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CASA participants create public art piece

RANGELEY – The Creative After School Arts program operates daily in the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater. CASA is a FREE drop-in program for students in 5th through 12th grades. Throughout the 2017-2018 school year, CASA students designed and created a Public Art piece entitled “Our Town,â€� which has now been completed and […]

Philip Albert Forsman (1969-2018)

RANGELEY – A glorious and gregarious light went out of this world on the morning of June 3, 2018; Philip Albert Forsman is now born unto heaven and into the arms of waiting family. Philip was a long-time resident of East Harwich, MA, later relocating to Rangeley, Maine. He was born March 26, 1969 in […]

RSU 78 voters set $4.36 million budget, validation vote is Tuesday

RANGELEY – Residents of school district Regional School Unit 78 approved a $4.36 million budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year on June 5. The $4,366,571.05 budget covers the costs of the Rangeley Lakes Regional School in Rangeley. A validation vote will be held on June 12 at the RSU member towns’ polls. Those communities are: […]

Rangeley to elect selectmen, decide on marijuana moratorium at Tuesday’s town meeting

RANGELEY – Residents will elect two selectmen, decide on $4.14 million in municipal expenditures and choose whether or not to enact a marijuana moratorium at Tuesday’s annual town meeting. Rangeley utilizes a referendum style town meeting format, after residents approved the format change in 2016. Polls will be open for the municipal and state elections […]

06/06/2018 – Student Music Recital

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host a Student Music Recital on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Lakeside Theater. Admission is free, but your at-will donations are gratefully accepted. The students of local music instructors will be showcasing their progress this year on the piano, strings, drums, voice, and other instruments.

Harland ‘Harley’ M. Burgess (1947-2018)

RANGELEY – Harland “Harley” M. Burgess, 70, of Augusta, formerly of Wilton, died unexpectedly, Friday afternoon at his son’s home in Rangeley. He was born in Farmington, Aug. 14, 1947, a son of Milfred and Lillian Mary (Turner) Burgess and was a graduate of Wilton Academy.

Kingfield POPS Concert set for Saturday, June 30th

Kingfield POPS Concert set for Saturday, June 30th

The 2018 Kingfield POPS will feature the Bangor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lucas Richman with collaborating guests – Adam Ezra Group and Gypsy Tailwind Reunion featuring Anna Lombard…And solo performances by Shawn Tooley, Golden Oak, Gypsy Tailwind Reunion, thenAdam Ezra Group and the Western Mountain Trash Can Band. Program Highlights The Kingfield POPS will be…

05/31/2018 – 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.

05/25/2018 – Grand opening of digital movies

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts and RFA Lakeside Theater will be premiering their new digital projector and movies this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend on Friday May 25, Saturday May 26, and Sunday May 27. There will be daily showings at 5 pm of I Can Only Imagine (Rated PG) and at 8 pm of The Death of Stalin (Rated R). There will be door prizes/drawings and special giveaways at each show. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 4:30 PM on Friday the 25th and the Movie Initiative Donor Recognition Dinner will be at 7:00 PM. Tickets for all shows will be available at the door for $5.

Reeds Mill Church to hold annual meeting on June 10

MADRID – The annual meeting of the parishioners of Reed Mill Church will be held Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Trustees and all other interested parties will attend with the intention of hearing reports, acting on any business and sharing thoughts on the activities of the church. Reeds Mill Church depends on the interest […]