September 4, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

August drier than usual

A total of only .06 inches of rain had fallen in Eustis during August as of last Friday

EUSTIS -- The statistics in Eustis tell the story of just how dry the last month has been. NOAA weather observer Betty Wing of Eustis said that Aug More...

CV selectmen discuss petition, pathway project

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- On Monday, Aug. 26, the Carrabassett Valley Board of Selectmen met to discuss a bid award for the Narrow Gauge Pathway project More...

Rangeley Planning Board discusses new business

RANGELEY -- The Rangeley Planning Board met on Wednesday, August 28 to hold public hearings for a new store on Main Street and for a new subdivision o More...

Scarecrows sought for reunion

PHILLIPS -- As part of Phillips' Fall Foliage Festival, the annual Scarecrow Reunion will once again be held. Judging of this year's reunion will be h More...

Brian Twitchell, a passion for math

SALEM -- Mt. Abram mathematics teacher Brian Twitchell is a Maine state finalist for a 2002 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathemati More...

New sign graces Phillips

PHILLIPS -- Nearly a year of work by the Student Council of the Phillips Elementary School culminated recently with the placement of a new community s More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elaine B. Brownlee

1921-2002 -- She enjoyed crocheting and traveling to Foxwoods

STRONG -- Elaine B. Brownlee, 81, of Strong, formerly of Rangeley, died early Monday morning, Aug. 26, 2002, at the home of her dearest friend and car More...

Gregory Paul Francoeur

1962-2002 -- He was a marathon runner and an avid skier

NORTH YARMOUTH -- Gregory Paul Francoeur, 39, of North Yarmouth, died unexpectedly, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002 at Mercy Hospital. Greg was born Sept. More...

Oscar W. Riddle

1918-2002 -- He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing and ice boating

PORTLAND -- Oscar W. Riddle, 83, of Rangeley, died early Wednesday morning Aug. 28, 2002 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born Oct. 6, 1 More...

Carrabassett Valley celebrates 30th anniversary

By Barry Matulaitis Irregular Staff Writer CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The town of Carrabassett Valley has been in existence for 30 years. Over that time More...

Phillips faces ambulance crisis

PHILLIPS -- On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the Phillips Board of Selectmen met with representatives of Franklin Memorial Hospital to discuss the future of the t More...

Moose Meet coming soon

Robert Staples of Freeman stands with a pair of moose frames he and his wife designed for the More...

September 11, 2001 Commemorative Events

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002 Phillips: 10:45 a.m. at the Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sawyer Street; a remembrance of those who gave their lives on Sept. More...

Local News

CV PLANNING BOARD HEARS PUD PRESENTATION CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- On Thursday, Aug. 29, the Carrabassett Valley Planning Board met to listen to a pr More...

Local to perform in Nashville

STRATTON -- Jeff Rackliff of Jay and Kathy Matthews of Stratton have been performing together for the past year doing karaoke as DJs. Although both More...