March 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Moose Alley approved

Kingfield Planning Board

KINGFIELD — Members of the Kingfield Planning Board met on Monday, March 9 and made progress on two subdivisions in the town. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Annalivia to play Rangeley, South Carthage

SOUTH CARTHAGE & RANGELEY — New England Celtic Arts will host the dynamic Boston Based acoustic quintet "Annalivia" at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage on Wednesday, March 25, and at the Lakeside Theater in Rangeley on Th More...

Improv group to hold Relay For Life benefit

Improv group to hold Relay For Life benefit FARMINGTON — The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life celebrates the lives of hundreds of local residents who have survived cancer, while offering the hope of finding a cure. More...

Pianist Eric Himy to perform at UMF

FARMINGTON — Pianist Eric Himy will present a program of Gershwin, Debussy and Liszt on Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on the University of Maine at Farmington campus on Main Street. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lynn Davis Fotter -- 1947-2009

Celebration of Life
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Paul Roger Benoit

1958-2009 — He will be missed by all who knew him

FARMINGTON — Paul R. Benoit, 50 of Coplin Plantation, died Friday, March 6, 2009 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington after a short illness. Born Nov. 19, 1958 in Holden, Mass., he was the son of Myron and Carol (Fahrner) Benoit. More...

Eric 'Cuffy' L. Savage

1964-2009 — A Rangeley native, he worked at Stratton Lumber and Saddleback

RANGELEY — Eric "Cuffy" Lee Savage, 44, of Rangeley, passed away on March 13, 2009. Born in Rangeley, July 21, 1964, he was the son of Frederick V. Savage and Carole V. Sherwood. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Norton reaches another milestone

BANGOR - - Last weekend Mt. Abram senior basketball captain Kenni Norton participated in the MacDonald All-Star game at Husson University. She was also a finalist in the Class A through D statewide foul shooting contest. More...

Hagerty wins Tour's slopestyle event

Revolution Tour at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Chris Hagerty and Chelone Miller finished first and second, respectively, in the Tuesday, March 9 Revolution Tour slopestyle competition at Sugarloaf, while Allyson Carroll and Victoria Guinn took the top two spots in th More...

Morse takes two golds at J2 Junior Olympics

ASPEN — Racing against the country's top eighty 15- and 16-year-olds, Ben Morse of Carrabassett Valley earned top finishes in both Downhill and Slalom, two of the four events at J2 Olympics in Aspen last week. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

The First Day of Spring is Friday An old-timer is one who remembers when spring was heralded by bare feet instead of bare midriffs. — Floyd R. More...

ANOTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BORN!

Cole Vincent Bailey Born: January 1, 2009 Gender: Male Weight: 8 lbs. 8 oz. Length: 21 in. More...

Carrabassett voters approve new library

CARRABASSETT VALLEY - - In a 112- 20 overwhelming vote, residents of Carrabassett Valley clearly showed their support for a new library and their appreciation of a large scale fundraising effort in town. More...

More than 50 turn out in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — Longtime moderator Roger Lambert of Strong welcomed the more than 50 residents to Smith Hall on Saturday for the annual town meeting. More...

Real science at Mt. Abram

SALEM - - Mt. Abram High School students and Poland Spring Water Bottling Company have teamed up again for some hands-on learning in the arena of useful scientific data collection. Mt. More...

Op-Ed

Now is the time to act!

Rangeley has a chance to insure that we can keep the LOCAL CONTROL of the school. More...

The Scoop on picking up after your dog

Have you ever noticed that with the spring thaw dog waste begins to appear and reappear? Does it really multiply? Picking up after your dog is one of the most important things that you can do as a pet owner. More...

The IF&W budget, Part II

Legislative Report

In a previous article (the Original Irregular, March 11, 2009, Page 3), I spoke about the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife budget. Since I am a member of the IF&W committee I am directly involved in the budget related to Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. More...

Letters

No Daffodil Days in Kingfield this year

To the editor: Regretfully there will be no Daffodil Days benefitting the American Cancer Society in Kingfield this year. However, I am hopeful that come next March they will once again be blossoming and gracing our homes and businesses. More...

Community & Local News

Historical calendars still available

STRATTON — The Dead River Area Historical Society's pictorial 2009 calendars are still available. More...

Kingfield revitalization group to meet

KINGFIELD -- The Kingfield Downtown Revitalization Committee will be holding its next meeting Thursday, March 19 at Webster Hall beginning at 4 p.m. More...

NorthStar coming to your rescue

WESTERN MAINE -- If you want NorthStar's EMTs to arrive in time to save your life, you need to do more than just dial 911 and pray really hard. More...

News from our Schools

Reading, Dr. Seuss's birthday celebrated in Rangeley

RANGELEY — Read Across America was celebrated in a big way at Rangeley Lakes Regional School recently with over 175 folks from the school and the community at large attending. More...

Variety show in Strong

STRONG — The Strong school will present a fun filled evening of music, comedy and drama at the school March 28, beginning at 7 p.m. Admittance is a $5 per person donation, which includes a brownie ice cream sundae. More...

USM announces dean's list

PORTLAND — The following full-time students have been named to the University of Southern Maine dean's list for the 2008 fall semester. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

THRU TUESDAY, MAR 31 EXHIBITION: STEVE ROTHERT — Mon-Fri 10 am-5:30 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am-4 pm, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway, Farmington. Paintings. FMI: 778-9105. More...

Community Things To Do

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, Depot St., Phillips. All paper games BINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St., Kingfield. All paper games BOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd, Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com. Library. More...