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Donald R. Morton (1939-2018)

RANGELEY – Donald R. Morton, 78, of Rangeley, gently passed Monday morning, April 23, at his home surrounded by the love of his family. He began his journey on June 25th, 1939, joining the Army Reserve in 1957, and returned to marry his love, Leah C. Moore, on September 13, 1958. Upon his return, he […]

RLRS fifth graders build birdhouses, visit RLBS

RLRS fifth graders build birdhouses, visit RLBS

RANGELEY — April 9 Rangeley Lakes Builders Supply opened its doors to 12 fifth grade students and chaperones from the Rangeley Lakes Regional School. One of the goals of the field trip was to help students connect and apply the math skills they are learning by making a birdhouse from start to finish.read more

Robert Leroy Caton (1940-2018)

AVON – Robert Leroy Caton, 77, died peacefully at his home, on Sunday, April 15, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. He was born to Richard Eugene Caton Sr. and Edith Flora (Kimball) Caton on November 21, 1940, in Phillips. He grew up in Phillips and attended Phillips Elementary and Phillips High School. Graduating in […]

RLHT seeks help in Mailbox Pool acquisition

RLHT seeks help in Mailbox Pool acquisition

MAGALLOWAY PLANTATION — Recently, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust received a phone call regarding a dynamic parcel of land for sale on the Magalloway River.read more

Workshops to enhance fish and wildlife habitat

BRYANT POND & AVON — A free technical training workshop will be held April 24 at Camp Bryant Pond at 17 Lakeside Drive in Bryant Pond. Another training will be held April 30 at the Avon Town Office, 1116 Rangeley Road in Avon.read more

‘Baked Bean Suppah’ set

RANGELEY — The Church of the Good Shepherd is hosting its Baked Bean Suppah Saturday, April 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes: red and brown hot dogs, baked beans, biscuits, coleslaw, desserts and beverages. The cost of dinner is $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12 years of age.

Best Dog on Earth Day returns April 21

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Rangeley Health and Wellness announce the second annual Best Dog on Earth Day event, a celebration of dogs and Earth Day.read more

Olive Jean Welch (1932-2018)

AUGUSTA – Olive Jean Welch, 85, of Augusta, died late Wednesday evening at Maine General Rehab Center at Glenridge. She was born in Phillips, Dec. 5, 1932, a daughter of James and Clara (Dodge) Trenholm and graduated from Kingfield High School in 1950. She worked at Forster Manufacturing Co. in East Wilton for several years […]

Dance drill team forming in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Lakeside Dance Academy, with the sponsorship of the Rangeley Friends of the Arts, is forming a dance/drill team for parades and festivals in the Rangeley region.read more

‘Bingo Friends’ April 18

RANGELEY — “Bingo Friends” will be held this month Wednesday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rangeley Town House, 14 School Street. Organizer Mary Hembrow noted that there will be hugs, prizes, goodies and those “crazy ladies that run it: Pat, Anita and Mary.” It’s all free, including candy and everyone is welcome.read more