September 4, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Local fire departments receive grants

STRONG -- Several area fire departments have recently received grant money administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergenc More...

Local resident injured in accident

KINGFIELD -- On Thursday, Aug. 28, a North New Portland woman was injured in a one-car accident on Route 16 just outside of Kingfield that took place More...

Court: Rangeley broke its own rule

RANGELEY -- Maine Supreme Court justices ruled last week that the town of Rangeley violated its own ordinance when it issued building permits for a co More...

New state law allows smaller lots

STRONG -- A recently enacted state law will make it easier for landowners to build on smaller lots. "It bothers me that there aren't going to be mi More...

News from the Desert

Aug. 7, 2003 My company was recently told we will be staying in Iraq until February. When we leave, we will have been in Iraq for a year. We will b More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elwood N. "Woody" Chesley

1922-2003 -- He was Kingfield Postmaster from 1968 to 1986

MADISON -- Elwood N. "Woody" Chesley, 81, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan. He was born June 13, 19 More...

Donald C. Newell

1931-2003 -- He was a people person and loved the challenge of bartering and dickering with folks

FARMINGTON -- Donald C. "Woodchuck", "Jakie" Newell, 72, of West New Portland, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at Franklin Memorial Hospital following a l More...

Strong Selectmen discuss rules of conduct

STRONG -- The abuse and molestation policy for employees of the Town of Strong came under scrutiny at a meeting of the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, More...

Lecander donates kidney to his father

STRATTON -- They say the greatest gift that you can give someone is the, "gift of life" and that's what a Stratton man recently gave his father. Je More...

Penobscots meet with CV Planning Board

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Representatives from the Penobscot Indian Nation were present to discuss several issues at a meeting of the Carrabassett Valley More...

Bill Chinnock performs at Blues at the Forks

THE FORKS -- Blues at the Forks, an outdoor blues concert along the Kennebec River on Sept. 6, will feature Bill Chinnock, in addition to Pam Baker an More...

School building vandalized

PHILLIPS -- Deputies are investigating an estimated $15,000 in damage to the Phillips Primary School building owned by the town. "There was extensi More...

Eustis voters approve zoning changes

EUSTIS -- Voters in the Town of Eustis approved changes to the town's Land Use Ordinance at a Special Town Meeting on Monday, Aug. 25. Warrant Arti More...

SAD 58 welcomes new staff

PHOTO: Shown here is the new staff at Kingfield Elementary School. In front is Nykola Hanczer. Second row, left to right, Ericka Theriault, Adam Lahti More...