May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Skowhegan Savings Bank, a Lead Kingfield POPS Sponsor

KINGFIELD — Donald Tranten, President of the Kingfield POPS, recently announced that Skowhegan Savings Bank has become a Lead Sponsor for the 2014 Kingfield POPS.  More...

Kingfield budget set

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Budget Committee met to finalize the town budget April 28. The committee made no changes to the administration budget of $229,300.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Dave Mallett at Skye Mother’s Day - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts will present Maine Folk legend Dave Mallett at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center Sunday, May 11. Curtain is 7 p.m. A pre-show jam session will begin at 6:15 p.m. More...

RFA plans open house

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts invites the community to the Grand Opening at the RFA Lakeside Theater May 24 to celebrate its new home. More...

Early Bird ticket prices now through May 14 - Free Access

Treat mom to a delightful evening of music

KINGFIELD — Share the magic of music with mom this summer during the 2014 Kingfield POPS. The 12th annual Kingfield POPS will take place June 28 at the Kennedy Farm surrounded by striking beauty of Maine’s western mountains. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Louise Webber Norton

1930-2014 — She was very active in her community

KINGFIELD — Evelyn Louise Webber Norton, 84, of Kingfield, died April 30, 2014 at CMMC in Lewiston. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Ski Museum of Maine Golf Classic returns

KINGFIELD — Golfers will have an opportunity to play golf with two time Olympic Gold Medal winner Seth Wescott at the second annual Ski Museum of Maine Golf Classic Monday morning June 9 at the Nonesuch River Golf Club in Scarborough.  Ind More...

Calling all antique Rangeley trout, salmon

OQUOSSOC — A new exhibit titled Rangeley’s Famous Trout and Salmon will debut at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum in Oquossoc June 14. More...

Dick Deery Run/Walk scheduled

RANGELEY — The seventh annual Dick Deery Run/Walk for MSA, hosted by the Deery family is slated for Sunday, May 26. The One Mile Fun Run for kids will kick off the event from Lakeside Park at 2 p.m. 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. More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

AA MEETINGS Kingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, Webster Hall Madrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, Reed Mills Rd. Mem Day-Labor Day. Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg., Mem. Day-Labor Day. Cong. More...

Kingfield road plans discussed with residents

KINGFIELD — The Road Reconstruction Committee held a roundrobin question-and-answer meeting May 1 to discuss and share preliminary information on the reconstruction of Route 27 in Kingfield. More...

Yankee Magazine releases ‘Editors’ Choice’ list

DUBLIN, N.H. — The May/June edition of Yankee Magazine’s Special Travel Guide, on newsstands now, has named local establishments in Maine as “Best of New England — Editors’ Choice” winners for 2014. More...

Brouillet hired as Superintendent

MSAD #58

SALEM — MSAD #58 School Board Directors met May 1 and immediately entered into an executive session to discuss superintendent contractual agreements.  More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What makes your mom special?

Hattie Rosenberg of Kingfield: “My mom strives to make my dreams come true.” More...

Letters

Time to cleanup the Eustis, Stratton & Coplin

The date for the annual Route 27 clean-up has been set for Saturday, May 17.  Volunteers from the Eustis, Stratton and Coplin area will meet at the Cathedral Pines Campground in Eustis at 8 a.m. More...

Gifts of Love thanks one and all

Another Gifts of Love Drag Show has come & gone. What a great show! Our thanks to the ladies (you all did an awesome job), Bill, Holly & staff, Greg, Dreamin’ Big, the judges and of course those of you who came to see the show.  More...

Community & Local News

Kingfield alumni plan banquet reminder

Make your reservations by May 17!

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield High School Alumni Association is holding the 94th annual banquet Saturday, May 31 at the Kingfield Elementary School.  Registration and social time will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Ladies’ auxiliary to meet

RANGELEY — The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will meet Monday, May 12 beginning at 1 p.m. More...

Pot roast supper set

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Community Church will host a pot roast supper Thursday, May 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church.  The meal will be available to eat in or take out.  For more information, call 628-3421.   More...

News from our Schools

Schools hold skill building workshops

STRONG — Instructors from The Leadership School at Camp Kieve made their way into MSAD #58 schools this week to hold workshops for eighth grade students. More...

Giant National Geographic Map of Asia coming to Strong

STRONG — Students at Strong Elementary School will be exploring Asia in a big way this week — with the world’s largest map of the continent.  More...

MSAD #58 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

MSAD #58 — Kindergarten registration for students turning 5 on or before October 15, 2014 will be held at the following locations:  KINGFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Contact: Paula Coburn (207) 265-4132  More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Mothers Day is Sunday, May 11  Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.  —Elizabeth Stone   More...

Mother’s Day Cakes

My grandmothers and mother made great cakes, and More...