February 27, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Selectmen receive third petition

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The town received another petition recently, making the third within a month. This petition was put together by Larry Warren, P More...

Snowmobile bridge becoming a reality

STRATTON -- Sandra Isgro, Secretary of the Arnold Trail Snowmobile Club, reports that permission to erect a permanent bridge over the South Branch Riv More...

Friends of Bigelow oppose trail plan

AUGUSTA -- The grassroots organization that 25 years ago successfully petitioned to preserve 40,000 acres surrounding the Bigelow Range has voted unan More...

Hearing set on Bigelow trails proposal

FARMINGTON -- A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 4, on a proposal to build trails in Bigelow Preserve. The Maine Bureau of Parks and Land More...

Mt. Abram Profile of the Week

P.J. White

SALEM -- P.J. White has always liked to draw. As a young kid, he was told that he had the ability and was encouraged to stick with it. Recently, he us More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dennis A. Berry

1946-2002 -- He loved playing the guitar and spent many hours writing, playing, & singing his music

PHILLIPS -- Dennis A. Berry, 55, of Phillips, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at the home he shared with his longtime companion, Loretta Wing. He was b More...

Rose B. Oswald

1927-2002 -- An avid snowmobiler, she was the treasurer of the Sno Wanderers snowmobile club

NEW PORTLAND -- Rose B. Oswald, age 74, died early Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, 2002, at her beautiful home in New Portland with her family by her side. More...

Modena H. Worcester

1912-2002 -- She greatly enjoying fishing and especially her flower gardens

FARMINGTON -- Modena Hazel Worcester, 89, formerly of Blake Hill Road, Phillips, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Franklin Memorial Hospital, after a More...

Wind farm faces opposition

The Appalachian Mountain Club as well as some locals, oppose Endless Energy's proposed wind farm.

REDINGTON -- "We view the proposed site as being too valuable from an ecological and conservation perspective, and thus industrial development is inco More...

Kingfield addition plans complete

KINGFIELD -- With finalized plans from Bunker & Savage architects in hand, Kingfield Elementary School is ready to take bids on the new addition to th More...

Stanley Museum experiences a first

KINGFIELD -- A New Hampshire couple was married at the Stanley Museum on Saturday, a first for the museum. John Abizaid and Kimberly Mayer of Kingston More...

Work on comprehensive plan continues

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The town's Comprehensive Plan Committee met with Erik Hellstedt of Planning Decisions, Inc. on Monday, Feb. 18 to review the co More...

Trails, huts plan supported

FARMINGTON -- Larry Warren pitched his proposed network of trails and huts to Franklin County commissioners Feb. 19, and after nearly an hour of discu More...

KWD meets with Maine Rural Water

KINGFIELD -- Kingfield Water District Board of Trustees met with Maine Rural Water's Paula Thompson on Monday, Feb 18. The planning board was also inv More...

Wire Bridge Diner welcomes the workingman

NEW PORTLAND -- There is no question in the minds of Rick Chretien and Wendy Lemont about who they're looking to serve -- the locals. As the new manag More...