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FABA seeks volunteers for info center in Valley

STRATTON — The Flagstaff Area Business Association held a board meeting June 17 at the Eustis Town Office.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment

MH&T’s summer kick-off BBQ June 30

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sunday, June 30, Maine Huts & Trails will hold its Summer Kick-Off BBQ at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, 5092 Access Road, from 11 a.m. More...

Crossroads announces performer, venue lineup - Free Access

The Crossroads International Celtic Festival will take place at numerous venues Sept. 11 to 15

CARTHAGE — The Crossroads International Celtic Festival recently announced its performer and venue lineup at a kick-off party at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center. More...

‘Ten Strings and a Goat Skin’ to play Stratton, Skye - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts in collaboration with Patriot Renewables will present Ten Strings and a Goat Skin at Mahoosuc Arts at Bingham Hall in Bethel Tuesday, July 2, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage Wednesday, July 3, at Hosme More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rita D. Ferreira

1936-2013 — She enjoyed playing bingo, knitting & especially watching baseball, Jeopardy & Wheel of Fortune

FARMINGTON — Rita Delia Ferreira, 76, of Shadagee Lane, Phillips, passed Wednesday evening, June 12, 2013 at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington.  More...

Philip Glen Lawrence

1934-2013 — He received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award from the Lions Club International

Philip Glen Lawrence of Eustis died unexpectedly June 19, 2013, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  More...

Barbara H. Neil

Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life for Barbara H. Neil will be held Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. at the Strong United Methodist Church on Main Street in Strong. She passed away Dec. 23, 2012 in Venice, Fla.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Straight from the fast Lane

PHILLIPS — Twelve-year-old Taylor Lane has been a fan of stock car racing since she was “little, little.”  “I’ve grown up in it,” she says, “since I was born.”  More...

Kids’ mountain bike race planned

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A free kids’ mountain bike race with some “wicked cool prizes” will be held at the Outdoor Center on Sunday, July 14.  More...

Carrabassett Cycology completes Trek

BELFAST — The Sugarloaf Community Trek Team Carrabassett Cycology, 18 riders strong this 14th year as a team, all safely crossed the finish line in Belfast together Sunday afternoon, June 23.  More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

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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...

Four directors leave board

MSAD #58

SALEM — Following the 2013-2014 MSAD #58 Budget and Validation Referendum voting June 18, the school board held its last meeting of the fiscal year June 20. More...

Selectmen to hold ‘Introduction to TIFs’

KINGFIELD — There were several liquor licenses on the agenda for the June 17 selectmen’s meeting. Selectmen approved a special amusement permit and liquor license for the Jerks of Grass concert on Ira Mountain June 23. More...

BSO announces new executive director - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Brain Hinrichs, new Executive Director of Development for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, is excited about his first event, Kingfield POPS. Hinrichs took over his new position with the BSO June 1, after moving from Madison, Wis. More...

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Legislative Update

Governor signs hospital payment bill into law  More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

HVAC examines VA claims backlog  More...

Letters

Kingfield thanks Bob Luce

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Bob Luce, without your generous donation the flags, poles and brackets that so desperately needed replacing would not have happened in such a manner. More...

Community & Local News

Kingfield Festival Days Photo Contest returns

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Festival Days Photography Contest will be held again this year.  The categories are: People, Still life, Landscape, Animals and “Only in Kingfield.”  Each photographer must choose only one work pe More...

Lindsay Charles admitted to practice before Supreme Court

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Joe and John Caldwell honored

STRATTON — Saturday, June 29, the Dead River Area Historical Society will honor “Joe and John Caldwell—Selectmen” hosted by Joe’s daughter, Kim Caldwell.  “Our selectmen give so much to our community and shoul More...

News from our Schools

Reading Rescue rig runs on donations, volunteers

SALEM — Lori Littlefield, district and high school librarian, plans to help students retain their reading skills while school is recessed for the summer. More...

Strong school awards two students

STRONG — At final assembly for Strong school recently, two special awards were given out.  More...

Jacob Carlton, Elizabeth Chenard named to dean’s list

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Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

The Kingfield POPS concert is Saturday  A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.  —Leopold Stokowski   More...

ANOTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BORN!

Elliana Hope Zietz  Born: May 31, 2013 Gender: Female Weight: 6 lbs 3 oz. Length: 20 inches   More...