April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Avon sign theft an issue

AVON — Selectmen discussed flags for Avon’s cemeteries during their meeting April 15. According to the Board of Selectmen Chair Greta Espeaignnette, any extra flags that were available last year had been used. More...

No assistant principal for Mt. Abram

SALEM — Three MSAD #58 School Board meetings took place the week of April 14. The first was an Executive Session meeting April 14 in which the school board conducted Superintendent interviews. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Crossroads/ Small Halls tour comes to Skye, Phillips - Free Access

The tour is a cultural exchange between Maine and the Maritimes fostered by sister festivals

SOUTH CARTHAGE & PHILLIPS — Crossroads International Celtic Festival in collaboration with the Festival of Small Halls will present a promotional tour in the region as part of a cultural exchange between Maine and the Maritimes at Skye Thea More...

Kingfield POPS tickets on sale at earlybird prices - Free Access

A magnificent way to share the magic of music

KINGFIELD — Nestled in the valley with a stunning backdrop of natural beauty, the 12th annual Kingfield POPS will take place June 28 at the Kennedy Farm in picturesque Kingfield. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for this enchanted musical event. More...

‘SHOUT! The Mod Musical’ comes to LakesideTheater

RANGELEY — A nostalgic nod to London’s swinging 60s takes to the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater stage from May 23 to 26 with SHOUT! The Mod Musical. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Richard M. Stovall

1943-2014 — He believed in being of service to his community

PHILLIPS — Maj. Richard “Dick” Middagh Stovall, 71, of Phillips died peacefully at his home in Phillips April 9, 2014. More...

John E. Walton Jr.

1951-2014 — He and his wife geocached together throughout the U.S.

AVON — John E. Walton Jr., 63, of Avon, died Thursday morning, Apr. 17, 2014, in the comfort of his home in Avon. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Ski Tracks

Easter in full bloom at Sugarloaf Spring was certainly in the air at Sugarloaf this Easter weekend, complete with a visit from the Easter Bunny. Kids, dressed in festive costumes joined in for the Easter Parade and Egg hunt. More...

Largest Sugarloaf Marathon, 15K slated

With just over a month to go, over 1,200 runners have registered

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — More than 1,500 runners from around the country are expected to gather at Sugarloaf for the 32nd annual Sugarloaf Marathon and 15k, Sunday, May 18. More...

Mt. Abram - Free Access

2014 Varsity Softball & Baseball

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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...

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...

Sam Morse named to the U.S. Ski Team - Free Access

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sam Morse, son of the Revs. Pamela and Earle Morse of Carrabassett Valley and the 2013 Valedictorian of Carrabassett Valley Academy, has been named to the U.S. Ski Team Men’s Development Team. More...

Rangeley Friends of the Arts withdraws application

Allowing park vendors is illegal

RANGELEY — During the April 15 Rangeley Selectmen’s meeting, Rangeley Friends of the Arts, represented by Linda Sykes, withdrew permit applications seeking to hold events at Lakeside Park. More...

Rangeley selectmen consider ATV trail request

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Board of Selectmen met April 15 in the Town Office building. More...

Op-Ed

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Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Commissary funding legislation introduced in House and Senate More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

You’ve won a million dollars. What are you going to do with it?

Barbara Nickerson of Kingfield, “Is that after taxes?” More...

Letters

Kingfield Route 27 information meeting May 1

I would like to remind all Kingfield voters that your Road Reconstruction Committee will hold a public information meeting at 6 p.m. More...

Community & Local News

FMH to host summer health careers exploration camp

FARMINGTON — Registrations are now being accepted for Summer Scrub Club Camp taking place June 23 to 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

One on one with the Easter Bunny

Alileah Maginnis is delighted to be talking to the Easter Bunny at the New Portland Community Building during the egg hunt and spaghetti lunch Saturday. More...

UMF’s One-act Play Festival returns

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington will present its annual student-directed, oneact play festival Thursday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27, at the UMF Alumni Theater. More...

News from our Schools

Just another day in the chem lab

Chemistry teacher Peter Manning ignites Mt. Abram High School juniors (left to right) Heather Ackley, Jasmine Smith and Chelsea Roderick. More...

Artist at work

Kingfield school seventh grade artist Hailey Fenwick lines up a shot of model and classmate Alice Cockerham. More...

Montessori preschool enrolling students now

Maine Mountain Children’s House Spring Open House is May 3

KINGFIELD — Maine Mountain Children’s House, a non-profit Montessori preschool, is now enrolling students ages 3 to 6 for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Earth Day was yesterday, Tuesday, April 22 What is the use of a houseif you haven’t got a tolerableplanet to put it on? —Henry David Thoreau More...

Asparagus Is Awesome

April is a great time to enjoy asparagus More...