Local authors present book discussion

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Carrabassett Valley Public Library will host local authors Alan Burnell and Kenny Wing Friday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. in the Begin Family Community Room for a discussion and book signing on their newly published book “Lost Villages of Flagstaff Lake.” The program will also be repeated Dec. 30 at the same location. Flooded by the […]

Family Christmas musical drama offered

FARMINGTON — Those who saw the “Come As a Child to Christmas” float in the Chester Greenwood Parade recently may enjoy the family Christmas musical drama, “Christmas On the Air.” It will be presented at the New Hope Baptist Church, 268 Perham St. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Dec. 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. Telling the story of a […]

New art gallery opens on Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Saturday, Dec. 18 the Patricia Buck Emporium will host an opening reception to celebrate new art work and the holiday season. New to Sugarloaf this year the emporium is located in the village adjacent to Java Joes. The holiday art show features antique furniture, local handmade furniture and steam bent toboggans by Ian Reinholt, paintings and stained […]

Rack open mic night commences

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Steve Prince hosted the first open mic of the season at the Rack on the access road recently with several musicians on hand to jam and fill the bar with some music. Open mic will be held every Thursday at The Rack starting around 9 p.m. All over 21 years of age are welcome to attend and […]

Sugarplum beneath the tree

Christmas at Sugarloaf Ministry

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — This Christmas season, the Sugarloaf Area Ministry will be offering a Children’s Christmas Pageant and two Christmas Eve Candlelight services. The community is cordially invited to join together 9 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 19, at the Dick Bell Chapel at Sugarloaf for a Children’s Christmas Pageant. “This will be a great opportunity to enjoy Christmas through the […]

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Kingfield Special Town Meeting to consider ATV access, more

KINGFIELD — Kingfield will hold a special Town Meeting tentatively set for Jan. 24 to review the proposed All Terrain Vehicle Access Route through town, pursue single sort recycling, and raise money to pay for the regular Sugarloaf Shuttle Service through the winter months. While the Special Town Meeting had been tentatively set for Monday, Jan. 17, the date had […]

Sign of expansion

Saddleback to open December 16

RANGELEY — Saddleback Maine is planning to open Thursday, Dec. 16 for the 2010/2011 ski and snowboard season. A special early season lift ticket price of $35 will be in effect until more terrain opens up. “The temperatures have been perfect for snowmaking, plus we accumulated over 18 inches of natural snow from the most recent storm,” said Chris Farmer, […]