August 6, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents air grievances

Disgruntled residents crowd Coplin's Historic Schoolhouse to discuss IP's spraying of herbicides

COPLIN PLANTATION -- Moderator Basil Powers, says "his heart sank" when he attended a May 27, selectman's meeting and International Paper presented a More...

Selectmen discuss ambulance, airport

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Carrabassett Valley Town Manager David Cota is confident that the formation of an ambulance advisory committee will create bett More...

Salt shed approved

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Sugarloaf will be getting a new look this fall thanks to the conditional approval by the Carrabassett Valley Planning Board of More...

Oil spill mopped up

STRATTON -- Six firemen from the Stratton/Eustis fire department responded to an oil spill in back of a lumberman's garage on Rte .27 just north of St More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donald W. Beedy

1921-2003 -- Training and working with teams of horses was his passion

FARMINGTON -- Donald W. Beedy, 82, died Saturday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2003, at Edgewood Manor Rehabilitation and Living Center. He was born in Philli More...

Alice D. Prescott

1907-1999 -- She taught elementary school in Waterville and Augusta

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. -- Alice Doyle Prescott, 91, died on Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at her home in Green Valley, Ariz. She and her husband, George, had b More...

George A. Prescott

1914-2003 -- He grew up and attended the public schools in Rangeley

TUCSON, Ariz. -- George Arthur Prescott, 88, died April 8, 2003 in Tucson, Ariz. Born in Berlin, N.H., Aug. 9, 1914, the third of seven children of More...

Observations from the F.A.R.M. ("Fresh Air & Room to Move")

Lost in translation

Okay, so what's with this "multiple-language" business on consumer goods? First of all, know this -- I am in favor of limited immigration. I think it More...

Bands shine at festival

The rain held off for Kingfield's 2nd Annual Jazz & Blues Showcase

KINGFIELD -- The Jazz and Blues Showcase was two days of non-stop music held at the Herbert Hotel and the Kingfield Flower Farm last weekend. The even More...

Eustis suffers juvenile vandalism

STRATTON -- The village of Stratton has recently been the scene of a spree of vandalism by juveniles, which has led town officials to consider imposin More...

Narrow Gauge Pathway extension discussed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- A public hearing was held on Monday, July 28, regarding a possible extension of the Narrow Gauge Pathway to Bigelow Station and More...

Foltz resigns as RLRS principal

RANGELEY -- Rangeley Lakes Regional School is searching for a new principal after the resignation of Sue Foltz was accepted at a meeting of the School More...

Patching together an art form

KINGFIELD -- When Pat Johnson moved to Kingfield with her husband Curtis after retirement from her work in New Jersey, she was looking for something " More...