May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidate Johanna Prince: MSAD #58 Director

KINGFIELD — As the Director of Graduate Programs in Education at the University of Maine at Farmington, Johanna Prince is no stranger to the education system. More...

Kingfield school share down 2.35 percent

KINGFIELD — Three of Kingfield’s four MSAD #58 School Board Directors and Superintendent Susan Pratt attended the Board of Selectmen’s meeting May 2 to present the proposed school budget to selectmen. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Kingfield POPS welcomes award-winning Ghost of Paul Revere - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Tickets to the Kingfield POPS can be purchased at special early bird pricing through May 15. The 14th annual Kingfield POPS will take place June 25 at the Kennedy Farm. More...

MSAD 58 Arts Festival is back!

The MSAD 58 Arts Festival will be held at the Mt. Abram High School in Salem Wednesday May 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

CVA Student Art Show May 18

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Wednesday, May 18, Carrabassett Valley Academy art students will be showcasing their work at the annual CVA Art Show.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Paula H. Enman - Free Access

1945-2016 -- She was a great mother, grandmother and friend, and will be missed greatly

FARMINGTON -- Paula H. Enman, 70, of Farmington, passed away peacefully at Androscoggin Hospice House May 10, 2016. More...

Laura (Hall) Dunham

1935-2016 — She was truly remarkable and definitely one of a kind

ALTOONA, Pa. — Laura (Hall) Dunham, 81, of Ebensburg, Pa., formerly of Kingfield, passed away Tuesday May 3, 2016 at UPMC Altoona Hospital in Altoona, Pa.  More...

Wendell L. Steward

Funeral Service Notice

RANGELEY — Funeral services for Wendell L. Steward, who died Feb. 13, 2016, will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street, Rangeley with Rev. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Fastest Roadrunners around

Mt. Abram Roadrunner Xavier Romanoski easily takes first place in the 1,600 meter run with a time of 5.03 at a track meet in Madison. More...

Soccer travel club tryouts set

FARMINGTON — Western Maine United Soccer travel club open tryouts will be held Saturday, May 14 and Saturday May 21 at Prescott Field: U9/U10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; U11/U12, 12 to 1:30 p.m.; and U13/U14, 12 to 1:30 p.m.  The tryouts are for it More...

A double on Youth Turkey Day

Hunter Warren, 12, of Phillips displays the two turkeys he bagged on Youth Turkey Day. He surprised himself when he shot his turkey and found out that he actually had killed two tom turkeys. More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS KINGFIELD FARMERS MARKET — 3-5:30 pm, Schoolhouse Gallery Lawn, 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...

Golf course path repairs needed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Sugarloaf President and General Manager Karl Strand was present at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting May 2 to discuss needed repairs of the golf course cart paths. More...

Candidate Peter Manning: MSAD #58 Director

KINGFIELD — Peter Manning has thought about running for a seat on the MSAD #58 School Board of Directors in the past, but the timing was never right. More...

In Memory of Laura - Free Access

This article first ran in the Original Irregular Oct. 27, 2011. It is reprinted here in the memory of Laura Dunham, who passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016. She was an intrepid writer for many newspapers besides this one. More...

Op-Ed

We have an obligation to provide our hospitals with a fighting chance

We have not sat idly by as declining demand and competition from abroad has stressed our Maine paper mills. More...

Political Cartoon

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Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

DoD warned about new retirement system More...

Letters

An opportunity to shape the future of our town

I am a member of the Kingfield Budget Committee. I read in the May 4, 2016 Original Irregular (beginning on Page 1) the discussion between committee members at their April 25 meeting.  More...

Thank you from the businesses of Carrabassett Valley

The businesses of Carrabassett Valley would like to publicly thank those involved in the application process towards the Community Micro-Enterprise development block grants.  More...

Time to cleanup the Eustis, Stratton, Coplin highway

The date for the annual Route 27 clean-up has been set for Saturday, May 14.  Volunteers from the Eustis, Stratton and Coplin area should meet us at the Cathedral Pines Campground in Eustis at 8 a.m. More...

Community & Local News

New books at Stratton library

STRATTON — Wendy Boyle, Librarian for the Stratton Public Library, recently announced the new books added for the month.  More...

Historical tour map created for bicentennial

KINGFIELD — Thanks to the hard work of many locals, a new Kingfield Historical Tour map has been created. More...

The Written Word

Happy spring! The weather is warming up and great for reading outside, so stop by Webster Library to check out our new titles!  More...

News from our Schools

Talmage, DeBiase tops their class

SALEM — Mt. More...

Stratton School celebrates May 21

STRATTON -- All Stratton School community members, supporters, past and present students, staff and educators are invited to the school Saturday, May 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate our school's history and future.  More...

Mt. Abram High School releases honor roll

SALEM — Mt. More...

Irregular Regulars

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Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.  —Helen Keller  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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