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Robert John Phillips (1952-2017)

PHILLIPS – Robert John Phillips, 65, of Phillips, passed away suddenly on Dec. 3, 2017, from a freak accident as he gathered firewood near his home in the woods of Maine. He was born on June 16, 1952, in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of John and Mae (Jubin) Phillips.

Richard Emerson Lowell

Richard Emerson Lowell

AUBURN — Richard Emerson Lowell, 98, of Rangeley died early Nov. 26, 2017 with loved ones by his side and in his heart at the Hospice House.read more

Ecumenical Food Pantry delivers Thanksgiving cheer

The Rangeley Ecumenical Food Pantry, operated by the four churches in town, delivered some Thanksgiving cheer to many area residents Monday, Nov. 20. The deliveries consisted of 92 fruit trays and 55 food baskets.

Thornton “Poody� Williams

Thornton “Poody� Williams

He was an avid hunter and fisherman BATH — Thornton Williams, 78, of Rangeley and Bath, passed away with his family at his side on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at his home in Bath.read more

Charles B. Bradbury

Charles B. Bradbury

SOUTH PARIS — Charles B. Bradbury, 97, formerly of Rangeley, died late Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Maine Veteran’s Home in South Paris with his family at his side.read more

BikeMaine 2017 leaves big impact

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MAINE — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently announced the financial impact to the region as a result of BikeMaine 2017. The 335-mile tour took place Sept. 9 to 16 and brought 400 riders to western Maine with stops in Skowhegan, Pittsfield, Kingfield, Rangeley, Hartford and Farmington.read more

RFA annual meeting open to public

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will hold its Annual Meeting Monday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street. The public is invited to attend to learn about the RFA and its mission

After school arts program open to all in grades 6 to 12

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ Creative After School Arts program is a free drop-in center for students in grades 6 to 12. It is held every day after school, Monday through Friday, until 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m. Tuesdays) at the RFA Lakeside Theater in downtown Rangeley.read more

11/27/2017 – 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.

Harold “Bud� Everett Haggan (1920-2017)

STRONG – Harold “Budâ€� Everett Haggan, 97, passed away on Nov. 17, 2017 at Pinnacle Health and Rehabilitation in Canton, following a brief hospital visit for pneumonia. He was born in Redington Township on May 24, 1920, the son of the late Carlton and Manette (Harnden) Haggan of Madrid. Bud served his country in the […]