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‘Getting Paid to Talk’ on Oct. 27 0

October 23, 2014 • Category: Features

FARMINGTON – Mt. Blue Regional School District Adult & Community Education will partner with Voice Coaches, a voice over training company, to bring “Getting Paid to Talk” to the Farmington area on Monday, Oct. 27. The single-evening class is being offered through the adult education program and Voice Coaches, an Albany, N.Y. company that specializes […]

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Meriwether O’Connor at High Peaks Artisan Guild on Nov. 7 (0)

KINGFIELD – Weatherford Award nominated Meriwether O’Connor performs her humorous tall tales and short stories from Joe Potato’s Real Life Recipes during the Kingfield Artwalk on Friday, Nov. 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at High Peaks Artisan Guild at 245 Main St. Known for the dark humor of her Appalachian and Texan tales […]


CMCC to host ‘Maine Training Day’ open house on Nov. 6 (0)

AUBURN – Central Maine Community College is one of three Maine community colleges opening its doors on Nov. 6 to introduce local businesses to the customized services it provides. This event is intended for business owners, managers, human resource officers, and others looking to upgrade the skills of their employees. Attendees can learn about affordable, […]


Central Maine Orthopaedics now holding office hours at Rangeley Rehab and Wellness Pavilion (0)

RANGELEY — Rangeley Health & Wellness and Central Maine Orthopaedics are pleased to announce that CMO will now offer orthopaedic services in Rangeley. Dr. Paul Cain will begin holding office hours at the Rangeley Rehab and Wellness Pavilion on Friday, November 21st from 9am-2pm. He will offer diagnoses and treatment of a variety of orthpaedic […]


Janet Claire Dusoe (1931 – 2014) (0)

COOPERS MILLS – Janet Claire Dusoe, 82, died October 22, 2014 at the Country Manor Nursing Home in Coopers Mills, Maine, after a brief illness. Born in Worcester, Mass. on November 26, 1931, she was the daughter of Bertwood and Josephine Hammond. Growing up in the Worcester area, Janet was educated in the local schools […]


Letter to the Editor: Asking for your vote (0)

I grew up in Chesterville with five brothers. We were very poor, living in a small two-room house without any utilities. I am a conservative democrat who understands the needs of struggling families, while being tight-fisted with your tax dollars. I am a vote for: transparent government, expanding Medicare to cover 77,000 people and capture […]


Still plenty of color here (10)

By Elizabeth (Stu) Mehlin

A radiant beauty in New Sharon.

The work of photographers Jane Naliboff, Tom Oliver, Jane Knox, Donovan Buck, Stu Mehlin, Jim Knox, Jim Dwinal, Scott Landry, Holly LaPointe and Gil Riley are featured today.


Beavers Silenced by Terriers; Shutout 5-0 (0)

FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington men’s soccer team (1-13-1) gave fell, 5-0, against Thomas on Wednesday night. UMF surrendered three of the five-second half goals within a six minute span. The Terriers took the lead in the 57th minute when Dakota Duplissie scored his conference-leading 13th goal after the assist from Simon […]