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Rangeley school building project vote upcoming

RANGELEY — The RSU #78 Building Committee is presenting two options for the Rangeley Lakes Regional School Building Renovations Project which will be voted on Oct. 13 in each of the five towns making up the RSU. Additionally, a Public Forum will be held at the school Sept. 22. The architect will be there and will answer questions. The RSU […]

Forums to explore expanded, enhanced internet access

WESTERN MAINE — The ConnectME Authority will hold a series of public forums to gather information and comments from residents, businesses and other interested parties to help form a draft for a three-year plan to expand and enhance broadband internet access to unserved and underserved areas. The authority was formed as a result of a law established in 2006. The […]

Neil Brooks Taylor, Naval LTJG laid to rest

Welcome Home, Neil

RANGELEY — Fifty years to the day he lost his life serving as a Navy Aviator in Vietnam, Neil Brooks Taylor, Naval LTJG was laid to rest in the town he grew up in. Born in Farmington July 18, 1940, Taylor graduated from Rangeley schools in 1958 and enlisted in the Navy in 1962. Taylor was assigned to the 7th […]

Tufts Pond Road condition discussed

KINGFIELD — The Board of Selectmen discussed the cost associated with fixing the deteriorating Tufts Pond Road. Based on a quote from Jordan Excavation, it would cost $334,000 for the 4,000 feet between Tom Cross Road and Minister Hill. It would be an estimated $500,000 to do the remainder of the road. According to Chairman Heather Moody, the quote is […]

New bus shown to Flagstaff RSU board

‘Deadly Books’ exhibition at Mantor Library

FARMINGTON — The Shiretown Bookers (the Community Friends of Mantor Library) announce the exhibition “Deadly Books: Tales of Mystery and Murder in the Library,” Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, at Mantor Library at 116 South Street. There will be an opening reception at the exhibition Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Libraries are often chosen as the locale […]


Incorrect listing in Fall Guide In the Maine Mountain Fall 2015 guide, in the Farmers’ Markets listing on Page 4, the Phillips Farmers’ Market on Depot Street was listed incorrectly. It opens Memorial Day weekend and runs through the last Saturday in September, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FMI: Donna Chamberlain, (207) 639-2221,

‘Black Elk Speaks’ exhibition now showing

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Andrea DeBiase, Librarian at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center recently announced that the painting series “Black Elk Speaks” by Nancy Norris is open for public viewing. Norris, an abstract expressionist working in mixed media for over 40 years, says that the project is her interpretation of the Oglala Sioux Shaman Black Elk and his […]

Kingfield Friday Artwalk continues in October