FARMINGTON – You are in for a real treat this Sunday. Come along to Fairbanks Union Church at 10 am and enjoy an hour of wonderful storytelling and music by storyteller Dr. Phyllis Blackstone. Blackstone retired last year after a 43-year career in education, including classroom teaching, administration, and university and graduate student teaching. Her preferred […]
WILTON – Some exciting news from Snipper’s Salon! At the end of December, Becky Kennedy will be moving to New Hampshire and Kayte Rackliffe will be taking over the salon. As they prepare for the switch, Kennedy would like to say goodbye and “thank you” to all of her clients. She is honored to have […]
FARMINGTON – Mt. Blue Campus recognized the work of several students recently, with staff members nominating and voting all four students for the recognition. Jennesa Stevens, Ricky Chen, Brooklyn Winters and Darby Sabin were recognized as ‘Students of the Month’ for October and November. The Future Business Leaders of America coordinates the process and directs […]
BELFAST – Robert E. Whidden, 80, of Belfast, passed away at Waldo County General Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 23, following a brief illness. He was born on Feb. 18, 1934, in Dorchester, Mass., a son of William E. and Clara (Gabriel) Whidden. When in high school, he moved with his parents to Belfast, Maine where […]
Let’s hear it for Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s new tax-reform plan. It’s “another government bailout for the wealthy.” “It’s terrible public policy that gives liberals another way to take money from the working class.” “[T]his dangerous bill … expand[s] the sales tax to scores of new categories and thousands of small businesses.” Uh oh, it […]
By Jane Naliboff
Getting the last of the sun’s warmth for the day, Flying Pond’s female loon chick gave me a sideways glance before diving once again. Ice has been forming on the pond, which means her departure is imminent.
PORTLAND – The 31st annual Campbell Conference Football Banquet was recently held at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. The Campbell Conference takes great pride in a rich tradition of honoring outstanding football student-athletes. The banquet consisted of over 400 people comprised of players, coaches, athletic administrators, parents and other family members. The coaches within […]