October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

On the hunt

NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY — Last week’s Zone 7 moose hunt proved to be a lucky one for many skilled hunters. More...

NEW KINGFIELD CLERK

There is a new but well-known face behind the counter at the Kingfield Town Office. Annie Davenport, of Kingfield, was recently hired to fill the vacant Town Clerk position. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Ruth Hill to perform at North Church

FARMINGTON — The North Church Concert Series is pleased to present a performance by Ruth Hill Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the North Church, 118 High Street.  More...

Gunther Brown returns to the Abbey

MADISON — Somerset Abbey invites you to enjoy an evening with the Gunther Brown band Saturday, Oct. 22.  More...

Two exhibitors at CV library

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine stained glass artist and Sugarloafer since 1978, John Pease, invites new artist and friend Barry White to share exhibit space at the Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center through the month of Octo More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Martha F. Fenno

1944-2016 — She had a love of life, unending optimism and caring nature

PORTLAND — Martha Faulkner Fenno passed away Oct. 12, 2016, at Maine Medical Center in Portland, with her loving family at her side.  More...

Lois Norris

1928-2016 — Friends and family were delighted to receive her handmade afghans and dishcloths

HAVELOCK, N.C. — Lois Burdin Norris, 88, died peacefully Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at Cherry Point Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Havelock, N.C.  More...

James Lewis Harding

1942-2016 — He was a man of integrity and intelligence

FARMINGTON — James Lewis Harding, “Jim,” 73, of Stratton, died Sunday morning at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. 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

All your dreams come true, if you have the courage to pursue them.  —Walt Disney  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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Poland Spring monitoring water sources

FRANKLIN COUNTY — A mild winter followed by an unusually dry summer in the western mountains has led to some residents dealing with low water levels in their wells, and even some residents with dry wells. More...

Selectmen, committee to work out maintenance plan

STRONG — At their Oct. 11 meeting, selectmen discussed long-term maintenance of the Lance Cpl. Scott Paul Memorial Town Park with the park committee chair Susan Ellsworth. More...

Kingfield VEC to propose parking pricing

KINGFIELD — The Village Enhancement Committee met to discuss bids received for constructing a parking area near recreational trails at the gateway to town. More...

Op-Ed

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Question 3 referendum: Maine Warden Service has concerns

COMMENTARY

The Maine Warden Service, the law enforcement bureau of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, is concerned that Question 3, if approved by the voters, will have negative impacts on some individuals who hunt and trap in Maine. More...

Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Medicare and TRICARE after age 65   More...

Community & Local News

Free traditional Thanksgiving Dinner offered

FARMINGTON — A free traditional thanksgiving dinner, sponsored by the Scottish Rite Masons of Augusta Valley, is offered Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24 at the Mt. Blue High School food court from 12 to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome.   More...

Harvest Supper slated

FARMINGTON — The annual Harvest Supper held at the Old South First Congregational, 227 Main Street, will take place Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. The supper will include roast turkey and the fixings, pie for dessert and beverages. More...

What’s Happening at the Phillips Historical Museum

The annual Society meeting and potluck supper is scheduled for Saturday, October 22 @ 6:00 pm at the Phillips Community House for members and guests. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Mt. Abram Homecoming 2016

Seniors Sally Stevens, Britney Sargent, Abbie Brackley and Destiny Thorndike lip sync tunes on the Class of 2017 Homecoming Float. (Dee Menear photo) More...

MTA Homecoming crowd enjoys winning soccer and camaraderie

SALEM — Fans decked in blue and gold filled the bleachers at Potter’s Park last weekend and were treated to a trio of wins when Mt. More...

JV Roadrunners defeat JV Ramblers

JV Roadrunner Ben Butterfield moves the ball toward the Mt. Abram goal. The Roadrunners shut out the JV Winthrop Ramblers 2-0 during the Homecoming game Oct. 14. More...

Local Church Services

LOCAL AA MEETINGS & CHURCH SERVICES

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...