Stories about Carrabassett Valley


Land deal allows Sugarloaf to open ‘most challenging terrain’

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Skiers and snowboarders will have exciting new terrain to explore at Sugarloaf this season, thanks to a land deal with Plum Creek Timber Company that will allow the resort to open new section of the mountain. The land acquisition was completed this summer, bring...


CVA to host open house, new academic center opening

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — On Saturday, Oct. 12, Carrabassett Valley Academy and the greater Carrabassett Valley community will come together to celebrate the many exciting initiatives taking shape at CVA, including the opening of their new academic center. The public is invited to attend...


CVA ski sale is Oct. 12


Search for missing hiker highlights need for more trained volunteers

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A 10-day search for a missing Appalachian Trail hiker highlighted the state's need for greater numbers of search-and-rescue volunteers. The search by air and foot for Geraldine Largay, 66, of Brentwood, Tenn., who was last seen July 23 on the trail north of Sadd...


Search for missing AT hiker scaled back

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The search for Geraldine Largay, 66, of Brentwood, Tenn., has been scaled back significantly, according to the Maine Warden Service. Warden investigators will continue to chase down leads and gather information, including more cellphone data. Some of that data t...


Wardens focus search for missing AT hiker Geraldine Largay on about 4.2 square miles

The search for a missing hiker from Tennessee was intensified and concentrated Sunday, but no new clues were found, according to the Maine Warden Service. The service also said the search effort, which has gone on for more than 10 days, would be "extensively scaled back."


Inside the struggle to find missing hiker Geraldine Largay

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Looking for a person lost in the wilderness is often compared to looking for a needle in a haystack. In reality, it's far more difficult than that.


Search for missing hiker enters Day 6

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – The search for a missing hiker from Tennessee entered its sixth day Tuesday as members of the Maine Warden Service and volunteers from area search and rescue groups assembled early at Sugarloaf. Officials said late Monday they remain "mystified" as to the wherea...