September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Neil Brooks Taylor, Naval LTJG laid to rest - Free Access

Welcome Home, Neil

RANGELEY — Fifty years to the day he lost his life serving as a Navy Aviator in Vietnam, Neil Brooks Taylor, Naval LTJG was laid to rest in the town he grew up in. More...

New bus shown to Flagstaff RSU board

At September’s monthly Flagstaff RSU Board of Director’s meeting, the school board and community members were given a facilities and bus tour. More...

Arts & Entertainment

‘Deadly Books’ exhibition at Mantor Library

FARMINGTON — The Shiretown Bookers (the Community Friends of Mantor Library) announce the exhibition “Deadly Books: Tales of Mystery and Murder in the Library,” Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, at Mantor Library at 116 South Street. More...

CORRECTION

Incorrect listing in Fall Guide   More...

‘Black Elk Speaks’ exhibition now showing

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Andrea DeBiase, Librarian at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center recently announced that the painting series “Black Elk Speaks” by Nancy Norris is open for public viewing.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert H. Allard

1945-2015 — He loved his family and lived an adventurous life

ALASKA — Robert H. Allard, 69, of Carrabassett Valley, died Aug. 20, 2015, from natural causes while hunting in the Wrangell Mountains in Alaska with his son, Matt.  Robert was born Oct. More...

David L. Morgan

1942-2015 — He enjoyed old cars and especially spending time with his grandchildren

STRONG — David Leland Morgan, 73, passed away Sept. 12, 2015 at his home in Strong with his loving family by his side.  More...

Sports & Outdoors

Kearing, Huff score for Lady Roadrunners

SALEM — The Lady Roadrunners took two losses this week. The team traveled to Rumford Sept. 9 to play the Mountain Valley Lady Falcons. Sophomore Emma Kearing scored the solitary goal for Mt. Abram. More...

Roadrunners overwhelm Raiders 5–0

SALEM — Under the direction of Coach Darren Allen, the Mt. More...

Warriors, veterans sought for golf classic

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Seth Wescott and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will present the 13th annual Scholarship Golf Classic Oct. 2 with a 9 a.m. tee time at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. 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...

Rangeley school building project vote upcoming

RANGELEY — The RSU #78 Building Committee is presenting two options for the Rangeley Lakes Regional School Building Renovations Project which will be voted on Oct. More...

Forums to explore expanded, enhanced internet access

WESTERN MAINE — The ConnectME Authority will hold a series of public forums to gather information and comments from residents, businesses and other interested parties to help form a draft for a three-year plan to expand and enhance broadband in More...

Tufts Pond Road condition discussed

KINGFIELD — The Board of Selectmen discussed the cost associated with fixing the deteriorating Tufts Pond Road. Based on a quote from Jordan Excavation, it would cost $334,000 for the 4,000 feet between Tom Cross Road and Minister Hill. More...

Op-Ed

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Dear nature and planet loving humans,

Global warming, ocean acidification, rising sea levels, and human contributions exacerbating this world wide disaster are now proven and well known facts. More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

If you were to look in your refrigerator right now, what would you find?

Ridge Sisk of Kingfield: “Beverages.” More...

Letters

Thank you for your help and support

Thank you to everyone who helped us search for our little Medina. We appreciate all the support during this time.  Michael & Barry (Boston, Mass.) And the Beisaw family Kingfield & Shrewsbury, Mass.   More...

Thank you to all those involved in helping

This letter is to give a heartfelt thank you to the people that made the wooden shelving in the art room at the Stratton School possible.  More...

Community & Local News

Cemetery ordinance tabled until March Town Meeting

EUSTIS — The Eustis Planning Board held a public hearing Sept. 10 to determine the wording on the final document to be presented for the proposed cemetery ordinances. More...

HCC offering services at Farmington Fair

Includes daily screenings and local health care providers

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County Mobile Health Unit will be offering free screenings and other services daily at the Farmington Fair. More...

Ballroom dance classes

KINGFIELD — Ballroom dance classes will be offered at Nostalgia Tavern Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. starting Sept. More...

News from our Schools

Kingfield student creates winning regatta poster

Hunter Durland poses with a copy of the poster he created for the Rangeley Regatta. More...

Support the Ed & Patti Kfoury EcoVenture Scholarship Fund

RANGELEY — In honor of Ed Kfoury’s tenure as president of RLHT for the past 25 years, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust has opened the Ed and Patti Kfoury EcoVenture Scholarship Fund.  More...

KVCC Open House October 2

Both Fairfield and Hinckley campuses open for visits

FAIRFIELD — Kennebec Valley Community College will hold an Open House Friday, Oct. 2 at its campuses in Fairfield and Hinckley.  The open house from 9 a.m. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Citizenship Day is Thursday  The most important office... that of private citizen.  —Justice Louis D. Brandeis  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

LAURA’S NOTEBOOK

Well after weeks of researching both in print and in my soul. More...