April 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Beulah Bean celebrates 95th

FARMINGTON — Beulah Bean was recently honored with a birthday party in observance of her 95th birthday at the Orchard Park Living Center. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Hot sun without sunscreen

In Strong, Mrs. Martin's 4th grade students paint the sunset backdrop for a play they will perform in a few weeks. More...

Poet Tracy Smith to give reading at UMF

FARMINGTON — Award-winning poet Tracy Smith will be the final reader in the 2008-2009 Visiting Writers Series. The reading will be held at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, April 9, in The Landing in the UMF Olsen Student Center. More...

Ski Museum closed during April, reopen May 6

FARMINGTON — The Ski Museum of Maine will be closed during the month of April, reopening on May 6. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carla D. Pinkham

Carla loved homemaking, entertaining, enjoyed being with her family and gardening.

KINGFIELD Carla D. Pinkham, 58, died unexpectedly April 8, 2009 at her home in Kingfield. She was born September 12, 1950 in Phillips, Maine. She was educated in the schools of Phillips. More...

Emery A. Cameron Sr.

1925-2009 — He will be remembered as a family man

COLEBROOK, N.H. — Emery Alton Cameron Sr., 84, of Magalloway Plantation, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital. He was born Jan. More...

Sports & Outdoors

MTA volunteers going above & beyond

Spotlight on student volunteerism

SALEM -- A new basketball development program for area middle school athletes is nearing its end with championship games scheduled tonight, April 8. More...

Teams rally to support Maine Special Olympics

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- The conditions were nearly perfect for the 22nd annual Fred Webster Snow Softball tournament last Tuesday. More...

Ride-Out Snowboard Team

The Ride-Out Snowboard Team riding season is near the end and the athletes had tons of fun this winter. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

Church Services The Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal Service) 2614 Main Street, Rangeley, 864-3381, Rev. Amelia Hagen, Rector. April 9 Maundy Thursday Service 6 pm. April 10 Good Friday Service 12 & 7 pm. 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...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Easter is Sunday Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there. More...

NORTH BY NORTHEAST

Titanium, stitches and duct tape...

Thanks to a few key repairs, it has been a great ski season As my duct tape-assisted ski mittens attest, a bit of help has been required to make this my most enjoyable downhill ski season in a dozen years. More...

Energy savers look to reduce carbon footprint

PHILLIPS -— "Increasing comfort and saving money one house at a time," is the company slogan of Maine Energy Savers. More...

Stevens to be Mt. Abram Principal

SALEM - - Next year, Kingfield Elementary School principal Brenda Stevens will be passed the reigns at Mt. Abram High School as the school's newest principal. That decision comes from a fairly close school board vote last Friday night. More...

DEP approves ordinance amendments

Irregular Staff KINGFIELD — In a March 20, 2009 letter, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection approved the amendment to Kingfield's Shoreland Zoning Ordinance which was passed by Kingfield's voters at the annual Town Meeting on M More...

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Photo

Rep. Tom Saviello stands beside Bob Warnock (center, back) his wife, Wendy and their two sons, Jeffery, 3, (being held) and Joey, 8. Bob sang the national anthem as Rep. Saviello's guest at the State House recently. (Submitted photo) More...

Strengthening domestic violence laws

Legislative Report

In the last year, I have become keenly aware of a significant problem in our area: Domestic Violence. This is a case where a family member does not respect the individual they are married or related to. Now I need to be careful. More...

Letters

Encourage development, don't discourage it

To the editor: On behalf of myself and my staff at Main-Land Development Consultants, I'd like to thank the 25 or so concerned citizens who attended our March 26 forum at Webster Hall on the Maine Department of Environmental Protection's proposal More...

Community & Local News

Maine Genealogical Society to meet

FARMINGTON — The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will be meeting Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Farmington Public Library. More...

Hoisington, Clarke engaged

KINGFIELD — Krista Hoisington, of Kingfield, and Patrick James (P.J.) Clarke, of Clayton, N.Y. recently announced that they have become engaged to be married. Hoisington is the daughter of Melissa and Scott Hoisington, of Kingfield. More...

Morgan, Park marry

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Adrienne Marie Park and Christopher James Morgan were married May 10, 2008 at Amarante's Sea Cliff, where the reception was held as well. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Carol Park of Paulsboro, N.J. More...

News from our Schools

MTA report cards distributed Friday

SALEM — Report Cards for the third quarter at Mt. Abram High School will be distributed to students on Friday, April 10. If parents or guardians have any questions or concerns, they should call Mt. Abram High School at 678-2701. More...

Musical moment

Strong School principal and chorus conductor, Felecia Pease, leads grades K-4 in a three-part round of the song "Soda Pop." Pease teaches a weekly class called "Principal's choice." The class has given her a chance to share her passion for music with More...

Seeds donated to schools

RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Builders Supply recently donated vegetable and flower seeds to a number of local schools. In total, the company distributed $650 worth seeds. More...