June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MTA graduates 51

SALEM — Each year, the graduation ceremony at Mt. Abram High School draws hundreds as friends, families, teachers and community members of the small district gather to celebrate a milestone with senior students. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection to perform - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts will present Maine master fiddler Erica Brown and her band The Bluegrass Connection at several Maine locations. More...

Western Maine Mountain Jam set

FARMINGTON — The Western Maine Mountain Jam will be held at the Farmington Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13.  Friday gates open at 12 p.m. More...

Participate in the Diva Show

RANGELEY — Rangeley Friends of the Arts Summer DIVA is back. Interested in taking part? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dennis W. Mclaughlin

1945-2015 — The joys of his life were his four grandchildren

PHILLIPS — Dennis Wilson McLaughlin, 69, passed away June 3, 2015 at the Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris, with his loving family by his side. More...

Elizabeth Cushman

Graveside Services

Graveside Services for Elizabeth Cushman, who died on January 12, 2015, will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 am, at the Pratt Corner Cemetery, on Rte 27 in New Vineyard, with Rev. More...

Philip R. Shurtleff Sr.

Graveside Services

Graveside Services for Philip R. More...

Sports & Outdoors

‘Rangeley Boat’ monument dedicated

OQUOSSOC — An estimated crowd of 100 supporters turned out Saturday, June 6 for the 11 a.m. dedication ceremony for the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum’s new Rangeley Boat monument.  More...

CVOA Range building project, 2015 season kicking off in June

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — June will signal the start of the Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association Range’s major new project and the kickoff of another busy season.  The biggest news of the month is that the construction of a new buildi More...

Great catch!

Will Swain, 5, of Kingfield stopped by the Irregular recently with this beauty of a trout he took out of the Carrabassett River by the dam in Kingfield. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS KINGFIELD FARMERS’ MARKET -- 3-5 pm, lawn Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St., Kingfield. More...

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...

Hatfield elected as selectman; Orbeton to school board

Kingfield Annual Town Meeting

KINGFIELD — Eighty-six voters turned out for the Kingfield Annual Town Meeting to elect officials, set a budget and conduct other town business. The first order of business was to elect a selectman. More...

Withdrawal hearing, meeting set

KINGFIELD — A Public Hearing to consider an application for a new liquor license was held immediately prior to the June 1 Kingfield Board of Selectmen’s meeting. More...

MSAD #58 Board recommends a no vote

SALEM — Following drastic cuts to the proposed fiscal year 2016 budget by voters, the MSAD #58 School Board of Directors held a special meeting to discuss actions needed to ensure having a reasonable budget in place July 1.  More...

Op-Ed

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Legislative Update

Constitutional Carry approved by Legislature   More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

If you could vacation in any state in the U.S.A., where would you go and why?

Sandra Yarberry of Stratton: “I’d go back to California. The weather’s great, there’s a lot to do and the food was great.” More...

Letters

From the family of Gail Crockett

We would like to express our gratitude to all of those who offered us support during a difficult time.  The cards, visits and comments were greatly appreciated.  Especially thank you to Dulcey Lane and all those who contributed food, pictu More...

A town government thank-you

I’d like to thank the town officials from Phillips, Eustis, Avon, Kingfield, Strong, New Portland, Coplin Plantation and Franklin County for the assistance and inclusion of Mt. More...

Community & Local News

Community breakfast slated

RANGELEY — Saturday, July 4, a community breakfast will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church on Lake Street. All are welcome.   The cost for adults is $8 and for children it’s $4. More...

Business After Hours at Complete Dentistry

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at Complete Dentistry for “Business After Hours” and enjoy an evening of appetizers and door prizes Thursday, June 18, from 5 to 7 p.m.  SPECS&n More...

Franklin County Senior Resource Fair

WILTON — The community group Preventing, Recognizing and Responding to Abuse in At-Risk Populations (PRRAAP) is holding Franklin County’s 2nd annual Senior Resource Fair on Thursday, June 18th, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Wilton Publi More...

News from our Schools

Serving it up

Shaine White is served by Mt. Abram High School staff and friends at the Senior Breakfast for the Class of 2015 and their families. More...

KES fundraiser underway

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Elementary School’s Parent Volunteer Group is sponsoring its first Summer Family Fun Raffle in June, with winners to be drawn June 17.  More...

Thanks for Always Being Around.

The Mt. Abram seniors dedicated the 2015 yearbook to Mt. Abram Principal Marco Aliberti at a recent assembly. They described him as devoted, a true leader, and a friend who never forgets a name. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Flag Day is Sunday  The red and white and starry blue Is freedom’s shield and hope.  —John Philip Sousa  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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