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MSAD 58 board sends $9.76 million budget to the voters

PHILLIPS  – The Maine School Administrative District 58 school board unanimously approved sending a $9.76 million budget to district voters Thursday evening, with a district-wide meeting scheduled for May 28. The $9,758,214 budget for fiscal year 2019-20 includes $17,620 for adult education. The K-12 budget, at $9.74 million, would represent an increase of $329,578 in […]

RLHT offers Swiftwater Rescue & Wilderness First Aid

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is offering two outdoor skills-based courses this summer that will bolster any outdoor enthusiast’s tool belt. A Swiftwater Rescue Training will be offered the weekend of May 11 in partnership with Northeast Whitewater. Participants will learn techniques for helping people in distress, learn to recognize and avoid common […]

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office weekly report for March 29 – April 5

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office weekly report for March 29 through April 5. 3/29/2019 – 1245hrs, Sgt. Brann responded to a report of a person trespassing at a residence on the Rangeley Road in Avon.

John Frederick Nutile Jr. (1932-2019)

Attorney John Frederick Nutile Jr., of Rangeley, formerly of North Haven, Conn., passed away Friday night March 29, 2019 with his family by his side at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. Born Dec. 6, 1932 in North Haven, the son of the late John and Olive Nutile. John had a law practice in North […]

Phillips officials discuss flood safety

PHILLIPS – Local officials are asking residents to keep an eye on the Sandy River and associated streams this spring, as a heavier-than-typical snowpack has led to concerns about potential flooding. Regional Emergency Management Agency personnel met with town officials recently to discuss the issue, which remains a potential issue, rather than an active one. […]

Thomas Mitchell ‘Sully’ Sullivan (1945-2019)

RANGELEY – Thomas Mitchell “Sully” Sullivan, 74, passed away at home in Rangeley on Sunday March 24, 2019. He was born in Springfield, Mass. on Feb. 1, 1945, the oldest son of Francis T. and Pauline J

Mertie Ethel Abbott (1924-2019)

FARMINGTON – Mertie Ethel Abbott, 94, passed away on March 13, 2019 at Franklin Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. She was born in Phillips on June 6, 1924, daughter of the late Carroll and Cynthia “Patâ€� (Hinkley) Huntington. She graduated from Phillips High School in the class of 1943. On March 11, […]

Exhibit of Fedco Seed Catalogs at Phillips Library

PHILLIPS – What could be a better time to think “seedsâ€� than at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at when the Phillips Public Library will host a reception for its current exhibit “Forty Years of the Fedco Seeds Catalog.â€� Gene Frey, the catalog’s production manager, will be there to talk about the catalog, which […]

RLHT Honors Local company with Spirit of the Community Award

RANGELEY – On March 8, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust presented Blue Flame Gas of Rangeley with its Spirit of the Community Award. “Here at our open house for our new office we wanted to take a few moments to thank our members and community and in this particular case, especially Aaron and Meagan, of the […]

Delbert E. Ellis, Sr. (1926-2019)

Delbert E. Ellis, Sr., passed away on Feb. 22, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Tennessee. He was born Sept.

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