August 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Canadian couple's motorcycle 'blown' off road

KINGFIELD -- A Canadian husband and wife riding a full dressed Honda crashed on North Main Street sending both of them to Franklin Memorial Hospital in a NorthStar ambulance. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Rebecca Martin returns to Maine

RANGELEY — Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Rebecca Martin returns home to Maine this summer to present her original songs in an intimate concert at the Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street, with acoustic bassist Larry Grenadier, on Frida More...

'Art Under the Birches'

RANGELEY — Rangeley will be host to the 3rd Annual "Art Under the Birches" art show Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 39 Stratton Road, just a half-mile from the village center. More...

Greater Purpose to perform

Concerts on the Lawn

EAST WILTON — The East Wilton Union Church will be hosting the group Greater Purpose on Sunday, Aug. 9 as part of its "Concerts on the Lawn" series. The public is invited and encouraged to attend all the concerts. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ivo Angelini

1936-2009 — He always took an interest in the lives of the children and young adults of the Rangeley area

BEMIS — Ivo Angelini, 72, of Oquossoc, died Tuesday morning, July 28, 2009, at his camp at Bemis. Ivo was born Sept. 23, 1936, in Rome, Italy, and was raised and received his education at the Repubblica dei Ragazzi in Civitavecchia. More...

Ruth E. Taylor

1923-2009 — She was a loving mother and grandmother

WATERVILLE — Ruth Edna Taylor, 85, of Rome, formerly of New Sharon, died early Wednesday morning, July 29, 2009, at Inland Hospital in Waterville. She was born Oct. More...

Janet L. Hennigar

1941-2009 — She enjoyed gardening, shopping, spending time with her granddaughter and traveling

FALMOUTH — Janet L. Hennigar, 68, of Falmouth, formerly of South Portland died Saturday, July 25. She was born March 27, 1941, in Kingfield, the daughter of Dwight E. Lander and Eleanor M. (Dyer) Lander. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

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...

The Way We Get By

Film 'The Way We Get By' Lakeside Theater, Main St., Rangeley August 7 to 9 "The Way We Get By" is a deeply moving film about life and how to live it. More...

Community Things To Do

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Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Never promise more than you can perform. More...

TWo MoRE IRREGULAR READERS ARE BoRN!

Mitchell Dudley Twins Born: June 18, 2009 Left: Brennan Boyd Mitchell Gender: Male Weight: 7 lbs. 2 oz. Length: 19 ½ in. Right: Brady Owen Mitchell Gender: Male Weight: 5 lbs. 10 oz. Length: 18 ½ in. More...

Flagstaff history mapped

EUSTIS — Through the efforts of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and the Lennox Foundation, a grant was obtained to produce a map of the history of Flagstaff Lake. More...

Phillips qualifies for FEMA relief

PHILLIPS - - The selectmen in Phillips met last Tuesday, July 28 and according to Town Manager Jim Collins, "things were fairly routine." Collins said that the selectmen discussed their attorney's advice to wait 45-days on the Board of Appeals dec More...

Water damage addressed at Forster Building in Strong

STRONG -- The selectmen met on Tuesday, July 28 in a regularly scheduled meeting. Members set a date to meet again at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 4 for a special selectmen's meeting to set the tax commitment for the next year. More...

Op-Ed

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Going to keep going as long as the Lord allows

COMMENTARY

To begin with, I am a 79-year-old widow of 16 years and childless. Even though I'm aunt, greataunt and great-great-aunt to about 75-80+ souls — on both Don's and my sides— none offer to help me now that my strength is giving out. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What would be your ideal summer vacation place and why? More...

Community & Local News

Donations wanted, tables available

Phillips Old Home Days

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Historical Society is seeking donations of gently used items for its table at this year's Phillips Old Home Days. It is also offering spaces at the Pleasant Street location for a small donation. More...

Antiques appraisal fair planned for August 21

Phillips Historical Society

PHILLIPS — On Friday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Phillips Historical Society will host a visit by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Mobile Appraisal Coach for an antiques appraisal fair fundraiser event at 8 Pleasant Street. More...

Septic tank pumping offered

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Wastewater Department recently announced that it is in the process of scheduling privately-owned septic tank pumping. The cost is $150 for a 1,000-gallon tank. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Brew Crew regains title

North Franklin Men's Softball

RANGELEY — The season-ending tourney saw some great action and some very well played and closely matched games which resulted in Brew Crew taking the top title. More...

Benefit golf tournament planned

Dead River Area Historical Society

STRATTON — On Aug. 9 The Dead River Area Historical Society will sponsor a Golf Tournament at Moose Meadows (a par 3 golf course located beside Nash Stream on Route 16) to benefit the museum's painting project. Starting time is 9:30 a.m. More...

Healthcare Golf Classic nets impressive returns

FARMINGTON — More than $25,000 was raised at the annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 19 and 20 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. Thirty-four teams from throughout New England took part in the Sunday and Monday tournaments. More...