Stories about Carrabassett Valley


Maine Huts and Trails to open 4th overnight hut

CARRABASSETT VALLEY (AP) — An organization that's developing a backcountry network of huts along 180 miles of trails in Maine's western mountains is opening the fourth of 12 lodges that are planned for the trails. Maine Huts and Trails says the Stratton Brook Hut is opening Dec. 21 i...


CVA ski, sports equipment sale is Oct. 6

On Saturday, Oct. 6, Carrabassett Valley Academy’s annual Ski and Sports Equipment Sale will be held at the Anti Gravity Complex in Carrabassett Valley. The sale will host a variety of new and used ski and snowboard equipment and gear, as well as some miscellaneous sporting items as well. T...


Flu shots in Franklin County

FARMINGTON — Flu shots will be available from the Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County starting Oct. 4. There is a suggested donation of $20 at Healthy Community Coalition clinics (or by donating what you can afford) to help cover the cost of the vaccines. In...


Drug collections to be held Saturday

JAY — Police around the state will collect unwanted and expired prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Police are working in conjunction with Maine Drug Enforcement Agency to help the public prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous...


Border Patrol officer involved in Carrabassett Valley crash

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — No one was injured when a U.S. Border Patrol SUV rear-ended a pickup truck on Route 27 just before noon Thursday, Carrabassett Police Chief Scott Nichols. Officer Jeffrey Rankin, 31, of Jackman didn't see the stopped 2005 Chevrolet pickup in front of him in time...


Franklin Health Network holding community meetings

FARMINGTON — Franklin Community Health Network is hosting meetings in four locations in lieu of its traditional annual meeting at Franklin Memorial Hospital. 1


Hazardous waste collection set for Franklin County

The annual Household Hazardous Waste collection events for Franklin County residents are scheduled for September.  Residents may dispose of their toxic and hazardous wastes at the following locations: * Kingfield: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, Transfer Station, 304 Lex...


Sunday River and Sugarloaf to host premieres of TGR’s “The Dream Factory”

NEWRY — Sunday River and Sugarloaf ski resorts' personnel will travel to Maine and New Hampshire locations this fall to host a movie showcasing the world's top big-mountain skiers. Filmed primarily in Alaska, "The Dream F...


Franklin County Arrest Log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: Christopher Legnard, 46, Waterboro, stalking, domestic violence, criminal threatening, Aug. 20, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. Jonah Mitchell, 31, Carrabassett V...


12 seniors receive Franklin Bank scholarships

RUMFORD — Franklin Savings Bank’s Community Development Foundation has awarded $33,000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships are $3,000 each. The bank generally awards 11 scholarships per year, although one school, Mt. Abram, presented two scholarships thi...