Stories about Carrabassett Valley


Well Done: Students honored for achievements

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The following local students have achieved dean's honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.65, or dean's high honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.77, for the 2013 fall semest...


Special Olympics at Sugarloaf starts with snow, cold and wind

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The 32nd annual Special Olympics Maine Winter Games opened Monday at Sugarloaf where crisp winds and blowing snow greeted the nearly 1,000 athletes and volunteers. "Energy, enthusiasm, everything is on track," Lisa Bird, public relations worker for Special Olymp...


Special Olympics Winter Games start Sunday at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Special Olympics Maine will send nearly 500 athletes to Sugarloaf USA for the 45th annual Special Olympics Maine Winter Games on Sunday. Events start with one of Maine's largest community suppers. Residents of Carrabassett Valley and surrounding areas will ...


Daughters of the American Revolution name Good Citizen at Mt. Abram High School

SALEM TWP — Mt. Abram High School has announced that this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen is Thomas Faraday, son of Michael and Madelyn Faraday of Carrabassett Valley. The DAR Good Citizen Program is sponsored by the National Society Daughters of the Am...


Snowshoe shuffle at Sugarloaf benefits cancer centers

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — This year's Sugarloaf Charity Summit kicks off with the Snowshoe Shuffle at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. All proceeds from Charity Summit events benefit the Maine Cancer Foundation and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center. ...


Sugarloaf grooming equipment goes pink for charity summit

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf unveiled the newest piece of its grooming fleet Friday, a shiny 2014 Prinoth Bison-X snowcat painted bright pink. The resort ordered the cat last summer and had it painted pink in support of the 


Well done: Students honored for achievements

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kristen Lavallee of Lisbon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation's first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She is a graduate of Model Secondar...


Savvy Caregiver Training classes to be held throughout region

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus will hold Savvy Caregiver 1 training sessions in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties. This training helps those caring for a family member with dementia to learn how to take care of themselves, reduce stress and communicate more easily with their loved o...


Sugarloaf opens for ski season

CARRABASSETT VALLEY (AP) — Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort is opening for its 63rd season. The largest ski area east of the Rocky Mountains will open Friday thanks to the chilly temperatures in the teens and low 20s this week. It will be open seven days a week. Sugarloaf e...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Ramsey Bean, 34, Carthage, warrant for assault, Nov. 12, $250 cash, court appearance Jan. 8, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Justin Ross, 36, Wilton, warrant – acquirin...