August 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sybil Fotter celebrates 103rd

BINGHAM — Sybil Fotter, who was born in Flagstaff, recently celebrated her 103rd birthday at the Somerset Nursing Home in Bingham where she has been a resident for about six years. More...

Arts & Entertainment

McDades return to Maine

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will present Canadian super group The McDades at The Franco American Heritage Center on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center On Wednesday, Aug. More...

Contra dance in Kingfield, Aug. 29

KINGFIELD — John McIntire, together with the New Yankee Soul Review, a spirited group of fiddlers, will be on hand in the barn at the Mountain Village Farm B&B from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29. More...

"Tapped" to Show in Rangeley

RANGELEY — Fresh from its August premiere at the 12th Annual Maine International Film Festival, "Tapped" will be shown one time only at the Lakeside Theater on Monday, Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gerard Bernard Guay

1922-2009 — A World War II veteran, Gerard served in the U.S. Army for four years

FARMINGTON - - Gerard B. Guay, 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center, after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Bingham, he was born on Sept. More...

Pearl C. McCleary

1911-2009 — She loved to play beano, cards and to cook

BANGOR — Pearl C. McCleary, 98, of Freeman Twp. died Saturday night, Aug. 8, 2009 at Bangor Nursing and Rehab. in Bangor. She was born March 9, 1911 in Kingfield, the daughter of Orin and Ada (Durrell) Nichols. More...

Sports & Outdoors

First fish

Riley Quinn Monaghan, almost 3-year-old daughter of Shannon and Sam Monaghan of Strong, shows off the first fish she caught while camping with Grampa Rick Kane at Dummer's Beach in Weld. More...

Tim Millett wins invitational

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Tim Millett of Auburn won the overall championship at the annual Alden MacDonald Junior Golf Invitational at Sugarloaf on Thursday, Aug. 13, firing a blistering 75 on the notoriously challenging course. More...

Fall hoops league forming

SACO — MBNation (formerly Maine Hoops) recently announced that the 14th annual Fall Basketball League is forming. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all. — James Thurber If you have a positive thought you'd like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

Zuke Explosion! Are you afraid to leave your car unlocked in case a neighbor decides to put their excess zucchini in your backseat? I am!! More...

Fines imposed on recycling ahead

Kingfield-New Portland Transfer Station

KINGFIELD -- Members of the Kingfield-New Portland Transfer Station Board came together despite differences of opinion at a meeting last Wednesday, Aug. 12. More...

School budget again faces curtailment

PHILLIPS — The MSAD #58 Board of Directors, administration across the five district schools, faculty members, parents, students and community-vested taxpayers will once again hear news about a statewide curtailment in State funding. More...

Low flight hearings scheduled

By David Hart Irregular Staff

The Public Hearing on the Low Flight Proposal is scheduled for Sept. 2 in the Lincoln Auditorium at the University of Maine Farmington from 6 to 10 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend. More...

Saddleback history

Pictured are Roger Page (left) and Warren Cook (right) at the Saddleback Guest Services Center in Rangeley on the night of the Rangeley Debut of "The Way We Get By" at Lakeside Theater. More...

Op-Ed

Guard minimizes low level flights' impact

The Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Condor low level Military Operations Area is now available on the Department of Transportation Web site. More...

Cartoon

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Update from the Rangeley Town Manager

This summer has gone by in a flash. The constant rains have finally let up and we are enjoying summer weather much later than usual. More...

Letters

Golf tournament successful

To the editor: The members of the Dead River Area Historical Society would like to thank everyone who participated in the Golf Tournament on Aug. 9 at Moose Meadows Golf Course. More...

Community & Local News

Snowiest gun in the west

Saddleback had a float in the Wilton Blueberry Festival Parade on Saturday, Aug. 8. Pictured is Chris Farmer (left), Director of Real Estate Development, and Bill Berry (right), owner of Saddleback Maine in Rangeley. More...

Board to meet August 20

MSAD #58 School Board

SALEM — The agenda for the MSAD #58 School Board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20 at Mt. Abram High School was recently released. Following the Call to Order and welcome to guests, the meeting will be open to public comment. More...

Bible conference planned in Stratton

STRATTON — Calvary Bible Church invites the public to attend a Bible Conference at the church on Park Street Aug. 23 to 26. Evangelist Gerald Fielder will be the guest speaker. 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...

Concert — cara

Thursday, Aug. 20 • Lakeside Theater, Rangeley

You might not expect Germany to be a powerhouse of Celtic music. In fact, CARA can hold their heads up very high to any band from Ireland, or any other Celtic nation. More...

Community Things To Do

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