July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Phillips veterinary bill questioned

PHILLIPS — During a recent Philips Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Town Manager Elaine Hubbard informed selectmen that the new 2014 International Plow Truck would be delivered and closed on by July 25. More...

Loggins, Mallett Brothers entertain concert-goers

RANGELEY – Close to 1,500 people gathered on the expansive lawn of the Rangeley Health and Wellness pavilion to hear Kenny Loggins, the Blue Sky Riders and The Mallett Brothers Band perform Saturday afternoon. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Accordion and fiddle masters to play Skye, Stratton - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present David Munnelly and Mick Coneelly at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison Thursday, Aug. 7, and at Route 27 Arts in Stratton Friday, Aug. 8. More...

Man/Cave art show slated

NEW PORTLAND — Following the mother/daughter show, “The Color of Woman,” which graced the walls of the New Portland Community Library for the past three months, the library will next host the “MAN/CAVE” show. More...

‘Odd Couple’ opens August 15 in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The play “The Odd Couple” will open Friday, Aug. 15 at the Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ Lakeside Theater in downtown Rangeley. This play is intended for mature audiences, PG-13. More...

Letters

Thanks for helping fill our depleted shelves

THANK YOU to all who generously gave food and monetary donations to the United Methodist Economic Ministry food drive held at the Poland Spring Bottling Plant Open House in Kingfield. More...

You helped make the children’s activities successful

I would like to extend a very big, heartfelt THANK YOU on behalf of The Kingfield Days Children’s Activities (including parades) to Holly Paul and Diane Christen for being wholeheartedly supportive of our ideas and helping to make it happen! More...

Thanks for supporting our most recent basket raffle

The Stanley Museum Inc. would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the following businesses for generously donating gift certificates and/or goods to our most recent basket raffle. More...

Community & Local News

Contra dance planned

WEST FARMINGTON — West Farmington Dance recently announced that the next contra dance is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the Farmington Grange on Bridge Street. More...

Community found in PACC - Free Access

PHILLIPS — The Tartan Terrors brought its own genre of Celtic rock mixed with a healthy dose of humor to the Phillips Area Community Center July 15. More...

Know before you go

Mike McCormack, owner of SebecTech, installs the new Carrabassett Valley webcam on the Maine’s High Peaks Visitor Center. The webcam looks out over Little Bigelow and the airport, showing real time conditions. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

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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 MEETING — 2nd,Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com.Library. Open to public. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

The old believe everything,the middle-agedsuspect everything,the young know everything. —Oscar Wilde If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Berry Bonanza!

This year the berries are great! Well, every More...

Drug investigations continue in area

NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY — Several northern Franklin County drug enforcement investigations have resulted in arrests or indictments in the past few months. More...

Rangeley Logging Fest a cut above the rest

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Logging Festival has been named by Yankee Magazine as one 2014’s top 20 Maine Events and it is no wonder. More...

Increase in pumping cost considered in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Board of Selectmen held a Public Hearing July 21 preceding the regular selectmen’s meeting. The hearing was in regard to a liquor license application from Lisa Standish for the Mountain Village Farm B&B. More...

Op-Ed

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Ballot Question 1 — The Bear Referendum

Please do not be misled by its wording

The wording for the bear referendum which will be Question 1 on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot in Maine appears simple enough. Please don’t be fooled into believing that a YES vote can promise more than it can deliver. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What do you like the most at Outdoor Adventure Camp?

Scott Austin, 8, of Carmel: “I like when we get to play tennis.” More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nathan Gerald Allen

1989-2014 — He was a passionate person who was kind & thoughtful

LEWISTON — Nathan Gerald Allen, 25, of New Vineyard, joined the angels with God Thursday July 24, 2014 at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, surrounded by family. More...

Michael O. Quimby

1941-2014 — He enjoyed people and loved animals

FARMINGTON — Michael O. Quimby, 73, of Rangeley passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington. More...

Anna May Small Shardlow

1931-2014 — She appreciated and modeled small acts of kindness throughout her lifetime

BELFAST — The author of this obituary is the humble, loving mother and Mimi, herself, Anna May Small Shardlow. Anna (May) Small Shardlow passed away July 21, 2014, at Tall Pines Living Center. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day is August 12

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association presents its 18th annual Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. More...

Lady Golfers’ tourney benefits breast care center

LIVERMORE — For the second year, the patients of Bennett Breast Care Center were winners in the Lady Golfers’ golf tournament at Maple Lane Golf Course. More...

Guided tours of Fly Rod Crosby Trail

PHILLIPS — It’s a heritage trail; it’s a nature trail; it’s a recreational trail. 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...