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Breakfast with Santa at Reich museum Dec. 2

Breakfast with Santa at Reich museum Dec. 2

RANGELEY — Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be visiting the children again this year Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Conference Center at the Wilhelm Reich Museum on Dodge Pond Road from 8 to 11 a.m. “Come and enjoy another great ‘Breakfast with Santa,’” Mary Henderson, a museum spokesperson, said.read more

Children’s Christmas shopping day

AVON — The annual children’s Christmas shopping day for the Phillips, Avon and Madrid area will be coming to the Avon Townhouse Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.read more

‘Walk to Bethlehem’ holiday event returns

‘Walk to Bethlehem’ holiday event returns

RANGELEY — For 40 years, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts has been sponsoring the annual “Walk to Bethlehem” celebration, this year to be held Sunday, Dec. 10.read more

Arson, theft in Sandy River Plantation

Arson, theft in Sandy River Plantation

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Last week, two hunters discovered a burned out Caterpillar D-5 bulldozer in a swamp which led to the arrest of two Rangeley men, with more to come, according to investigators.read more

The 14th Annual Mountain Holly Days is Dec. 7-10

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 14th annual Mountain Holly Days event has been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7 until Sunday, Dec. 10. This year’s event promises to be the most exciting ever.

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 […]

William ‘Bill’ Coolong Sr. (1934-2017)

AVON – William “Billâ€� George Coolong Sr., 83, of Avon, died peacefully early Saturday morning, Nov. 11, 2017. He went to be with his Lord and wife. Bill was born on May 14, 1934, in Avon, the son of Charles and Iona (Philbrick) Coolong. He was one of six children

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 […]

Holly Fair back in the Barn

RANGELEY — The Barn of the Rangeley Congregational Church, on the corner of High Pleasant streets will be full to the brim with crafts for holiday gift giving as the church holds its 24th annual Holly Fair Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.read more

Rangeley man missing

Rangeley man missing

RANGELEY — Sherriff Scott Nichols Jr. recently announced that the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.read more