April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Centenarian celebration

Lillian Gibbs of Madrid Township celebrated an incredible milestone birthday Saturday, April 14 at Irving’s Big Stop Restaurant in Farmington. More...

Calum Dixon recognized by American Ornithological Society

NEW LONDON, N.H. — Colby- Sawyer senior Calum Dixon, an environmental studies major from Avon, was awarded the Nellie Johnson Baroody Award at the American Ornithological Society’s annual meeting in Tucson.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Fara comes to Old South

FARMINGTON — Thursday, May 1, childhood friends Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price, known as Fara, will take the stage at Old South Church, 235 Main Street. More...

North Sea Gas at the PACC

North Sea Gas will be in concert at the PACC April 28.   More...

Downeast Brass Quintet to perform at North Church

FARMINGTON — The Downeast Brass Quintet will be performing at the North Church Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a “Pie Social” and jam session. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Skowhegan Savings scores big

Skowhegan Savings Bank recently donated an electronic scoreboard which will be installed at the newly revamped Little League Field on West Kingfield Road. More...

Moose calling contest in Skowhegan

SKOWHEGAN — Saturday, June 9, nonprofit organization Main Street Skowhegan will host the 2018 International Invitational Moose Calling Contest at the historic Skowhegan Fairgrounds. More...

Local School Sports Schedule

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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. Winter: inside w/videos. FMI: 491-7433. More...

Irregular Regulars

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Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

I live in my own little world. But its OK, they know me here.”  —Lauren Myracle  If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

UMF Community Chorus and Orchestra present Brahms’ ‘A German Requiem’

FARMINGTON — The UMF Community Chorus and Orchestra, under the direction of Bruce McInnes, will present a performance of “A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms, at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 29, in Nordica Auditorium in UMF Merrill Hall.& More...

Pot question to go before Kingfield voters

KINGFIELD — A Maine State Trooper who was scheduled to speak at the Kingfield Planning Board meeting Tuesday, April 10 was unable to do so because of a work conflict, however, Lorri Brown, Program Coordinator with Healthy Community Coalition wa More...

Telling it like it was

Valley history project shaping up

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — As far as incorporated New England towns go, Carrabassett Valley is fairly young. The town was incorporated in 1972, after voters from the unorganized township of Jerusalem decided to form a new town. More...

Kingfield Trail Builders committee appointed

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Board of Selectmen began the Monday, April 16 meeting with a public hearing regarding the grant application for a Micro-Enterprise Assistance Façade Grant through the Community Development Block Grant program.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert L. Caton

1940-2018 — His family mattered most to him

AVON — Robert Leroy Caton, 77, died peacefully at his home, Sunday, April 15, 2018, surrounded by family and friends.  More...

Constance ‘Connie’ Anne Pinkham

1942-2018

LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP — Constance “Connie” Anne Pinkham, 75, passed away April 13, 2018 at home surrounded by her family.  More...

Community & Local News

FCCC holds Business-After-Hours in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce held a Business After- Hours meeting hosted by the Ski Museum of Maine and McGregor’s Pub at the Hubert Hotel in Kingfield recently.  SKI MUSEUM OF MAINE   More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

Would you rather live without devices such as your computer, cell phone and video game console; or not have a television?

Olivia Tozier, 11, of Kingfield: "I’d rather not have a television because I use my phone for more stuff.” More...

THE IRREGULAR WANTS TO KNOW...

We have added a new polling feature to our website to give our readers an opportunity to tell us what they think. A link to the current poll will be posted on The Original Irregular Facebook page each Wednesday. More...

News from our Schools

RLRS fifth graders build birdhouses, visit RLBS

RANGELEY — April 9 Rangeley Lakes Builders Supply opened its doors to 12 fifth grade students and chaperones from the Rangeley Lakes Regional School. More...

David Robie Scholarship applications available

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

FARMINGTON — The David Robie Scholarship will be awarded to a Franklin County resident planning to attend —or is currently attending— an accredited, postsecondary school.  The scholarship is named after the late David Robie who More...

Mt. Abram releases honor roll

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School recently released its third quarter honor roll for the 2017/2018 school year.  High Honors requires 93 or above in all full credit academic subjects. More...