Stories about Phillips

Historic Phillips

This postcard courtesy of the Phillips Historical Society shows the Beal Block and the Lower Village. A guided tour of historic downtown Phillips, as part of the Phillips Rail Fair, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, beginning at the Old Gym on Depot Street. The walk will feature special gu...

Rail fair, community events planned for Oct. 8

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Rail Fair returns to the Community Center on Depot Street on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free; donations welcome. A model train display will run down the middle of the room, with vendors showing train models, train-related items and memorabi...

Well done - Hillary Eustis

SYRACUSE — Hillary Eustis of Phillips, an art history major, was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list for Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

'Show of Wonder' coming to Phillips Community Center

PHILLIPS — “The Show of Wonder” is coming to the Phillips Area Community Center at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Featuring plenty of audience participation, the show will be a spectacular display of illusions performed by veteran magician Michael Smiley. Michael has performe...

Golf Scramble winners announced

PHILLIPS — The 14th annual Phillips Nine Hole Golf Scramble was held under partly sunny skies at Sandy River Golf Course in Farmington Falls recently. The $2,400 raised from the event will benefit the Phillips Public Library. Sixteen teams competed for the first five place finishes. ...

Flag disposal ceremony

On Sunday, Sept. 11, Phillips' Post 64 of the American Legion will host an American Flag Disposal Ceremony in remembrance of the victims of 9/11. The nighttime outdoor memorial homage will begin at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall on Depot Street. Officers and members of the post and its Ladies Auxilia...

Informational meeting set on renewing hatchery discharge license

PHILLIPS — Representatives of the state Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public information meeting Wednesday on a proposal to renew the Phillips Fish Hatchery discharge license. The hatchery is currently not in operation. However, the Maine Department of Inland Fis...

Fish art contest to fund murals

PHILLIPS — Commemorating Fly-rod Crosby, the first female guide in the state, the greater Phillips area Circle for the Arts has created The Mission of the Fish, a project to draw the town together with a common theme. The proceeds from this fundraiser are earmarked for professionally...

Olde Home Days flower show schedule announced

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Old Home Days Flower Show Committee under the direction of Dorothy Haggan recently released the schedule for their upcoming show. In keeping with the OHD's theme, "The Best Things in Life are Free," this year's show theme is "The Best Things Come in All 4 Seasons."

Phillips Elementary School honor roll

PHILLIPS — Phillips Elementary School has announced the third trimester honor roll and the full-year honor roll. Grade 5 High honors: Alexandra Ryan, Sam Storer. Honors: Ian Burke, Ashley Burnham, Elizabeth Godwin. ...