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Town of Phillips seeks Corps of Engineers permit

CONCORD, Mass. — The town of Phillips is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to work in waters of the U.S. More...

Injured hiker rescued on Appalachian Trail

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Members of the Rangeley Fire Rescue Department and NorthStar EMS service hiked up the Appalachian Trail Tuesday night, Aug. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Tartan Terrors at Old South - Free Access

New England Celtic Arts

FARMINGTON — New England Celtic Arts, will present The Tartan Terrors at Old South Congregational Church Sunday, Sept. 11. A pre-show jam session will kick off at 6 p.m. and the curtain is at 7. More...

UMF Emery Community Arts Center headliners for September

FARMINGTON — The Emery Community Arts Center at the University of Maine at Farmington is proud to present a series of exciting events in the month of September. These events are free and open to the public. More...

FALL GUIDE CORRECTION - Free Access

Blues in the Barn is Sept 18 In the Original Irregular’s Maine Mountain Fall 2016, in the ad “Sunday Blues in the Barn ~ Victor Wainright & the WildRoots” on Page 11, the band is appearing at the Mountain Village Farm B&B o More...

Community & Local News

Reeds Mill Church Hymn Sing scheduled

MADRID — Reeds Mill Church on Reeds Mill Road will be hosting its annual hymn sing Sunday, Sept. More...

Safe Voices Community Appreciation Night

FARMINGTON — Safe Voices, the domestic violence resource center in Franklin County, is hosting a community appreciation night and Domestic Violence Awareness Month kickoff Thursday, Sept. More...

University Credit Union in Farmington reopens

FARMINGTON — The Grand Re-Opening of University Credit Union Farmington will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

News from our Schools

Free standardized test prep, online study programs offered

PORTSMOUTH, N. H. — Students seeking help with preparing for college entrance exams or looking to improve math, English and science skills can do so for free with the March2Success.com online study program. More...

James Marshall completes internship requirement

NEW LONDON, N.H. 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...

Local Church Services

Church Services/AA Meetings

AA MEETINGS Kingfield: Wed, 7:30 pm, open, Webster Hall Madrid: Fri, 7 pm, Old Schoolhouse, Reed Mills Rd., open, BB, Mem Day-Labor Day. Rangeley: Sat, 7-8 pm, closed step mtg., Mem. Day- Labor Day. Cong. More...

Distracted Driving: Make it a no phone zone

FRANKLIN COUNTY — “Yes, I do. And I surf the web, scroll Facebook and take pictures, too,” said a 39-year-old woman when asked if she texted while driving. More...

Excitement abounds with new year

NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY — For local schools, Aug. 31 marked the first day of the 2016-2017 school year for students in grades K-9 with upperclassmen arriving the following day. More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK

How connected are you to technology?

Cindy Kamens of Madrid: "Very!" More...

Letters

Narrow Gauge Quilters a hard working group

Phillips Old Home Days once again welcomed the Narrow Gauge Quilters to the annual festivities. Although our group is small, we are mighty and we work hard to show the world that our ancient craft is alive and well.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rudolph Lee Dyer Jr.

1937-2016 — He served in the U.S. Army medical division for two years

PHILLIPS — Rudolph Lee Dyer Jr., 79, “Rudy,” “Sonny,” of Phillips, passed peacefully in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. More...

Vernon Dexter

Graveside Service

KINGFIELD — A graveside service with Military Honors for Vernon Dexter who died August 25, 2016, will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 at 11 a.m., at Sunnyside Cemetery, on Rte. 27 in Kingfield, with Pastor Constance Maginnis officiating. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Lady Roadrunners tie for 0

Mt. Abram Roadrunners don’t back down in exciting season openers

SALEM — The Lady Roadrunners opened their season with a hard-fought game against the Hall-Dale Lady Bulldogs. More...

Roadrunners play level game against Bulldogs

SALEM — The varsity Roadrunners played a level gave in their season opener against Hall-Dale Bulldogs in the season opener ‘under the lights’ at Potter Park on Friday, Sept. 2. More...

High School Sports This Week

MT. ABRAM SOCCER Boys  THURSDAY, SEPT. 8 Hall-Dale @ Carrabec/Madison — 5:30 p.m. Mountain Valley @ MTA — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.  FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 Rangeley @ Pine Tree — 3 p.m.   More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Patriot Day or Sept. 11th is Sunday  With the tears a Land hath shed Their graves should ever be green.  —Thomas Bailey Aldrich   More...

Recipes from the Ridge

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