August 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Stacy Thompson new assistant manager

Kingfield-New Portland Transfer Station

manager at the Kingfield/New Portland Transfer Station received kudos for her work since mid-July.  At last Monday (Aug. More...

ATV access extended on Bray Hill Road

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Board of Selectmen agreed to allow an ATV access route along Bray Hill Road up to the snowplow turnaround at their meeting last week.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Coig will play Skye - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE & UNITY — New England Celtic Arts will present Coig in concert at Skye Theatre Wednesday, Aug. 22 and at UCCPA in Unity Thursday, Aug. 23. Curtain is 7 p.m. at Skye and 7:30 p.m. at UCCPA. More...

Tillery comes to Rangeley

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Tillery, a collaborative project created by Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens, with special guests, will grace the stage of the Lakeside Theater on Main Street for a special concert Saturday, Sept. 1. More...

Higgins’ retrospective planned

FARMINGTON — “Paint and Perception,” a retrospective exhibition of work by J. Thomas R. Higgins will be held at the Emery Community Arts Center on the University of Maine Farmington campus Sept. 1 through Oct. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Agnes M. ‘Aggie’ Morin

1940-2012 — She enjoyed various crafts, especially making them with her grandchildren

FARMINGTON — Agnes M. “Aggie” Doyen Morin, 72, of Farmington, formerly of Rangeley, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at the Franklin Memorial Hospital, with her loving family at her side. More...

Margaret ‘Peg’ C. Stinchfield

1916-2012 — She enjoyed sewing, playing cards and spending the summer months at camp

MADISON — Margaret “Peg” Callahan Stinchfield, 95, of Phillips, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at the Maplecrest Rehab and Living Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Farmington, the daughter of John A. and Maude E. More...

Sports & Outdoors

CELEBRATING THE TRAIL

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Appalachian Trail on Saturday were these members of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club and Appalachian Trail Conservancy. More...

Hill ‘n Hole winners

Picture are last weekend’s Hill n Hole winners Paula Yahn (left) and Lynsey Nile. More...

Battle for Breast Cancer

More than $20,000 was raised in the second annual Battle for Breast Cancer Tournament, a benefit field hockey tournament that took place at Colby College July 27. The beneficiary is the Martha B. More...

Hundreds celebrate Appalachian Trail’s 75th

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Hundreds turned out to hike and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Appalachian Trail Saturday, Aug. More...

Still Hog Wild after all these years - Free Access

PHILLIPS — Thousands of family and friends from near and far packed the main streets of Phillips Friday in anticipation of the 55th Annual Old Home Days Parade. More...

Feelings run high for saving Stratton school

EUSTIS — Closing the Stratton Elementary School is not an option for many in the community, and there’s strong support for taking whatever action is necessary to keep a K-8 school in the town.  More...

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Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

11th QRMC report released  The Department of Defense recently released its report on the 11th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation, which concluded that military compensation for enlisted personnel and officers compares favorably with civ More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is your favorite part of Phillips Old Home Days?

David Greenham, Readfield: "I don’t live here so it’s hard to say; the Maranacook String Band because my son is the bass player." More...

Letters

Thank you from the Carrabassett Summer Festival

On behalf of the planning committee, we would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their time and efforts resulting in a fun-filled family event. Proceeds from the event benefit the Dick Ayotte Scholarship Fund.  More...

Community & Local News

More Phillips Old Home Days 2012 News - Free Access

Contest Results, Photos and more! Photos on The Irregular's Facebook Page

Children's parade a crowd-pleaserPHILLIPS -- As always, the Bob Parker Memorial Children's Parade Sunday was one of the favorite events of the annual Phillips Old Home Days festivities. More...

Mt. Abram Health Center welcomes new provider

KINGFIELD — Christie King FNP will begin providing medical care at Mt. Abram Regional Health Center at the end of August, a spokesperson for HealthReach Community Health Centers recently announced.  More...

Hawks and eagles lecture on tap

RANGELEY — Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m., Jack McCormack will present an interactive slide show and lecture titled “Hawk and Eagle Identification, Migration and Behavior” at the Rangeley Public Library.  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...

Irregular Regulars

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Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.  —Abraham Lincoln   More...

TWO MORE IRREGULAR READERS ARE BORN!

Annabel Grace & Abigail Louise Demshar   More...