Crossroads International Celtic Festival

The festival will be held from September 11-15 with 100 performers, 18 concerts and 15 town including Bethel, Carrabassett Valley, Farmington, Fryeburg, Harrison, Kingfield, Livermore, Lovell, Newry, Oxford, Phillips, Rangeley, Rumford, South Carthage, South Paris and Stratton-Eustis.  Tickets are on sale now at and for more information -

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Newry Artist and 82-year old Inspiration to be Honored at 24th Annual Bethel Art Fair

Newry Artist and 82-year old Inspiration to be Honored at 24th Annual Bethel Art Fair
Jo Baker’s studio in her Newry farm house is filled with the aroma of arts supplies where dozens of work in water color and pastels line the walls and shelves. For 40 years her work has been a Bethel favorite, especially her scenes of the ski resorts. An exhibit of her work will open at the Owen Gallery on Gould Academy Campus on July 5 with a reception from 5-8PM. The exhibit will remain open for the Bethel Art Fair July 6 from 9 AM to 4 PM.BETHEL – Jo Baker has spent thousands of brush strokes capturing the essence of the mountains surrounding her Newry farmhouse. Her images of ski trails on forested hills are a favorite for most. It is for the deep impact of her work on many lives of people here that Ms.

35th Annual Founder's Day and classic car exhibit

            The 35th annual Founder’s Day to support the Hamlin Library and Museum in Paris, Maine will be held Saturday July 20, 2013.
            The showpiece of the charity event is The Bahre Collection of antique and Classic cars.  The collection, housed at the birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s first vice-president, is open once a year to the public at the Founder’s Day event.
            The collection of over fifty vehicles includes one of the world’s finest assemblages of Packards.  The Packard collection features Dietrich V-windshield body styles and LeBaron V-windshield body styles on the Packard 12 chassis for 1932-34, the one-off front-wheel-drive prototype sedan, a 1906 Model S touring car and other specialty Packards.

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

The weather in Burlington, Vermont Sunday was dreadful. A steady downpour and a chilly wind, but that didn’t deter the thousands of people lined up to run or watch the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon and Relay. About 8000 runners participated in the 25th annual 26.2 mile race — around 3,200 full-course runners and 4,800 relay runners. Read more...