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Free tax preparation help available

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The AARP Tax-Aide program is again offering free income tax help to people of all ages in the Sugarloaf/Carrabassett Valley, Kingfield, Rangeley, Stratton/Eustis area. Certified volunteers will prepare income tax returns for taxpayers with low to moderate incomes. You do not need to be over 60 or a member of AARP to qualify for this free service.read more

Eleanor M. Guevremont

Eleanor M. Guevremont

RANGELEY — Eleanor May Guevremont, 86, of Rangeley, passed away at her home the morning of Jan. 23, 2018, surrounded by Frenchie, her loving husband of 50 years; also daughters Amber and Linda and their families.read more

Oquossoc Country Suites

Oquossoc Country Suites

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer [img_assist|nid=125702|title=|desc= Oquossoc Country Suites is the Rangeley region’s newest lodging option.read more

Yankee Doodle Diva tix now on sale

Yankee Doodle Diva tix now on sale

RANGELEY — Reserve your tickets now for the Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ show: “Yankee Doodle DIVA — Bob Hope’s USO Show comes to Rangeley.” This cabaret-style evening of music and dance is slated for Feb. 23 to 25 at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday’s matinee is at 2 p.m.read more

World premier play in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has received a generous grant from The Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to write and produce an original play. The volunteer group of writers is called the “Lakeside Playwrights” and includes Janice Adler, Elyse Andrews, Joanne Dunlap, Mary Ellen Simon, Carolyn Smith, Tim Straub and Valerie Zapolsky.read more

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 […]

Third Winterpaloozah! is on

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Skating Club and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce announce the third annual Rangeley Winterpaloozah! event, a fun-filled celebration of winter activities and competitions for the entire family. The event will take place Sunday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m

Locals on SMCC dean’s list

SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College recently announced that nearly 1,300 students made the 2017 fall semester dean’s list. Locals on that list are: Jacob Farmer of Rangeley and Orrin Mitchell of Strong.read more

Maine land trusts do pay taxes on their lands

By David Miller In his Jan. 10 radio address, Governor LePage claimed that Land Trusts in Maine take properties off the tax rolls. This is not accurate. Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust pays taxes on our properties, both those we own, and on the conservation easements we hold. Almost 95 percent of land trust properties in Maine are on the tax rolls and most also pay Maine’s forestry excise tax.read more