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Name change proposed for Rangeley Lake island

RANGELEY – County commissioners and the Board of Selectmen will be discussing an island on Rangeley Lake in the next two weeks, offering local opinions as part of a federal process to change the island’s name. The owner of Doctors Island, a 15-acre wooded island located in the eastern half of Rangeley Lake, wants to […]

Game wardens investigate weekend hunting incidents

RANGELEY — Game wardens responded to a hunting related shooting north of Rangeley Friday evening, Oct. 6. The shooting occurred on Portage Brook Road in Upper Cupsuptic TWP north of Rangeley at about 6 p.m., according to a news release issued by Corporal John MacDonald, Public Relations & Information for the Maine Game Warden Service.read more

Eli Christopher Morrill 2004-2017

Eli Christopher Morrill 2004-2017

RANGELEY — Eli Christopher Morrill, 12, of Rangeley, was born on Dec. 29, 2004. He passed on from this life Oct.

Harland R. (Spike) Kidder

FARMINGTON — Harland R. (Spike) Kidder, 98, of Rangeley, an avid hunter, trapper, angler and guide, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the age of 98 at Sandy River Center in Farmington. At the time of his death, he was the oldest citizen of Rangeley and holder of the Boston Post Cane for the honor.read more

Rangeley historical society interns find jobs

Submitted by the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society RANGELEY — Winston Churchill once said: “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.� That quote lies at the heart of what a successful internship is made of. It applies not only to those who are willing to take on an internship, but perhaps even more so for those who provide the opportunity.read more

Public info meeting on Madrid Gateway Project

MADRID — A public informational meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. at the Madrid Historical Society building to discuss a proposed turnout in Madrid Township at the gateway of the Rangeley Lakes National Byway. This 36-mile scenic byway begins in Madrid Township on Rt

After school arts program brings together all ages

RANGELEY – The Creative After-School Arts workshop lead by Rangeley Friends of the Arts Set Designer Janice Adler brings a multi age group together to create a shared vision. The group is working on the set for “Once Upon a Mattressâ€� – the upcoming Rangeley Lakes Regional School Drama Club Musical. CASA offers a variety […]

October 11, 2017

Original source –  October 11, 2017

Eloise May Stevens (1933-2017)

FARMINGTON – Eloise May Stevens, 83, of Strong, passed away on Oct. 7, 2017 at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oct. 15, 1933, in Avon, the daughter of Benjamin and Pearl (Ames) Savage. She was educated in the schools of Phillips, graduating from Phillips High School in the class of 1952

Ruffed grouse topic of RRG&SA Oct. Meeting

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly potluck dinner and educational program Thursday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m. RRG&SA will welcome IFW game bird biologist Kelsey Sullivan as its featured speaker. Sullivan, assisted by RRG&SA member Jack McNulty will discuss the annual grouse drumming survey.read more