February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Free workshop for adults going to college

WILTON — Adults considering college are invited to participate in a free college-planning workshop for adults 19 years of age and older sponsored by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center.  The workshop will be held at the Wilton Career More...

Gold LEAF Senior College Spring Kick-off

FARMINGTON -- The Gold LEAF Institute Senior College at University of Maine Farmington invites you to the kickoff of its spring term Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the UMF Olsen Student Center, North Dining Hall, 111 South Street. More...

Workshop for adults going to college

RUMFORD -- Adults considering college are invited to participate in a free college-planning workshop for adults 19 years of age and older sponsored by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center. More...

Snow Angel Challenge underway

LEWISTON — Since February is a month dedicated to celebrating love, Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has officially launched the 2018 Snow Angel Challenge to honor those who have meant so much to us that have passed away.  More...

Reporting crime through Frank Tip

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public how to make anonymous reports of underage drinking, illegal drug use or other criminal activity. More...

Phillips-Strong Lions receive awards

Recently the Phillips Strong Lions Club received an Excellence Award for 2016- 2017., a Centennial Service Challenge Award for 2016-2017, secretary Janet White received a Chevron Award for over 15 ye More...

Valentine’s Day Kingfield POPS ticket sale

KINGFIELD — Tickets for the 16th annual Kingfield POPS Concert are still available for early bird sales. The concert will be held on Saturday, June 30, in Kingfield. More...

Door-to-door food drive

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Saturday, Feb. More...

Chili/Chowder Cook-Off winners announced

Snodeo Weekend

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of the 25th annual Chili/Chowder Cook-Off, which took place Thursday evening, Jan. 18, at The Gingerbread House in Oquossoc.  More...

KFDA food sale back at Tranten’s

The Kingfield Fire Department Auxiliary is holding a food sale fund raiser. “Food Sale Friday” will be Friday, Feb. 16, at Tranten’s Family Market at 2 p.m. More...

SeniorsPlus now accepting referrals for Meals on Wheels

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, Western Maine’s designated Agency on Aging, is currently accepting referrals for its Meals on Wheels program serving Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties.  Homebound individuals 60 years of age and older More...

Transfer station committee sets budget

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield/New Portland Transfer Station Committee met Thursday, Jan. 25.  More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7:   Avon Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. in the Avon Community Building  Rangeley Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at the Town Office  More...

DAR welcomes new member

FARMINGTON — The Colonial Daughters Chapter DAR, held its regular monthly meeting at the Ferro House, UMF Campus in January. More...

Military helicopter lands in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — Heavy helicopter traffic recently raised some questions — and concerns — with area residents. It turns out that military helicopters seen in the area were part of a training mission.  More...

Donate your car or truck to benefit the blind

WORCESTER, Mass. — Your car, truck or camper may be worth more as a donation than a trade in.  Call the Massachusetts Association for the Blind at 1- 888-613-2777 for details. More...