February 12, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Rangeley holds special town meeting

RANGELEY -- On Tuesday, Feb. 4, Rangeley voters and town officials held a special town meeting to authorize the treasurer and the board of selectmen t More...

Rangeley snowmobile business leveled by fire

RANGELEY -- Quick Sled Rentals and Recovery on Grand View Avenue was destroyed by fire last Friday morning, but the home attached to the business was More...

Primary school vote set

PHILLIPS -- It has recently been announced that MSAD 58 will hold a referendum to vote on whether or not to close the Phillips Primary School in the t More...

Rangeley Mill closing

RANGELEY -- The Rangeley Mill, owned by Robert Schinas, has announced it has laid off its three fulltime workers for an indefinite period of time as o More...

Area towns face impact of mill closings

KINGFIELD -- With the closing of H.G. Winter & Sons and Strong Wood Products in January and the recent notice from the Jarden Corp. announcing the clo More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jon C. Atwood

1983-2003 -- He loved the outdoors, enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and his family

NEW PORTLAND -- Jon C. Atwood, 19, of New Portland, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan. He was born Oc More...

Jessama E. Bourgoin

1921-2003 -- She formerly worked at the Diamond Match Company in Phillips

FARMINGTON -- Jessama E. Bourgoin, 81, of Summer Street in Auburn, died Saturday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2003 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. More...

Dorris M. Brackley

1906-2003 -- She loved cats, Kingfield, grandchildren, painting and gardening

DERRY N.H. -- Dorris. M. Brackley died Feb. 2, 2003, at Birchwood Nursing Home in Derry N.H. She had been a patient for seven years. She was pre-de More...

Rangeley selectmen discuss public safety building

RANGELEY -- At a meeting of the Rangeley Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, Feb. 4, the construction of a public safety building for the town was one of t More...

Local resident dies through electrocution

SKOWHEGAN -- A North New Portland resident was killed on Tuesday, Feb. 4 in Skowhegan after he was electrocuted while helping to unload a salt truck. More...

CV selectmen discuss master plan, Penobscot Indian Nation negotiations

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The Carrabassett Valley Board of Selectmen met on Monday, Feb. 3 to discuss the development of a master plan for the Touring Ce More...

Rangeley selectmen discuss public safety building

RANGELEY -- At a meeting of the Rangeley Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, Feb. 4, the construction of a public safety building for the town was one of t More...

Kingfield WD discusses heater, wellhead protection

KINGFIELD -- The Kingfield Water District met on Monday, Feb. 3 to discuss the future purchase of a new heater for the pump station and the developmen More...

Strong Wood Products closes

STRONG -- At the beginning of this year, workers at Strong Wood Products received word that the mill would be closing for good after it had experience More...

Ice harvested the old-fashioned way

NORTH NEW PORTLAND -- Gary and Betty Cobb are local people who harbor no ambitions to be anything but. To that end, they and their children, Jennife More...