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Snowshoeing the Fly Rod Crosby Trail

MADRID – A snowshoe on the morning of March 9 from 10:30 a.m. to noon might be a good way to cure this year’s cabin fever. A snow date of March 10 has also been set. The hike will take place along a short section of the the Fly Rod Crosby Trail in Madrid, along […]

William L. Donnellan, 93

RANGELEY – William L. Donnellan, 93, of Rangeley, died enroute to the hospital, on Feb. 5, 2019. He was born in Toronto, Canada, to Muriel Ida (Farrell) and James Clark Donnellan.

Ski Museum of Maine’s John Christie Heritage Classic is set for February16th at the Sugarloaf Inn

KINGFIELD MAINE — January 29, 2019 — The Ski Museum of Maine is having its largest fundraiser the John Christie Heritage Classic on Saturday, February 16th at the Sugarloaf Inn. Formerly known as the Heritage Classic Auction, this newly named and organized event will include a silent auction from noon to 4:45pm, a Historical/Entertainment program…

New Vineyard man sentenced to 13 years on drug, firearm charges

BANGOR – A New Vineyard man that fatally shot an intruder two-and-a-half years ago at a Rangeley residence was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison on drug and firearm charges in U.S. District Court yesterday. Jordan Richard, 26 of New Vineyard, had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, a Class C felony, and discharge of a firearm during and in relation to and in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, a Class A felony. Those guilty pleas were entered in June 2018, relating to a shooting incident that occurred in July 2016 in Rangeley on Main Street. According to a court document detailing the U.S.

Rev. David R. Ellis (1934-2019)

FARMINGTON – Rev. David R. Ellis, 84, formerly of Farmington, died on Jan.

26th annual Chili/Chowder Cook-Off winners announced

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 26th annual Chili/Chowder Cook-Off, which took place Thursday evening, Jan. 24, at The Gingerbread House in Oquossoc. The annual event is sponsored by the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Budweiser Beer and is the kick-off event of Snodeo […]

Snodeo 2019: It takes loose screws

RANGELEY – Snowmobiles outnumbered cars this weekend with thousands of spectators, racers, jumpers and their families filling downtown Rangeley. The annual Snodeo weekend celebrated 36 years on Saturday, highlighting all things snowmobile with races, stunts, perfectly groomed trails, local sales and more. Organized by the Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club and the Rangeley Chamber of Commerce, […]

Snodeo bringing all things snowmobile to Rangeley later this month

RANGELEY – The region’s premier snowmobiling event kicks off later this month, with races and exhibitions scheduled for Jan. 24 through Jan. 26. Events on Thursday, Jan

Linda Lou Woodcock (1944-2018)

FARMINGTON – Linda Lou Woodcock, 74, passed away on Dec. 30, 2018, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oct. 13, 1944, in Avon, the daughter of Lawrence and Victoria (Knowlan) White. She was educated in the schools of Phillips

Boston Post Cane awarded to former Phillips Town Manager

PHILLIPS – The Boston Post Cane has a new owner this week, after the former town manager and 96-year-old resident received the walking stick Friday afternoon. Laura Toothaker, 96, received Phillips’ Boston Post Cane in recognition for being the town’s oldest resident. Several hundred of the walking stick-styled canes were given to towns across New […]

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