Courtland ‘Courty’ Dill

Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life and Masonic Service for Courtland “Courty” Dill, who passed away April 1, 2019, will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Lindbergh Airport in Avon, followed by a reception at the Avon Town Hall, 1116 Rangeley Road, in Avon. Please bring a folding chair for the service to be held in Chuck […]

Irregular notice


There will not be a June 19th edition of The Original Irregular this week. Please hang in there as we continue to work on a feasible publishing schedule so we can continue to bring you the news and photos of beautiful northern Franklin County. We so appreciate the support we have received from friends and fans. If you have any […]

Kingfield POPS featuring hometown talent


KINGFIELD — As the Kingfield POPS gears up for the 17th year, organizers are pleased to feature many groups with local roots. These local musicians are a tribute to the POPS mission, to not only bring live music to children of this area but give them an opportunity to perform. Leading this hometown-pack is GoldenOak, an indie-soul folk sibling duo, […]

Capped warrants cause commotion in Kingfield


KINGFIELD — Saturday, June 1 the Town of Kingfield gathered at Kingfield Elementary School for the annual Town Meeting, which lasted from 9 a.m. till 12 p.m. as much discussion was had about the board’s decision to cap certain articles without alerting the Budget Committee prior to their approval of the warrant. All articles except one were approved. Community Concepts, at $200, […]

CDBG grant awarded to Orchard Girls Cidery

KINGFIELD — Selectmen met Monday, June 17, announced the recipients of this year’s CDBG grant and discussed the non-reappointment of Kingfield Town Committee Kingfield Trail Builders. This year’s Community Development Block Grant of $45K was awarded to Orchard Girls Cidery, a new hard cider manufacturer located at 375 Main Street. The Cidery, owned and operated by business partners Marie Daigle […]

Valley fiscal year budget approved


CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Town Selectmen met with members of the Carrabassett Valley School Committee Tuesday, June 4 for a special town meeting and reviewed and approved the School Board Warrant. Twelve articles were reviewed and approved by members of the Carrabassett Valley Board of Selectmen. Within the warrant were included sums of $677K to be expended for Regular Instruction, $150K […]

Valley airport improvements and a new hanger addressed


CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Selectmen met Monday, June 3 and discussed updates on the airport clearing project and approved a new airport hanger lease. Town Manager Dave Cota presented selectmen with an update on the Town Airport Clearing Project, which started in January of 2019. At this time the project is in its spring “clean up” phase. Cota discussed with selectmen […]

Perham Stream Birding Trail invites community to explore


MADRID TOWNSHIP — In Madrid’s Intervale, the low-lying area between Saddleback, Saddleback Junior and Mount Abraham, Carson Hinckley, the owner and proprietor of the Perham Stream Birding Trail invites the community to enjoy the Perham Stream Birding Trail and Museum. Open year-round, with no cost to visitors, the 2.2-mile trail network winds nature enthusiasts through five birding sub-habitats, offers panoramas […]

Valley library summer hours underway


CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Summer hours for Carrabassett Valley Public Library are underway through Sept. 1. The library is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The front lobby is also open year round Mondays through Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (holidays excluded). For more information, call the library at […]

Stratton-Eustis Summer Food Service underway

STRATTON-EUSTIS — The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Stratton School at 65 School Street. This program provides a free nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack to any child 18 years old and under. This federally funded program helps to provide meals while school is not in session to any child in this age group. The start date […]