This Week’s Cover

Kingfield: Residential speeding a concern

KINGFIELD — After meeting with the MSAD #58 Superintendent Erica Brouillet, the Board of Selectmen covered the few remaining items on the May 4 meeting agenda quickly. Administrative Assistant Leanna Targett noted there had been a number of complaints regarding speeding vehicles on several of the town roads including Riverside Street. Chairman Heather Moody stated speeding was a concern in […]

Brouillet discusses budget, preschool

KINGFIELD — MSAD #58 Superintendent Erica Brouillet and Business Manager Luci Milewski attended the May 4 Board of Selectmen meeting to answer questions concerning the upcoming school budget and a proposed preschool. Brouillet explained that through a survey and a series of meetings held in each of the district towns, it was determined that there was enough interest in a […]

MSAD #58 School Board of Directors Candidates

School board candidate Paul Orbeton

KINGFIELD — Paul Orbeton of Kingfield was appointed to the MSAD #58 School Board April 15 after former Director Sarah Byrne vacated her seat months before her term expired. At the time, Orbeton was the only candidate looking to fill the empty seat in the upcoming election and so the Board of Selectmen appointed him as a director. Orbeton was […]

MSAD #58 School Board of Directors Candidates

School board candidate Bill Swain

KINGFIELD — Bill Swain of Kingfield is one of two candidates for the upcoming election for a three-year term as a MSAD #58 School Board Director. As the father of two, both of who will be district students in the fall, the quality of education is Swain’s highest priority. “Ensuring that my children and all area children receive a quality […]

Huff, Ruggiero pursue lineman training

Mt. Abram Senior Spotlight

SALEM — Seniors at Mt. Abram are busy wrapping up the last of their high school days and preparing for the beginning of life after graduation. For some, it is a two- or fouryear college program. Others may join the military or go right into the workforce. Some may take a while to figure out their chosen career paths. Some […]

Don Roy Trio in concert

New England Celtic Arts

STRATTON & FARMINGTON — New England Celtic Arts will present Don and Cindy Roy at Route 27 Arts in Stratton Tuesday, May 19 and the Don Roy Trio at North Church Concert Series for the Farmington Historical Society Thursday, May 21. Both concerts start at 7 p.m. A jam session begins at 6:15 in Farmington. Audience members are encouraged to […]

Native Oak

Brick Church Concert Series

NEW SHARON — Native Oak will be in concert at the New Sharon Congregational Church UCC as part of the Brick Church Concert Series May 16 at 7 p.m. Native Oak performs songs that include rock, jazz, bluegrass, country, folk, a cappella and instrumentals, as well as some original works. The group comprises: Bill Colwell, lead singer and mandolin; Randy […]

‘Harry Potter’s World’ at Mantor Library

Seven-part exhibit explores Renaissance science, magic and medicine

FARMINGTON — The Shiretown Bookers (The Community Friends of Mantor Library) in affiliation with the University of Maine at Farmington, are proud to announce the exhibition “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine,” presented in cooperation with the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and including related books from local collections. Running from May 13 through June 19, the exhibit […]

Registration open for Kingfield POPS Road Race

KINGFIELD — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Grammy Award winning Lucas Richman, will return to northern Franklin County June 27 for the 13th Annual Kingfield POPS. The POPS is a family friendly celebration of rhythms, melodies and harmonies presented at an outdoor venue surrounded by a backdrop of Maine’s western mountains. Maine’s own Rustic Overtones will bring a unique […]