Stories about Phillips

Phillips voters OK budget, shoot down gun range ordinance

Phillips Planning Board Chairman Kenneth Ziglar, left, answers a question from resident Rick Rodgers, standing at right, at town meeting Saturday. 

Ordinances on Phillips warrant Saturday

PHILLIPS — Voters at Saturday's annual town meeting will be asked to decide on ordinances that define off-street parking requirements and ban firing guns on town property. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. June 23 at the Phillips Elementary School. An ordinance banning the discharg...

Irish band Comas to play several Maine dates

PHILLIPS — The high-energy band Comas will bring its trademark traditional Irish music to the Phillips Area Community Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. The quartet, which has been together since 2003, will also take the stage at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in Carthage at 7 p.m...

NorthStar providers recognized during EMS Week

FARMINGTON — Closing out 2012’s National EMS Week, NorthStar held its annual recognition and awards banquet to honor its staff of emergency medical technicians. NorthStar is the ambulance service of Franklin Memorial Hospital and operates throughout the Greater Franklin County.

Couple ensures that history thrives in Phillips church

PHILLIPS — The former Methodist Church is home to owners and tenants who bring a passion for history and nature to the community. Todd "Tophat" and Becky Olson bought the old church in 2010 and have renovated the building. On Saturday, they hosted an open house for visitors to view t...

SAD 58 voters pass budget by 2-1 margin

SALEM TOWNSHIP — Voters passed a $9.5 million SAD 58 district budget on Tuesday night.

Well done - Ida Rothschild

BOSTON — Ida Beatrice Rothschild, daughter of Catherine and Michael Rothschild of Troy Hill, Phillips, has graduated from Boston University as a Doctor of Philosophy, American and English Literature. Before graduate school, Ida attended Strong Elementary Sc...

SAD 58 budget passes; suggested changes fail

SALEM TOWNSHIP – After two hours of discussion and decisions at SAD 58’s budget meeting Thursday night, voters approved a $9.5 million spending plan for 2012-13. Comments from the 122 voters reflected concerns about rising property taxes in Western Maine. Although the budget is...

Female quartet will bring Scottish, Irish music to Phillips

PHILLIPS — International band The Forge will bring traditional music of Scotland and Ireland to the Phillips Area Community Hall on Tuesday, May 29; and Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in Carthage on Wednesday, May 30. The quartet of females — harpist/singer Maeve...

Elaine V. Morgan

PHILLIPS — Elaine Valorie (Moore) Morgan, 69, of Phillips, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 12, surrounded by family, following a sudden illness. Elaine was a retired registered nurse. She is survived by sons, Russell Morgan, Blaine Morgan and his fiance, Elizabeth...