NEW VINEYARD – On Monday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Vineyard Public Library, Wesley McNair, the Poet Laureate of Maine, will combine commentary with a reading of poems to tell the story of how he became a poet, from past to present. “People might be surprised that I didn’t have a literary […]
FARMINGTON – After 8 years downtown Reboot Computer Repair reopened its shop a block away and added another employee to meet the growing demands for its electronic services. Reboot had operated out of a store space on Main Street until the building sold and they found themselves needing a new home, said Reboot owner Caleb […]
RANGELEY – Nature Photographer Gary Westerhoff will present an hour-long narrated slide show: The Great Outdoors, on the big movie screen at the Lakeside Theater on Main Street, Rangeley, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. Westerhoff is a professional environmental engineer, a nature photographer and a long time summer visitor to the Rangeley area. This event […]
FARMINGTON – Franklin Memorial Hospital is once again offering its intensive nine-session stress reduction program that is designed to teach participants scientifically proven practical skills to reduce stress and improve overall health and happiness. This fall’s program instructor is Dr. Kathleen Hickey. “The course is designed for adults and the skills gained will help participants […]
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Christal Ann Crockett Ericksen, 67, died July 24 at her home in Port Townsend, Wash. She was born Jan. 3, 1948, in Skowhegan, to Leroy and Agnes (Fitzmaurice) Crockett. She attended schools in Wilton, graduating Valedictorian from Wilton Academy in 1967. Christal had a lifelong wanderlust and desire to experience other […]
During the recently concluded legislative session, I kept hearing a lot of talk about some guy named Will O. DePeople. According to Democrats, Republican Gov. Paul LePage was trying to thwart Mr. DePeople by failing to authorize the sale of public-land bonds that had been approved by the voters. According to the GOP, Democratic legislators […]
FARMINGTON – In their final soccer game of the summer, the Mt. Blue High School boys soccer team held Erskine to a 2-2 tie in overtime. Mt. Blue’s goals were scored by Sam Smith and Andrew Haszko.