April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Kingfield economic development speaker series continues

KINGFIELD — “What is Economic Development,” a four-part speaker series sponsored by the Kingfield Village Enhancement Committee, continues April 24 with Betty Gencel, Director and Business Advisor, Rim Counties, Coastal Enterprises More...

Contra dance planned

WEST FARMINGTON — West Farmington Dance recently announced that the next contra dance is set for Saturday, DATE, from 8 to 10 p.m. More...

Nicole Ray providing inpatient care at FMH

FARMINGTON — Dr. David Rice, Franklin Memorial Hospital’s chief medical officer, recently announced that Nicole Ray, FNP, has been appointed as hospitalist for Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

‘Bingo Friends’ April 18

RANGELEY — “Bingo Friends” will be held this month Wednesday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Written Word

The days are getting longer, and spring is on the way! If you’re looking for a way to make the days until then fly by, consider stopping by Webster Library to check out one of our new titles!  More...

Dance drill team forming in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Lakeside Dance Academy, with the sponsorship of the Rangeley Friends of the Arts, is forming a dance/drill team for parades and festivals in the Rangeley region.  More...

TOPS meeting offered Wednesdays

COPLIN PLANTATION — A local TOPS Chapter recently announced that it holds meetings every Wednesday.  The meeting is at the Coplin Town Office on Route 27. Weigh-in is from 4:45 to 5 p.m. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11:   Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office  New Portland Water District meets at 7 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, APRIL 12:   MSAD #58 School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. More...

Minor attempts to smuggle liquor from Canada

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for March 30 to April 6. The following is a summary of some of the local incidents deputies responded to based on that report. More...

What a life for a dog!

STRONG — Playing with friends all day, chasing balls, running through snow tunnels and getting some one-on-one time. If you think your dog would love these activities, Bopp Farm Doggie Daycare is the place for you.  More...

A sign of the times

NEW PORTLAND -- A recent reconstruction project at Tindall’s Country Store uncovered a fascinating piece of history. More...

Annual antique and collectible sale

FARMINGTON — The annual antique and collectible sale is set for Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Strong Area Dental Center welcomes Dr. Ditomassi

STRONG — Strong Area Dental Center announces the appointment of Dr. George “Bob” Ditomassi to the dental staff.  Dr. More...

Franklin Health Urology adds services in Livermore Falls

Physician Assistant Isaac Ball is providing new patient appointments on Tuesdays

FARMINGTON — For the convenience of individuals living in northern Androscoggin County and beyond, the Androscoggin Valley Medical Arts Center located at 21 Main Street in Livermore Falls is adding new patient urology appointments every Tuesday More...

Spring Rummage Sale April 28

STRONG -- The annual Spring Rummage Sale at the Strong United Methodist Parish House is set for Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. More...

Housing ministry seeking housing repair applications

FARMINGTON — MATE Housing Ministry, headquartered at the Fairbanks Union Presbyterian Church, is accepting applications for its housing repair program.  More...

Retired educators to resume meetings

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Retired Educators will resume its warm weather meetings Monday, April 16 at 11 a.m. More...

Prom boutique open

Amanda Viles of Salem displays a beautiful blue, sequined dress at the United Methodist Economic Ministry. More...

No injuries in bridge crash

Sgt. Matt Brann of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a single vehicle accident on Kingfield’s Centennial Bridge at approximately 9:15 p.m. More...

Garden club to meet

FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join the Mt Blue Area Garden Club Tuesday, April 17 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road. More...

Phillips man arrested for terrorizing

PHILLIPS — A Phillips man was arrested April 3 for terrorizing another Phillips resident.  Deputy McCormick responded to Ross Street in Phillips regarding a report of a disturbance there, Franklin County Sheriff Scott R. More...

Ready, willing and Abel

With the difficulty many employers are having finding employees to fill the open positions in the area, at least one eager worker is starting young to help fill the gaps. More...

Jean Ferris wins KFDA Easter basket

The winner of the Kingfield Fire Department Auxiliary Easter basket is Jean Ferris. The money raised with ticket sales will enable the KFDA to buy several pet resuscitators for the department. More...

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...