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02/22/2018 – "Enduring Heights," John & Cynthia Orcutt

Thu, Feb. 22  Book Talk & Signing ~ John & Cynthia Orcutt        4:30
“Enduring Heights” features photographs by John and Cynthia Orcutt of the natural environment of Maine’s High Peaks, including the areas surrounding Sugarloaf, Bigelow, Crocker, Mt. Abraham and Saddleback mountains.

02/22/2018 – Creative After-School Arts, ages 6-12

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is offering a Creative After School Arts program (CASA) beginning September 5, 2017, for students in grades 6-12.  It will coincide with the 40 week school year, from September to June, during after school hours, Monday through Friday, until 6 PM at the RFA Lakeside Theater in downtown Rangeley.CASA will have a rolling registration, and students can attend every day or any day, so it can fit in with their other after-school commitments. It’s an open environment where students can join in the activities offered, or just hang out with friends and get their homework done in a creative, supportive environment. There will be workshops in dance and movement, broadcasting and engineering with WRGY, theater performance and operations, music and performance, graphic art, fine arts and design, digital media, creative writing and community service. There will be a nominal fee per semester and scholarships will be available.  Latch-key kids, artistic kids, ambitious kids, quiet kids, YOUR kids, will find a relaxed, healthy home-away-from-home where they can thrive. Registration forms are available in the brochure holders outside at the theater entrance. FMI contact the RFA at 207-864-5000, rangeleyarts@gmail.com.

Lady Lakers defeat Pine Tree 55-28, move to semi-finals

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer AUGUSTA — Rangeley Lady Lakers defeated Pine Tree Academy Lady Breakers 55- 28 in Maine Principal Association Class D South basketball tournament play Monday, Feb. 19. Lady Laker Natasha Haley earned a game high 23 points. Kylie Collins netted 15 points and Lauren Eastlack put up 6.read more

Small business workshop draws a crowd in Rangeley

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Region Economic Opportunity Committee, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, hosted a workshop “Resources to Start or Grow Your Own Small Business” at the Rangeley Town Office on Jan. 31. The event was created to help those who are interested in starting their own business find the resources they […]

RLHT acquires 230 acres on the Magalloway River

RLHT acquires 230 acres on the Magalloway River

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is excited to announce the acquisition of 230 acres on the Magalloway River in Lincoln Plantation.read more

Rangeley chamber announces new directors

Rangeley chamber announces new directors

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Country Club Inn.read more

Locals celebrate Groundhog Day their way

Locals celebrate Groundhog Day their way

Contributed by Winona Davenport EAST MADRID — Friends, neighbors and schoolmates gathered at the home of Mac Smith Friday, Feb. 2 at noon for a Groundhog Day celebration to relieve a little “cabin fever.”read more

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust acquires 230 acres on the Magalloway River

OQUOSSOC – The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is excited to announce the acquisition of 230 acres on the Magalloway River in Lincoln Plantation. Nestled in the hills between Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and the Dartmouth Second College Grant, the parcel contributes to over 28,000 acres of functionally contiguous land that dominate the headwaters and shore-lands […]

New IFW Regional Fisheries Biologist to speak

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides & Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly membership meeting Thursday, Feb. 15, at its clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. The potluck dinner will start at 5:30 p.m.

Locals on USM dean’s list

PORTLAND — The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 fall semester dean’s list. Those locals named to the list are: Riley Laflin of New Vineyard and Seve Deery-Deraps of Rangeley.read more