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Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps chosen once again as base camp for annual ride-in

PHILLIPS – Central Maine Power Sport’s Annual Ride-In which attracts hundreds of ATV/ UTV Riders from across New England returns to Phillips’ Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps and Campground for the second year in a row on Sept. 12 and 13. CMPS’ Annual Ride-In included ATV/ UTV demo rides, raffles with over $2,500.00 in prizes, BBQ […]

Winners of Rangeley’s Community Art Project

RANGELEY – At the Community Art Project Awards Ceremony which was held on the rain date of Sunday, August 30 at 5:30 p.m., ribbons and checks were awarded to winners in three categories. Anna Shirley received the most votes for “Happiest,” John Hooper Received the most votes for TOIWBIIC – “The One I Would Buy […]

William “Bill” H. McCall, III (1943-2020)

FARMINGTON – William “Bill” H. McCall, III, 77, of Phillips, died Sunday evening at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, a son of William H. and Marguerite (Beecher) McCall and received his education in local schools.

Awards ceremony for photography exhibit in Rangeley

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present an opening reception and award ceremony for the Western Mountain Photography Show from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery.

A safer version of Oquossoc Day planned for Aug. 15

RANGELEY – A mid-August tradition aimed at celebrating summer has taken place each year in the beautiful village of Oquossoc, located on the western-most end of Rangeley Lake. Given the challenges Covid 19 has presented, a full-on version of this annual tradition will take on a more measured, scaled down approach. On Saturday, August 15 […]

Jeffrey Lynn Dunham (1950-2020)

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – Jeffrey Lynn Dunham, 69, formerly of Avon and Wilton, passed away unexpectedly on July 24, 2020 in Zephyrhills, Fla. He was born on Aug. 2, 1950, son of Montell and Gladys (Knowles) Dunham.

More than 70 Rangeley business take pledge for community health

RANGELEY – Every summer, Rangeley’s population swells as seasonal residents and visitors from across the country flock to the mountain community. Recognizing the potential for COVID-19 transmission, more than 70 Rangeley businesses have taken a pledge to protect the health of the community, employees, and customers by following safety guidelines and responding to community input. […]

George ‘Ernie’ Gould (1953-2020)

PHILLIPS – George “Ernie” Ernest Gould, 67, passed away on July 15, 2020 at his home in Phillips, with his family by his side. He was born on June 26, 1953, in Farmington, the son of Lester and Leola (Kelley) Gould. On June 19, 1976, he married Pamela Smith, in Phillips, and she predeceased him […]

Annual Rangeley Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic to be held on Aug. 19

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce details of its upcoming 27th Annual Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. The event will be held on Aug. 19 at Mingo Springs Golf Course. To comply with COVID-19 guidelines and maintain social distancing, there will be two shotgun starts:  8:30 a.m. […]

Over 70 Rangeley businesses take COVID19 safety pledge

RANGELEY – Every summer, Rangeley’s population swells when seasonal residents and visitors from across the country flock to the unique mountain community. Recognizing the potential for COVID19 transmission, over seventy Rangeley businesses have taken a pledge to protect the health of their community, employees, and customers by following safety guidelines and responding to community input. […]

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