November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Homelessness: a hidden problem

NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY — “Rural homelessness looks very different than homelessness in places like Portland,” stated Patricia Lehmann, PATH Navigator at Catholic Charities. More...

Remains positively identified as Geraldine Largay

AUGUSTA — The Office of Chief Medical Examiner has positively identified the skeletal remains found Oct. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Kingfield Artwalk Friday - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Join Kingfield Friday Artwalk this Friday, Nov. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. as it celebrates the area’s artistry. This event is free and open to the public. Venues also provide free refreshments. More...

Allison DuBois to exhibit at Library

NEW PORTLAND — Beginning Nov. More...

RFA presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

RANGELEY — The RFA Lakeside Theater is showing two great family films this fall. Saturday, Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anita Burr

1927-2015 — She volunteered many hours at the food bank and for meals on wheels

WYMAN TOWNSHIP — Anita Christine Axelson Burr, 88, passed away Oct. 27, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Wyman Township.  More...

Patrick L. Daggett

1971-2015 — He loved spending time with his children and friends

MEXICO — Patrick Leon Daggett, 44, died unexpectedly Oct. 25, 2015 in Mexico, Maine.  He was born in Suitland, Md. Jan. 21, 1971, the son of Eugene and Rose Marie (Massey) Daggett. Patrick attended Mt. More...

George F. Herbert

1978-2015 — He made friends easily and valued many relationships

RANGELEY — George F. Herbert, “Georgie,” 37, of Rangeley, died unexpectedly Friday Oct. 30, 2015 at his home.  He was born Aug. 15, 1978, in Worcester, Mass., the son of George and Shirley (Stewart) Herbert. More...

Sports & Outdoors

CVA welcomes new ski cross coach

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy welcomes Matt McFall as the Head Ski Cross Coach for the 2015-2016 season. More...

The hunt is over

Young hunter Jonathan “JB” Jordan tagged a 172-pound, 5-point buck within a few short hours after regular hunting season opened. More...

Soccer awards, dessert social

Mt. Abram Sports

SALEM — The annual soccer awards and dessert social will take place at Mt. Abram High School Wednesday, Nov. 4 beginning at 6 p.m. with dessert being served by the Boosters.  Awards will be handed out at 6:30. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS LADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30- 6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist Church, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages, fitness levels. 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...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.  —Leonardo da Vinci  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

LAURA’S NOTEBOOK

I know my friends who enjoy my column are wondering what happened to me.  More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2015 1:33 PM

Veteran's Day Recognition planned at KES Tuesday, Nov. 10 - Free Access

The public is invited

KINGFIELD -- A Veteran's Day Recognition will be held at The Kingfield Elementary School Tuesday, Nov. 10. More...

TIF Arts District designated in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — A Special Town Meeting was held Oct. 26 so that voters could decide on changes to the Municipal and Development Tax Increment Financing District Development Program. About a dozen voters took 10 minutes to pass two articles.  More...

Judson’s: Valley icon demolished

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The last of the three iconic Carrabassett Valley establishments was leveled last week to make way for a new business venture. More...

New lodge for disabled outdoor education

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Adaptive Outdoor Education Center is a building with a mission. Located near the Outdoor Center, the purpose of the center is to provide outdoor recreational opportunities to people with disabilities. More...

Op-Ed

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

Do you believe Hillary Clinton is trustworthy?

Connie Morin of Coplin: "She's got to be more trustworthy than those men that are running things now." More...

Letters

Kingfield will always be my home

I grew up here in Kingfield. It’s the town that defines my own heart and mind. Recently, I returned to Kingfield to see my parents. More...

‘Pumpkin Alley’ a success

The Bicentennial Committee would like to thank everyone for making Pumpkin Alley a success!  Both the kids and adults appeared to have a wonderful time seeing their Jack o’ lanterns lit up and everyone wore such great costumes. More...

Thank you for the donation

The Gifts of Love would like to thank John and his staff at the Winter’s Inn and the community for the generous donation given to our organization.  This will certainly help out where needed within our community.   More...

Community & Local News

Evangelist at Calvary Hill Baptist Church

WILTON — Calvary Hill Baptist Church will be hosting Evangelist Wendell Calder Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. and Nov. 15, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.  Dave Mumford of Topsfield will be providing special music for each service.  All are welcome. More...

Art contest winners announced

Maine Forestry Museum

RANGELEY — The annual “Forestry Theme Art Contest” winners were chosen by three judges during the July Logging Festival and were recognized Oct. More...

HOliday Happenings

RLRS craft fair returns

RANGELEY — The class of 2017 will hold its annual Christmas craft fair at the Rangeley Lakes Regional School Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. More...

News from our Schools

Remarkable MTA students recognized

Mt. Abram High School Principal Shelley Tranten presented awards for the September and October Student of the Month to eight students on Oct. 30. The administration and teachers at Mt. More...

Fire prevention talk held at Phillips school

Phillips Fire Department

PHILLIPS — Monday, Oct. 5 the Phillips Fire Department presented its annual Fire Prevention and Safety talk to about 90 students in the kindergarten through fourth grade classes at Phillips Elementary School.  More...

Mrs. McCurdy’s ‘back’ at MTA... or is she?

When asked what she was dressed up as for a Halloween celebration at Mt. 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...