This Week’s Cover

AGC lighting project moves forward

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Selectmen approved a lighting efficiency project at the Anti-Gravity Complex at their Aug. 15 meeting. The project is an extension of a $200,000 project voters approved last year. Under the bond agreement, Carrabassett Valley Academy and the town are equally responsible for the bond which would cover the costs of a roof replacement and lighting upgrade. The […]

August moon on the rise

Giving students a safe start

MSAD #58 seeks strings teacher

STRONG — Superintendent Susan Pratt’s nominations to fill empty staff positions were approved by the MSAD #58 School Board during the directors’ monthly meeting Aug. 18. Emily Brittelli will teach 2nd grade in Strong, Wendy Morrill will teach ELA and Social Studies in Strong and Francois Moretto will work part time as an Ed Tech III at Mt. Abram High […]

Kingfield VEC updates selectmen on priorities

KINGFIELD — Village Enhancement Committee members John Goldfrank and Merv Wilson presented selectmen with information at the Aug. 15 board meeting. The VEC is currently working on priority projects, which include streetlights and parking. Goldfrank reminded the board that voters decided street lighting was a goal during the 2004 Town Meeting. Lighting would reduce concerns over safety and encourage increased […]

Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones on stage

Blues in the Barn

KINGFIELD — Blues in the Barn summer series continues with Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling on the harp Sunday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street. Eastside Detroit native Doug Deming, now hailing from Florida’s Gulf Coast, has garnered widespread attention for his deft guitar work and […]

Vishtèn at Old South

New England Celtic Arts

FARMINGTON — New England Celtic Arts will present Acadian super group Vishtèn at Old South Congregational Church Tuesday, Aug. 30. A pre-show jam session will kick off at 6 p.m. and the curtain is at 7. Vishtèn will launch the late summer/fall concert series at Old South in affiliation with New England Celtic Arts. Other shows will include The Tartan […]

Open photo competition and show

Photographers may submit entries until Sept. 11

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts presents the second annual Western Mountain Photography Show Friday to Sunday, Sept. 23 to 25: a multi-faceted weekend celebrating photography and photographers. The weekend will include these components: A Juried Competition with awards: the theme is ANTIQUE. Photographers may submit up to three images to earn cash prizes in two categories: Color, […]

Megan’s Miles

The take away. It’s when we have an experience and look at it afterwards and ask ourselves — What do I take away from this experience? What is my take away? Nothing prepares you for the observation of a finish line. Yes. It’s a banner of striped red flags held high on both sides to allow the bikers to ride […]