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Foot and Paddle: Saddleback to Reed’s Mill on skis

One of my favorite point-to-point ski treks is over a 15-mile route from the north side of Saddleback Range to Reed’s Mill in Madrid. Two trail developments, new in the past decade, have drawn my attention to the opportunity to ski a half-circle around the western end of the range, and continue by slabbing the […]

Hemp Roundtable hosted by Phillips Area Community Center

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., is presenting a Hemp Roundtable Presentation on the “pros and cons” of growing and marketing Maine Hemp at 6 p.m. on March 7. Keynote speaker John Black, Founder/President and CEO of the New England Hemp Institute in Wilton, will discuss key topics regarding the growing […]

Results of the 5th Annual Rangeley Winterpaloozah

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Skating Club and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 5th Annual Rangeley Winterpaloozah- a family-friendly celebration of winter activities and competitions. The event took place on Sunday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The two organizations teamed up again this year to host the event, which […]

Cancellations for Feb. 7: Schools, state offices closed

Here is a listing of cancellations and postponements due to Friday’s winter storm. To add your event to our listing, email us at editor@dailybulldog.com. No school Friday, Feb.

Phillips woman arrested on burglary charge

WILTON – A Phillips woman was arrested last week on a burglary charge, with police alleging that she stole items from a residence she had been hired to clean. Janessa Thomas, 29 of Phillips, was arrested on the charge of burglary, a Class B felony, as well as theft by unauthorized taking, a Class C […]

A solstice freeze

A buck has lost part of his rack in Rangeley. (Jim Knox)

To improve health, Rangeley looks to the outdoors

RANGELEY – A collaborative effort between several organizations is looking at new ways of promoting healthy lifestyles for residents of the area by using one of the most obvious resources: the area itself. “The jury is in. Being outdoors and active improves health outcomes,” Executive Director of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust David Miller said. […]

The Children’s Trail offers a new afterschool activity in Rangeley

RANGELEY – Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust and Rangeley Health and Wellness have partnered to create a greater variety of afterschool activities for the youth in the Rangeley region. The first endeavor was the creation of The Children’s Trail behind Rangeley Family Medicine. RLHT staff, Alyssa Andrews and Amanda Laliberte, worked with 12 children for six […]

First annual Her Festival bringing women together in Rangeley

RANGELEY – Some Californian warmth will be filling the hills of Rangeley this fall as West Coast resident Stephanie Chee Barea launches the first annual Her Festival held at Mountain Star Estate. Barea was born and raised in Maine and has been slowly making her way back after ten years of living in the Sunshine […]

Commissioners fund Madrid land purchase, other projects

FARMINGTON – Commissioners approved using Tax Increment Financing funds to go toward the purchase of Madrid property at Tuesday’s meeting. Commissioners have been working with the Madrid Historical Society, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust and Maine Department of Transportation on the project, which seeks to create a scenic turnout at the intersection of Reeds Mills Road […]

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