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Mapleton Daze 2015 kicks off

Mapleton Daze 2015 kicks off

| June 25, 2015

Mapleton Daze 2015 is here and it has some exciting new events. The festival starts with a birthday celebration for the town of Chapman — 100 years old this year. “It only comes once. If you don’t take the opportunity to pause and celebrate your existence particularly on a milestone year like this then you […]

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Maine Fair Season Starts This Week in Mapleton

Maine Fair Season Starts This Week in Mapleton

| June 25, 2015

AUGUSTA – Maine Agricultural Fair Season begins this week, June 27–28, with the Maple Meadow Fair Festival in Mapleton. Beekeeping, hops growing, horseshoeing, no till drill, pickling potatoes, horse dentistry, hay baling (with horses), live music, food vendors are just a few of the activities you can experience at this great local farm fair in […]

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Fox Family Chips & Coca-Cola Partner to Distribute Chips County-wide

Fox Family Chips & Coca-Cola Partner to Distribute Chips County-wide

| February 5, 2015

Fox family chips has been around for about 13 years. “The chips are all made in Maine. We use 100 percent Maine potatoes. To my knowledge,  it’s the only commercially produced potato chip in Maine. We use the local potatoes that tastes like a potato instead of the salt or the seasoning you put on […]

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As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

| July 18, 2014

For organic dairy farmer Vaughn Chase, it’s the end of one chapter..and the beginning of a new one. “We’re actually looking forward to this challenge,” said Chase. On Saturday Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm will supply its last MOO Milk truck..something the farm in Mapleton has been doing for the last five years.. And then on Monday […]

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Mapleton Fire

Mapleton Fire

| December 16, 2013

A house fire on the Hughes Road in Mapleton on Saturday resulted in a total loss. Nobody in the house was injured, but one firefighter did suffer a minor injury. Fire officials began battling the fire a little after 2 p.m. They started with an interior attack but due to heavy fire showing on the […]

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