October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Municipal positions can be out-of-towners

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Board of Selectmen met on Monday, Oct. 6 in a regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Arts & Entertainment

'Expecting Isabel' comes to UMF

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington's Theatre UMF will be performing Lisa Loomer's award-winning comedy, "Expecting Isabel," as its premier fall 2008 theater production. More...

Chansonetta slide show planned

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Historical Society will host Marius B. More...

Scots lecturer at Skye Theater

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will present Maine author and lecturer of the Maine Ulster Scots Project, John Mann, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Frary's a breath of fresh air

To the editor: In this era of professional politicians who seem to have the same painted-on smiles and out-of-touch sound bites, I have come to admire John Frary, a common man who speaks his mind with wit and flair. More...

In support of Tom Saviello

To the editor: I would like to encourage those in the voting district of Tom Saviello to place in him back in Augusta. While I do not live in this district, I am employed in his district of voters. More...

Jarrod Crockett would provide real representation

To the editor: I would like to offer my support and endorsement for Jarrod Crockett candidate for House District 91 which includes Rangeley and Kingfield. Citizens of the area YOU need real representation and not one bent on partisan politics. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Lady Roadrunners make their mark

Mt. Abram, 2 Georges Valley, 1

SALEM - - The Mt. Abram Lady Roadrunners were tested last Friday to see just how good they really are when Georges Valley arrived to play under the lights. More...

Roadrunners set stage for history

Mt. Abram, 3 Georges Valley, 0

SALEM - - On the same day the undefeated, number one Mt. Abram girl's team made a record breaking win against top-notched Georges Valley, the boys solidified their post season with a big 3-0 shut-out win against a tough Buccaneers team. More...

More than 140 runners take on uphill climb

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Ryan Kelly of Colby College took first place in the 2008 Uphill Climb at Sugarloaf on Sunday, setting a blistering pace of 28 minutes, 16 seconds, shattering last year's winning time by seven minutes. More...

CVA names new campus in honor of King Cummings

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy faculty, parents and friends gathered to dedicate the new campus to King Cummings Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

New Portland: Reichert retires

NEW PORTLAND — About 60 friends, relatives, fellow co-workers, and town and state officials turned out on Tuesday night, Oct. 7, at the New Portland Fire Station meeting room to say good-by to their town manger, Andrea Reichert. More...

Op-Ed

Letting the 'F-bomb' fly

"Fresh Air & Room to Move"

There was a time not so long ago when my children were always saying funny things... mispronouncing words, misunderstanding their meanings, and the like. It was part of learning how to communicate verbally. More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

Do you plan or have you already made alternative plans for heating your home this winter?

Buddy Boudreau, of Kingfield: "Yes I bought a new one with radiant heat and low ceilings to hopefully save some money." More...

Community & Local News

Flushing notice issued

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Water District recently announced that it will be conducting maintenance flushing Oct. 18 thru 21. More...

Rabies clinic offered

KINGFIELD — Town officials recently released information pertaining to a rabies clinic, licensing dogs and the removal of flowers from cemeteries. The town is offering a rabies clinic for area residents on Saturday, Oct. More...

One injured in two-vehicle accident

KINGFIELD — A two-vehicle accident on Route 142 Friday night, Oct. 10, in front of the residence of Raymond and Pat Meldrum sent a New Portland teenager to the hospital. More...

News from our Schools

Students explore alternative ways to get around, and get healthy doing it

Amid the puddles, the entire Strong School and over 40 parents went for a shot brisk fall walk in the neighborhood on Thursday, Oct. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Fine fall fun

The leaves have turned, the pumpkins are ripe and autumn events fill the calendar. Check out some of these local favorites! Thru Saturday, Oct 18 Scarecrow Reunion — Scarecrow lot, Main St., Phillips. More...

Western Mountain Activities

EVERY WEDNESDAY FARMERS' MARKET — 3-6 pm, front Narrow Gauge Realty, Main St., Kingfield. EVERY FRIDAY SANDY RIVER FARMERS' MARKET — 9 am-2 pm, Better Living Center parking lot, Front St., Farmington. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

OUT & ABOUT WITH LAURA

What a surprise on Saturday night after arriving at the River's Edge Restaurant in Madison for the awards banquet for the Coffin/Hewey/Safford American Legion Post #173 of New Portland to have the tables turned on me and have my name called. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

Classic Chilies

Chili is a basic, economical, delicious and healthy way to feed a crowd. There are many varieties (as described below) and anything goes as far as additions —whatever you may have on hand works for me! More...