May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Newly formed Eustis school board vote May 28

EUSTIS — The elections for the Eustis school district will be held May 28. More...

MSAD #58 budget on hold

SALEM TOWNSHIP — MSAD #58 directors put final budget decisions on hold last week, planning instead to review cost centers until state-level financial decisions are announced.  More...

Carrabassett Special Town Meeting to be held

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A special town meeting will be held May 22 to vote on a number of articles including the Carrabassett Valley school budget. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Erica Brown to play Stratton - Free Access

Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection opens for the newly formed Route 27 Arts

STRATTON — New England Celtic Arts will present Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection at the newly formed Route 27 Arts in Stratton, Stratton-Eustis Community Building on Main Street Friday, May 31 at 7 p.m. More...

‘The Jammin’ Divas’ come to Maine - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present the multi-international band “The Jammin’ Divas” at St. More...

Kingfield POPS set for June 29 - Free Access

Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Sultans of String to headline annual summer event KINGFIELD — The Kingfield POPS, the annual summertime tradition in western Maine, will celebrate its 11th season Saturday, June 29, with the Bangor Symphony Orchest More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Daniel Teicher

1955-2013 — He was ‘authentic,’ honest and kind, with a heart of gold

FARMINGTON — David Daniel Teicher, 58, of Stratton, passed peacefully, in the comfort and knowledge that he was loved, Friday, May 10, 2013, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.  More...

Community & Local News

Memorial Day Horse Pulling - Free Access

  There will be a Memorial Day Horse Pulling at the North Franklin Park in Phillips Monday, May 27 at noon. Admission to park is $5 per person over 12 years old. For more information, call Steve at 639- 5621. More...

Rangeley Memorial Day parade, ceremony - Free Access

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Post 120 of the American Legion will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony Sunday, May 26. The parade will start at 1 p.m. at the Rangeley Inn and end at the monument on Main Street. More...

Piano recital returns

KINGFIELD — Dot Lambert held her annual piano recital Saturday, May 4 at her home in Kingfield with four of her students participating.  Lambert has been teaching piano to locals for many years.  More...

News from our Schools

Students display art at district show

SALEM — Students from all district schools, kindergarten to 12th grade, displayed works of art May 15 at Mt. More...

MTA senior schedule announced

SALEM — The schedule for Mt. Abram High School senior class of 2013 events are as follows:  Thursday, May 23 — Honor’s Ice Cream Social, cafeteria, 12:30 p.m.  More...

Local string players attend festival

SALEM — A number of MSAD #58 string players represented their district in the 2013 Maine Music Educators Association District IV Elementary Music Festival Wednesday, April 3.  More...

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Eustis withdraws from MSAD 58

EUSTIS — The Eustis Board of Selectmen and the town’s Withdrawal Committee announced May 14 the approval of the town’s withdrawal from MSAD #58. More...

For years of service

Bob Luce (left) presents Bruce Miles an award of recognition for his 14 years of service on the Carrabassett Valley Planning Board. More...

Madrid gravel pit public hearing, petition denied

MADRID — The Land Use Planning Commission denied reconsideration for a public hearing as well as a new request for a public hearing on the proposed Beauregard LLC gravel pit on Reeds Mill Road. More...

Op-Ed

Legislative Update

Rallying to help Lewiston fire victims More...

Political Cartoon

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

If you could give a 30-second speech to the entire world, what would you say?

Sol Fast, 11th grade, Phillips: "Live life and have fun!" More...

Letters

Kingfield volunteers pick up road debris

Twenty years ago Randy Clukey and friends started a tradition of cleaning the Route 27 roadway thru Carrabassett Valley. This was done just before the running of the Sugarloaf Marathon. More...

Valley spic and span again

We’ve probably all heard many times from many people what an incredible, giving community Carrabassett Valley is. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Eric Rudolph, Nicole Santos win Sugarloaf Marathon

PJ Gorneault, Jenna Krajewski take 15K titles

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — With cool temps and patchy fog providing ideal conditions for runners, 29-year-old Eric Rudolph of Ellsworth won the 31st annual Sugarloaf Marathon Sunday morning in two hours, 38 minutes and 25 seconds. More...

Runners head to playoffs

Mt. Abram baseball

SALEM — Jay Chenard struck out nine and walked two leading Mt. Abram to a 9-2 win over Boothbay and lifting the Roadrunners into tournament contention with just four games remaining in the regular season.  More...

Flagstaff Scenic Boat Tours named ‘Best of New England’

EUSTIS — Flagstaff Scenic Boat Tours has been recognized as a 2013 “Editors’ Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine’s May/June 2013 “Best of New England” Travel Guide.  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

Memorial Day is Monday  For love of country they accepted death...  —James A. Garfield  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Pizza Party!

I like to make my own crust and More...