September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

New Portland fair grand as ever

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Lions Agricultural Fair and the Maine Crafts Festival will be held Sept. 15, 16 and 17 on Route 146.  As always, there will be 4-H exhibits, midway rides and a bike give-away all weekend. More...

Juried photography exhibit in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts presents the Western Mountain Photography Show Sept. 15 and 16, at the Rangeley Inn and Tavern.  Enjoy the juried exhibit in the Banquet Room of the Rangeley Inn Friday, Sept. More...

New location for monthly storytelling guild

FARMINGTON- The storytelling guild in the Farmington area, WOODS (Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers), is moving its monthly meeting to the St. More...

Retired educators resume meetings

RANGELEY -- The Franklin County Retired Educators will resume its fall meetings Monday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at the Rangeley Episcopal Church. More...

Dr. Stacey Gutman joins Franklin Health Surgery

FARMINGTON — Stacey Gutman MD has joined the medical staff of Franklin Health Surgery and Franklin Memorial Hospital.  Dr. More...

Community fundraiser

STRONG — There will be a Community Table Fundraiser Saturday, Sept. More...

Business After Hours at Franklin County Children’s Task Force

FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at Franklin County Children’s Task Force for “Business After Hours” and enjoy an evening of food and refreshments while networking and making n More...

CMP completes aerial inspections of transmission lines

AUGUSTA — Central Maine Power Co. has completed summer inspections of its transmission lines. More...

Come for the festival, stay for the Muddy Boots

RANGELEY — The sixth annual Rangeley Trail Town festival was held Sept. 2, drawing in Appalachian Trail hikers, outdoor enthusiasts and even a pirate. More...

MOFF features Spruce Mountain film

RANGELEY — A screening of Maine Outdoor Film Festival selections was held at Rangeley Lakeside Theater Friday, Sept 1. More...

Farmington Fair returns

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Fair returns Sept. More...

Strong man graduates from New Hampshire Police Academy

DURHAM, N.H. — Aug. 18, Mitchell S. Newell, formerly of Strong, graduated from the New Hampshire Police Academy.  More...

New books at Stratton library

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

The Written Word

Hello friends, that familiar nip is in the air, school has started again, and it’s clear that fall is just around the corner—time to start thinking about reading a good book by the fire!  Swing by Webster Library to check out our lat More...

Time to clean up the park

In Strong

STRONG — Volunteers are needed to help clean up the Scott Paul Memorial Park Sunday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  There will be a barbeque at 1 p.m. with entertainment provided by DJ James.   More...

Kingfield Consumer Confidence Report available

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Water District recently released the 2016 Kingfield Water District Consumer Confidence Report. More...

Non-violent communication training offered

FARMINGTON — Speaking Peace: a 2-day level 1 training in nonviolent communication with certified NVC Trainer, Leah Boyd, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 13:   New Portland Water District meets at 7 p.m. at the Town Office  Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, SEPT 14:   More...

Suspicious activity investigated

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Reports for Aug. 18 to Sept. 5. More...

Ladies’ night out

OQUOSSOC — All ladies of Our Lady of the Lakes parish are invited to a fall dinner at Bald Mountain Camps Wednesday, Oct. 4. Call Gerry at 864-2601 or Marie at 1-617-921-1867 by Sept. 20 to reserve a space.   More...