November 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Transition complete, bank celebrates

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield branch of Skowhegan Savings Bank offered a reception to the public Nov. 13. The reception was being held in recognition of the transition from one bank to another was complete. More...

Students present to board

PHILLIPS — The MSAD #58 school board heard two presentations as part of its meeting Nov. 14.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Comas come to Skye - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will present Comas at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center Monday, Nov. 25. Curtain is at 7 p.m. and there is a pre-show jam session starting one hour prior to curtain. More...

The Mallett Brothers land in Rangeley - Free Access

  Moose Alley in Rangeley welcomes back Maine’s favorite homegrown band Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23. Over the past five weeks the Mallett Brothers Band has performed 21 gigs from Maine to Colorado, and everywhere in between. More...

Breakfast with Santa returns

RANGELEY — Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be visiting the children again this year Saturday, Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anthony Jannace Jr.

1928-2013 — He enjoyed his view of the lake and spending time with his grandchildren

RANGELEY — Anthony “Tony” Jannace Jr., 85, died unexpectedly in his home Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. He was born in Rumford July 7, 1928, the son of Antonio Jannace Sr. and Bertha (Coulombe) Jannace. More...

Nancy Greene

She lived in Stratton for a time & will be missed by many

WAYNE — Nancy Greene, of Readfield and Wayne, passed away at her home Oct. 31, 2013.  She was born in Augusta May 19, 1962, to John and Marjorie Greene.  More...

Dr. John B. Makin Jr.

1937-2013 — Family and home were his true passions

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Dr. John B. Makin Jr., 76, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at his home.  More...

News from our Schools

Scared creative

Home-schoolers from the surrounding communities have been attending bi-monthly art classes at KC’s Kreativity Center in Carrabassett Valley for the past few months. More...

Being safe

National Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 6 to 12. Students observed the annual event with help from the Kingfield Fire Department.   More...

Carrabec High School releases honor roll

NORTH ANSON — Carrabec High School recently released its first quarter honor roll for the 2013/2014 school year.  More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.  —H. Jackson Brown Jr.  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!

Jameson Scott Nichols  Born: Oct. 17, 2013 at 3:41 p.m. Gender: Male Weight: 7 lbs., 5 oz. Length: 20½ inches   More...

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Library gets upgrades, abatements discussed

Strong Selectmen

STRONG — Selectmen met Nov. 12 for a public hearing followed by a selectmen’s meeting. The public hearing was held to approve the General Assistance Proposed Appendix B for food maximum. As of Nov. More...

MSAD 58 board receives training

PHILLIPS — MSAD #58 school board directors were presented with board training by the Maine School Management Association Nov. 14. The hour long public workshop presented roles, responsibilities and ethics of a school board. More...

Canadian boy in high-speed chase pleads guilty

FARMINGTON — A 16-year-old Canadian boy admitted to charges Friday, Nov. 15, related to running the U.S. border and leading a high-speed chase from Coburn Gore down Route 27 into Kingfield last month.  More...

Op-Ed

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BETWEEN SEASONS

These fallen leaves in a pool of ice-covered water are a sure sign that fall has ended and winter is on the way. The Farmers Almanac promises a snowy winter. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What do you want to see at the Kingfield Bicentennial Celebration?

Fulton Ryan, Kingfield: “Personally I’d like to see people dressed as the leading characters of the time and be part of a living history exhibition.” More...

Letters

Thank you for your participation and support

The Phillips eighth grade would like to thank everyone that came out to the Hunters Breakfast and supported them. It was a great day with big success. Hope to see you all next year for breakfast. More...

Community & Local News

Schedule discovery to continue

PHILLIPS — Mt. Abram High School principle Marco Aliberti was present at the Nov. 14 school board meeting to introduce scheduling research he was charged to do.  More...

Health network announces new board members

FARMINGTON — Franklin Community Health Network President Rebecca Arsenault recently announced the appointment of four new community members to the FCHN/Franklin Memorial Hospital board of directors. More...

CORRECTION

Summiteer Award nomination email wrong

In the Nov. 13, 2013 issue of the Original Irregular, in the article “Sugarloaf Charity Summit Summiteer Nominations sought” on Page 1, nominations should be emailed to mgbradley13@gmail.com.   More...

Sports & Outdoors

Mt. Abram soccer wraps up with awards night

SALEM — The Mt. Abram Varsity and JV boys and girls soccer teams and coaches wrapped up a successful season with the annual Fall Sports Awards night at the high school Tuesday, Nov. More...

Alumni Game night returns to MTA

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School Basketball Alumni Games will be held Saturday, Nov. 30.  The girls will play at 5:30 p.m. and the boys will follow at 7 p.m.  For more information, contact Laura White at Mt. More...

Motivation in a 96-year-old

NEW PORTLAND — Nona Young is no spring chicken. At 96 years old, she spends her time reading and meeting with members of her book club. She also enjoys watching PBS especially British comedy.  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...