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Ghost Train makes annual run through Dill Woods

Ghost Train makes annual run through Dill Woods

Story & photos by Paula Roy Kane Special to the Irregular Bone Tired after a day working on the railroad. PHILLIPS — Sanders Station was the gathering place for thrill-seekers of all ages Saturday evening while the Ghost Train haunted the tracks of the historical Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m.read more

Thirty-eighth Dolbier reunion held

RANGELEY — The 38th Dolbier reunion was held at the home of Smoke and Sheila Raymond. Officers were elected: President, Clifford Raymond of Gorham; Vice President, Dawn Durrell, Livermore Falls; Secretary, Joanne Raymond of Langtown; Treasurer, Belinda Mansfield of Rangeley; News Reporter, Dawn Durrell; and Historian, Dawn Durrell.read more

Rangeley Lakes region still milfoil free

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Courtesy Boat Inspection program saw significant usage this year with nearly 1,700 boaters participating. Since 2002, RLHT has diligently checked more than 20,000 boats for aquatic hitchhikers like milfoil and zebra mussels. Boat inspectors man public boat launches in the region, focusing efforts in high traffic public boat […]

‘Story Trail’ walk on Tim Baker Trail

By Donna Brown, Rangeley Lakes Regional School

The multiage students (grades 1 and 2) at Rangeley Lakes Regional School recently visited the Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Associations’ clubhouse in Oquossoc. The children were greeted by Elaine Holcombe and other members of the association who then guided them through the ‘Story Trail’. This special hike was immensely enjoyed by the children because it highlighted a delightful tale called the “Possum and the Peeper�. As the children traveled along the trail they would come upon a new page of the story.  Anne Hunter, author and illustrator, has done a superb job in creating a whimsical story about animals awakening in the spring. Our classes loved the story and the experience and we hope this project continues year after year.

Ruffed Grouse topic of October Meeting – Thu. Oct 19th

The Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly potluck dinner and educational program on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 PM. RRG&SA is pleased to welcome DIFW game bird biologist, Kelsey Sullivan, as our featured speaker. Kelsey, assisted by RRG&SA member, Jack McNulty, will discuss the annual grouse drumming survey. In addition, Kelsey will share information about the just completed grouse research project which looked at harvest, survival rates, and habitat use. The public is always welcome to join RRG&SA members at these monthly dinners and programs. The meetings are held at the RRG&SA clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc.

Oquossoc Country Suites is open for business

Oquossoc Country Suites is open for business

OQUOSSOC — Oquossoc Country Suites opened its doors Friday, July 20 having held an open house July 19 with over 100 locals, business owners, friends and family coming out for the special event. Everyone got to meet the owners: Leon Narbonne and Erin Lavallee of Cape Cod, Mass., and the manager, Amber Gellman of Stratton.read more

Apple Festival closes out museum season

Apple Festival closes out museum season

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — The arrival of crisp fall weather over the weekend coincided with the 25th Annual Apple Festival. The festival, hosted by the Maine Forestry Museum, was held on the grounds of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Saturday, Sept. 30.read more

USAF Heritage Winds to perform in Rangeley

USAF Heritage Winds to perform in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The United States Air Force “Heritage Winds� will present a FREE concert on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m.read more

Rangeley Regatta set to make waves on ‘207’

Rangeley Regatta set to make waves on ‘207’

OQUOSSOC — Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. the popular WCSH Cannel 6 TV Show “207� will feature a segment on the recently held the Rangeley Regatta at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum.read more

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