September 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Transportation, student enrollments discussed

MSAD #58 School Board

SALEM — The MSAD #58 School Board approved paying the transportation cost for the newly established cross country club at Mt. More...

DEP hears local concerns about fish hatchery permit renewal

PHILLIPS — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is treading in uncharted waters and indicated it wants to work with the both the Toothaker Pond Association and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife as it reviews th More...

Arts & Entertainment

Irish band Téada to perform - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present Téada, at the Franco American Heritage Center in Lewiston Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage Wednesday, Sept. More...

Saddleback’s Fall Festival returns

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the 7th annual Fall Festival will take place at Saddleback Maine. Admission is free.  More...

Show of Wonder coming to Phillips

PHILLIPS — Looking for an evening of fun-filled family entertainment, full of mirth, merriment, and magic? Look no further. “The Show of Wonder” is coming to the Phillips Area Community Center Saturday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William “Bill” R. Keoskie

1946-2011 — He was a loving and caring son, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed

LEWISTON — William R. Keoskie “Bill” was unexpectedly taken from us, Monday at 1 a.m. Sept. 12, 2011 at CMMC in Lewiston. More...

Peyton Mae Oliver

2011 — Her presence will be sadly missed by her family

FARMINGTON — Peyton Mae Oliver, baby Peyton was lifted to Heaven in the arms of Angels Sept. 8, 2011, from Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington.  She was the daughter of Beau and Tiffany (Cookson) Oliver. More...

Brett Pinkham

1981-2011 — He was known by all as ‘My Hero’ and will be missed

TURNER — Sgt. Brett L. Pinkham, 30, of Turner, died as a result of a motor vehicle accident Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

MTA boys play three tough opponents in first week

Varsity tie one, lose two; JV remain undefeated

JV takes Spruce Mtn. Mt. Abram’s Patrick Banahan attacks the ball in last week’s JV game with Spruce Mountain. Mt. Abram won the game 3-0. Scoring for Mt. More...

Route 4 Race Track a crowd pleaser

STRONG — Jalopy racing was a crowd pleaser at the opening of the Route 4 Race Track Sunday, Sept. 4. Owner Tim Ladd was delighted with the gate numbers, noting he saw several out-of-state license plates, including Florida.  More...

MSAD #58 Annual Soccer Round Robin

Let’s get this season started!

The MSAD #58 Soccer Round Robin was held at the Mt. Abram fields on Saturday. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

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COMMUNITY THINGS TO DO

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, Depot St.,Phillips. All paper gamesBINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St.,Kingfield. All paper gamesBOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd, Thurs., 6:30pm, New Portland Com. Library. More...

Work on permanent bridges to begin next week - Free Access

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — In an unprecedented and very aggressive schedule, permanent replacement of the two bridges in Carrabassett Valley could start as early as the beginning of next week, according to Mark Latti, public information officer for More...

Campbell Field Bridge being evaluated

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Early this week, an engineer was set to look at the structural integrity of the Campbell Field Bridge, which was washed downstream in two pieces during Aug. 28’s Tropical Storm Irene.  More...

Best dogs in town - Free Access

  Tiernan, Cade and Tor Tooker (left to right) split a “Burger Dog” at a Mt. Abram soccer game Saturday night. More...

Op-Ed

Cartoon

Full Story

A victory for fairness and common sense

Legislative Report

Many people ask me when I got into politics and why. There are a few reasons, but my real start was in the early 1990s. My family and I moved to Wilton in 1991. More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

BAD NEWS — Local Maine Veterans   More...

Letters

Thank you to Poland Spring

I would like to thank Poland Spring for the $283 increase in my taxes. After all, I think at least one or two residents got employed there. My taxes went up more this year then they have in the last 10 years. More...

Tim Maillett Scholarship Poker Run a success

We the Farmington Elks would like to thank all of the businesses and the people in the community for all of their generous donations made to the Tim Maillett Scholarship Poker Run that was held this Saturday, Sept. 4.  More...

Community & Local News

The New Portland Fair is back

NEW PORTLAND — Members of the New Portland Lion’s Club and their spouses were busy all this past week getting the New Portland Fairgrounds ready for their 79th annual fair. The fair gets under way Friday, Sept. 16 and runs through Sept. More...

CORRECTIONS

Wrong call letters   In the Sept. More...

No problems with Poland Spring’s water pipes

KINGFIELD — Water bubbling up on the sides of Route 142 near the Freeman/Kingfield town line, in the vicinity of Poland Spring’s water pipes were caused from heavy rains and excessive water in the field.  More...

News from our Schools

Learning a skill at Maine School of Masonry

AVON — September marks back to school, and for students at Maine School of Masonry in Avon, once they complete the nine-month course, they will be equipped with a trade —one that is wide open to those that want to “really become goo More...

Mt. Abram School Pictures

School pictures will be Sept. 28 at Mt. Abram High School. Pictures will take place in the library and will be from 8 a.m. through Mountain Time. Envelopes will be sent home with students.   More...

Hunter Safety Course

MSAD #58 Adult and Community Education will be offering two different sessions of Hunter Safety for certification at Mt. Abram High School in the cafeteria with the first course beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m., resumes Tuesday, Sept. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Constitution Day is Friday  The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.  —Benjamin Franklin   More...

Harvest Soups

Soups are a hit any month of the More...