Woman’s Hospital Association to feature Nancy Clark and ‘Windows to Nature’ artwork in May

Woman’s Hospital Association to feature Nancy Clark and ‘Windows to Nature’ artwork in May

LEWISTON — The Woman’s Hospital Association Rotating Art Gallery will feature artwork by Nancy Clark and “Windows to Nature,” owned by Paul and Susan Boucher, through the month of May. The gallery More »

Comedian Dave Rattigan will perform at Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater May 27

Comedian Dave Rattigan will perform at Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater May 27

RANGELEY — Comedian Dave Rattigan will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. More »

Winthrop student awarded two KSB scholarships

Winthrop student awarded two KSB scholarships

AUGUSTA — Dakota Carter, of Winthrop, has received scholarships from the Benjamin Apthorp Gould Fuller and Harriet S. Williams Fuller Memorial Fund and the Horace Williams Memorial Fund, Gail Conley, Kennebec Savings More »

Second annual St. Michael School walk-a-thon benefits Travis Mills Foundation

Second annual St. Michael School walk-a-thon benefits Travis Mills Foundation

AUGUSTA — The second annual St. Michael School and Travis Mills Walk-A-Thon was held May 3 during the school day. The St. Michael School community came together to raise funds to support More »

Children can learn to fish on Swan Island May 13

Children can learn to fish on Swan Island May 13

RICHMOND — Children age 15 and under can learn basic fishing skills from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, on Swan Island. All equipment, bait and tackle will be provided More »

 

Jean B. Murray obituary

Jean B. Murray
1929 –2017

AUBURN — Jean B. Murray, 88, of Turner, passed away Saturday, July 8, at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice. Born April 20, 1929, in Lewiston, the daughter of Leonard W. Bonney and Olive (Jones) Bonney, she was a 1946 graduate of Leavitt Institute in Turner.
She married Oliver “Gus” Murray Aug. 14, 1948; they owned and operated Murray Oil Company in Turner. Gus passed away May 7, 2008.

Bonnie S. Pulsifer obituary

Bonnie S. Pulsifer
1956–2017
BOSTON — Bonnie S. Pulsifer, 60, of Leeds, passed away Sunday, July 2, at Beth Israel Medical Center, following a lingering illness.
Born Aug. 10, 1956, in Lewiston, the daughter of Clyde “Ted” R. Pulsifer Jr. and Glenice (Francis) Pulsifer, she was a 1974 graduate of Leavitt Area High School in Turner.

PET TALK FROM TURNER VET: August is vaccine month

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT
Turner Veterinary Service

TURNER — Because preventing disease with vaccines is less expensive and less stressful for pets and their families, August has been designated Vaccine Awareness.
Vaccines can be divided into two categories — core and Non-core. Core vaccines are recommended and, sometimes, required for all pets; non-core vaccines not recommended for all pets but may be a good idea for some, based on their lifestyle and the area in which they live.

TREE TALK: Trees and severe weather can be dangerous mix

By Robert Fogg

NAPLES — It was Friday afternoon, June 30, the beginning of Fourth of July weekend, and our crews had just signed out and left for the week, when the first call came in. A lightning strike at a residence in Point Sebago had left a large pine tree in splinters and lying on top of an automobile. Aaron, one of our three job estimators/crew supervisors immediately called in three of our crew leaders (Tommy, Darren and Nicholas) to remedy the situation. At that point, we had no idea of the scope of things to come.

Shaker Village to take part in Maine Open Farm Day July 23

NEW GLOUCESTER — Shaker Village will participate in the statewide “Maine Open Farm Day” Sunday, July 23, from noon until 4 p.m, at the village, 707 Shaker Road (Route 26), offering an afternoon of free special events for the whole family.
More than 150 farms throughout the state of Maine join in this one-day celebration of agriculture and farming.

Berlinghoff to perform at Rangeley Public Library July 25

RANGELEY — There will be a free folk music concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., featuring Farmington musician Bill Berlinghoff.
A folksinger in the Pete Seeger tradition, Berlinghoff has more than half a century of performing experience.

Robert Chamberlain obituary

Robert Chamberlain
1928-2017

WINSLOW — Robert “Stubby” Chamberlain, 88, died July 3, 2017.
He was born Nov. 27, 1928, the son of Raymond and Marie (Whittier) Chamberlain in Berlin, N.H., but spent his early childhood in Ogunquit, where he got his great love of the ocean and beach.

Air show and fly in coming July 22 to Rangeley

RANGELEY — Join the fun starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, for the 2nd annual Rangeley Lakes Fly In & Air Show at the Steven A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley (8B0). This is going to be an amazing event that will draw crowds from all areas of New England. We will have a fly in for pilots, with the airplanes on display for spectators.

Local pilots will provide the spectators with a fly over with both land and float planes. Static displays will consist of airplanes, helicopters and antique automobiles. Attending the static display will be the United States Border Patrol, the Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron, and Maine Forest Service.

Dan Marcotte from Marcotte Air Shows will wow you with an aerobatic performance and a race down the runway in his Jet Car. Adding to the excitement will be Trevor Rafferty who will shows us awesome moves as he maneuvers his plane through the beautiful Rangeley sky.

Acadian Air will be providing plane rides throughout the day. Vendors include aviation, arts and crafts, furniture, food from Bald Mountain Camps, and motorized sporting equipment. “Joe Joe and the Bros,” a group of local musicians will perform live music throughout the day.

Rangeley Lakes Seaplane Base (M57) is located on Rangeley Lake and transportation will be available to the Air Show. Ticket prices are $10 per person and $30 family max. It will be a day full of fun! For more information, contact the Airport Manager Rebekah Carmichael at info@rangeleyairshow.com or call 207-670-5419.

Sidney’s Snow Pond Arts Academy announces new leaders

SIDNEY — Deborah Emery has been named new head of school, and Heather King the principal at the Snow Pond Arts Academy as the charter school begins its second year.
Both began their positions on July 1 and look forward to make Snow Pond Arts Academy “one of the best performing arts high schools in the country,” said a news release from the school.

SeniorsPlus August presentations include Healthy Living, Safe Driving

LEWISTON — The Education Center at SeniorsPlus has announced its August calendar, with programs including Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, where to find resources and safe driving.
Unless stated otherwise, classes are free and located at 8 Falcon Road.