November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘His Hands’ makes a difference, one child at a time - Free Access

NEW VINEYARD — You have to look at helping one person and making a difference in that one person’s life, and not try to influence the whole picture, said New Vineyard’s Jamie Charles, who with her husband, Philip, helped start His H More...

ATV access route decision in the voters’ hands

KINGFIELD — Whether or not ATVs will be able to use Depot Street as an access road will be forwarded to a special town meeting provided the ATV Quadrunners obtain permission from the Maine Department of Transportation to use a portion of Route More...

Mt. Abram alumni basketball game returns to the boards - Free Access

SALEM — The alumni basketball games will be held Friday, Nov. 26, with the girls playing at 6 p.m. and the boys at 7:30 at Mt. Abram High School. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Student Exhibition 2010 on tap

UMF Art Gallery

Three local students’ work is included in the exhibition   More...

Artist reception planned

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Carrabassett Valley Public Library will be hosting an Artist Reception for Isaac White who has been studying and taking pictures for over nine years. The wine and cheese reception will take place Saturday, Nov. More...

‘Stale Milk & Sour Cookies III,’ laughter for a cause

Teachers Lounge Mafia

FARMINGTON — Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles F. ‘Gerry’ Bruno

1919-2010 — ‘Home is the sailor home from the sea, and the hunter home from the hill’

WISCASSET — Charles F. “Gerry” Bruno, 91, of Wiscasset, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland.   More...

Gloria D. Niles

1922-2010 — She enjoyed sewing, reading and the company of neighborhood children

DANVERS, Mass. — Gloria D. Niles, 88, of Danvers, Mass. died Monday evening, Nov. 15, 2010 at her home in Danvers.   More...

Billy Jay Jordan Sr.

1966-2010 — He loved his family and spent as much time as he possibly could with them

LEE, N.H. — Billy Jay Jordan Sr., 44, died at home on November 15, 2010 after a lengthy illness.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Warden service gains two

STRONG — It’s a busy time right now for Maine Game Wardens and especially for two new wardens —Scott Stevens of Coplin Plantation and Jonathan Parker formerly of St. Albans.   More...

Bagged a buck

Tanya Morgan of Phillips recently shot her first deer. She’d taken hunter safety several years ago, but never hunted until this year. More...

Whiling away the time

Keenan Dock practices his ball skills while waiting for his family to arrive at Student Led Conferences. (Danielle London photo) More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

THURSDAYS   STUDY GROUP: ‘SCIENCE OF MIND’ — 7-9 pm, Sweat Lodge, LaGrange. Teachings & techniques in infinite power of spiritual mind healing. Free. FMI: 943-5740.   SATURDAYS   More...

Keep it local!

It is the time of year to check your Christmas list.. What better way to fill it, than to buy locally-produced handcrafted items from your friends and neighbors!  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...

Mt. Abram Basketball Schedule - Free Access

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Public pleads for school board to make painful decisions

STRONG — The public repeatedly requested the MSAD #58 School Board to come up with the real numbers on how to deal with declining state subsidies that could go as deep as $1 million in a few years. More...

Sugarloaf opens for skiing and riding

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf, the east’s largest ski area, opened for skiing and riding Sunday on three trails with one lift, covering 1,750 vertical feet and 22 acres. More...

Flu vaccine clinic planned Friday - Free Access

SALEM — Recently the Maine CDC and the Maine Immunization Program released surplus 2010 Influenza Vaccine to be used in the community. More...

Op-Ed

Charlie who?

The short answer is Charlie Webster, chairman of Maine’s State Republican Committee. But this description falls well short of covering the subject.   More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What song comes to your mind when thinking about how thankful you are for what you have?

Roger Benoit, Kingfield: "'Some Kind of Wonderful,' Grand Funk Railroad." More...

Letters

Huge thank you to Cote family & Mt. Bigelow Masonic Lodge

We had a ramp generously donated to us from the Cote family of Stratton-Eustis, to help aid in the care of our friend, Grace McAlevey. More...

Hunters’ breakfast a huge success

The Phillips 8th grade class held its annual Hunters Breakfast Nov. 13, raising over $1,000!   All proceeds of this event go directly to the 8th grade for their class trip. More...

Community & Local News

Stratton man seriously injured in crash

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP — A Stratton man was seriously injured Wednesday, Nov. 17, when his pickup truck went off Route 145 and hit a utility pole, Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Heidi Wilcox said. More...

Saviello, reserve cop collide, injuries minor

By Ann Bryant Special to the Irregular

WILTON — Seat belts and an air bag were the saving grace for a local legislator and reserve police officer involved in an early morning collision Tuesday, Nov. 16.   More...

CORRECTION

Whiteout corrections   More...

News from our Schools

Conferring

Junior advisor Peter Manning (left) converses with Kim Gordon and her father, Reggie, during Student Led Conferences held at Mt. Abram last week. More...

Third and fourth graders vote

Third grader Nathan Luce prepares to cast his vote. More...

Will London is the DAR’s Good Citizen Candidate

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School recently announced that this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Candidate is William London,   son of Barry and Danielle London of Carrabassett Valley.   More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Thanksgiving is Thursday   More...

TWO MORE IRREGULAR READERS ARE BORN!

Jackson & Emerson Hunt Born: August 15, 2010 Right: Emerson 2:22 a.m. Gender: Female Weight: 7 lbs. 4 oz. Length: 19 ¾ in. Right: Jackson 2:23 a.m. Gender: Male Weight: 6 lbs. 11 oz. More...