Carrabassett Valley School committee discusses feasibility study

Carrabassett Valley School Committee budget approved at Special Town Meeting

Carrabassett Valley School committee regular meeting CARRABASSETT VALLEY — As both chair and vice chair had not yet arrived, Carrabassett Valley School Committee member Deirdre Frey opened the meeting. The minutes were approved with 2 minor changes. Transportation costs Superintendent Dr. Regina Campbell reported on her findings regarding the cost of transportation being assessed by MSAD #58 and Stratton Elementary […]

Kingfield Water District holds annual meeting and monthly meeting

Water main of the North Main Street MDOT highway reconstruction project is up and running, project is 11 days ahead of schedule

                  Kingfield Water District Annual Meeting KINGFIELD — Kingfield Water District chair Peter Manning called the District’s Annual Meeting to order at the Kingfield Elementary School at 6:40 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2022. This meeting is usually held during a break in the Town of Kingfield’s Annual Meeting, this year Saturday, June […]

Kingfield celebrates Cis Stanley’s 95th birthday

At least 100 people attended Cis (Cecelia) Stanley’s 95th birthday (May 27, 1927) at the Western Mountains Baptist Church in New Portland on Sunday, June 5, 2022. As someone commented, that was even more than attended the Town Meeting the day before! Small wonder! Of course, almost half of them were Stanleys. Dean Stanley’s wife Annette made dozens of cupcakes […]

Kingfield passes 36 articles, with one amendment, at annual Town Meeting

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Town Meeting start was delayed Saturday, when Paul Mills, the expected moderator, did not arrive. After about 15 minutes, Kim Jordan, also the chair of the MSAD #58 School Board, stepped up to accept the moderator position. There were 85 people attending, of which 63 were registered votes, 21 not registered. Articles 7, 22 and 30 […]

Carrabassett Valley Planning Board hears updates on several projects

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Chair Brian Demshar started the regular meeting of the Carrabassett Valley Planning Board at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 26. After approval of the minutes, the board reviewed the forest harvesting permit application of Kevin Hayden. Forrester Jim Stewart reported that they wished to start the Tuesday after Memorial Day. The board approved the application. CVA / SMC […]

MRI Service at Franklin Memorial Hospital receives ACR gold seal of accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.

FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. The ACR gold seal […]

Carrabassett Valley Academy graduates nineteen

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Last Saturday, nineteen student-athletes graduated from Carrabassett Valley Academy,receiving their diplomas at the Richard Bell Chapel, at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain. Two winter term seniors also received certificates of attendance to recognize their time at CVA. This year’s commencement marked the 40th anniversary of Carrabassett Valley Academy’s founding, which took place in 1982. “Congratulations to the […]

Exhibit features nature photographs by Walter Mularz

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host an artist reception celebrating the works of Walter Mularz at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, located in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, Saturday July 2, 2022 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. “Come on out to meet the artist, enjoy complimentary refreshments and a beer/wine cash bar,” an RFA […]

Bishop Deeley Announces Local Priest Assignment

RANGELEY — Bishop Robert Deeley announced that Fr. Philip Clement has been appointed as administrator at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Oquossoc; St. Luke Church, Rangeley; St. John Church, Stratton; Bell Chapel, Sugarloaf Mountain). Fr. Clement currently serves as administrator at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish (Holy Name Church, Machias; Sacred Heart Church, […]

Mountaintop Summer Worship Services

Life looks different from The AMP!

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP, will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry.  The AMP is located just west of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a fantastic sound system.  These interdenominational […]