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Showing their Pats pride on Super Bowl Sunday at Sugarloaf 0

February 1, 2015 • Category: Features

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Sugarloaf General Manager John Diller led the charge as more than 100 skiers and snowboarders clad in Patriots gear took a celebratory “Go Pats” run at Sugarloaf today. Skiers and riders who showed up in Patriots jerseys received a half priced lift ticket on Super Bowl Sunday, and were able to earn […]

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Tango classes coming to community center in February (0)

FARMINGTON – Argentine Tango classes with Zarvin Palacios will be held for the first time at the Farmington Recreation Center on Monday, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Jan. 17; Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17; Monday, April 13 and Tuesday April 14 Monday sessions will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday 6:30 […]


Maine Forestry Museum board thanks its supporters (0)

RANGELEY – In 2014, the number of businesses and individuals who made significant contributions towards the Maine Forestry Museum’s, formerly known as Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum, projects and events by providing time, talent and/or finances were numerous. Ron Haines, representing the MFM board, wanted to take this opportunity to share some of the remarkable […]


Health Network staff presented with EPIC awards (1)

FARMINGTON – January’s recipients of the EPIC awards established by the Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN) Spirit Committee and announced quarterly include: Dr. Gerald Tinguely, Wound Clinic; Stephanie Robinson, Med/Surg Unit; Faye Boyce, Martha B. Webber Breast Center; and Mary Libby, Outpatient Cardiology Clinic. Joseph Bujold, board chair, and Joline Hart, vice president human resources, […]


Louise Alice Laney (1931-2015) (0)

FARMINGTON – Louise Alice Laney, 83, of Industry, passed on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 31, 2015, at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born on July 29, 1931, in Brighton, one of 13 children of Perley True and Maggie Allie (Gerald) Brown. She was a 1951 graduate of Madison High School and for a […]


Letter to the Editor: A Special Memorial Day 2015 event planned (1)

We in Veterans For Peace (VFP) invite you to join us as we put together a special Memorial Day 2015 service. As many of you know, the year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of what some consider to be the beginning of the American War in Vietnam– the deployment of the U.S. Marines to DaNang. […]


Girls Basketball: Lawrence 49, Mt. Blue 37 (0)

FAIRFIELD – Mt. Blue girls basketball team struggled from the foul line, giving Lawrence the opportunity for a 49-37 win at Saturday’s game. Lawrence took an early lead and by the end of the first quarter had 16 points to Mt. Blue’s 6. While Mt. Blue stayed even with Lawrence in the second quarter and […]