July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Northern Forest Canoe Trail celebrates 10 years

RANGELEY — With access to Umbagog Lake, Rangeley Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Cupsuptic Lake, the Richardson lakes, South Branch of the Dead River and Flagstaff Lake, this was an ideal location for the 10th anniversary celebration of Northern More...

Arts & Entertainment

Oldies rock music on tap

RANGELEY — The Wilhelm Reich Museum’s Conference Center on Dodge Pond Road is offering two hours of “Rocking with the Oldies with Tom Ball, and Scott & Joe” Monday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m.   More...

‘Concerts on the Lawn’ series recommences

EAST WILTON — The East Wilton Union Church will be hosting its annual August “Concerts on the Lawn” series starting Aug. 1. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. More...

Gospel group to perform

EAST WILTON — Journey Home will be in concert Sunday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. at the East Wilton Union Church its 2010 Concerts on the Lawn series. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michelle A. (Trask) Cain

1959-2010 — She had a large loving heart for all

FARMINGTON — Michelle A. (Trask) Cain, 50, of New Sharon, formerly of Wilton, passed peacefully on Thursday July 22, 2010 at the Sandy River Center for Health Care and Rehabilitation.   More...

Richard E. Caton III

1957-2010 — He was Farmington’s Police Chief from 1998 until his death

STRONG — Richard Eugene Caton III, age 52, of Strong, died peacefully surrounded by family on July 18, 2010 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. He died of complications due to leukemia.   More...

Timothy Eduard Richter

He was a very outgoing, social man with a great affinity for children

WYMAN TOWNSHIP -— Timothy E. Richter, 47, passed away unexpectedly at his home.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Cruise through the woods

Zipline platforms and cleared paths in the process of completion at Sugarloaf. The actual lines themselves will be installed this week, Ethan Austin, Sugarloaf Communications Manager said Monday. More...

Golf Classic nets impressive returns

FARMINGTON — More than $21,000 was raised at the annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 18 and 19 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. Twenty-two teams from throughout New England took part in the Sunday and Monday tournaments.   More...

Seavey wins championship

CARRABASSETT VALLEY -– After a runner-up finish in last year’s tournament, Jeff Seavey of the Samoset Resort won his first State of Maine Championship at the Sugarloaf Golf Club today after sinking a putt for par on the second playoff ho More...

Irregular Regulars

WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Trust one who has gone through it. —Virgil   If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

ANoTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BoRN!

Brealynne Malori Phelps Born: June 14, 2010 Gender: Female Weight: 8 lbs. 12 oz. More...

Director challenges school board procedure

SALEM — MSAD #58 Superintendent Quenten Clark said the next school board meeting should be difficult from the first minute of the meeting to the last. Clark said he is seeking additional legal advice to start the meeting on July 29.   More...

Could Kingfield be home for narrow gauge museum and railroad?

KINGFIELD –- Each year 30,000 to 40,000 riders visit the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum on the waterfront in Portland. More...

Border patrol station open house held

RANGELEY — To serve and protect was Patrol Agent in Charge Jeff Beauregard’s topic for the 150 people that turned out Thursday, July 22 in Rangeley for the ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new 24,000-square-foot United States Custom and More...

Op-Ed

Rangeley graduates succeed

After 30+ years being involved in education at Rangeley Lakes Regional School as a parent, teacher, administrator and school board member, I am proud of the successes of graduates of the school, and the hard work of the teachers, administrators and More...

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Thank you Rangeley School Community

“The Rangeley School Community provides an atmosphere of life-long learning to nurture the intellectual, emotional, social and physical growth of students towards realization of their individual potentials. More...

Letters

Thanks for the flowers

I would like to thank the person who brought our beautiful tub of flowers to the post office and has been so graciously tending them. My clerk could not remember the person’s name, so I have not been able to personally thank her. More...

Raffle, chicken BBQ successful

The Brothers at Mt. Abram Lodge #204 would like to thank all those who helped make our 9th annual raffle and chicken barbecue a success. More...

Correction for Extension Homemakers’ cookbook

This is a note for anyone who purchased the cookbook, “Recipes from the Heart,” by the Franklin County Extension Homemakers. In the recipe, “Grandma’s Apple Cake” on Page 108, should have included 2 cups of flour. More...

Community & Local News

TransCanada’s expansion endorsed

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

FARMINGTON — The expansion of the Kibby Wind Power Project has earned the support of the Board of Directors of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. More...

FAA directed to hold public hearing on Condor flights

WASHINGTON — U.S. More...

NMC to represent Maine tourism

AUGUSTA — Nancy Marshall Communications was recently awarded the Public and Media Relations Services Contract for the State of Maine Office of Tourism.   More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

(*) indicates new entries   WEDNESDAYS   WORKSHOP: JUMP-START JOB SEARCH — 8:30 am-12:30 pm, CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Rt. 2E, Wilton. (None on 4/21, on 4/23 instead) Reg. req’d.: 1-800-281-3703. 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...