April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Phillips receives DEP grant

PHILLIPS— Department of Environmental Protection recently notified town officials that Phillips was the recipient of a $95,000 Clean Water for Maine culvert replacement grant.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Matthew Byrne at Phillips Area Community Center - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts

PHILLIPS — New England Celtic Arts will present Newfoundland’s top rated balladeer, Matthew Byrnes, at Phillips Area Community Center Saturday, May 6. Curtain is 7 p.m. More...

Racket Factory in benefit concert

FARMINGTON — The traditional country band The Racket Factory is back again donating its time and talents for an evening of music and deserts at the Farmington Grange Hall on Bridge Street Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. More...

UMF Community Chorus presents Spring Concert

FARMINGTON — The UMF Community Chorus presents its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 30, in Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on the University of Maine at Farmington campus. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robin A. Ellicott

1961-2017 — She dedicated her life to caring for others

PHILLIPS — Robin Adela Ellicott, 55, formerly of Avon, passed away on April 19, 2017 at her home in Phillips. More...

Susan E. Kennedy

1951-2017 — Caring for children was her passion

STRONG — Susan Elaine Kennedy, 66, passed away on April 12, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.  More...

Phillis T. Philbrick

1935-2017 — She was dedicated to her children and grandchildren

LEWISTON — Phillis T. Philbrick passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at the age of 82. She died of natural causes and was surrounded by family when she passed at Russell Park Manor in Lewiston.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

Girls on the Run

KINGFIELD — A new program at Kingfield Elementary School is inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. More...

Ski club bestows Merit Awards

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Sugarloaf Ski Club Community Scholarship Committee has recognized 15 young members who competed in state, regional, national and international events this spring. More...

Sports this week: April 26 - May 2

MT. ABRAM  Baseball/Softball Wednesday, April 26: Mt. Abram @ Oak Hill, 4 p.m. Friday, April 28: Winthrop @ Mt. Abram, 4 p.m.; Monday, May 1: Mt. Abram @ Boothbay, 4 p.m.   More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYSLADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30-6:30 pm, Western Mountains BaptistChurch, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages,fitness levels. FMI: 491-7433.STRONG BONES EXERCISE CLASS— 9-10 am, Webster Hall, School St.,Kingfield. More...

Kingfield facility receives top recognition

KINGFIELD — Each year, Nestlé Waters North America gives special recognition to one of its 30 bottled water facilities from across the United States and Canada. More...

Selectmen review MSAD #58 budget, discuss Mill Street

KINGFIELD — Superintendent Susan Pratt attended the April 17 Board of Selectmen’s meeting to discuss the proposed MSAD #58 budget. “The budget has gone to signature. More...

Op-Ed

Political Cartoon

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Perched pretty as a picture

Either this young lady wanted to make sure we got her best side, or she was mesmerized by the flash of the camera because she sat still for a lengthy photo shoot without doing anything more than tilt More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

If your life had a soundtrack, what would be your theme song?

Jim Ross of Phillips: "Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd." More...

Letters

Kingfield street sweeping starts

The Town of Kingfield will begin street sweeping May 1.  Residents please remember clean up activity should NOT include sweeping and/or raking any debris into piles along the roadside other than dirt. More...

Community & Local News

Benefit potluck lunch and live auction slated

AVON — Saturday, May 6 there will be a potluck lunch and live auction at the Avon Town House to benefit Avon resident Marie Pillsbury.  Lunch is at 1 p.m. with the auction to follow at 2 p.m., featuring Tom Saviello doing the calling. More...

Annual Rt. 27 Cleanup, barbecue, May 20

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Cat spay-neuter clinic

KINGFIELD — There will be a low cost cat spay neuter clinic Wednesday, May 3 at the Country Mutt located at 396 Main Street. Vaccinations will be done from 10 to 11 a.m.  The attending veterinarian will be Dr. More...

News from our Schools

P.A.C.K. Week celebrated at Phillips Elementary School

PHILLIPS — Students in grades K to 4 recently learned more about healthy eating as they celebrated P.A.C.K. More...

Rangeley releases honor roll

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Regional School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.  For grades 9 to 12, Highest Honors requires all A’s & GPA of 3.80 and above; High Honors all A&rs More...

MTA releases honor roll

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School recently released its third quarter honor roll for the 2016/2017 school year.  High Honors requires 93 or above in all full credit academic subjects. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.  —Art Linkletter  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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