Stories about Carrabassett Valley


Scrap copper wire taken from Sugarloaf Golf Club

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Police are investigating the theft of several hundred pounds of scrap copper wire from the Sugarloaf Mountain Golf maintenance department. Police are not sure when it was taken, but is believed to be within the last couple of weeks, police Chief Mark Lopez said ...


Well done - Area students receive degrees

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Seana Siekman of Bethel was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College at the 95th commencement ceremony on May 19. Siekman graduated cum laude with a major in environmental studies and government. --- BRUNSWICK &mdas...


74 graduate from CMMC CONHP

LEWISTON — The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions graduated 54 nursing and 20 radiography students recently in a ceremony at the Lewiston Middle School. Having successfully completed the college’s education programs, the graduates were awarde...


Carrabassett Valley Academy offering three summer camps

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy will offer three camps on their campus this summer for athletes of all sports, not just skiing and snowboarding. Featured camps will be Human Performance Camp, Trampoline and Skate Camp, and Mountain Bike Camp. The Human Performance c...


Volunteers sought to blaze new bike trail near Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY (AP) — Volunteers are being sought to help create a new mountain biking trail in western Maine. The Carrabassett Region New England Mountain Biking Association is teaming up with Maine Huts and Trails — an organization that's developing a backcountry network...


Prescription Drug Take-Back Day planned for Saturday

FARMINGTON — Area police departments are participating in Saturday's statewide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, held in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency. The program gives the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially...


Weather changes, party stays the same as Sugarloaf celebrates 25 years of reggae

With the top of the mountain shrouded in clouds, the "beach" at Sugarloaf, the area in front of the Carrabassett Valley resort's base lodge, is packed with people as they listened to music at the 25th annual Reggae Festival on Saturday.


Reggae 25 under way at snowy Sugarloaf

Julia Hogan of Hudson, N.Y., left, celebrates the 25th Annual Reggae Festival at the Sugarloaf ski resort in Carrabassett Valley on Friday. With Hogan are fellow Bowdoin College students, from left, Lucy Green of Washington, D.C., Xanthe Collins of Telluride, Colo., and Anders Samuelson of Brunsw...


Six-year-old injured Monday at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A skiing accident at Sugarloaf USA on Monday morning sent a 6-year-old girl to the hospital with a serious injury. This is the second accident reported within two days.


Girl suffers head injury at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Skiing accident at Sugarloaf sends a 16-year-old girl to the hospital with a head injury. According to an Associated Press story, Sugarloaf spokesman, Ethan Austin confirmed the girl suffered a head injury after striking a tree on the Candyside trail between 10:...