April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Aliberti to take over Kingfield school

SALEM -- The big news of the night last Thursday at the MSAD #58 school board meeting came after a short executive session. More...

Stages set for Reggae at the Loaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY - - This weekend marks the start of the 21st annual Bud Light Reggae Fest with festivities starting on Thursday, April 16 with VibeWise performing at the Widowmaker Lounge. More...

Arts & Entertainment

UMF seniors to exhibitart work

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington seniors will exhibit their art work at the UMF Art Galley, from April 16 to May 16. An opening reception for the artists will be held Thursday, April 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery. More...

Community chorus seeks members

RANGELEY — The newly forming Rangeley Community Chorus is looking for people who enjoy singing and who would like to get together once a week for rehearsals. The choir will perform two to three concerts during the year. More...

Maeve Donnelly, Tony McManus to perform

RANGELEY & SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will host Irish born fiddler Maeve Donnelly and Scottish guitar ledged Tony MacManus at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage on Wednesday, April 15, and at the Lakeside Thea More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carla D. Pinkham

1950-2009 — She enjoyed being with her family

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

Wilma J. "Will" Touchette

1943-2009 — She will be remembered for her generous spirit

LEWISTON — Wilma J. "Will" Touchette, 65, of New Vineyard, co-owner of Shirt Tales in Wilton, died Friday April 10, 2009 at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. She was born Sept. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Eames capture USASA national podiums

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Silverman takes NASTAR gold

STEAMBOAT, Col. — Myles Silverman, an 11-yearold who lives in Brunswick and Carrabassett Valley, won the NASTAR National Snowboard Racing Championship for boys ages 11 to 12 recently. More...

McKay-Waddle races slated for April 18 at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — "Don't put away those racing skis yet!" said Jane Wilkinson, an organizer for the McKay-Waddle scholarship races, which are being held this year April 18 on Competition Hill at Sugarloaf. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

(*) indicates new entries THRU THURSDAY, APR 30 *EXHIBITION: JOYCE DUBAY & HER ART CLASSES — Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 11 am-5 pm, SugarWood Gallery, Broadway, Farmington. FMI: 778-9105. More...

Community Things To Do

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Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Administrative Professionals' Day (AKA Secretaries' Day) is next Wednesday The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was. More...

OUT & ABOUT WITH LAURA

The Flagstaff Area Business Association in Stratton- Eustis is gearing up for a busy summer. I spoke with the secretary, Sue Fotter, this week who said that they have obtained some 70 flags that will be going up on the streets of the town in May. More...

Sunny bunny day

Matthew Williams in the arms of the Easter Bunny, AKA Linda Lowell, at the Coplin Easter Egg Hunt at the old Coplin School House on April 11. More...

Commercial road upgrade draws crowd

Kingfield Board of Selectmen

KINGFIELD -- The selectmen in Kingfield discussed the status of town-owned Commercial Road and some plans for future improvement last Monday, April 6. Town voters decided to take over the road at the annual town meeting in 2008. More...

Another year younger

Rowena Reed, who celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday, April 4, at the Parish House at the Strong United Methodist Church, is pictured with her nephew, Wayne Bernard of Milford, N.H. More...

Op-Ed

The future is today

Windmills and renewable energy have once again taken center stage in the Western Mountains. Endless Energy has approached the Town of Carrabassett Valley with a request to annex lands that it owns in Redington Township. More...

It's about the resources. Period!

The same old tired arguments have been raging for decades around whose responsibility it is to take care of Maine's natural resources. In other words, who should pay? More...

Cartoon

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Letters

Kingfield Town Office open some days over lunch hour

To the editor: Effective this week, the Kingfield Town Office is now open over the traditional lunch hour, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only with front office personnel present on those days taking staggered lunch breaks to better provide s More...

Thank you, thank you...

To the editor: I would like to thank the young gentleman who gave us his returnable bottles and cans for money to buy deer feed. We certainly appreciated it. We cashed them in for $85.85. Again many thanks! More...

Community & Local News

Choir to sing in Strong

STRONG —- Faith School Choir will be at Living Waters Assembly of God on Sunday April 19 at 10:30 a.m. "Please join to hear this wonderful choir," a spokesperson for the church said. More...

Stratton members receive awards

These four members of Somerset Chapter #80 Order of the Eastern Star earned their Rob Morris Jewel from General Grand Chapter. The jewel is named for the order's founder. More...

Bridging the Gap - Elderly food program in new hands

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield United Methodist Church under, the direction of Pastor Connie Maginnis, will be taking over the Bridging the Gap elderly food program beginning with the April meal. More...

News from our Schools

Local at UMF Dean's List Dinner

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington recently celebrated the fourth annual UMF Dean's List Dinner for students who have achieved Dean's List status with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during their first semester at UMF. More...

Walkin' Jim Stoltz visits RLRS

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Regional School will have a visit from hiker Walkin' Jim Stoltz, who has walked 27,000 miles. More...

Public to vote on Earth Day art

RANGELEY — In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, Rangeley Lakes Builders Supply sponsored a Rangeley Lakes Region School art contest for grades K-5. More...