Stories about Carrabassett Valley

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Bridges reopen, Maine to receive $1M emergency relief in wake of Irene

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Authorities reopened washed-out Route 27 on Tuesday evening, just hours after the Federal Highway Administration announced it was sending $1 million to help repair roads and bridges damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. Reed and Reed Inc. of Woolwich worked extended ...

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Route 27 bridges expected to finished Tuesday

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Work has begun on installing two temporary bridges to bypass washed out sections of Route 27, Maine Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Latti said Wednesday. Reed & Reed, Inc., a Woolwich-based general contracting firm with expertise in bridge buildi...

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Carrabassett Valley deals with aftermath of Hurricane Irene

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf Mountain is now accessible from Route 27 through a series of private roads ... at least for those on the south side of a two-bridge washout Sunday. One of the bridges is north of the Sugarloaf Access Road and the other is just south of the road. The...

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Washed out bridges strand about 100 at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY —  About 100 people were stranded at Sugarloaf, Police Chief Scott Nichols said early Monday morning. Two bridges that have been washed out on either side of the resort's access road with Route 27 have left guests and employees with no way to drive away....

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At Sugarloaf: Skyline Quad on schedule, under budget

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The use of a pair of skidders instead of a helicopter for part of the construction of a new $3-million Skyline Quad chairlift has helped Sugarloaf keep the project on time and on budget, a spokesman for the resort said rec...

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Carrabassett Valley ponders TIF district for new ski lifts

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A proposal to create a tax increment financing agreement with Sugarloaf USA, dedicating all new property taxes from new ski lifts, will be discussed at an informational hearing in September. Resident Larry Warren, a former selectman and now president of Western ...

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Pat Pepin band will play Brews and Blues Festival

CARRABASSETT VALLEY— Central Maine Festivals, the company that presents the annual Central Maine Brew Festival in Augusta, will host the first Sugarloaf Brews and Blues Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10. Featured will be the latest offerings from as many as 15 Maine micro-breweries, foo...

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Scholarships available for coastal summer camps

KINGFIELD — The Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association; Stanley Museum by Howard Randall, president and managing trustee; and Chris Rushton, broker/Realtor of Keller Williams Realty, are sponsoring partial scholarships to Blueberry Cove’s Island & Sea Discovery Trip. Sessi...

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Carrabassett residents recycle more plastics

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley has joined with the Sandy River Recycling Association in a three-month pilot program recycling plastics not usually accepted by the 21- member town organization. Starting this month, residents here began to deposit plastic containers with the...

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Beauregard twins accepted to military academies

Patrick, left, and Christian Beauregard are shown with Congressman Mike Michaud at Carrabassett Valley Academy. Both were accepted into United States Military academies. Upon the recommendation from the congressman, Patrick was accepted to West Point Military Ac...