August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Disney comes to Phillips

PHILLIPS — Last Friday, Disney came to Phillips in celebration of the 58th annual Phillips Old Home Days. Opening the weekend’s events was the traditional parade, made possible this year thanks to the Phillips/Strong Lions Club. More...

Arts & Entertainment

 Master Canadian fiddlers to play Stratton, Farmington - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present award winning Canadian Master fiddlers Troy MacGillivray and Andrea Beaton as part of its Western Maine Music Week at The Green Church Concert Series in Mexico Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Route 27 Arts Thursday, Sept. More...

 Old Man Luedecke to play Farmington, Phillips, more - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present Nova Scotia’s Old Man Luedecke as part of it’s Western Maine Music Week at Bethel Celtic Concerts with the Bethel United Methodist Church Wednesday, Sept. More...

About Western Maine Music Week - Free Access

Western Maine Music Week, in its third year, will take place in six locations over a three day period from Sept. 9 to 11 in the mountains of Western Maine. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Viola S. Armandi

1921-2015 — Her greatest pleasure came from spending time with her grandchildren

EUSTIS — Viola Grace Stevens Armandi, 94, passed away peacefully Aug. 20, 2015 at her home in Eustis with her loving family by her side. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Senior Roadrunners ready to kick it

Senior Roadrunners Gavin Haggan, Sage Riendeau, Luke Romanoski, Seth Thomas, Finley MacKay, Travis Chaput, Courtland Talmage, Riley McLaughlin and Devin Donahue bring a combined total of 35 seasons o More...

Senior Lady Roadrunners

Five Lady Roadrunners have begun practice for the last season of their Mt. Abram High School soccer career. More...

All-weather soccer

A little rain did not stop the Phillips Old Home Days parade and it did not stop Evan Allen from dribbling a soccer ball as part of the Western Maine United parade entry. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

You don’t learn to walkfollowing rules. You learnby doing and falling over. —Richard Branson If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

LAURA’S NOTEBOOK

It seems like every time you get to a doctor or a hospital they ask you how many broken bones you have suffered in your lifetime. Well, here I am with a broken arm and believed it was the first time I had broken any bones in my body. More...

MSAD #58 cost sharing reviewed, Brackley hired

SALEM — Superintendent Susan Pratt presented a thorough explanation of the process for changing the cost sharing formula of additional local funds for MSAD #58 during the Aug. 20 school board meeting. More...

Dudley fundraiser a success, more planned

Just days after he was severely injured in a dirt bike accident, Brandon Dudley’s friends and family began organizing a pair of carwashes to raise money to help with the Mt. Blue graduate’s medical expenses. More...

Kingfield: AT Community committee forming

KINGFIELD — Board of Selectman Chairman Heather Moody clarified the abatement procedure for selectmen during their Aug. 17 meeting. More...

Op-Ed

A Heavenly Slice

A sliver of silver moon is seen on a backdrop of pitch black sky. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is the best thing you did this summer?

Alice Cockerham of Freeman: “I went to a New England Revolution soccer game.” More...

Letters

To the citizens of Kingfield:

Thank you for the privilege of being the Honored Couple for Kingfield Festival Days 2015. We have many happy memories of raising our family here and sharing in and serving this community. More...

Help support Reed’s Mill Ladies Circle

Here I am again (plugging along) wearing my publicity hat for the Reed’s Mill Ladies Circle centered in MAD-RID (Township, ME!). More...

Community & Local News

Car Wash Benefit for Brandon Dudley

Heidi Sillanpaa, Susie Gilmore and Mackenzie Dudley sport “Dudley Strong” headbands that Heidi made for the event. (Heidi Murphy photo) More...

Community garden flourishing

These raised beds at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center were built and nurtured by volunteers. More...

Variety show benefits Strong eighth grade

STRONG — The Strong Elementary School gym filled with laughter and applause, when the Strong eighth graders and the Misfits presented a variety show Aug. 15. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYSKINGFIELD FARMERS’ MARKET —3-5 pm, lawn Schoolhouse Gallery, 266Main St., Kingfield. FMI: 684-4587.(Thru 10/1)WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYSWOMEN’S FITNESS CLASS — 5:30-6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist More...

COMMUNITY THINGS TO DO

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, LegionHall, Depot St., Phillips. All papergamesBINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, LegionHall, School St., Kingfield. All papergamesBOOK CLUB — 2nd, Thurs., 6:30pm, New Portland Com. Library.Open to public. More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

AA MEETINGSKingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, Webster HallMadrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, ReedMills Rd. Mem Day-Labor Day.Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg.,Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...