July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MAINE GROWN

Sandy River Ramblers

PHILLIPS — Writing songs about Maine are a labor of love for the Sandy River Ramblers’ Stan Keach. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sprag Session comes to Skye - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts in conjunction with Saltwater Celtic Festival will present Sprag Session (formerly Colin Grant Band) with special guests Chrissy Crowley and Darren McMullen at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center Wednesd More...

Palooza planned at Plaza

STRATTON — The 10th annual Plaza Palooza summer party returns to the Stratton Plaza on Main Street Saturday, July 21 from 11 a.m. More...

Frank Ferrel to play New Portland church - Free Access

NEW PORTLAND — Skye Theatre in partnership with the Kingfield POPS will present Frank Ferrel, the second in a series of three Maine Masters in concert. The performance will be held at the North New Portland Community Church Monday, July 16. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lynwood D. Gile

1925-2012 — He enjoyed life, his manner and energy was infectious

AUBURN — Lynwood D. Gile, 86, of Rangeley passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. More...

Jacqueline Marie McGarvey

She was all about family

FARMINGTON — Jackie Marie McGarvey (nee Murphy) of Rangeley died in Farmington June 28, 2012, was all about family. More...

Sports & Outdoors

A day on the water

Jillian Cross of Carrabassett Valley and her Siberian Husky Cinder Hoe kayak on Flagstaff Lake recently. More...

Youth soccer camp held

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Backcountry Cycle Challenge returns

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The second annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge will be held Sunday, July 22 at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center.  This is an endurance mountain bike race that is a part of the USCAN series, which includes four 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 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. More...

Mud run, truck pull elicit calls for ordinance

AVON — Does Avon need a zoning ordinance or regulations governing truck and tractor pulls, mud runs and other businesses opening in the community?  That question has been posed to the Avon selectmen, as Virginia and Lawrence White, who li More...

Kingfield POPS at a threshold entering new decade - Free Access

KINGFIELD — While the Kingfield POPS hasn’t totally completed the numbers, this year was a banner year with everyone saying it was the best concert ever. More...

Phillips hearing seeks input on seeking cell tower

PHILLIPS — If townspeople show support for a cell phone tower on Scammon Hill at a public hearing at 6 p.m. More...

Letters

Please save parking for tenants, clients & guests

Grand Central Station at 244 Main Street in Kingfield is now at full capacity.  Driving through and parking behind or around the building must be restricted to tenants, clients and guests of the building’s occupants and businesses. More...

Thanks for helping make Strong a wonderful place to visit & live

The Strong Fire Department had another wonderful turn out for our annual chicken BBQ. The sun was shining and the people were smiling. As you all know we depend on the support of our citizens to keep a successful department going. More...

Everyone contributes to making Family Fun Days so ‘fun’

The Flagstaff Area Business Association would like to “Thank” all those who came to the Stratton-Eustis area June 30 and July 1 for the 16th annual Family Fun Days weekend...  More...

Community & Local News

Stanley comes home to roost

KINGFIELD — A Kingfield native now residing in Strong took over the reigns as postmaster of the Kingfield Post Office Monday July 9.  After over 19 years as the Strong Postmaster, Dean Stanley signed the papers as the official postmaster o More...

Veterans sought for parade

Kingfield Festival Days News

KINGFIELD — Norton Wuori American Legion Post #61 invites any and all veterans to join its color guard float in the Kingfield Festival Days parade Saturday, July 21.  All veterans who would like to participate in the parade are asked to ca More...

Amazing race teams sought

KINGFIELD — Those seeking adventure during Kingfield Festival Days should meet under the tent Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. to register a team for the Amazing Race. More...

News from our Schools

Bank foundation grants scholarships to locals

FARMINGTON — Franklin Savings Bank’s Community Development Foundation has awarded $33,000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships are $3,000 each.  More...

Jason Parrett graduates from Colby College

WATERVILLE — Jason M. More...

Colleen Shields on dean’s list

DURHAM, N.H. — Colleen Shields of Kingfield has earned Highest Honors for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year at the University of New Hampshire.  More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.  —Henry David Thoreau, Walden  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Chicken salads don’t have to be boring!

There are many options when it comes to More...