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Saddleback opens, guests to see continued growth  
Saddleback opens, guests to see continued growth
12/10/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- DALLAS PLANTATION -? Consistent with past major off-season improvements since the Berry family acquired Saddleback in 2003, enhancements will greet skiers and riders in a well improved resort community.... View

 
New life for Harley Lee's wind farm
12/10/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Back in November, the selectmen announced that Harley Lee, president of Endless Energy Corporation of Yarmouth had approached the town about the possibility of annexing part of Redington Township.... View

 
State announces hard-times ahead
11/26/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- AUGUSTA - - As local MSAD #58 and MSAD #9 superintendents prepare school board members and administrators for an anticipated crisis to come, Augusta last week made the news official. Governor John E. Baldacci ordered immediate spending reductions in an Executive Order by acknowledging a State reven... View

 
Snowmaking makes it happen at Sugarloaf
11/26/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- CARRABASSETT VALLEY ? Sugarloaf kicked off the 2008-09 winter season on Friday, Nov. 21, opening with skiing and riding on five trails covering 1,750 vertical feet ?all serviced by the SuperQuad chairlift. This was able to occur due in large part to offseason upgrades to its snowmaking system. Snow... View

Someone to be thankful for  
Someone to be thankful for
11/26/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- KINGFIELD ? There paced the rigorous walk of a woman who gleamed with a friendly face, wore a colorful yellow hard hat and a yellow sweatshirt. As she strutted down North Main Street in Kingfield the words on her shirt revealed her purpose: "Annual Maine Credit Unions' Ending Hunger Walking Tour," ... View

 
Reorganization plan killed by voters
11/12/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- NORTH FRANKLIN -- The fate of a newly created Western Mountain Regional School District was decided when voters from the four area school districts came out to the polls on Nov. 4. Three of the four districts voted in opposition to the plan to consolidate MSADs #58, #9, Highland and Coplin plantati... View

 
Record turnout on Election Day
11/12/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- NORTH FRANKLIN COUNTY - - Historically, last week produced a recordbreaking voter turn-out that brought us a new Democratic President. In Maine, Democrat Barack Obama was chosen by 57.43 percent of the voters, defeating Republican runner John McCain who received 40.50 percent of the votes. This gav... View

 
Maine energy and the future
11/05/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- Contributing resources: Jim LaBrecque, Professor Richard Hill Emeritus, Dr. George Markowsky... View

 
Court finds against Saddleback
11/05/2008

The Original Irregular / STPNS
Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- AUBURN ? The Androscoggin Superior Court recently handed down a ruling finding that Saddleback and others violated the Maine Human Rights Act when Master Electrician and foreman, Robert Duggan, was fired from Saddleback's worksite for reporting serious electrical safety hazards and for reporting el... View

Takes a lickin?  
Takes a lickin?
05/21/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- This cow moose and her two yearlings were seen last week on West Kingfield Road in Kingfield down on their knees licking salt off the road. Salt is a much needed element in their diets. As the photographer approached, the mother moose rose to her feet as if to keep an eye on her young ones. View

Letterman talks Irregular  
Letterman talks Irregular
03/05/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- Our readers know it?s worth talking about --we?ve got readers from here to France and back to Alaska pouring over our pages. And Wednesday mornings hot off the presses you?re bound to find the paper being discussed (and yes, criticized a bit) at breakfast hangouts all over the area from Coburn Gore... View

Quarter ton of horsepower  
Quarter ton of horsepower
02/06/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- ?Mike and Jim? are at it again and make up a beautiful team of Belgian drafts. ... View

White White World Week again a great spirited week  
White White World Week again a great spirited week
01/30/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- CARRABASSETT VALLEY -- Move over Mardi Gras you've got company.... View

Trout in the Classroom comes to district  
Trout in the Classroom comes to district
02/06/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- MSAD #58 -- Originally established in Maine by Lynne Richard, education director of the Portland Water District, the Trout in the Classroom program has now arrived in MSAD #58. Thanks to full sponsorship by Poland Spring Water Bottling Company and its lead and initiative, MSAD #58 elementary school... View

Pond Hockey Fest a huge success  
Pond Hockey Fest a huge success
02/06/2008

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- RANGELEY -- The magic and fun of playing hockey the old-fashion way is back in Rangeley!... View

 
We don't know enough to know what we don't know
12/05/2007

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- "Environmental scholar and naturopathic physician Dr. Joyce Young recently told me: ?We do not know how much we don't know; and what we don't know is huge!? So, this will require courage, a real commitment to ethical stewardship, a willingness to re-evaluate what we think we know, and a deep desire... View

Terrain more than doubles at Sugarloaf  
Terrain more than doubles at Sugarloaf
12/05/2007

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- "Excellent snowmaking weather combined with improvements to our snowmaking system had already enabled us to get significantly more terrain open compared to the same period last year," said Marketing Director Frank Guerriero. "Add in this monster snow storm and we're well on our way to some of the b... View

A Williamsburg Christmas  
A Williamsburg Christmas
12/05/2007

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- Robert ?Stub? Taylor, a long time Sugarloafer and former Kingfield resident, dressed in Williamsburg era garb, poses next to a tree covered in fruit as part of the five-house Christmas House tour held on Sunday in North Anson to benefit the Stewart Library. ... View

Maine Huts and Trails  
Maine Huts and Trails
09/11/2007

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- CARRABASSETT VALLEY ?- ?Being here shows what can be accomplished through vision, hard wok and perseverance.? This is what volunteer Board Chairman Bob Peixotto of Maine Huts and Trails said about its founder Larry Warren, of Kingfield, at a MHT ground breaking ceremony for its first hut, located n... View

Richard Lambert, Approaching the 100-year mark  
Richard Lambert, Approaching the 100-year mark
09/05/2007

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Kingfield, Maine (STPNS)- KINGFIELD -- A local man will celebrate his one hundredth birthday in the middle of this month. To mark Richard Lambert?s milestone, friends and relatives will gather at the Farmington Baptist Church on Sept. 16 for a noon potluck lunch with desserts and beverages provided which will be followed by... View