January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sugarloaf Charity Summit

The Cancer Survivor Tribute at Saturday’s 15th Annual Sugarloaf Charity Summit Ball. More...

Avon shoreland zoning to be reviewed

AVON — During a speedy Jan. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Ireland’s FullSet to open concert series

New England Celtic Arts presents...

FARMINGTON & MEXICO — New England Celtic Arts will present Ireland’s highly rated, award winning, FullSet at North Church in Farmington for the Farmington Historical Society Thursday, Feb. More...

Snow paintings at the Loaf

Craig Mooney will exhibit his art at the Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel, presented by Art Collector Maine. Pictured here is a detail from “Cascade,” 48” by 48”. More...

CV library celebrates five years

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — We are celebrating the Fifth Birthday of the Opening of The Carrabassett Valley Public Library and Community Center is celebrating the fifth birthday of the opening Saturday, Feb. 7 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Begin Room. More...

Letters

Kingfield should buy the old Knapp Bros. lot

For a second time, Kingfield residents have the opportunity to buy the former Knapp Brothers vacant lot on Depot Street. The asking price is $120,000. We could finance the loan with TIFF funds. More...

Kingfield Elementary/Middle School has much to be thankful for

We would like to thank Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club for their support with our Ski and Skate Program. Their generosity has helped to defray the cost of the program so that all kids have the opportunity to attend. More...

Community & Local News

Fragments of life: pieces of Kingfield history

Kingfield Historical Society

KINGFIELD —- Sarah (Atwood) Davidson, (B. 1888 - D. 1935) grandmother to Lorraine (Davidson) Savage of Kingfield, was exceptional at decorative stitching. More...

HCC offering flu shots

Individuals must be ages 18 and older

FARMINGTON — The Maine CDC reports widespread influenza activity. If you have not received your vaccine, it’s not too late. More...

All-you-can-eat community breakfast

KINGFIELD — A community all-you-can-eat breakfast is being offered Saturday, Feb. 7, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Kingfield United Methodist Church on High Street. More...

News from our Schools

MTA staff gets creamed with pies

SALEM — The Mt. Abram Mountain Time Council and National Honor Society teamed up during the recent holidays to host a Feed the Mountain food drive to support the United Methodist Economic Ministry Food Cupboard in Salem. More...

Reilly Romanoski is DAR Good Citizen

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School is recently announced that this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen is Reilly Romanoski, daughter of Vernon and Diana Romanoski of Strong. 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...

MTA offers Biomedical Science

PHILLIPS — MSAD #58 School Board Directors met at the Phillips Elementary School Jan. 22. Steve Parrett approached the board with a request to take students to Costa Rica in 2016. Parrett has organized similar trips in the past. The Mt. More...

NP West Village building total loss

Fire departments from New Portland and surrounding towns responded to a structure fire in the evening hours of Jan. 21. More...

Purchase of lot requested

Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Kingfield resident John Goldfrank approached selectmen about the possibility of the town purchasing the vacant Knapp Brothers lot on Depot Street during a well attended board of selectmen’s meeting Jan. 19. More...

Op-Ed

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What one item do you absolutely have to make sure you have when preparing for a winter storm?

Winston the Jordan Excavation cat: “Toilet paper to shred and disperse throughout the room. It keeps me occupied.” More...

The look of innocence... not so much

Meet Winston, The Jordan Excavation cat, recently caught in action keeping occupied. His story when caught: “You can plainly see Mum, she told me to go find something to do... More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Phyllis Flagg

1921-2015 — She liked to cook, sew, crochet, knit, garden and play cards

FARMINGTON — Phyllis (Bachelder) Flagg, 93, passed away Jan. 23, 2015 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. More...

Beverly French

1934-2015 — She enjoyed hiking and skiing the mountains that made up her backyard

AUBURN — Beverly (Boynton) French, 80, of Kingfield, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Organizers say Snodeo ‘Huge Success’

RANGELEY — Snowmobile enthusiasts came out in full force over the weekend as Snodeo 2015 got underway Jan. 22 and continued until Jan. 24. The weekend was packed full of activities geared toward snowmobilers and their families. More...

What keeps the pond hockey teams coming back to Rangeley?

RANGELEY — It is the 9th Annual Edition of the New England Pond Hockey Festival, after all. More...

Rebels no match for Lady Roadrunners

BETHEL — The Lady Roadrunners traveled to Telstar Jan. 23 for a game on the Lady Rebels’ court. The contest was a rematch of an early January home game when Mt. Abram earned a win over Telstar 39–24. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Ground Hog Day is Monday This is one time where televisionreally fails to capture the trueexcitement of a large squirrelpredicting the weather. — Phil Connors More...

Seafood & Eat It!

With no shrimp season in Maine this year More...