October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Rangeley historical society interns find jobs

RANGELEY — Winston Churchill once said: “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” That quote lies at the heart of what a successful internship is made of. More...

Historical society to meet

LEXINGTON — The Lexington/Highland Historical Society will have its Annual Meeting Sunday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. at the History House at 3 Back Road.  Plans for the 2018 season will be discussed followed by a potluck supper. More...

Support cancer patients by giving blood

PORTLAND — During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others. More...

Eight troopers graduate

Two assigned to Skowhegan

VASSALBORO — Maine’s eight newest state troopers recently received their badges in ceremonies at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. More...

Caregiver support group

FARMINGTON — SeniorsPlus holds a Caregiver Support Group at its office location at 218 Fairbanks Road in Farmington, the first Monday of each month, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The next one will be held Nov. 6.  More...

Game wardens investigate weekend hunting incidents

RANGELEY — Game wardens responded to a hunting related shooting north of Rangeley Friday evening, Oct. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18:   Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, OCT. 19:   MSAD #58 School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. at Kingfield Elementary School  More...

Rustic Roots can help put that pep back in your step

STRATTON — Does your hair need a boost, your nails need some TLC or your skin need some color? All of these needs and more can be taken care of at Rustic Roots Salon. More...

Temple Historical Society program planned

TEMPLE -- A program reviewing "A History of Temple, Maine: Its Rise and Decline" by Richard D. Pierce: A Contemporary Perspective will be held Oct. 28 in the downstairs community room at the Temple Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. More...

Good Shepherd Food Mobile comes to Economic Ministry

SALEM — The United Methodist Economic Ministry, 1458 Salem Road, will be hosting the Good Shepherd Food Mobile Thursday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  All are welcome and are asked to bring their own bags. More...

Surgeon joins Franklin Health Surgery

FARMINGTON — Marni Mishler-Stietzel recently joined the medical staff of Franklin Health Surgery and Franklin Memorial Hospital.  More...

Benefit potluck for Deputy Chief Stone

SALEM — Oct. 21, the Salem Volunteer Fire Association is holding a benefit potluck supper to benefit Deputy Chief Steve Stone, who needs your help as he recovers from multiple cancer surgeries.  More...

Door-to-Door Knocking Oct 28

FARMINGTON — Edgewood Rehab and Orchard Park Rehab and living centers will be holding their annual Door to Door Knocking Saturday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call Shelley at 778- 3386 or Dortia at 778-4416.   More...

Info meeting on Phillips Property Maintenance Ordinance

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Planning Board is holding an informational meeting on a proposed Property Maintenance Ordinance Monday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. More...

How to spot and avoid phishing scams

TDS offers customers tips to avoid being a victim of phishing scams

MADISON, Wis. — Phishing scams are becoming too common. To protect their accounts, TDS Telecom encourages customers to learn how to spot (and avoid) phishing scams. More...

HOME ON THE BIGELOW RANGE

COPLIN PLANTATION — A little ways off Route 16 sits a ranch unlike any other, at least around these parts. There are no cows grazing in the pastures and no horses in the stalls. You won’t find any sheep or goats or donkeys. More...

Cat spay-neuter clinic set

KINGFIELD — There will be a low cost cat spay neuter clinic Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Country Mutt located at 396 Main Street. More...

Parenting and divorce classes offered

FARMINGTON — Cooperative Parenting & Divorce: Shielding Children from Conflict will be held in eight sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 and 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  More...