July 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cleaning and conserving Kingfield's monuments

KINGFIELD -- Robert Marshall of R. Alden Marshall & Associates spent a few hours at the Veteran’s Memorial last week. Marshall is an award winning conservator and preservationist of art and architecture. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Makem & Spain comes to Stratton - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts

New England Celtic Arts will present Makem & Spain on a CD release tour of “Sessions Vol. More...

Music from the Lake

Music from the Lake is a free concert on the shore of Rangeley Lake Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. More...

Bluegrass/country trio to play at Mosher’s Seafood

FARMINGTON — Saturday, July 11, Stan & Dan & Julie will bring their unique brand of Country/Folk/Bluegrass singing and picking to the park-like backyard of Mosher’s Seafood-N’-More, 595 Farmington Falls Road, Rte. 2.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Corinne Elizabeth Perry

1921-2015 — She was a dearly loved neighborhood ‘mother’

KITTERY — Corinne Elizabeth Perry, 93 of Kittery Point died June 27, 2015 at Durgin Pines in Kittery surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Edward Gene Skibicki

1946-2015 — He served his country during the Vietnam War in the Marine Corps

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP — Edward Gene Skibicki, 69, of Freeman Township, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at his home. More...

Grace M. (Corey) McAlevey

Celebration of Life

There will be a Celebration Life for Grace M. (Corey) McAlevey of Waterville and Stratton, who passed away May 31, 2015, on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the Stratton Plaza on Main Street in Stratton.   More...

News from our Schools

RLRS creates a healthy environment for students

RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Regional School received a mini-grant award from Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County’s Healthy Maine Partnership program. More...

Supporting the arts in school

Art students from the Stratton School, Nya Wolfe (left to right), Alex Hampton, Gracie-Mae Fargo, Ashlei Maguire, Charlie Koenig and Sarah Beaulieu, express their thanks for all the panes of glass th More...

Hannah Fournier on Husson dean’s list

BANGOR — Carrabassett Valley resident Hannah Fournier has been named to Husson University’s dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.  Students who make the Dean’s List must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during th More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none.  —William Shakespeare  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

LAURA’S NOTEBOOK

Hello Friends!

Well here I am at Cambria Care nursing home, along with 300 some other residents. My room is very spacious with high picture windows, overlooking a state prison just a few hundred feet away. More...

MSAD #58 $9.4 million budget passes

MSAD #58 — After two budget meetings and two referendums, MSAD #58 has a budget worthy of supporting the district for the coming year. More...

Bill allows for UT wind zone petition

AUGUSTA — Residents of unorganized territories jumped a hurdle last week when Governor Paul LePage signed LD 828 into law. More...

RHW awarded grant

Rangeley Health and Wellness awarded CIGNA grant for its Healthy Living Project

RANGELEY — Rangeley Health and Wellness has been awarded a $16,000 Cigna Foundation grant that will enable the organization to focus on combating health issues through nutrition and fitness education at all ages during the course of this year.& More...

WWII memorial plaque replaced in Stratton

STRATTON — The members of the Dead River Area Historical Society recently announced the WWII Memorial Plaque Replacement Project is now completed and is displayed on the outside of the building.  More...

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Legislative Update

Maine Legislature Overrides Budget Veto   The Maine Senate and House overrode the Governor’s veto of the Biennial Budget for Fiscal Years 2016-2017. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

What is one thing you would definitely leave behind if you were going on a road trip?

Jim Talbot of Carrabassett Valley: “The kid.” More...

Letters

Pleased MSAD #58 is healing and moving forward

I was very concerned about the tensions between the teachers and the school board of MSAD #58 as written in the Irregular. More...

Thank you for the donation toward the directory

Thank you! Thank you! Franklin-Somerset Federal Credit Union for your $2,000 donation to sponsor the Kingfield Directory 2016!  More...

Dear Jordan family...

Talvi and Point camp would like to thank you for putting on the fireworks show Saturday evening.  It was entertaining and very nice of you to take time out of your Fourth of July weekend to put on that show. We appreciated it! You rock!!   More...

Community & Local News

‘Living History Tours’ now running

Pictured is the school master in the one-room school house at Washburn- Norlands Living History Center in Livermore. More...

New Vineyard postcard collection

NEW VINEYARD — Monday, July 13, the New Vineyard Historical Society will host Randall Bates as he presents and discusses his collection of New Vineyard Postcards at the New Vineyard Public Library Community Center at 7 p.m.  Prior to the p More...

Reich museum open for season

RANGELEY — Orgonon, The Wilhelm Reich Museum on Dodge Pond Road, will open for the 2015 season Wednesday, July 1. 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...