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Sugarloaf Charity Summit

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf Charity Summit has been in existence for 14 years with Martha Bradley at the reigns. The Summit has raised $1.6 million for Maine charities since its inception. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Navigators to play Skye - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts collaboration with Crossroads International Celtic Festival will present The Navigators at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center Tuesday, Nov. 19. Curtain is at 7 p.m. at Skye. More...

Emery Arts Center November events

FARMINGTON — The Emery Community Arts Center on the University of Maine at Farmington campus recently announced its featured events for November.  More...

UMF Concert Band to perform

FARMINGTON — The UMF Concert Band, composed of UMF students and community members from Farmington and the surrounding region, presents its annual fall concert under the direction of Anita Jerosch at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Richard A. Currie

1925-2013 — He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II

LEWISTON — Richard Ambrose Currie, 87, of Chesterville, died Nov. 6, 2013 at CMMC in Lewiston where he had been a patient for three days and following a long illness.  More...

Judith ‘Judy’ Anne Scribner Wilbur

1937-2013 — She was known for her kindness and warm smile

FARMINGTON — Judith “Judy” Anne Wilbur, 75, died Nov. 1, 2013 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. More...

Duluth E. Wing

1928-2013 — Besides his family, he had many passions in his life

EUSTIS — Duluth Everard Wing, 85, of Eustis, passed away suddenly at his home Oct. 31, 2013. More...

Sports & Outdoors

WMU U-12s crowned champions - Free Access

WESTERN MAINE — Western Maine United’s U-12 team was crowned Classic Cup State Champions in the U-12 Division Sunday, Nov. 3 by beating Kittery 8-1. Evan Allen had three goals. More...

Well, Hello Miss Fancy Pants!

Jane Deely of Kingfield was voted the winner of the eighth annual Fancy Pants Open held recently at the Justafield Golf Teaching Center in Phillips. More...

National Ski Patrol recognizes Saddleback ski patrollers

RANGELEY — Recently, the Saddleback Ski Patrol hosted its annual refresher course. Over 40 patrollers reviewed skills and techniques in Outdoor Emergency Management in preparation for the coming ski season.  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...

Where will the parking go?

KINGFIELD — David Guernsey led a public forum regarding road reconstruction in Kingfield Nov. 7. The meeting, held at Webster Hall, also included a presentation by Economic Development Director Rodney Lynch and UMF intern Keegen Ballard.  More...

Turn out low at polls

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Voting was sparse throughout the area with five bond issues on the ballot Nov. 5. Clerks reported turnout as low as 13 percent of registered voters casting ballots. More...

Shuttle bus and signs discussed

KINGFIELD — Replacing the doors to Webster Hall continues to be old business for the town of Kingfield. Leanna Targett reported at the Nov. More...

School Board meetings

SALEM — There are regular MSAD #58 school board meetings and several subcommittee meetings scheduled each month. The public is welcome to attend any of these meetings. More...

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Legislative Update

Mainers approve bond issues More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Bigger Sequestration cuts approach   More...

Letters

A huge thank you

The fourth annual Phillips-Strong Lion’s Club Auction was a success. We would like to thank the Phillips eighth grade, the Western Mountain Leos and all the people that bid on items, and went home with lots of good products.  More...

Community & Local News

Local Bull now open

PHILLIPS — Becky and Jamie Phelps opened The Local Bull Nov. 7. The Bull is a brand new business in an old store location at 15 Main Street in the downtown area of Phillips.  More...

Ladies’/community breakfast set

RANGELEY — The next Ladies’/Community Breakfast, with everyone invited to attend, will be Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Keep’s Corner Café on Main Street, from 7 to 9 a.m. More...

Voting machine in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — There was a new concept in placing ballots presented to voters in the Nov. 5 election in Kingfield. More...

News from our Schools

Flu clinics held in local schools

SALEM — Over the last few weeks, schools around the district became clinics for flu shots. At Mt. Abram, public health nurses from the Maine Centers for Disease Control join school and area nurses to help administer the shots.  More...

Operation Turkey underway at KES

KES students accept challenge to help provide twenty Thanksgiving meals  KINGFIELD — Students at Kingfield Elementary School are learning the true meaning of Thanksgiving by helping 20 deserving families have a complete turkey dinner and t More...

Craft fair at KES

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Elementary School’s annual Craft Fair returns Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Irregular Regulars

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Thought for the Week

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you hav More...

LAURA’S NOTEBOOK

All her life a Mercer woman had a dream and now with some 300 volunteers from Rangeley to New Portland to Livermore Falls involved, that dream has become a reality with the birth of her creation “Buttons for Babes” with proceeds to benefi More...