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Eustis opens the door for pot sales

EUSTIS — In a strong turnout at the polls July 26, Eustis voters approved allowing retail marijuana establishments to set up shop in their town. They also approved allowing marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and testing facilities, but said “no” to social clubs. Eustis is the first Franklin County municipality to address how much, if any, restrictions to place on state-legalized marijuana. […]

Pratt recognized by state association

PHILLIPS — Maine School Superintendents Association recently recognized MSAD #58 Superintendent Susan Pratt for providing Outstanding Educational Leadership on Behalf of Maine’s Children. Pratt has committed many years of service to MSSA, including holding the positions of secretary, vice president, president-elect, president and past-president. Currently, she is the state liaison for the American Association of School Administrators. Part of the […]

Clint Black wows Rangeley

RANGELEY – Rangeley Health and Wellness and 99.9 The Wolf presented “An Evening with Clint Black” at this year’s summer benefit concert at the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion Saturday. A perfect summer day greeted country music fans as they lined up at the gate on Dallas Hill Road well before its announced opening time of 4 p. m. Saturday. The Houston […]

Federal cuts impact local schools

PHILLIPS — MSAD #58 Superintendent Susan Pratt reported cuts in federal education funding will have an impact on money earmarked for proficiency support and professional development. The district faces a loss of $8,000 in Title I funding and nearly $26,000 in Title II funding, Pratt explained. Historically, half of the district’s Title II allotment of $52,000 is transferred to Title […]

Ruaile Buaile brings upbeat folk music to Maine

New England Celtic Arts

New England Celtic Arts will present Ireland’s hot young Trad/Pop/Folk band Ruaile Buaile in concert at 49 Franklin in Rumford Wednesday, Aug. 9, at North Church Concert Series in Farmington Thursday, Aug. 10 and at Route 27 Arts in Stratton Sunday, Aug. 13. Doors open at 6 p.m. An audience based Celtic jam session starts at 6:15 in Farmington. All […]

Local artists to show in Phillips

PHILLIPS — A show of local art will take place Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Phillips Area Community Center on Depot Street in Phillips. Although many accomplished artists and artisans live among us in these western mountains, many times they’re unknown to the neighbors they run into at the Farmers’ Market or the grocery store. Some make their livings through […]

Reception dedicated to Jamie Corriveau

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The reception for the Summer Local Artist Exhibit at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center is being dedicated to Jamie Corriveau. The wine and cheese reception to celebrate the artists and remember Corriveau will be held Friday, Aug. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. A former Carrabassett Valley resident who was a talented photographer and […]

Maine comedian Bob Marley in Rangeley


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