Sports & Outdoors

WinterKids Mountain Mayhem: a new 12-hour mountain bike and trail running event

Benefits Maine non-profit, WinterKids

WESTBROOK —  WinterKids, a non-profit organization focused on helping Maine children develop healthy habits through education and outdoor winter activities, is proud to announce its newest fundraising event, WinterKids Mountain Mayhem. This exciting 12-hour mountain bike and trail running event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 9, at Mount Abram in Greenwood. WinterKids Mountain Mayhem […]

UScellular Providing Additional Wireless Capacity at Western Mountain 7v7 Soccer Classic

Cell on Light Truck or COLT provides additional coverage for Mt. Abram Soccer Tournament on July 28-30

SALEM– As the community prepares for the influx of visitors for the 14th Annual Western Mountain 7v7 Soccer Classic July 28 to 30, UScellular is equipped to accommodate the spike in demand for wireless access around the grounds. Since the majority of attendees will be relying on their smartphones to stay connected with family and friends, share photos and post […]

Mt. Abram’s 14th annual 7v7 soccer classic is here

Mt. Abram alumni soccer games will be featured Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m.

SALEM — Mt. Abram is hosting the 14th annual Western Mountain 7v7 Soccer Classic Friday through Sunday, July 28, 29 and 30. The event features 28 girls teams and 28 boys teams (some schools bring 2 teams) from high schools all over the state of Maine. Soccer games will be played on four fields next to the school, so it […]

Please BEE on the lookout for the rusty patched bumble bee

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is looking for the federally Endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and they need more eyes!

AUGUSTA — Bees are among the most important pollinators, pollinating two-thirds of the food we eat, ensuring food security and healthy ecosystems for both humans and wildlife. But some species are becoming rare or even extirpated. With a 90% decline in numbers and range since the 1990s, the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis) is the first bumble bee protected by […]

RLHT to Host Night Sky Tour at Quill Hill

RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (RLHT) is partnering with Quill Hill in July, August, and September to offer Night Sky Tours. Each night two 1-hr sessions for up to 25 participants will be offered by Northern Stars Planetarium. “We’ve moved our Night Sky Tours to Quill Hill, and there’ll be telescopes for viewing the night sky. You’re encouraged to […]

Black bear bites Porter woman

Woman punches bear in nose
Some pointers from MDIFW when it comes to bears

PORTER – The Maine Warden Service is investigating an incident where a black bear bit a Porter women after she punched the bear. At approximately 11:30 this morning, Friday, June 30, 64-year-old Lynn Kelly of Porter was out working in her garden in her back yard when her dog started barking and took off into the woods. Kelly heard her […]

Stars & Stripes 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run

RANGELEY — Get Ready to Lace ’Em Up for Rangeley Health and Wellness’ Annual Stars & Stripes 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run! The event is Tuesday, July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Rangeley Town Cove Park, 6 Park Road. Rangeley. The courses include both paved surfaces and trail running and will take participants through […]

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