The RRG&SA will hold its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the RRG&SA clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc. Our potluck dinner will start at 5:30 PM, followed by a brief business meeting, then an educational program. This month, we are pleased to welcome DIFW game bird biologist Kelsey Sullivan. Prior to joining MDIFW in 2007, Kelsey worked for the US Fish and Wildlife in Alaska, where he worked for 10 years on research projects related to natural resource damage assessment of marine birds and mammals following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Kelsey, assisted by RRG&SA member Jack McNulty, will discuss the annual grouse drumming survey and everything else we need to know about Maine partridge! The public is always welcome to attend these meetings.
FARMINGTON – Efficiency Maine has just launched a Small Business Initiative to help local companies reduce lighting costs by upgrading to energy-efficient LED lighting. The Initiative is open to small businesses in the Farmington area including Avon, Fairbanks, Farmington, Farmington Falls, Industry, New Sharon, Phillips, Starks, Strong, Temple, Wilton, and East Wilton. The Initiative connects […]
By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — They are off-road bicycles with oversized wide tires that give riders the ability to bike on terrain that would be difficult, if not impossible for other bikes. They can travel on groomed trails, slush or snow in the winter; and mud, sand and rocks in the summer.read more
PHILLIPS — The Sandy River Business Association is coming up on the fifth anniversary of its founding. Formed in the winter of 2012 by some 40 businesses and organizations, the SRBA has since grown to nearly 80 members, most of them from the Phillips/Avon/Madrid area, but some as well from Strong, Rangeley, Farmington and other communities.read more
A group that this summer quietly worked on plans to form a nonprofit to buy and run Saddleback Mountain ski area near Rangeley has called a news conference for Thursday with something to announce — and potentially celebrate — but no one outside that group knows what it is and on Tuesd…
PHILLIPS – With temperatures moderating, leaves changing, and scarecrows gathering in Phillips, the Sandy River Business Association is preparing for its annual Fall Fest. On Saturday, Oct. 8, Phillips, together with Avon and Madrid, will celebrate the coming of Fall with a day full of events. One of the day’s highlights will be the Scarecrow […]
PHILLIPS — With temperatures moderating, leaves changing and scarecrows gathering in Phillips, the Sandy River Business Association is preparing for its annual Fall Fest. Saturday, Oct. 8, Phillips, together with Avon and Madrid, will celebrate the coming of fall with a day full of events.read more
RRG&SA would like to extend a cordial invitation to all members and the general public to attend our annual open range day and cookout on Thursday, August 18, 2016. From 2 to 4 PM, all three of our outdoor shooting ranges and the Kid’s Fishing Pond will be open for all to enjoy. Expert instructors will be present to assist novices and, if desired, give some valuable tips to the more experienced. Attendees may bring their own equipment, or equipment will be provided at the ranges. The rifle/pistol range is located on the Morton Cut-off Road. The archery range and Kid’s Fishing Pond are adjacent to the RRG&SA clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. The shotgun range is at the end of Old Skiway Road.
A silent auction will be ongoing all afternoon at the RRG&SA clubhouse. This auction features wonderful items donated by local businesses and club members. If you would like to donate an item for the auction, please contact Joyce Fay at 864-2651.
Starting at 5PM, hord’ouvers will be served under the pavilion at our Clubhouse. At 5:30 PM, dinner will start. This year, the menu will feature ribs, chicken, beans, coleslaw, and corn on the cob. We will have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The cost of this event, which includes all range activities and dinner, is $20 for adults and $10 for children, ages 16 and younger. Your dinner ticket will also serve as a raffle ticket for door prizes generously donated by Cabela’s.
RRG&SA hopes you can join us for this fun day and celebration of our outdoor sporting heritage.
The RRG&SA will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2016. A potluck supper will begin at 5:30 PM. We will then conduct a short business meeting which will include election of officers and directors as well as bylaw revisions. We are pleased to announce that our guest speaker will be Tim Peabody, Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Tim will present his perspective on the biggest challenges faced by DIFW. As always, the public is welcomed to attend.
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