April 30, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Plumbing business expansion approved; change of use for service station discussed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- At a meeting of the Carrabassett Valley Planning Board on Thursday, April 24, Linwood Doble presented a proposal for site plan More...

Subdivision request turned down in Rangeley

RANGELEY -- At a meeting of the Rangeley Planning Board on Wednesday, April 23, arguments were presented at a public hearing for and against a proposa More...

Western mountains setting for novel

STRATTON -- The East Kennebago Mountain area is the setting for a new novel that focuses on a number of mysterious occurrences that happen in the dead More...

Music, motel and moose motivate Charlie Bruce

STRATTON -- Bob Dylan, John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, Waylon Jennings and other 60s' folk stars are all featured in Charlie Bruce's repertoire as he r More...

ZONE back on track seeking larger space

PHILLIPS -- At a recent "ZONE" (Youth Activities Center for Phillips, Avon and Madrid), the group rallied support for seeking out a larger space. " More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Maxine James

1911-2003 -- She had a love of the outdoors and being with her flowers along with birds and wildlife

FARMINGTON -- Maxine James, 92, of Shadagee Apts., Phillips, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She was born in Phillips More...

Ruth E. Wilber

1910-2003 -- She enjoyed life in general, and spending time with her family and friends

FARMINGTON -- Ruth E. Wilber, 92, formerly of Madrid died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. She was born July 28 More...

Hogging the great weather

The sun decided to make an appearance last Monday after several days of cloudy, damp weather. Among the many area residents that decided to take advan More...

Local author recalls Maine of the past

SKOWHEGAN -- Four years ago, at the age of 86, Jack Hargreaves wrote his life story for family and friends to enjoy. "Panning Gold" describes his l More...

Phillips native serves country in Iraq

PHILLIPS -- For Bernadette and Jay Heyse of Phillips, one simple phone call from their son Jebin proved to be a life changing experience. Jebin, wh More...

Man charged in puppy case

RUMFORD -- April 21 Stratton man was charged with leaving six puppies in a sealed container on April 12 in Rumford. Investigating officer Douglas Mai More...

Strong Selectmen discuss roads, Little League

STRONG -- At a meeting of the Strong Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, April 22, the posting of the town's roads was one of the topics of discussion. More...

Shear genius

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- An artistic flair for hair care has been something that Becky Currier has had for much of her life. "It's just something I a More...