May 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Brightening things up

Working on a garden at the fork of the road near the location of the proposed Lexington Historical House are Barbara Pinkham, secretary, of Winslow; and Linda Taylor, a member from Lexington. More...

Informational meeting on intervale land set

KINGFIELD — Do residents here want to protect the town-owned, former Gilmore/Newell intervale land from future unwarranted development? More...

Arts & Entertainment

Rebecca Martin returns to Rangeley

RANGELEY — Rebecca Martin, internationally known vocalist/songwriter and state of Maine native, will play the Club House Restaurant June 6.   More...

District-wide concert

Graybert Beacham, left, violinist with the Nordica Trio, also a professor of music at Colby and string teacher in MSAD #58 schools, will be performing in Kingfield, Stratton, Phillips and Strong schoo More...

‘Singing Women of Texas’ to perform

FARMINGTON — Saturday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m., the Farmington Baptist Church will host the Singing Women of Texas, an 80-member group sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Texas. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Timothy O. Baker

1943-2010 — He enjoyed fly fishing, hunting and skiing

LEWISTON —- Timothy Olavi Baker, “Tim”, 66, of Rangeley, formerly of Sanford, died suddenly of natural causes on Wednesday, May 12, at Central Maine Medical Center.   More...

George H. Stanley

1928-2010 — He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army

NORWAY —- George H. Stanley, 81, of Norway, died Monday, May 10, 2010, at Stephens Memorial Hospital.   He was born in Kingfield, Dec. 25, 1928, to William and Emily (Wood) Stanley. He graduated from Deering High School in 1946. More...

Community & Local News

Bean supper on tap

STRATTON — The Stratton-Eustis Wayfarers Club of Maine is sponsoring a public bean supper Saturday, May 22 from 5 to 7 pm at the Stratton-Eustis Community Building. More...

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WILTON — Journey Home will be in concert at Calvary Hill Baptist Church Routes 2 and 4 Sunday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.   For more information, call the church at 645-2343.   More...

Annual meting coming up

Farmington Ski Club

WEST FARMINGTON — The Farmington Ski Club will hold its annual meeting Monday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Titcomb Mountain Lodge.   All Farmington Ski Club Members are invited to attend. More...

News from our Schools

Fourteen inducted into National Honor Society

SALEM — Fourteen new members joined the 2010 Mt Abram Chapter of the National Honor Society in a candlelight induction ceremony held Tuesday night, May 4. More...

End of year book fair planned at KES

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Elementary School will hold an end-of-the-year book fair Monday through Friday, May 24 to 28. More...

Carrabec announces honor parts

Carrabec announces honor parts Myranda Knight and Katelyn Kniffin will represent Carrabec High School’s Class of 2010

NORTH ANSON — Kenneth Coville, principal, recently announced the honor parts for the class of 2010 at Carrabec High School.   More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. —Benjamin Disraeli   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

Cut Back on Sweets   —Add Rhubarb!   More...

Director claims his rights are threatened

PHILLIPS — “What are the roles and responsibilities of a school board director?” This question, along with many others, was posed and discussed at a meeting of the Phillips Selectmen last Tuesday, May 10.   More...

Recycling may get easier by way of single sort

KINGFIELD — Kingfield-New Portland Transfer Station board members met last Thursday with Alison McCrady of Eco- Maine who was there to provide a financial analysis of the savings that could be realized should the transfer station go to single More...

Wind power hearing: Green energy versus green mountains

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -— Supporters of a plan to expand a wind power project in northern Franklin County told state regulators last week that it means clean energy, jobs and more tax revenue, while opponents said it would desecrate serene wilder More...

Op-Ed

Re: Bob Nadeau’s letter to Friends of the Highland Mountains

By Alan Michka

Mr. Nadeau, I’d like to thank you for the civil tone and sincerity of your letter (The Irregular May 12, 2010, Page 3). I’ll respond to your points; largely ones our group deals with regularly.   More...

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RSU #78 adopts first school budget

The Rangeley Lakes Regional School District (RSU #78) recently adopted its first school budget for the 2010-11, school year. More...

Letters

Who can you trust?

To whom it may concern and you know who you are!   Thanks for stealing my parent’s eternal light off their grave in the Sunnyside Cemetery in Kingfield.   I’m very disgusted about not being able to trust anyone anymore. More...

Elect Brad Orbeton to the school board

My name is Brad Orbeton. I am running for the office of RSU “SAD 58” School Board for the Town of Kingfield.   My family moved to Kingfield in 1962 from Salem. More...

Thanks for successful food drive

The Kingfield Post Office would like to thank all of our customers for the generous donations we received during our recent food drive.   It was a rainy day, but we still had one of the best drives in recent years —over 600 pounds! More...

Sports & Outdoors

Marathon shows repeat winners

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Forty-three-year-old Gabriel Helmlinger of Cambridge, Mass. set a blistering pace in the 28th annual Sugarloaf Marathon last Sunday to repeat his title as champion. More...

Bob Dennett, back in the saddle for a cure

COPLIN PLANTATION — The Stratton-Eustis Lion’s Club will be one of the many Lions Clubs in the State of Maine that will be sponsoring a bike rider in the Tour de Cure Diabetic Bike Ride June 13. More...

Safe!

A Telstar base runner slides safely into home plate with Mt. Abram junior varsity pitcher Alix Howard covering. The two teams met up last Tuesday in Salem and Telstar came away with the win. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

(*) indicates new entries   EVERY WEDNESDAY   FARMERS’ MARKET — 3-6 pm, front Narrow Gauge Realty, Main St., Kingfield.   WORKSHOP: JUMP-START JOB SEARCH — 8:30 am-12:30 pm, CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Rt. 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...