May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Last hearing held before the Eustis withdrawal vote May 14

‘A’ grade for Stratton Elementary School

STRATTON — The Stratton Elementary School received an “A” grade when the State’s new A-F grading system rolled out last week. For the locals, that was exciting to hear at the Eustis withdrawal hearing last Wednesday night. More...

Fire destroys Lexington buildings

LEXINGTON — Monday, May 6, a fire broke out on Ken and Shelia Dunphy’s Lexington property. More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Fretless comes to Skye, Portland - Free Access

PORTLAND & SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will present The Fretless at St. Lawrence Arts in Portland Tuesday, May 14 and at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage Wednesday, May 15. Curtain is 7 p.m. More...

Concert features Maine musicians

FARMINGTON — Jean Sibelius’s magnificent Symphony No. More...

Kingfield POPS Early Bird Sale has begun - Free Access

Discounted tickets available at Kingfield and Farmington locations through May 19

KINGFIELD — Tickets to the 11th annual Kingfield POPS are now available at discounted rates during the POPS’ annual Early-Bird Sale. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lester P. Gould

1929-2013 — He enjoyed hunting, fishing, panning for gold and playing poker

PHILLIPS — Lester Presby Gould, 83, of Phillips, died April 25, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. More...

Rev.-Dr. Daniel E. Harrison Jr.

Graveside Services

Graveside services with military honors for Rev.- Dr. Daniel E. Harrison of Kingfield, who died March 5, 2013, will be held Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. More...

Bernard G. (Buddy) Collins

Burial Notice

Bernard G. (Buddy) Collins died Dec. 29, 2012 at the age of 64. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013 in the New Sharon Village Cemetery. A gathering will follow.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Roadrunners battle to stay in running

Mt. Abram Baseball

By Irregular Sports  LIVERMORE FALLS — A pair of frustrating losses have left the Mt. Abram baseball team clinging perilously to the final play-off spot in Western Maine Class C. More...

Spring Skiing at its best

Sugarloafers enjoyed great conditions on Saturday and Sunday, closing out the 2012-13 season with lots of sun.... and plenty of snow. See page 1. (Ethan Austin/Sugarloaf photo) More...

Stratton summer program gearing up

STRATTON — The Stratton Summer Program is gearing up for eight weeks of fun activities this summer, according to rec director Cheryl Heikkinen.  The program will begin Monday, June 17 and run until Thursday, Aug. 8. 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...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Mothers Day is Sunday  God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.  —Rudyard Kipling  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Happy Mother’s Day!

How about a light and tasty menu for More...

Kingfield budget committee makes recommendations

KINGFIELD — With the town meeting coming up June 15, the Kingfield Budget Committee has finished with its recommendations and presented them to the selectmen. More...

Sugarloaf wraps up Maine ski season

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — One hundred eighty nine days after it began, Sugarloaf’s ski season finally came to an end Sunday, with the final group of skiers and riders loading the chairlift at 3:50 p.m. More...

Augusta driver injured

STRONG — A 21-year-old Augusta driver was injured Friday morning, May 3 on Route 4 when his vehicle drifted off the road and struck a utility pole bringing down the lines.  More...

Op-Ed

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Eustis schools through the years

Let us take a step back in the history of the schools of the Town of Eustis.  More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Senate bill submitted to correct misdiagnosed veterans   More...

Letters

Lady Roadrunners info

While reading the sports write-up of the April 24 Monmouth/MTA home game in the Wednesday, May 1 edition of the Irregular, I noticed that some names were inadvertently left off the hitting list for that game.  Other girls (I do not recall their More...

Anything is possible with family & friends’ support

On March 30 we watched our home of 27 years burn. More...

Great Show!

Once again the Drag Show was a success! The talents performed by our local “ladies” were quite entertaining. More...

Community & Local News

Phillips library gets new sign

PHILLIPS — With more than 1,000 bricks donated by Morin Brick Company of Auburn and about a month of work donated by Steve Mitchell and the students of the Maine School of Masonry, the Phillips Public Library now has an eye-catching new sign.&n More...

DAR hear talk on domestic violence

MADISON — Eight members and two guests of the Eunice Farnsworth-Ruth Heald Cragin Chapter, DAR of Skowhegan, met at the Old Point Facility for a 10 a.m. meeting April 13. More...

‘Stories of Flagstaff, Dead River’ program topic

EMBDEN — The Embden Historical Society’s program for May will be Stories of Flagstaff and Dead River song—harmonica presented by Dude Wing.  The meeting will be held at the Embden Town House, 751 Cross Town Road, Monday, May 13 More...

News from our Schools

Scholarship recipient honored

AUGUSTA — Hillary Chase of Kingfield was honored by the Maine Legislature last week for being a recipient of the Legislative Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarships are awarded to one Maine student from each of the state’s 16 countie More...

It’s okay to get mixed up!

PHILLIPS — Middle school kids (and teachers) tend to be a little mixed up at the best of the times. More...

Items wanted for Springfest auction

KINGFIELD — Kingfield Elementary School’s annual Springfest will be taking place May 17. More...