2019-06-26 E-Edition

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Work on Historic Bridge in Kingfield underway

KINGFIELD — The Maine Department of Transportation began work to replace the surface of the historic Centennial Bridge in Kingfield June 24. The Centennial Bridge carries Route 16 over the Carrabassett River. During construction, smaller vehicles will encounter a single-lane, alternating traffic pattern on the bridge. Larger vehicles (trucks, buses and recreational vehicles) will need to follow a significant detour […]

Mt. Abram graduates 50 students

SALEM — Fifty seniors graduated from Mt. Abram Regional High School Friday, June 7. Class Marshalls Evan Allen and Mila Long-Frost led the seniors to their seats on the stage at the front of the gym which was filled to the brim with families, friends, mentors and teachers sharing in the celebration. Class Valedictorian Alice Cockerham opened the graduation ceremony […]

‘How can you miss us when we won’t go away?’

Our apologies to the late Dan Hicks

Living up to our name, the Irregular has been forced into an erratic publishing schedule of late. We apologize that we have unavoidably missed a few issues. This dilemma is due to the fact that our printing costs as well as the price of newsprint have skyrocketed over the past year, making it more and more difficult to maintain a […]

Mountain Gold

FREE Harriet Bachelder Powers devoted to community and family

Harriet Bachelder Powers is a long-time resident of Coplin Plantation, a rural community in northern Franklin County just south of Eustis. On a sunny spring morning, Harriet sat with me in the cozy kitchen of her home on the Kennebago Road. Freshly made blueberry muffins, recently pulled from the oven of her wood cook-stove, cooled on a shelf, their aroma […]

The Chris Fitz Band comes to Kingfield

Blues in the Barn

KINGFIELD — Blues in the Barn will present the Chris Fitz Band Sunday, July 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the barn at the Mountain Village Farm B&B at 164 Main Street. Fitz broke onto the Boston blues scene in 1994 after a five-year stint in the San Francisco Bay area. Twenty five years later he has become one […]

Denny Breau at Farmington’s North Church

FARMINGTON — Guitarist Singer Songwriter Denny Breau will be the summer evening performer at Farmington’s North Church on Saturday, July 6, at 7:00 PM. The North Church is located at 118 High Street in Farmington. Doors open at 6 PM for a “Pie Social” and jam session. Breau’s rhythmically flawless and dazzlingly clear style allows him to do amazing and […]

RFA fundraiser features Carole King tribute band

RANGELEY — Join your friends and neighbors July 11 for an evening to support the Rangeley Friends of the Arts at the RFA Lakeside Theater. The evening begins with private cocktail receptions at 5:30 p.m. followed by dessert reception with cash bar, and then the final event: a concert featuring TAPESTRY: The Carole King Songbook. TAPESTRY stars Suzanne O. Davis, […]

July 4th in the High Peaks region

The region will celebrate the Nation’s birthday in style with events July 3 as well July 4. Below are some highlights of the area’s celebrations. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3Rangeley Wednesday, July 3rd, the Rangeley Town Park will come to life with activities, food and entertainment for all ages, all provided by area nonprofit organizations — a true family day packed with […]