July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Vote to determine pot regulations

Public hearing is July 25, 6 p.m. Voting takes place July 26, 12 to 6 p.m.

EUSTIS — Eustis voters will be the first in the area to determine how state-wide marijuana legalization will impact their town. Selectmen have called a Public Hearing on the issue for Tuesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. in the Community Building.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

EVE YVONNE MAKILYA AT THE PACC JULY 22

PHILLIPS — Bringing her Kenyan roots with her — where her lifelong interest in music began at an early age — vocalist Eve Yvonne Makilya will celebrate an evening of jazz, gospel and the classics at the Phillips Area Community Cente More...

Plaza Palooza party planned

STRATTON — The Plaza Palooza summer party returns to the Stratton Plaza Saturday, July 22 from 11 a.m. until whenever... A variety of live music will be performed all day and night.  More...

Randall Probert to give book signing

FARMINGTON — Author Randall Probert, native of Strong and resident of Bethel, will be at Twice- Sold Tales bookstore to help celebrate Farmington’s Summer Fest by autographing copies of his books.  Probert will be available from 10 a More...

Community & Local News

Kingfield alumni meet, announce scholarships

KINGFIELD – Alumni of the Kingfield High School met in June for their annual alumni luncheon and association meeting. KHS was housed in what is now the Stanley Museum on School Street. More...

New books at Stratton library

STRATTON — Wendy Boyle, Librarian for the Stratton Public Library, recently announced the new books added this month.  More...

BASKET WORKSHOP OFFERED

A catchall basket workshop will be held at Sunrise View Farm from Friday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is being presented by Vermont-based basket weaver Linda Lomasney. 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. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Parents Day is Sunday  The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his or her time each day.  —Orlando A. Battista   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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Kingfield goes Mardi Gras

KINGFIELD — It was an exciting weekend with beads, costumes and lots of green, purple and gold as Mardi Gras took over the town for Kingfield Festival Days. More...

Rangeley holding public hearing on runway extension

RANGELEY — The Town of Rangeley is considering a possible runway extension at the municipal airport. The town has retained Dubois & King to begin preliminary planning for the Stephen A Bean Municipal Airport.  More...

Phillips selectmen seek input regarding sidewalk

PHILLIPS — The Town Manager and Board of Selectmen are seeking input from citizens regarding a proposed town sidewalk. The topic was discussed informally at the June Town Meetings and there have been several Public Informational Meetings.  More...

Op-Ed

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What was your favorite part of Kingfield Festival Days?

Daniel Brown of Kingfield: "The Emergency Services Open House at the Town Park." More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James A. Corriveau

1946-2017 — He was a lover of all things outdoors

BRUNSWICK — James A. Corriveau, 71, of Brunswick, and formerly of Saco, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Scarborough.  He was born in Boston, Mass., Jan. 27, 1946, the son of Arthur and Una (Albert) Corriveau.  More...

Brenda L. McKissick

1947-2017 — She enjoyed cooking, picking berries, nature walking and learning about nature

STRATTON — Brenda L. McKissick, 69, passed away July 11, 2017 at her home in Stratton, surrounded by her family.  More...

Donald F. Albertine

Celebration of Life

The life of Donald F. Albertine, who passed away April 28, 2017, will be celebrated July 23, 2017 at the North Anson Northern Star Lodge at 173 North Main Street at 2 p.m.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Backcountry Challenge a muddy success

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Organizers and participants were pleased with the way the seventh annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge, held Saturday, July 15, turned out and described the day as “a huge success.” The race drew hun More...

Kingfield Festival Days annual foot race

KINGFIELD — The annual Kingfield Festival Days 5K and Kids K drew an enthusiastic crown Sunday morning on West Kingfield Road. The race is sponsored by Winter’s Health and Fitness.  More...

MOFGA Maine Axe and Saw Day

UNITY — Maine Axe and Saw Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center.  More...