December 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Pile up

Heavy rain over the weekend caused spring-like conditions affecting the local rivers and streams in the area. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Kids’ entertainment on tap at Sugarloaf

all ages during Sugarloaf’s annual Christmas Vacation Week celebration, now through Jan. 3, with Alex the Jester set to headline the week’s family entertainment. More...

A+E to perform

SALEM — A+E’s Hill-Country Music will perform Jan. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Salem Community Building.   “Come and join us for some ole time country music,” a spokesperson for the event said. More...

Snodeo King & Queen Contest on tap

RANGELEY — The Snodeo King & Queen Contest 2010 will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at the Club House Restaurant and Lounge, 2890 Main Street. More...

Letters

Maine legislates against animal cruelty

To the editor:   Kudos to Maine for being ranked by the Animal Legal Defense Fund as one of the five states with the strongest laws against cruelty to animals.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Titcomb opens for season

Couldn’t do it without the volunteers

WEST FARMINGTON –- The 750-vertical-foot, friendly ski slope, Nordic center and the many volunteers who run Titcomb Mountain are back in business having opened for the season last Monday, Dec. 21.   More...

MTA snake bit at end

Carrabec, 67 — Mt. Abram, 66

NORTH ANSON -– “It was a terrific game,” said Mt. Abram boys’ varsity head coach Mike DeRaps. More...

JV boys’ fierce comeback poisoned by Cobras

Carrabec, 43 — MTA, 38

NORTH ANSON -– Mt. Abram boys’ junior varsity basketball team delivered with a fierce comeback before falling to the Cobras of Carrabec on Monday, Jan. 21. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

(*) indicates new entries   EVERY WEDNESDAY   *WORKSHOP: JUMP-START JOB SEARCH — 8:30 am-12:30 pm, CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Rt. 2E, Wilton. Reg. req’d.: 1-800-281-3703.   EVERY TUESDAY   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

New Year’s Day is Friday   More...

ANOTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BORN!

Damien Luke Faris Born: November 9, 2009 Gender: Male Weight: 6 lbs. 3 oz. More...

H1N1 on decline, vaccine now available

FRANKLIN COUNTY –- MSAD #58 school nurses have now completed the school vaccine clinics for the H1N1 (swine flu) and seasonal flu with a high percentage of student participation. The clinics were completed before the Christmas break. More...

The Original Irregular’s

Year in Review • 2009

(Part one of two)   More...

Kingfield budget talks started, town meeting dates set

KINGFIELD -– Selectman Neal Mc- Curdy said that a representative from the Census Bureau visited the selectmen before their regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 21. More...

Op-Ed

Cartoon

Full Story

Maine road maintenance needed

Legislative Report

Last session my good friend Senator Walter Gooley attempted to help the State highway system by proposing an increase in the gas tax. Senator Gooley bravely took this approach because he knows our state roads are in terrible shape and need help. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What New Year’s resolution should you make, but probably won’t?   More...

Community & Local News

Shuttle service continues from Kingfield to ‘Loaf

KINGFIELD -– Representatives of the Kingfield Recreation Department and town officials remind its residents that the Sugarloaf Explorer shuttle service is continuing this week and for the winter season.   More...

Adult Ed planning for new year

Rangeley Adult Education

RANGELEY — It is time to start planning for Rangeley Adult Education’s Community winter/spring classes and/or workshops. More...

Jones steps it up

KINGFIELD -- Sue Jones, who has been the postmaster at the Kingfield Post Office for the past 13 years, left Tuesday, Dec. More...

News from our Schools

Spanning the globe

Kingfield Elementary School held its National Geographic Geography Bee. For the second time in his elementary career, eighth grader Thomas Faraday, center, became the school winner. More...

Rock on Mr. Manning

Joey Cousineau, Jamie Howard and the rest of the Mt. Abram High School student population enthusiastically enjoy teacher Peter Manning’s performance at a recent "Abram Idol" show. More...

Not your average lunch period

Seventh and eighth grade students from the Kingfield Elementary School organized their own festive fun last Tuesday, Dec. 15. More...