TV tunes hit the stage

KINGFIELD — Students from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades put on a huge fundraiser on Saturday night at the elementary school.The evening began with a spaghetti dinner, but the main event was the musical entertainment. With costumes on and dance moves memorized, the students acted out show tunes such as Bonanza, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Bat Man, Daniel Boone, […]

CV has quiet town meeting

All the articles were passed, with an amendment to only one.

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The town held its annual town meeting on Wednesday, March 13 at the Touring Center. The room was packed with voters, but was a relatively quiet meeting. All articles were passed, with an amendment made to only one. Ron Morin was there as a representative of the police department and asked to amend Article 15, which read, […]

School board meets at Mt. Abram

SALEM — Last Wednesday, the SAD #58 school board held its annual meeting about high school-related issues in the Mt. Abram High School library. The room was packed with students, who weren’t hesitant about voicing their concerns to the board.At the beginning of the meeting, Mt. Abram teacher Barry London welcomed the school board, saying that the concept of the […]

Kingfield needs board members

KINGFIELD — The board of selectmen accepted the resignation of John Hagerstom from appeals board, which he had formerly served as chairman, at their March 11 meeting. Selectman John Dill said they are looking for people to fill the spot on the appeals board and an opening on the planning board.

Water conservation tips offered

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Water District recently reported that Kingfield’s water supply has resisted the impact of the region’s — and the state’s — drought thus far.The Maine Drought Task Force, in its report earlier this year said, “2001 appears to be the driest year since 1895. Depending on the area (of the state) precipitation rates are five to 18 […]

Nutrition Fair at KES

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Elementary School will be presenting a school-wide Nutrition Fair at the school on March 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.The evening is designed by organizers to be one of healthy family fun, so as to promote the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activities in children.Among the activities will be […]

Jump for joy, jump for heart

SAD #58 — Kingfield and Stratton Elementary schools will be holding their annual Jump Rope for Heart event on Wednesday, April 3 in Kingfield and Thursday, April 4 in Stratton.Students accept pledges for their rope jumping skills and the money they raise benefits the American Heart Association. To sponsor a child, contact either the Stratton or the Kingfield Elementary school, […]

Mt. Abram student profile:

Danielle Pinkham and Kassy Fotter

SALEM — During the third quarter, two Mt. Abram High School students have been helping one of their teachers get organized. Sophomores Kassy Fotter and Danielle Pinkham have been busy helping French teacher Alice Yates organize the materials in her room. They are doing it as part of their community service requirement. Mt. Abram requires sophomores to do 40 hours […]

Holocaust survivor gives talk

KINGFIELD — Charles Rotmil has kept track of the events in his life through news clippings of papers such as the New York Times. He is a survivor of the Holocaust; a word that he said was not used until after World War II. Rotmil’s life was spared because he was a hidden child.A blond, blue eyed little boy, he […]

Rangeley Plantation hikes budget

RANGELEY PLANTATION — Twenty-seven voters raised $318,439 in 45 minutes at the annual meeting held Monday, March 11 in the schoolhouse.Carole Haley, who serves as clerk and registrar of voters, said the turnout was about average for the populace of 121. The plantation’s officers remained the same as last year.This year’s budget totals was $319,439 compared with last year’s $294,287. […]