reception and public exhibit Sept. More...

Man sprays lighter fluid on woman

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A Portland man faces several charges following a domestic violence incident last week.  According to Carrabassett Valley Police Chief Mark Lopez, police were called to a Boynton Avenue residence about 6:14 p.m. More...

Neighbors’ dispute investigated

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for June 30 to July 7. More...

Business After Hours at Weber Insurance

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at Weber Insurance for “Business After Hours” and enjoy an evening of appetizers, prize drawings and give-a-ways Thursday, July 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

New books at NP library

NEW PORTLAND — “The New Portland Community Library is pleased to announce the following new books in our collection,” Librarian Sheila Atwood said.  More...

UMF awarded Mellon Foundation grant

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington President Kathryn A. Foster recently announced that the University has received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. More...

Affordable music & drama day-camps offered in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is offering three different week-long day-camps for youth this summer at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley.  TEEN Drama Week   More...

Farmington Historical Society meeting set

FARMINGTON — Monday, July 24, the Farmington Historical Society meeting at the North Church, 118 High Street, will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Historical society to hold ‘Old Hold Day’

LEXINGTON — Saturday, July 22 “Old Home Day” will be held at the Lexington/Highland Historical Society History House, 3 Back Road from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This will include Open House, special exhibits, a 10 a.m. More...

Free BikeMaine 2017 business training offered

KINGFIELD — Franklin Savings Bank and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine will be offering a free Bicycles WelcoME training in Kingfield Tuesday, July 18. More...

The Written Word

Greetings! There’s lots of wonderful stuff happening at Webster Library this summer!  Swing by the library to check out our latest titles:  More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12:   MSAD #74 Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. at Carrabec Community School  Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office  More...

Dr. Peter Marshall providing pain specialty services at FMH

FARMINGTON — Peter Marshall, MD, is providing a once-a-month pain clinic Wednesdays on the Day Surgery Unit at Franklin Memorial Hospital through a specialty service partnership with New England Sport & Spine based in Manchester. More...

Ice Cream Social at New Portland library

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Community Library is hosting an Ice Cream Social, Wednesday, July 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  “Please join us!” Librarian Sheila Atwood said.  The New Portland Community Library is located at 89 More...

Something Twisted has come to Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Looking for something different for your home? Something one of kind? Something a little twisted? More...

Fermented food aficionados sought for survey

ORONO — Does the bubbling of homebrew delight you? Do you relish homemade pickles and fermented foods? More...