September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Winterstick renovation bid awarded

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — During the Monday, Sept. 11 meeting, the Board of Selectmen reviewed a proposal for an inventory of bridges and culverts in the Outdoor Center Trail System. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Blues Prophets in Kingfield

Blues in the Barn

KINGFIELD — The Blues Prophets, Maine’s most iconic blues band, will play at Blues in the Barn, Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street Sunday, Sept. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.  More...

Roochie Toochie & the Ragtime Shepherd Kings coming to Phillips

PHILLIPS — Roochie Toochie & The Ragtime Shepherd Kings are coming to the Phillips Area Community Center Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of a two-week tour of Maine. More...

Model Rail Fair and Ghost Train set

PHILLIPS — Saturday, Sept. 30 is going to be a busy day in Phillips — for both the town and the railroad. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Walter A. Argraves Jr.

Self-employed, he loved selling and buying antiques

WEST FARMINGTON — Walter A. Argraves Jr., 62, passed away Sept. 11, 2017 at his home in West Farmington. He was born in Fort Fairfield, the son of Walter A. Sr. and Pauline (Kelley) Argraves.  More...

Community & Local News

Lions roar past goal for vets

EUSTIS — Recently, the Stratton-Eustis Lions Club held its annual fundraiser for Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence / Wounded Veterans Initiative.  More...

Mt. Abram Regional Health Center food drive a success

KINGFIELD — In celebration of National Health Center week, Mt. Abram Regional Health Center held a food drive at Tranten’s Market in Kingfield the week of Aug. 14. More...

Annual chicken supper slated

PHILLIPS — Friday, Oct. 13, the Phillips Community of Christian Women will again cook up its annual chicken supper, held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Phillips Elementary School.  More...

News from our Schools

MTA Hurricane Relief fundraiser

SALEM — The Mt. Abram High School Class of 2020 is spearheading a fundraising effort thru Sept. More...

Photo

Monkeying around at the recent Back to School BBQ at Phillips are Emily O’Neil, Blake Haines, Jaiden Bachelder and Naea Macki. More...

Stratton PTC seeks volunteers for haunted house, fall carnival

STRATTON — The Stratton PTC is seeking volunteers who would like to be a part of its Halloween Haunted House and Fall Carnival Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Stratton-Eustis Community Building.  More...

Cyclists spin through western Maine

WESTERN MAINE — Four hundred cyclists from around the world took a weeklong cycling vacation in the mountains of Maine last week. BikeMaine 2017 Pathway to the Peaks tour started Sunday, Sept. 10 in Skowhegan. More...

Selectmen deny petition seeking Town Meeting change

KINGFIELD — Kingfield Trail Builders and the Board of Selectmen revisited the potential placement of bike trails in the town-owned fields adjacent to the Carrabassett River during the Monday, Sept. 11 board meeting. More...

Kingfield voters to consider shoreland ordinance changes

KINGFIELD — A Public Hearing to review proposed changes to the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance was held Tuesday, Sept. 12. More...

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Legislative Update

Public hearing date set for bill to regulate recreational marijuana in Maine After working diligently throughout the summer, the Marijuana Implementation and Legalization Committee has released recommendations in the form of a bill, LR 2395, “ More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is your favorite fair food?

Tom Boyce of Kingfield: "French fries with vinegar and ketchup. But then there is the Italian sausage." More...

Letters

Dear friends, relatives and readers,

I’m sure today (9/1/1950) was the date Donald Bachelder and I were hitched together for life way back when! More...

Thank you for all you have done

The fiancĂ©e and family of Eugene “DJ” Pray IV would like to express our deepest appreciation to this community and all the communities nearby. More...

BikeMaine in Kingfield a great success

For seven years I dreamed of bringing BikeMaine to Kingfield. Last Monday afternoon, Sept. More...

Sports & Outdoors

OSHM hosts third annual Rangeley Regatta this Friday

The third annual Rangeley Regatta will take place Friday, Sept. 22 beginning at 1 p.m., according to organizer Bill Pierce of the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum in Oquossoc. More...

RRG&SA ninth annual Turkey Shoot

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will be hosting its ninth annual Turkey Shoot at the Association’s rifle and pistol range Sunday, Oct. 1. Registration is from 10 to 11 a.m. More...

Lady Roadrunners 3-3

The Mt. Abram Lady Roadrunners hosted Boothbay last Tuesday and lost a tough battle when in the final 90 seconds Boothbay put the only score on the board, 1-0. 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

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Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Native American Day is Friday  I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself.  —Lone Man (Isna-la-wica), Teton Sioux   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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