May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Community & Local News

Memorial Day in Kingfield

KINGFIELD — Norton-Wuori Post #61 of the American Legion will hold its Memorial Day Ceremony at the Kingfield War Monument on Depot Street at 9 a.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. More...

FMH to host health careers exploration camp

The camp is open to all students who will be entering grades 8-12

FARMINGTON — Franklin Community Health Network will once again host a Summer Scrub Club Camp taking place June 19 to 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital. More...

Aunty May at 88

Marylyn Bachelder celebrates her 88th birthday May 15 recently. She was very appreciative of all the cards and well wishes she received and wanted everyone to see that she is still kicking. More...

Lions to hold yard sale

STRATTON-EUSTIS — The second annual Lions Yard Sale to benefit the community of Stratton-Eustis will be held Saturday, May 26, 7 a.m. More...

Dyer awarded Lion of the Year

STRATTON-EUSTIS — In a surprise presentation at the recent meeting of the Stratton-Eustis Lions Club, longtime Lion Emerson Dyer was presented the coveted Lion of the Year award for 2017-2018.  More...

Weightwatchers’ open house planned

EMBDEN — An open house for Weightwatchers is planned for Wednesday, May 30 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Embden Community Center. More...

Upcoming Town Meetings

KINGFIELD   Saturday, June 2 at 9 a.m., Kingfield Elementary School  PHILLIPS  Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m., Phillips Area Community Center  RANGELEY   More...

Moose accident investigated

Mountain Misbehavior

WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for April 27 to May 4. More...

Yard sale back in Fairbanks

FARMINGTON — The annual yard sale at the Fairbanks School is set for Saturday, June 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

FLY ROD CROSBY DAYS

Fly Rod Crosby Days were celebrated at Fox Carlton Pond Camps in Phillips May 18 to 20 with numerous events and opportunities, including a visit from “Fly Rod” herself.   More...

YOUNG SLUGGER

Paisley Fredette of the Avon Valley Rats tee ball team flies to first during a game against Kingfield Wildcats earlier this month. (Dee Menear photo) More...

Free workshop for adults going to college

RUMFORD -- Adults considering college are invited to participate in a free college-planning workshop for adults 19 years of age and older sponsored by the Maine Educational Opportunity Center.  The workshop will be held at the University College More...

Additional Memorial Day Ceremonies

RANGELEY — American Legion Post 120 will hold ceremonies Sunday, May 27 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans’ monument on Main Street.   More...

Two-day yard, plant

FARMINGTON — A two-day yard sale and plant sale is planned for Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2 at Old South Church, 227 Main Street, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For more information, call the church office at 778-0424.   More...

HCC hosting free workshop that addresses drug use stigma

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition is hosting a free workshop titled “Understanding Drug-Related Stigma” Thursday, May 24, from 1 to 7:30 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.  More...

Public supper offered

FARMINGTON — A public supper is being offered at Trinity United Methodist Church, at 612 Farmington Falls Road, Saturday, June 2, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.  The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads and homemade pies.  The cost is $ More...

Stratton-Eustis Summer Food Service begins June 18

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.  More...

Kingfield seniors to picnic with students

KINGFIELD — The Kingfield Senior Citizens will enjoy a picnic lunch with the fourth grade class from Kingfield Elementary School Tuesday, June 5 at 11:30 a.m. More...

CORRECTION

Yes, it WAS that Pierce... or so we’re told

In the May 9, 2018 issue of the Original Irregular, in the Correction “No, not that Pierce” on Page six, according to Steve Pierce, it WAS he that started the Rt. 27 cleanup in 1990. More...

Mountain Meetings

Upcoming local government & school board meetings

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23:  Rangeley Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office  THURSDAY, MAY 24:  Rangeley Public Hearing for Town Meeting warrant at 6 p.m. at Rangeley Lakes Regional School   More...

Nine nominated for Excellence in Nursing Award

FARMINGTON — May 9 in coordination with national nurses’ week, nursing leaders and peers recognized nine Franklin Memorial Hospital nurses as outstanding, by being nominated for the organization’s seventh annual Excellence in Nursin More...

SCORING ONE FOR THE TEAM

Kingfield hosted Avon in NFCL Minor League baseball Saturday afternoon. More...

New adult fiction at the Valley library

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Andrea DeBiase, Carrabassett Valley Public Library Director recently released a list what’s new in adult fiction at the library.  The catalog is web-based so you can search it on your device. More...

Poll

Do you plan on shopping at the Kingfield Dollar General when it opens?