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Obituaries, Week of January 19, 2017

PAUL LAFRENIERE ALBION – Paul Lafreniere, 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at home. Paul grew up in New Hampshire and graduated from Manchester High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1962 aboard five aircraft carriers with the 94th Troop Carrier Wing. He then served in […]

The misadventure of discovering a well cave

by Danny W. Howard Now I know there are some folks out there who, for some reason, think that I have the tendency to stretch the truth every now and again. I don’t hardly know where they got that from. Why I say about half of what I write is the gospel truth, and if […]

Communities benefit from hours of Boy Scout work

by Charles Mahaleris Boy Scouts working on their Eagle Scout service projects in Kennebec, Lincoln, Knox, Somerset and Franklin Counties in 2016 provided more than 6500 hours of service to their communities as they worked towards Scouting’s highest honor. The Kennebec Valley District Boy Scout committee released the numbers on the 2016 Eagle Scout class […]

CMYHA teams sweep N.H. tourney

Central Maine Youth Hockey Hornets Squirt Tier III team won the championship at the Winter Classic in Hooksett, New Hampshire, over the New Year’s weekend. The team went 4-0 in its games, scoring 26 goals and allowing only one, including a 9-1 win in the championship game. The CMYHA Peewees and Bantams Tier III teams […]

Ferrets: Man’s other best friend

by Roland D. Hallee Don’t ask why or how, but last week, while gathered with friends, I was asked a question about ferrets. Not knowing that much about them, I decided to look into it. What I discovered about the little furry animals was most interesting. Although I know a few people who have had […]

Legal Notices, Week of January 12, 2017

STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT Court St., Skowhegan, ME Somerset, SS Location of Court NOTICE TO CREDITORS 18-A MRSA sec. 3-801 The following Personal Representatives have been appointed in the estates noted. The first publication date of this notice is January 5, 2017. If you are a creditor of an estate listed below, you must […]

PLATTER PERSPECTIVE: Pianist: Sir Clifford Curzon with Pierre Boulez conducting

dd by  Peter Cates Sir Clifford Curzon Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26, Coronation Clifford Curzon, pianist, with Pierre Boulez conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra; BBC Legends- BBCL 4020-2, CD, Beethoven recorded February 17, 1971; Mozart, August 14, 1974, both concerts at Royal Festival Hall, London, England. Sir Clifford Curzon […]