June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Serving generations of students

KINGFIELD — David Baker, Director of Facilities and Transportation for MSAD #58, was the first of many to give Bus Driver and Custodian Jane Lane well wishes in her retirement. More...

MSAD #58 voters say yes to budget

WESTERN MAINE — Voters in MSAD #58 towns voted June 10 to pass the school budget. The overall district vote to pass the $9 million budget came out ahead 2 to 1 with 318 votes in favor and 162 opposed.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Comas comes to Lakeside, Skye - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE & RANGELEY — New England Celtic Arts will present Comas at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center Wednesday, June 25 and at Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater Thursday, June 26. Curtain is at 7 pm at both venues. More...

Trash Can Band, arts events part of Kingfield POPS weekend - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Just days remain until the spectacular Kingfield POPS takes place at the natural amphitheater at the Kennedy Farm on Route 142. More...

Ellie Buckland & Isa Burke in concert

FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church, 227 Main Street in Farmington, in partnership with New England Celtic Arts Skye Theatre presents the talented duo of upand coming Maine folk and Americana style musicians, singer-songwriters E More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cynthia J. Grandmaison

1949-2014 — She enjoyed reading, playing cribbage and bingo

SALEM TOWNSHIP — Cynthia Jean Grandmaison, 64, of Salem Township died June 7, 2014 at Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home in Waterville. More...

Robin Louise Litchfield Dellavalle

1960-2014 — She was a true artist in every sense of the word

AUBURN — Robin Louise Litchfield Dellavalle, 53, of Oquossoc, passed from this world June 8, 2014, at the Androscoggin Home Care Hospice in Auburn, after a long battle with carcinoid cancer.  Robin was born June 29, 1960, in Burlington, Vt More...

Christine White

1927-2014 — She adored her children and loved visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren

PHILLIPS — Christine Marion Smith White, 87, passed away June 12, 2014 at her home in Phillips, surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

MTA spring sports awards presented

SALEM — Mt. Abram Boosters held a cookout for the spring sports teams June 11. The event was held in conjunction with presentation of baseball, softball and track awards.  The Defensive Award for Roadrunner Baseball went to Jonathan Hart. More...

Outstanding in the field

At the latest MVC class C track & field competition May 29, three local girls from Carrabec High School in North Anson walked away with first place in all the throwing events. More...

The biggest of all

Darius Pelham, 4, of Kingfield holds a fish he caught at the Carrabassett Dam in Kingfield. His cousin, Decoda Brown, helps him hold the 13-inch Brook Trout. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign of?  —Albert Einstein  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

The Best of the Bars

Bars are a great way to carry a More...

MSAD #58: KES incident causes concern

SALEM — The MSAD #58 School Board met June 12 with what Chair Diana Thomas of Phillips said was a full agenda. Chanda Moody of Freeman wished to speak during the public comment section of the meeting. More...

Welch, Egan win selectmen election

RANGELEY — The Town of Rangeley Annual Town Meeting was held June 12 at Rangeley Lakes Regional School. Newly elected selectmen were announced following voting June 10. More...

Phillips debris cleanup discussed

PHILLIPS — Cleaning up the debris from the May 27 Phillips Fire Department controlled burn on Main Street was discussed at the selectmen’s meeting June 10. More...

Op-Ed

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What are your summer plans?

Julie Hallowell of Kingfield: “We are going camping.” More...

Letters

Political correctness

What is wrong with some people? During a recent inventory of paintings and photographs at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pa. More...

The Flagstaff Area Business Association is growing

The Flagstaff Area Business Association has evolved and grown during its 18 years of promoting the Eustis/Stratton area. Our Association now represents all of the Maine’s High Peaks Region and beyond.  More...

Community & Local News

Annual rummage sale in Stratton needs recycle-ables

STRATTON — The annual Rummage Sale, sponsored by the Stratton-Eustis PTC, is scheduled for June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  “Spring cleaning? Getting organized? More...

Chicken BBQ benefits Strong FD

STRONG — Friday, June 27, there will be a chicken BBQ hosted by the Strong Fire Department and Women’s Auxiliary. More...

Garden club officers installed

The Mt. Blue Area Garden Club installed its new slate of officers for 2014-2015 at the annual luncheon meeting. More...

News from our Schools

Navigating their town

Kingfield Elementary School second grade students made a stop at The Original Irregular office June 11. More...

Prom crashers

Mt. Abram High School secretary, Sharon Dudley recently discovered that they had prom crashers at the 2014 prom at Sugarloaf May 10. The evidence appeared unexpectedly in photos of the event. More...

Strong school releases all year honor roll

STRONG — Strong Elementary School recently released its all year honor roll for the 2013/2014 school year.  Fifth Grade — High Honors All Year: Kenyon Pillsbury, Declan Stanley; Honors All Year: Alejandro Fernandez, Clara Logan, Aust 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...