Category archive: Business

Rangeley contractor moves into Farmington

FARMINGTON – E.L.B. Construction Inc., owned by Eric L. Burgess, has primarily operated out of the Rangeley area, until now.

Rangeley voters reject marijuana ordinance

RANGELEY – Voters rejected an ordinance that would have allowed marijuana-related businesses to operate with a license Tuesday, by a vote of 171 to 294. The vote marks the second time this year that residents have rejected an ordinance that would enable the opening of marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and retail businesses. At the annual town […]

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 […]

Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its designation as a “Neighborhood Championâ€� for the upcoming annual Small Business Saturday event on Nov. 24. Small Business Saturday was launched by American Express in 2010 to support local shops that make our communities strong and to encourage people to Shop Small […]

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 […]

Rangeley warrant referendum set

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — Tuesday, June 12, voters will go to the polls to elect municipal officers, decide the budget and conduct other town business. Polling will take place at the Rangeley Town Office from 8 a.m. to 8 more

Rangeley kicks off downtown revitalization plan

RANGELEY – The Town of Rangeley has contracted the multi-discipline engineering firm Wright-Pierce to complete a downtown revitalization plan for Rangeley and Oquossoc. On March 6 Wright- Pierce held a kick-off meeting with the Rangeley Region Economic Opportunity Committee. This kickoff meeting was the first step in the planning phase of this project. During this […]

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 […]

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.

New IFW Regional Fisheries Biologist to speak at February Meeting

The Rangeley Region Guides & Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at our clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc.

Our potluck dinner will start at 5:30 PM, followed by a brief business meeting. This month, RRG&SA is pleased to welcome David Howatt, the new DIFW Regional Fisheries Biologist for the Rangeley Lakes Region. Although new to the position, Dave is no stranger to the area. Born and raised in Farmington, he graduated from the University of Maine in 1986. He has worked as a full time biology specialist for DIFW since 1992, before assuming his current position in November, 2017. David will talk about current fishery management strategies for our large lakes and small ponds. He is looking forward to hearing questions and concerns from those in attendance.

As always, the public is invited to attend these meetings and educational programs.