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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 […]

Phillips visits pop music of the ‘50s and ‘60s

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Area Community Center will take a trip down memory lane on Friday, July 19, with Marc Black’s History of the 1950s and ‘60s through Popular Song. Black’s unique and nostalgic celebration of those memorable and colorful decades features a multi-media, multi-dimensional presentation of song, storytelling and laughter. As a New York […]

Wild West Comes to the SR&RLRR

PHILLIPS – Now that trains are running every weekend through Labor Day, the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad in Phillips is staging several special events. One, a reprise of the railroad’s popular Wild West Weekend, is set for Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21. On that weekend, the Wild West, guns a-blazing, returns once more […]

Local towns plan Independence Day events

Towns and cities across the country will celebrate Independence Day next week with parades, festivals and fireworks. Franklin County is no different, with events taking place in several towns. RANGELEY The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce will be holding its fifth annual July 3 in the Park event next Wednesday.

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