Stories about Carrabassett Valley

Falmouth man injured, dog killed, in two-car collision

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A Falmouth man was injured and a family dog killed after the vehicle they were riding in and another collided Sunday on Route 27, police Chief Scott Nichols said Monday. The accident occurred at about 2 p.m. about one-quarter mile north of the Kingfield line nea... 2

Franklin County sheriff candidate plans meet-and-greet nights

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Scott Nichols Sr., who is seeking election as Franklin County sheriff, will hold meet-and-greet nights in a number of towns. "The ideas, concerns and insight from citizens in the county are extremely important" to Nichols, Lorna Nichols, his campaign manager, sa...

Galumpha will bring mesmerizing mix of muscle and merriment to Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Acrobatics. Visual effects. Physical comedy. Ingenuity. Galumpha, a trio of performers, will bring its world-class, award-winning choreography to Sugarloaf USA on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in a performance blending imagination, beauty, muscle and merriment. Forme...

SAD 58 tables decision on closing Stratton school

SALEM TOWNSHIP — The SAD 58 board heard impassioned requests from northern Franklin County residents Tuesday night to keep Stratton Elementary School open. After the nine members listened to nearly two and a half hours of testimony, they agreed unanimously to table a decision to cl...

Maine Special Olympians overcome adversity during Winter Games at Sugarloaf

Aaron Ward of Auburn shoots out at the starting line in the 100-meter snowshoe race Monday at the Special Olympics Maine Winter Games at Sugarloaf ski area in Carrabassett Valley. Ward won the 50- and 100-meter preliminary races.

Maine Adaptive hosting Veterans/No Boundaries program at Sunday River

NEWRY — Twenty-five disabled veterans and active-duty military persons and their families will participate in the seventh annual Veterans/No Boundaries program this weekend at Sunday River Ski Resort. It will be held by

Franklin Memorial Hospital mum as state EMS ramps up investigation into ambulance service

FARMINGTON — A spokeswoman for Franklin Memorial Hospital declined comment Friday after Maine Emergency Services confirmed it had launched a formal investigation into allegations made by the widow of David Morse, 4

State investigates response in Maine skiing fatality

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The director of Maine Emergency Services says the state agency has launched its own investigation into the response to a fatal skiing accident at Sugarloaf resort. David Morse of Nova Scotia, Canada was seriously injured on Jan. 12 when he struck a tree on an e... 3

Special Olympic athletes set for winter games at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — More than 400 athletes on 92 teams are ready to take on the Special Olympics Maine Winter Games and festivities. Athletes, coaches and chaperons will take to the trails, ice rink and snow tracks from Sunday to Tuesday at Sugarloaf Mountain, Sugarloaf Outdoor Ce...


Ritter Bopp of Eustis makes his way down the experts-only Ripsaw Trail at Sugarloaf Mountain on Friday. Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley was reporting between 8 and 10 inches of new snow from a quick-moving storm that streaked across the state Thursday night and early Friday morning. Cold tempera...