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County budget increases hot topic

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The Town of Carrabassett Valley is being affected by rapidly increasing county taxes. Last year, the town saw a $50,000 incr More...

Touring Center forestry plan laid out

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- There will soon be an up-to-date, written forestry plan in place for two public lots in Carrabassett Valley. "I certainly ho More...

Holiday fair kicks off Christmas season in Stratton

The Stratton Parent-Teacher Committee's annual holiday fair, which took place on Saturday, Nov. 22, featured over 30 vendors young and old alike selli More...

Class notes

Bangor brass quartet entertains and educates students in MSAD 58.

STRATTON -- The sounds of classical music filled the Stratton-Eustis Community Building on Friday, Nov. 21 as the Bangor Symphony Orchestra's brass qu More...

Seven Falls Cabins, a small piece of wilderness paradise

NEW PORTLAND -- On Route 146 in New Portland, less than one mile from its junction with Route 27, there lies a small piece of wilderness paradise alon More...

Jay Geils and Magic Dick to play at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- There is more reason to commemorate the "Year of the Blues" at the 6th Annual Sugarloaf/USA Blues Festival presented by Budweis More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lena M. Chandler

1907-2003 -- She taught for 38 years, including for a time in Phillips

PHILLIPS -- Lena M. Chandler, 96, wife of the late Harry Austin Chandler, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2003, at her residence in Phillips. Bo More...

Clarence Henry McMullen Sr.

1937-2003 -- He was well known for volunteering his time

NEW PORTLAND -- Clarence Henry McMullen Sr., 60, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at his home in New Portland. He was born April 2, 1937, More...

Bruce Small

1950-2003 -- He was a forest ranger in Eustis at one time

LITCHFIELD -- Bruce C. Small, 53, of Litchfield died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003. He was born in Hartland on June 7, 1950, the son of Walter and Marilyn More...

Feeling Lucky?

Zach Tranten carefully separates raffle tickets for a hopeful buyer during Friday night More...

Resident considers legal action against town

KINGFIELD -- A Kingfield resident is considering legal action against the town due to the contamination of his family's well by the town's salt and sa More...

Sugarloaf opens as scheduled

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Sunny skies and good snow conditions helped kick off the first day of the ski season at Sugarloaf last Friday. "Opening day More...

Clubhouse vote set for December 11

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The Town of Carrabassett Valley held its second public hearing on a new proposed clubhouse for Sugarloaf Golf Club on Monday, N More...

Ambulance service beefed up

Thanks to two donations, AMPS now has an additional emergency vehicle and five new mobile radios.

PHILLIPS -- AMPS Ambulance Service in Phillips will have an increased capacity to respond to emergency calls thanks to the donation of a fully equippe More...

Sugarloaf sells most reservations at ski show

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The recent changes in the ski industry, as well as the outlook for Sugarloaf's upcoming ski season, were among several topics d More...

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News from the Desert

IRAQ, NOVEMBER 4, 2003 -- Ramadan is upon us here in Iraq. According to the locals, it is a holiday of peace that lasts a month. It is similar to the More...