November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Dr. Donald Dubois appointed Hospitalist at FMH

Hospitalists take care of hospitalized patients from admission through discharge

FARMINGTON — Tim Churchill, Franklin Memorial Hospital’s interim chief executive officer, recently announced that Donald Dubois MD has been appointed hospitalist for Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

Workshop: Commercial kitchen use for food-based businesses

FALMOUTH -- Understanding licensing for the commercial kitchen and regulatory requirements for food-based businesses is the focus of a workshop 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 3 at University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 75 Clearwater Dr. More...

Domestic disturbance investigated

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for Oct. 20 to 27. The following is a summary of some of the local incidents deputies responded to based on that report.  More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1:   Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  RSU 74 School Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. at Carrabec High School  More...

Red Cross helping person affected by Farmington fire

FARMINGTON — A Disaster Action Team from the American Red Cross of Maine was working with one person Sunday, Oct. 22 to ensure that they have food, a safe place to sleep and other essentials following a single family home fire.  More...

Child severely injured in gravel pit accident

NEW VINEYARD — Monday, Oct. 23 at about 2 p.m., Franklin County Sherriff’s Office responded to an Anson Valley Road residence regarding an accident involving a young child.  More...

KES excels in science, ELA scores

KINGFIELD — At the Oct. 19 MSAD #58 School Board of Directors meeting, Kingfield Elementary School Principal Jamie Ela presented Maine Educational Assessment Data for 2016-17. More...

Winter Farmers Market will open

FARMINGTON — Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Winter Farmers Market will open at the Grange Hall. Vendors from both the Friday and Saturday outdoor markets will be present, plus a few new ones.  More...

Public breakfast on tap

KINGFIELD — A public breakfast is being offered Saturday, Nov. 4, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. More...

Residents invited to attend FCHN’s annual meeting

FARMINGTON — Franklin Community Health Network invites interested members of the community to attend its annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.  More...

Western megafires researched by UMF professor

FARMINGTON — Tens of thousands of fires have burned more than 8 million acres in the western U.S. this summer and the fires are still burning. More...

Nov. 7 polling hours

WESTERN MAINE — Polling hours for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 Referendum election will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Strong fire displaces two

STRONG — Strong Fire Department responded to its second early morning structure fire in a week Tuesday, Oct. 24. A fire at 100 North Main Street Wednesday, Oct. 18 displaced 3 people. More...

Ranger ready for remote rescues

New Portland Fire Department recently added a new piece of equipment to its inventory. More...

MORE STORM PHOTOS

The Carrabassett River overflows its banks at the Wire Bridge in New Portland Monday afternoon. (Dee Menear photo) More...