2023-10-04

Carrabassett Valley Academy Announces New Head of School

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME – The Board of Trustees at Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) has announced the appointment of Alex Godomsky ’91 as its next Head of School. The Board’s unanimous decision followed the recommendation of the Search Committee. Godomsky, who will begin his tenure on July 1, 2024, succeeds current Head of School, Kate Webber Punderson ’89, following her 13 […]

UpCountry Artists annual Sugarloaf Art Show this weekend

Show features new Artist Marketplace, and raffle

KINGFIELD – UpCountry Artists (UCA) will hold their annual Sugarloaf Art Show Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, in the Base Lodge during Sugarloaf Homecoming Weekend. The show opens at 9 a.m. both days, and closes 5 p.m. Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. The show described as “Uniquely Maine Art and Craft During Peak Foliage” features local artists who will be […]

Kingfield POPS partners with Maine music legends to bring songwriting workshop to middle school students

KINGFIELD — Last week, Kingfield POPS sponsored a songwriting workshop for students at Day Mountain Regional Middle School with Maine music legends Dave Gutter and Nate Winter. An integral part of the Kingfield POPS mission is to bring music and arts education and experiences to kids in rural Maine. The popular summer concert featuring the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and musicians […]

Washburn Norlands Living History Center welcomes visitors for their 2023 Fall Season

LIVERMORE — The Washburn Norlands Living History Center in Livermore is excited to announce that their 50th fall season is off to a great start. Between Living History Days, School Field Trips, Site Tours, Farm-to-Table Meals, and more, the Norlands has something for everyone. Their fall season lasts to Saturday, Nov. 19. “Our fall season showcases the best of the […]

Franklin Memorial Hospital adds pain medicine specialist

Dr. Abdukalikov is providing outpatient pain management services

FARMINGTON — Ruslan Abdukalikov, DO, has joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a physician of pain medicine at the hospital. Pain management helps ease pain and improve the quality of life for those suffering from chronic and acute pain. Pain is treated by a team and through a plan customized for each patient’s condition and individual needs. Dr. […]

WRGY Lightning Fest to Feature “Stop Making Sense” Talking Heads Concert Film

RANGELEY — “Stop Making Sense,” the classic Talking Heads 1984 concert film will be showcased on Saturday evening, Oct. 14 at Rangeley’s Lakeside Theater. This special event will benefit the WRGY 90.5FM Lightning Strike Transmitter Fund and features a performance film that is generally considered to be the greatest concert movie of all time. It was selected in 2021 for […]

New Portland Community Library’s annual Book, Bake, and DVD sale

Saturday, October 7

NEW PORTLAND — Come join the New Portland Community Library for one of their last FUNraisers for this year! The library’s annual Book, Bake and DVD Sale is Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, located on 899 River Road in New Portland. There will be “tons” of books, baked goods from local bakers and […]

Port Clyde fire a devastating blow to village waterfront

The Port Clyde village waterfront has received a devastating blow from fire damage starting Wednesday night (Sept. 27) at about 10:30. There are huge emotional community and business losses to the Port Clyde General Store Complex and to our neighbor’s new building on The Monhegan Boat Line wharf.  The Dip Net Restaurant on our wharf has collapsed into the ocean […]

WMBC hosting drive-in movie, Oct. 6

NEW PORTLAND —The Western Mountains Baptist Church (WMBC) is hosting a drive-in movie on Friday night, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. “Courageous – Honor Begins at Home” is reported to be a captivating, faith-based, emotional movie with humor and a strong family honoring message. Rated PG-13. Popcorn will be provided. Bring candy; tissues may be a good idea too. All […]

Franklin Memorial Hospital hosting fall resource fair

Free family-oriented educational and fun event taking place on October 7

FARMINGTON — On Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH) will host a fall resource fair, a free family-oriented educational and fun event being held in the Bass Room and on the hospital campus. Festivities will include a children’s play area with face painting, lawn games, storybook reading, ambulance tours, health screenings and free […]