December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

ATV Maine comes to Stratton

STRATTON — ATV Maine held its annual meeting in Stratton at the White Wolf Inn and Restaurant Saturday, Dec. More...

Let it snow

Tom Sawyer of Kingfield is out shoveling snow during Monday’s storm, a sign that winter is definitely on its way. (BJ Bangs photo) More...

Arts & Entertainment

Christmas musical offered to community

NEW PORTLAND — The Western Mountains Baptist Church will present its yearly Christmas musical Sunday, Dec. 16. Presentations of Come Thou Long Expected Jesus will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Seniors to give readings

UMF Creative Writing

FARMINGTON — Ten UMF seniors in Maine’s only Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program will be reading from their original works in poetry, fiction and non-fiction at University of Maine at Farmington’s Creative Writing Seni More...

Annual Christmas program

KINGFIELD — A Christmas program is being held at the Kingfield Elementary School Saturday night, Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Francis Clark Gallup

Sunrise: Feb. 20, 1923 — Sunset: Nov. 25, 2012

Frank Gallup has been my father-in-law since 1973. Actually, Rick (Robin’s husband) and I met in first grade when our families both moved to Sunapee!  More...

Lewis C. Ladd

1918-2012 — He served in the U.S. Army during World War II

CANTON — Lewis C. Ladd, 94, formerly of Roxbury most of his life, died Monday, Dec. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Mt. Abram Nordic and Billy Chenard Memorial Race

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Mt. More...

Mt. Abram basketball this week:

 BOYS   Monday, Dec. 10 game with Telstar to be rescheduled  Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Spruce Mtn. - HOME - JV, 5:30; Varsity, 7:00  More...

‘Maine Ski Day’ returns

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — For the second year in a row, the Bank of Maine has teamed with Sugarloaf and Sunday River, Maine’s two largest ski resorts, to offer Maine residents discounted lift tickets, rentals and ski school packages during &l More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS 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...

New Portland water number one - Free Access

FREEPORT — New Portland has Maine’s best tasting water. The vote came during Maine Rural Water’s 26th Annual Drinking Water Taste Test in Freeport Thursday, Dec. 6. More...

Kingfield takes ownership of baseball field

KINGFIELD — The town of Kingfield accepted Dick Keenan’s gift of over four acres, including the baseball field, at the site of the old Joneco Mill on West Kingfield Road.  More...

Herbert donates office space to POPS - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Robert Gregor, owner of the Herbert Grand Hotel is donating office space on the Main Street to the Kingfield POPS. More...

Letters

There’s not much left for low income folks

While I have been trying to gain back my health, some odds and ends have accumulated this month. Including the burning so close to our Valley Brook complex — twice this fall. More...

Community & Local News

Call center training course offered

FARMINGTON — Foster Tech Center, in collaboration with The Franklin County Community College Network, Maine’s Workforce Investment Board, and the region’s call center employers (T-Mobile, Access Worldwide, NotifyMD, and Sykes Enterp More...

‘Bingo Friends’ to meet December 19

RANGELEY — Bingo Friends will meet Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rangeley Townhouse at 14 School Street.  There will be free cards, gifts and goodies. All are welcome.  For more information, call -5115.   More...

United Way funding applications available

FARMINGTON — The United Way of the Tri-Valley Area’s 2012-13 Community Investment Allocation process has begun.  More...

News from our Schools

Phillips school releases honor roll

PHILLIPS — Phillips Elementary School recently released its first trimester honor roll for the 2012/2013 school year.  More...

Stratton school releases honor roll

STRATTON — Stratton Elementary School recently released its first trimester honor roll for the 2012/2013 school year.  Stratton School announces first trimester Honor Roll:  More...

Mt. Abram Craft Fair

Mt Abram High will hold its 1st Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, December 15 from 9am to 2pm. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.  —Mark Twain  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Wedding Bell Bliss

My goddaughter, Jennifer, is getting married today in More...