June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Priming for bicentennial celebration

KINGFIELD — Dan Davis of Kingfield thinks he has a pretty good summer painting job. “The Kingfield Historical House has a lot of detail. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Calan comes to U.S. - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts

New England Celtic Arts will present Welch super group Calan at RFA Lakeside Theatre in Rangeley Wednesday, June 24 and at Old South Congregational Church in Farmington Thursday, June 25. Curtain is 7 p.m. at both locations. More...

Summer Artwalks planned

KINGFIELD — Kingfield Artwalk is please to announce a series of four summer Artwalks, promoting its mission to celebrate arts in the High Peaks of Maine. All walks are held on a Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

‘ANYTHING GOES’ IN RANGELEY

  - Director Susan Hamilton (right) blocks cast members in the opening number of the second act of the Summer Community Musical Production: Anything Goes (music and Lyrics by Cole Porter. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Grace M. (Corey) McAlevey - Free Access

1959-2015 -- She was kind, generous and had a gift for making others laugh

FARMINGTON -- Grace M. (Corey) McAlevey of Waterville and Stratton passed away Saturday, May 31, 2015 at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

Richard C. Chandler

1936-2015 — He was an avid hunter from the time he was a young man

STRONG — Richard “Dick” Clyde Chandler, 79, passed away at home Monday, June 8, 2015, with his family by his side. More...

Suzanne Crory

1930-2015 — She was a hard-working, well-loved woman

FARMINGTON — Suzanne Crory, 85, of Rangeley, died peacefully Friday, June 5, 2015 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation & Living Center in Farmington. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Undefeated in Strong!

The Strong School Baseball and Softball teams are the 2015 NFCL Champions —both with an undefeated record of eight wins and no losses. The two team rosters included veterans and newcomers this year. More...

Locals compete in New Jersey with Maine team

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Three local boys competed against some of the best soccer players in the country over the weekend with the state of Maine U14 Olympic Development team at the Region 1 Tournament for US Youth Soccer. More...

New ATV club forming in Rangeley

RANGELEY — A new ATV club is forming in Rangeley. 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...

Voters to elect four officials

Phillips Town Meeting

PHILLIPS — The annual town meeting in Phillips will be held at the Phillips Area Community Center June 18 at 6 p.m. Voters will elect four officials, work through 45 articles and set the town budget for 2015-2016.  More...

MSAD #58: Second attempt at budget approval

SALEM — MSAD #58 School Board of Directors will attempt once again to get a working budget for 2015–2016 approved. More...

MSAD #58: Changes in local share possible - Free Access

MSAD #58 — Questions about the funding formula for the local share allocation of the MSAD #58 budget have been raised since Kingfield began seriously exploring leaving the district. More...

Op-Ed

Photo

Full Story

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What are you looking forward to the most this summer?

Lester Tolman of Strong: "Four-wheeling. More...

Letters

Thank you from a Bicentennial Committee member

As the 2016 Kingfield Bicentennial planning kicks into high gear preparing for a year’s worth of celebrations, it’s time to stop and smell the flowers. After all, there is a lot blooming!  More...

Thanks for make this T-ball season memorable

The Kingfield T-ball team would like to thank the community for their support in making this season memorable on so many levels.  More...

Start planning your Kingfield Days parade float

Okay everyone heads up, put your thinking caps on... More...

Community & Local News

STRONG FD BBQ IS BACK

STRONG — Strong Fire Department’s annual chicken BBQ will be held Friday, June 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. or until chicken is gone.  The BBQ will be located at the fire department on River Street. More...

Meatloaf supper set

NEW PORTLAND — The New Portland Community Church will host a meatloaf supper Thursday, June 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church.  The menu will cost $8. More...

Kyes Insurance steps up

Kingfield Bicentennial

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Bicentennial Committee announced that it received a generous $5,000 donation last week from Kyes Insurance of Farmington.   More...

News from our Schools

Carrabassett Valley Academy graduates Class of 2015

  May 30, 21 student-athletes graduated from Carrabassett Valley Academy. The commencement ceremony was held at the Richard Bell Chapel, at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain. More...

Carrabec’s Top Ten

  Pictured are Carrabec High School’s Top Ten Students who were recognized at the MVC’s Honors Banquet April 30 at Thomas College: (bottom row, left to right) Emma Foss, Kilee Nile, Chelse Pray, Leaonna Dunphy, Jerzee Rugh, William C More...

Christopher Daly receives UMPI athletic, academic honors

PRESQUE ISLE — The University of Maine at Presque Isle recently announced that Christopher Daly of Kingfield received two honors during the Spring 2015 semester.  Daly was named the Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Year during UMPI’s More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

  Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Father’s Day is Sunday  By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.  —Charles Wadsworth   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

Full Story