Category archive: Features

Two plead guilty in connection to bulldozer arson case

FARMINGTON – Two men pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated criminal mischief in Franklin County Superior Court Monday, in connection a November 2017 incident that resulted in the destruction of a bulldozer and damaging of an excavator in Sandy River Plantation last year. Alexander Allen, 38 of Dallas Plantation, and Devon Clark, 19 of Rangeley, […]

Dance academy annual performance features four Rangeley seniors

Dance academy annual performance features four Rangeley seniors

RANGELEY — The Lakeside Dance Academy will present its annual Spring Dance Concert at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31 at the RFA Lakeside Theater on Main more

02/22/2018 – "Enduring Heights," John & Cynthia Orcutt

Thu, Feb. 22  Book Talk & Signing ~ John & Cynthia Orcutt        4:30
“Enduring Heights” features photographs by John and Cynthia Orcutt of the natural environment of Maine’s High Peaks, including the areas surrounding Sugarloaf, Bigelow, Crocker, Mt. Abraham and Saddleback mountains.

Phillips man to serve four years after probation revoked

FARMINGTON – A Phillips man charged with gross sexual assault pleaded not guilty in Franklin County Superior Court today, prior to having his probation for an unrelated case revoked. He will serve four years of his suspended sentence in a Department of Corrections facility. Michael Harriman, 27 of Phillips, was previously indicted on two counts […]

A preview of Rangeley’s 2018 Snodeo

RANGELEY – With a heavy load of snow in place, and more to come in the next two weeks, Rangeley’s 2018 Snodeo aims to please with events beginning Jan. 18 and running through the 20. The favorited local event kicks off Thursday the 18 with The Chili Chowder Cook-off sponsored by the Rangeley Lakes Chamber […]

Rangeley Historical Society receives $10,000 grant

RANGELEY- The Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society has received a generous $10,000 grant from the H. King & Jean Cummings Charitable Fund. This grant, sponsored by the Maine Community Foundation, will help the Society by ensuring the position of a joint curator to work between the Historical Society’s two museums, the Rangeley History Museum and […]

Rangeley looks to runway extension to improve health care access

RANGELEY – A public hearing Tuesday night gave residents the opportunity to ask questions of the engineers behind the proposed runway extension at Stephen A. Bean Municipal Airfield, as well as the LifeFlight team who will be operating there if approved. DuBois & King project director, Guy Rouelle, presented updates on the plan which will […]

Rangeley blaze traced to hot ashes

RANGELEY – Improperly disposed of ashes from a stove are the suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a residence on Skyland Drive this morning. According to Rangeley Fire Chief Tim Pellerin, the owners and occupants of the two-story residence and attached garage, Rob and Carol Hunt, reported the fire early Thursday morning. Rangeley Fire […]

Bulldozer arson leads to arrest

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION – A Rangeley man has been arrested and charged with arson after he allegedly burned a bulldozer stolen from a local business. Both pieces of equipment were owned by Randy Cousineau of Strong. According to Fire Marshal’s Office Sgt. Joel Davis, additional charges against other individuals are anticipated. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office […]

Temple woman charged after crash injures three

[Editor’s Note: We’ve changed the time of the crash to correctly reflect it occurred at 6:11 p.m., not 4:11 p.m.] PHILLIPS – A Temple woman faces charges this morning, after she and her two daughters were injured when her vehicle struck a tree on Bridge Street Tuesday evening. Tabatha Chabot, 34 of Temple, has been […]