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    June 10, 2021

    KVAC diamond dandies, players of year step to plate

    The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference has unveiled its all-conference selections for high school baseball and softball, a development that saw area student-athletes spotlighted for efforts at the plate, as well as on the mound and field. This season, the KVAC split its player-of-year selections into five regions: Northeast, Central, Northwest, Southwest and Midcoast, the latter of which comprises teams from …

  • Published
    June 9, 2021

    Corral buster: Mustangs gallop to next round of playoffs

    The No. 3 Mount View baseball team announced its presence in the Class C North playoffs with authority on Tuesday night, June 8 as the Mustangs faced No. 14 Sumner of Sullivan under the light in the prelim playoff round at Hampden Academy. The Mustangs not only allowed a mere two hits to the Tigers on the night, but their offense went absolutely bonkers to the tune of a 14-run first inning. That would be all …

  • Published
    June 8, 2021

    Winless Lions give once-beaten Eagles tough test

    Sure, the 15th-ranked Belfast softball team had yet to register a high school diamond win on the 2021 season. But, going into their Class B North prelim playoff with highly-touted and second-ranked Ellsworth on Monday, June 7, be damned if the Lions were going down without a fight. While the Lions did hold the typically high-scoring Eagles to only five runs, the visitors could not push a run across the plate and, …

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    June 8, 2021

    Jean K. Stickney notice

    Jean Kirk Stickney, 80, passed away June 2, 2021, in Brewer. She was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Bridgeport, Conn., the daughter of Norman B. Stickney Sr. and Cecilia E. Dingman Stickney. Jean moved to Maine in the ’60s. Owner of JKS Copy Printers in Belfast, she printed a statewide newsletter for lesbians. She was a lifelong activist for women’s and gay rights and was honorary chairman for the Belfast Pride parade …

  • Published
    June 8, 2021

    Suzette L. Gilbert

    Suzette Lillian Gilbert, 71, died at her home in Belfast in May 25, 2021. She was born on June 23, 1949, and grew up in Evansville, Indiana, the second of four children of Orval (“Ray”) and Lillian (Robertson) Gilbert. Suzette was predeceased by her parents, sister Janeen, brother Bill (Linda) and nephew Jeffrey. She is survived by her brother Raymond (Patricia), sons Tarik Gilbert and Zackary Gilbert, daughter …

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    June 7, 2021

    Hot stuff: Racing at Wiscasset Speedway heats up with temperatures

    The temperatures have risen and heat turned on at Wiscasset Speedway. Competition among the Group 1 racers sizzled on the track on Saturday, June 5 as three races saw first-time wins from drivers. The Wicked Good Vintage Racers also took to the track for a 30-lap event, as Keith Smalley of Warren finished first. Cole Bennett of Lyman became the second youngest driver in the history of the track to win a feature …

  • Published
    June 7, 2021

    David G. Bolduc notice

    David G. Bolduc passed away May 25, 2021, at the Coastal Health Alliance Hospital in Belfast after a long illness. David was born to Christa G. Stieg and Melvin G. Bolduc at the old Waldo County Hospital. He was a twin. He married Victoria Russell and they had two sons, Mathew Bolduc and Lucas Bolduc. He was predeceased by his parents, Christa and Melvin; a brother, Eric; and a sister, Mary- Lou. He is survived …

  • Published
    June 7, 2021

    Dennis E. Curtis

    Dennis Earle Curtis, 55, passed away Monday May 31, 2021, at EMMC in Bangor after a brief illness. Dennis was born May 20, 1966, to Donald I. Curtis and Mary (Curtis) Fairfield of Belfast. He attended Belfast schools. He was predeceased by his father and his grandparents, Earle and Lillabelle Hawes, and Clinton and Lillian Curtis. Dennis is survived by his beloved wife, April Curtis; his mother, Mary Fairfield; …

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    June 5, 2021

    Snowden's fifth ace among latest Country View news

    The following is news from the Country View Golf Club: On Wednesday, June 2, Gary Snowden was back to his straight-shooting best as he recorded a hole-in-one on the 125-yard, par-3 ninth hole. The Belmont resident used a 7-iron for the accurate shot, his fifth career ace. The tee shot was witnessed by Ed Nason, who also has a bundle of holes-in-one to his credit. On Thursday, June 4, in women’s points play, …

  • Published
    June 5, 2021

    Potpourri of outdoor news: Free fishing to water safety, animals, campfires

    As Maine weather improves, there is plenty to do in the great outdoors, including free fishing, and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has advice from bears to boating to campfires. Free fishing June 5-6 On Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6, any person — except those whose license has been suspended or revoked — may fish without a license. All other laws and regulations apply on these days. Open to …

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