November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tools of the trade

This hay rake was last seen in the middle of the big field on the right of the road heading into Kingfield from Salem. (Paula Roy Kane photo) More...

Local voting results largely align with state

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Locally, Tuesday’s referendum voting results pretty much aligned with the state outcomes. More...

Phillips town officials to assess Walker Road erosion issues

PHILLIPS — Excessive rains during Tropical Storm Irene caused the private Walker Road’s culverts to plug and malfunction causing unusual erosion into Toothaker Pond, resident Rick Dill told the selectmen last Tuesday, Nov. 8.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Sultans of String, - Free Access

  on the last leg of their Maine debut, performed in front of a full house at Skye Theatre on Sunday night. Their music, a celebration of world music, filled the theatre with gorgeous, creative and lively sound. More...

Giving tree seeks wish lists

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Giving Tree is currently accepting wish lists from Kingfield families in need of assistance for holiday gifts.  If you are low-income, elderly, or recently had a change in your financial situation due to loss of w More...

Christmas craft fair on tap

STRONG — The annual Christmas Fair at the Strong United Methodist Parish House will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Florice E. Sanders

1921-2011 — She was a devoted mother/homemaker, dedicated to her family

FARMINGTON — Florice Elizabeth Sanders, age 90, died Nov. 9, 2011 at the Sandy River Center for Health in Farmington.  More...

Shirley Delores Anderson

1939-2011 — Shirley took joy in camping, hiking and sailing

AUBURN — Shirley Delores Anderson, age 72, of Oquossoc, passed away Nov. 11, 2011 at the Hospice House.  More...

Shirley H. Allen

1940-2011 — She will be greatly missed by all those she touched so deeply

STRONG — Shirley Hubbard Allen, 71, of Strong, a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 surrounded by her family.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

Soccer season ends, team members lauded

SALEM — Recently the Mt. Abram High School soccer awards ceremony was held at the school in the cafeteria.  More...

Brianna Daly featured on WCSH TV segment - Free Access

Brianna Daly (Waylon Wolfe photo, CVA) More...

SnowCats registration now open

FARMINGTON — Registration is now open for SnowCats, University of Maine at Farmington’s after school learn-to-ski program. The program is open to children in kindergarten through third grade.  Beginning Jan. 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...

Sugarloaf to kick off season at noon tomorrow (Nov. 22) - Free Access

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Sugarloaf, Maine’s tallest winter resort and the largest ski area in the East, will kick off its 61st season on Tuesday, November 22 at 12pm. More...

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Kingfield board holds off hiring economic development director

KINGFIELD — At their Nov. 7 meeting, the Kingfield selectmen tabled action on retaining an economic development director, wanting more time to consider if this move would be in the best interest of the town.  More...

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Among the some 50 attending Welcome to all Veterans Night at the Norton Wuori American Legion Hall last Monday night were Honored guest Speaker Senator Tom Saviello (back), Legion member and former C More...

IRREGULAR NOW MOBILE - Free Access

KINGFIELD — The Original Irregular’s website, wwwtheirregular.com, now includes a version of the site specifically formatted for mobile phones. More...

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Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Cost of Living Adustment More...

Your smile says a lot about you

Disease prevention starts with your teeth

When thinking about your health, have you ever considered the impact your oral health may have on the rest of your body? Have you ever had an aching tooth and delayed a visit to the dentist? More...

Letters

Come to the PTC’s fair

Come get a jump start on your holiday shopping at the annual Stratton PTC Christmas Craft Fair, at the Stratton Elementary School, this Saturday the 19th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

God made both coyotes and heron

Yes, Mr. Miller has been killing coyotes for a long time and yes, females. More...

Thanks for your donations

The Norton Wuori American Legion Auxiliary wishes to thank all those who made a donation Monday night, Nov. 7, at the Veterans Night.  These donations will benefit the Scholarship Fund for Mt. Abram students.   More...

Community & Local News

Thank you veterans

Chuck Twitchell, of Kingfield, who was in the Army, is being served breakfast by sixth grader Brooke Hinkley during the free veterans breakfast last Friday at the Kingfield Woodsman Restaurant. More...

New offerings announced

Kingfield Recreation Department

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Recreation Department recently announced its newest offerings for the community.  More...

Community breakfast changes location

RANGELEY — The next Community Breakfast will be Thursday, Nov. 17 at Moosely Bagels from 7 to 9 a.m. More...

News from our Schools

Phillips’ students leaders inaugurated

PHILLIPS — MSAD #58 Superintendent Brenda Stevens administered the oath of office to newly elected and appointed leaders of the student council and class governments at the annual inauguration assembly held recently at the Phillips Elementary S More...

Author Nancy Prince to visit Stratton school

STRATTON — Thursday, Nov. More...

Food drive on

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Elementary School Civil Rights Team is collecting food for local food banks.  The non-perishable food items may be dropped off at KES anytime during school hours.   More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds.   More...

Thought for the Week

The way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.  — Oscar Wilde  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Greek Goodness

In my opinion, the Greeks know how to More...