This Week’s Cover

Kingfield voters make clear decisions at town meeting

Selectmen Moody and Meldrum re-elected, Luce voted to MSAD #58 School Board

KINGFIELD — Voters made their choices known in landslide votes for two three-year selectmen seats and onethree year term for MSAD #58 school board during the June 15 town meeting. Heather Moody was re-elected for her fifth term and Raymond Meldrum was re-elected for his second term as selectmen against Brad Orbeton. Beth Luce was voted to the MSAD #58 […]

CVA class of 2013 graduates

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy graduated its 2013 class earlier this month and gave out awards. The class comprises Henry Townsend, Jamie Marshall, Max Richard, Gabe Dalessandro, Jamie Hock, Jeremy Leavitt, Ian Wilson, Samuel Morse, Matthew Smith, Nick Rosenberger, Rory Walsh, Sean O’Rourke, Shane Connors, Matthew Beauregard, Jon Aramendia, Cora McCandless, Sarrah Fossett, Amy Slemp and Jenie Rowland.The academy […]

Exploratory school committee to meet

KINGFIELD — According to Kingfield Selectman Merv Wilson, there will be a meeting for residents interested in exploring the Kingfield school options. “If Strong gets their third weighted vote, Kingfield will be footing half of the bill with only one third of the vote,” stated Wilson in earlier selectmen’s meetings. “My intent is to gather people who are interested in […]

NP planning board plans public hearing

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Planning Board will hold a public hearing Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the fire station, 911 River Road. The purpose for the hearing is to hear comment on Global Tower Assets LLC and Northeast Wireless Networks LLC’s application for a wireless telecommunications tower. The proposed tower is to […]

School board defends not budgeting for MTA study hall

SALEM — The Mt Abram Teachers Association met with the MSAD #58 school board June 11 to discuss options available for keeping a study hall monitor in the upcoming budget. Shellen Raley-Masterman read from the Municipal Public Employees Labor Relations Law which states in part that employers give notice that a change in educational policy is planned and must be […]

Phillips planning board schedules site visit

PHILLIPS — Phillips Code Enforcement Officer Steven Ochmanski recently announced that the Phillips Planning Board will hold a site visit Friday, June 28, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Manzer Inc. Gravel Pit on East Madrid Road (Town Tax Map R04 Lot 024-C). The physical site visit at Manzer gravel pit is to review for a Conditional Use Permit in […]

Les Hay Babies come to Skye, N. New Portland

Award winning young Acadian Indie-pop trio to launch their first US Tour.

SO. CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts in collaboration with Music New Brunswick will present Les Hay Babies at North New Portland Community Church on Sunday June 23 and at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in So Carthage on Wednesday June 26. Les Hay Babies are just 19 to 21 years old. But one listen to any of their songs, […]

Rangeley Community Chorus Concert June 26

RANGELEY — Masterpieces and music will join forces as Rangeley Community Chorus presents a June 26 concert at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Some of the best-known art works in the world will be shown as the choir sings a complementary piece of music. Enjoy Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” as you listen to a rendition of […]

Creative council seeks input via survey

Those taking the survey can enter to win two art prints of the ‘Dancing Trees’

KINGFIELD — The High Peaks Creative Council is offering a survey for residents and visitors of Northern Franklin County. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate how the arts and heritage organization can better reach the public and help strengthen the area’s collective creative economy. Those who take the survey will be entered into a drawing for two 16” […]