December 31, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

New restaurant liquor license approved

KINGFIELD -- A public hearing and selectmen's meeting was held in Kingfield on Monday, Dec. 22 regarding a liquor license for a new restaurant located More...

Phillips recovers from flood damage

PHILLIPS -- The Town of Phillips, along with several other area towns, is recovering from the effects of a flood on Dec. 17 and 18. At a meeting of More...

Boy Scout clears, cleans neglected cemetery

AVON -- The expression "out of sight, out of mind" doesn't hold a lot of weight with Kurtis Bucher. So, when the 17-year-old from Peru heard of a d More...

Students paint mural for TDS

PHOTO: Art students at Carrabec High School were asked by TDS Telecom to paint a mural in its building at North Anson. Among those participating were More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shirley A. Milton

1924-2003 -- She enjoyed traveling to many states and countries

KINGFIELD -- Shirley A. Milton, 79, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003 at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston following a long illness. She had be More...

Olena M. Witham

1919-2003 -- She enjoyed making quilts, crocheting, arts and crafts and puzzles

FARMINGTON -- Olena Maxine Witham, 84, of Farmington died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003 at Sandy River Center for Health Care. She was born June 14, 1919, More...

Happy New Year!

Despite the recent heavy snows followed by heavy rains, Christmas week skiing has been very good to vacationers at all Maine ski areas. Mild weather o More...

Eustis water supply flooded

EUSTIS -- Eustis residents and the town's water department received an unwelcome surprise on the morning of Friday, Dec. 26 when the overflow pipe at More...

Strong selectmen discuss school board pay

STRONG -- A member of the SAD 58 School Board from the Town of Strong recently brought forth the idea of a pay increase for school board members from More...

Positive behavior workshop offered

KINGFIELD -- Find out how to motivate children to behave well, rather than reinforce poor behavior. Educator and author Scott Noyes will give a two-ho More...

Local jeweler turns to watercolors

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- For much of her 20 years of part- and full-time residency in the area, Karen Campbell has crafted jewelry that has become a fix More...

For new officer, law enforcement runs in the family

JAY -- A Strong man has followed a family tradition of working in law enforcement. Richard Caton IV, 22, is patrolling the streets of Jay. It was h More...

Governor appoints local educator

NORTH ANSON -- Mr. James C.Q. Weggler, a local leader in education, has been appointed to the New England Board of Higher Education by Governor John E More...