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Police arrest three, confiscate drugs in Rangeley

Police arrest three, confiscate drugs in Rangeley

Donna M. Perry Special to the Irregular FARMINGTON — Three people charged with trafficking in heroin, cocaine and other drugs Monday, Jan. 28 in Rangeley had their bail set in 12th District Court Wednesday. Michael Chandler, 33, of Philadelphia, Pa., Tyler McFarland, 31, of Gray, and Jami Lee Driscoll, 23, of Auburn, appeared before Judge Nancy Carlson.read more

David L. Presby

David L. Presby

RANGELEY — David “Doc Friz” Lyle Presby, 46, of Phillips died unexpectedly while at work in Rangeley Jan. 29, 2013.read more

Linda M. Soucie

Linda M. Soucie

OQUOSSOC — Linda May Soucie, 63, of Oquossoc, died at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn Jan. 29, 2013 where she had been a patient for two days, following a long illness.read more

All-you-can-eat spaghetti supper returns

All-you-can-eat spaghetti supper returns

RANGELEY — The Cerminara All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, sponsored by the Rangeley Public Library, will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Undercroft of the Church of the Good Shepherd on Main Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. This homemade Italian spaghetti dinner has become an annual tradition for many in the community.read more

Rangeley Snodeo on track for January 24 to 26

By BJ Bangs Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — Rangeley’s annual Snodeo returns Thursday to Saturday, Jan. 24 to 26 kicking off Friday night with the Welcome Party. New this year is the Blessing of the Sleds and a Candlelight Vigil in honor of four snowmobilers who perished in Rangeley Lake Dec. 30, as well as all the snowmobilers who have died doing what they loved.read more

Recovery efforts remain on hold perhaps till February

By BJ Bangs Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — The Maine Warden Service plans to use an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle in the recovery efforts for three snowmobilers that are believed to have perished in Rangeley Lake Dec. 30. However, the UROV cannot be deployed unless ice conditions are sufficient, and that may not be possible until February. Current ice conditions do not allow UROV work to be performed. read more

Pond hockey back in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The New England Pond Hockey Festival, held Friday to Sunday, Feb. 1 to 3, will comprise at least four divisions of teams set to compete in this time-honored New England tradition. Haley Pond will have 12 rinks (150’x75’) near which there will be a food court. Tents are provided for the players with wooden floors, hay for seating, heat and lights.read more

Four indicted in Phillips metal theft case

FARMINGTON — Four people accused of stealing metal from an abandoned concrete plant in November 2012 in Phillips were indicted by a Franklin County grand jury Wednesday on burglary and theft charges. Shawn Michaud, 33, of Augusta, Robert E. Arris, 34, of Chelsea, Angelique Henderson,…

Group seeks to set snowmobile world record in Rangeley

RANGELEY — Steve Philbrick of Bald Mountain Camps told selectmen this week of plans for a charity ride to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest parade of snowmobiles. The Feb. 9 ride would ideally involve more than 820 snowmobiles to raise money for the Cystic Fibr…

Gingerbread decorating planned for Snodeo

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Snodeo on Saturday, Jan. 26 will present “decorating gingerbread men” at the Gingerbread House in Oquossoc. Children under 12 years of age are welcome accompanied by a parent. Sally May and Pat Lefevbre will host the event from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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