Dear MSAD #58 staff, students and families,

This letter is to inform you that an individual associated with Kingfield and Phillips Elementary Schools recently tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Through contact tracing it has been determined that other staff and/or students came in contact with this individual and therefore may have been exposed to the virus. Administration and/or school nurses will be in communication […]

Dear Stratton School staff, students and families,

This letter is to inform you that an individual associated with Stratton School recently tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). There is a possibility that other staff or students came in contact with this individual and therefore may have been exposed to the virus. We are informing you out of an abundance of caution. Please monitor yourself/your student for […]

Featured Photo: Sugarloaf inversion

Jess Beer shared this spectacular photo she took Monday morning near the top of Tote Road on Sugarloaf Mountain. The moon, Crocker Cirque, temperature inversion and fresh snow… it doesn’t get much better than that!   The Bigelows seem to float in the clouds (at right) in this photo taken by Jess Beer from near the top of Sugarloaf on […]

Some Mainers to receive stimulus payments via debit card

Senator Collins cautions Mainers not to mistake their Second Economic Impact Payment for junk mail

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins is alerting Mainers to be on┬áthe lookout for their stimulus payments in the form of prepaid debit cards in the mail if they have not already received these funds. The stimulus checks of up to $600 per individual were authorized by the COVID-19 relief package. Senator Collins is a leader of the bipartisan, […]

Dear RLRS families,

Good evening. I hope you are all enjoying your weekend. Tomorrow we begin another round of remote learning. As in the past, tomorrow we will be busy gathering and preparing materials to go home to students. The delivery bus will depart the school at roughly 2:30. It will take some time to get around to all stops, so please be […]

COVID by the numbers

AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control reported that as of Monday, Jan. 11, there were 514 total cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County, with 419 confirmed cases and 95 probable cases. There have been 175 completed isolations, 16 hospitalizations and seven deaths. Neighboring Somerset County had a total of 856 cases with 729 confirmed and 127 probable cases. […]