May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community driven mountain bike network attracts industry attention

Freehub Magazine, a quarterly print magazine dedicated to the mountain bike community, featured Carrabassett Valley in its spring 2018 issue. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sandy River Ramblers at Brick Church May 26

NEW SHARON — Saturday, May 26, the Sandy River Ramblers will return to the Brick Church, bringing their unique Maine-flavored bluegrass show with them.  The Brick Church concert series, which benefits the New Sharon Church UCC, has been a More...

Maine fiber artists to display at Rangeley gallery

RANGELEY — The RFA and the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery will present fiber artists Elizabeth Hunter and Melissa Shea in an exhibit May 24 to June 26. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, May 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Students to perform in music recital

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host a Student Music Recital at the Lakeside Theater Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m.  Admission is free, but your at-will donations are gratefully accepted. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Austin ‘Pops’ Sillanpaa

Graveside Service

A graveside service for Austin “Pops” Sillanpaa, of Kingfield, who passed Feb. 10, 2018, will be held Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Maine runners, Ashby and Walker, dominate podium in 36th annual Sugarloaf Marathon

Jonny Wilson and Christine Hein take top honors in 15K

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — With cool temperatures, cloudy skies and intermittent rain showers providing favorable conditions for runners, 49-year-old Robert Ashby of Brunswick took home top honors in the 36th annual Sugarloaf Marathon Sunday, with a More...

Local School Sports

Upcoming Games & Meets

Game times are subject to change  HS BASEBALL   More...

Mt Abram Baseball & Softball

PITCHING TO WIN Mt. Abram’s Hailey Walker pitches a strike during a game with Mountain Valley last Friday. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS LADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30- 6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist Church, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages, fitness levels. More...

COMMUNITY THINGS TO DO

BINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St., Kingfield.All paper games BOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd,Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com. Library. Open to public. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Memorial Day is Monday  They fell, but o’er their glorious grave floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.  —Francis Marion Crawford   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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MSAD#58: Mt. Abram track funding rolling in

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School Principal Shelley Tranten gave the SAD #58 School Board an update on the high school track project when directors met Thursday, May 17. More...

Paula Kane — full circle

Kane retires from teaching

PHILLIPS — “Not many teachers start and end their careers where they themselves attended school. More...

Cockerham recognized for board service

MSAD #58 School Board Vice-Chair Julie Talmage recognizes Student Representative Alice Cockerham for her commitment and service to the board during the 2018-19 school year. More...

Op-Ed

Legislative Update

Absentee ballots for June primary now available More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

By David Miller  Implementation of TRICARE Dental & Vision Changes   More...

What’s your favorite board/card game and why?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

Dante Gerardi, Lexington, 18: "Poker, because I can make money." More...

Letters

Kingfield Trail Builders on track

The Kingfield Trail Builders are back this summer as an officially recognized committee of the Town of Kingfield and are excited to be starting a new trail building project.  More...

To the Sugarloaf Community

Recently two of the very best Sugarloafers passed on: Jean Thayer and Peggy Bridges.  More...

Community & Local News

Memorial Day in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Norton-Wuori Post #61 of the American Legion will hold its Memorial Day Ceremony at the Kingfield War Monument on Depot Street at 9 a.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. More...

Additional Memorial Day Ceremonies

RANGELEY — American Legion Post 120 will hold ceremonies Sunday, May 27 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans’ monument on Main Street.   More...

FMH to host health careers exploration camp

The camp is open to all students who will be entering grades 8-12

FARMINGTON — Franklin Community Health Network will once again host a Summer Scrub Club Camp taking place June 19 to 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

News from our Schools

Another successful cleanup day

Students working on the Mt. More...

Sheriff, deputy visit students

PHILLIPS — Chief Deputy Steve Lowell and Sheriff Scott Nichols visited Phillips Elementary School last week to accept handmade cards from middle level students.  More...

Lucia Celon on spring 2018 dean’s list

NEWTON, Mass. — Lasell College recently announced students named to the spring 2018 dean’s list, including Lucia Celon of New Vineyard for outstanding academic achievement.  More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

AA MEETINGS Kingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, open, Webster Hall Madrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, Reed Mills Rd., open, BB, Mem Day-Labor Day. Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg., Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...

Poll

Do you plan on shopping at the Kingfield Dollar General when it opens?