August 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial for Gerry - Free Access

  This memorial is set up at the Wyman Township Appalachian Trail crossing for Geraldine “Gerry” Largay. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Route 27 Arts moves with music from Isabeau and the Gold Diggers - Free Access

Route 27 Arts hosted Quebec’s country folk band Isabeau and The Gold Diggers (Isabeau et le Chercheurs D’or) Friday nig More...

Coig returns to Maine - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts in collaboration with Music Newfoundland will present Coig at Route 27 Arts Tuesday, Aug. 20 in Stratton, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage Wednesday, Aug. More...

Season’s final exhibitions planned

KINGFIELD — The Stadler Gallery at 225 Main Street is bringing its summer exhibition series to a close with works by Natalie Gardner of Palermo and Clif Travers of Brooklyn, N.Y. They will be on view from Aug. 24 to Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edgar T. Lajoie

1921–2013 — He cherished the summers at his beloved Eustis Ridge log cabin

CUMBERLAND, R.I. — Edgar T. Lajoie, 92, of Marywood Lane, Cumberland, R.I., formerly of Woonsocket, R.I. More...

Carla H. Richards

1936-2013 — She owned and operated Richards’ Florist in Farmington for 37 years

STRONG — Carla H. Richards, 77, of Strong, died in the comfort of her own home Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. More...

Betsy Ann Cole

1942-2013 — She was educated in Kingfield schools

FAYETTE — Betsy A. Cole, 70, passed away after a long illness Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at home in Fayette. She was born in 1942 in Farmington, the daughter of Leon and Beulah Moore. More...

Sports & Outdoors

New focus for historic sporting camp

EUSTIS — Spending time at a remote Maine sporting camp is not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of retreats for Boy Scouts, veterans or other organizations. More...

Having a blast

Amazing Joan Meldrum, of Kingfield, enjoyed water skiing on her 69th birthday recently. We’re so happy that Joan smiled for the camera! More...

Travel soccer club play day set at MTA - Free Access

SALEM — Western Maine United Travel Soccer Club will be having a play day Aug. 18 at Mt. Abram High School. All of the fall travel teams will be playing and local kids are on these teams. More...

RSU #58: Changes to Mt. Time, bus routes

SALEM — The school board directors of RSU #58 met Aug. 8 with a variety of discussion items on the agenda.  More...

RSU #58 district reconfiguration committee formed

SALEM — The school board directors of RSU #58 formed a temporary committee to look at the possible reconfiguration of district schools. During the Aug. More...

Selectman to approve school board directors

KINGFIELD — Kingfield Selectmen met Aug. 5 for a regular meeting to discuss the Herbert Hotel’s liquor license renewal and the new school board directors. More...

Fatality in New Vineyard

NEW VINEYARD — A man was killed Friday morning when his mini van crossed the median on Route 27 into the path of a tractor trailer.  More...

Op-Ed

As the leaves turn

Although some of us are in denial, the foliage is beginning to turn which means that fall isn’t too far behind. More...

Political Cartoon

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

Without naming names, describe the person you are closest to in one sentence.

Betsy Bachelder of Kingfield: “They are 4 and 5 feet tall and very sweet.” More...

Letters

Logging festival a winner in many ways

The 2013 Rangeley Logging Festival event, one of Rangeley’s biggest by far, was a winner in many ways! A huge thanks to those that helped in any way to put on this gigantic event. It takes so many hands to create something like this. More...

Thanks for hydrating our volunteers and staff

The Rangeley Lakes Logging Museum would like to take this opportunity to thank Poland Spring for its donation of 10 cases of water to the museum.  We host volunteers no less than once a week to do upgrades and maintenance work here at the museum More...

Community & Local News

Oquossoc Day returns Saturday, August 17 - Free Access

OQUOSSOC — A Space Odyssey in August is the theme for the annual Oquossoc Day celebration, a day of fun for everyone. More...

High Peaks Alliance receives grant

PHILLIPS — The High Peaks Alliance was recently awarded a grant from the Maine Community Foundation to create a High Peaks Trails Plan. More...

Rangeley Region Lake Cruises rated Number one

RANGELEY — Rangeley Region Lake Cruises, now in its fifth year of operation, has been recognized with a Certificate of Excellence for 2013 and is currently Rated #1 of 15 Rangeley Attractions by the popular travel site TripAdvisor.  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

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.  —Tom Clancy  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

ANOTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BORN!

Gauge Michael Lane  Born: July 4, 2013 “Our little firecracker” Gender: Male Weight: 9 lbs., 10 oz. Length: 20 inches   More...