Stories about Eustis


Voters to decide future of Stratton school

EUSTIS — Along with state and national decisions, voters will be asked to make a tough local choice at the polls on Tuesday.


Maine mountains have snow

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Snow coated the tops of some mountains in Maine, including Sugarloaf and Bigelow early Monday. The peak of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire had received nearly 4 inches as of 2 a.m. Sugarloaf communications Director Ethan Austin estimated that 1 to 2 inches fell ...


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...


SAD 58 residents to discuss pulling Stratton school from district

EUSTIS — After the Stratton Elementary School survived two bouts of SAD 58's cost-cutting proposals, many townspeople have suggested that the town withdraw from the district. Area students, including those from Carrabassett Valley, Coplin Plantation and Wyman Township, attend kinderg...


Fifteen nonprofits awarded Western Mountains Fund grants

ELLSWORTH/PORTLAND — The Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program recently awarded $74,367 in grants to 15 Franklin and Somerset County nonprofits, including the History House Association, which will use the funds to research, develop and conduct walking tours in ...


Eustis residents petition to leave SAD 58

EUSTIS — A citizens committee has made a formal request to withdraw the town from SAD 58. On Tuesday night, the Save Our School Committee's petition, signed by 69 residents, asked the Board of Selectmen to formally start the process to create a stand-alone school. For the past...


Eustis camp to kick off 'First Steps Outdoors' program

EUSTIS – Maine’s oldest continuously operating set of sporting camps, Tim Pond Camps, has been chosen to host the very first “Sporting Camp First Steps Outdoors Program.” The program is designed to help people get started in the outdoor activities known as Maine’s &l...


Eustis man dies in lake

EUSTIS — A Stratton village man went underwater in Flagstaff Lake on Wednesday to retrieve a piece of dog-training equipment and did not surface, said Doug Rafferty, a spokesman for th...


Barbara Elise Scribner

MADISON — Barbara Elise (Wing) Scribner, 84, died June 22, at Maple Crest Nursing Home. She was born in Lewiston, Nov. 12, 1927, the daughter of John Viles and Edna Gertrude (Davis) Wing. She attended schools in Flagstaff and Stratton, graduating from Gould Academy. After grad...


Bangor man proposes to running partner at finish line of Sugarloaf road race

KINGFIELD, Maine — When Michael Glynn reached the finish line of Sunday’s Sugarloaf 15K road race, he immediately went to one knee. But he wasn’t reeling physically from the 9.3-mile run along state Route 27 from Carrabassett Valley to downtown Kingfield. In fact, ...