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Catholic masses set for Holy Week

WESTERN MAINE — Father Paul Murray recently announced the schedule of Catholic masses for Holy Week, March 29 to April 1. Holy Thursday mass will be held 6:30 p.m. at St.

Ardine Tibbetts Collins

Ardine Tibbetts Collins

RANGELEY — Ardine (“Tiny”) Collins passed away Feb. 26, 2018 at the age of 89, at the Gorham House.read more

Edith M. Norton

MADRID — Edith Marjorie Wamback Norton, 97, passed away March 7, 2018, at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington.read more

Public hearing for Rangeley set

RANGELEY — Officials for the Town of Rangeley recently announced that there will be public hearing Wednesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the Rangeley Lakes Regional School. The meeting will cover the proposed selectmen’s budget and referendum warrant articles for town meeting secret ballot voting. For more information, call 864-3326

Bonspiel concludes 2018 curling season

Bonspiel concludes 2018 curling season

RANGELEY — The third consecutive season of curling in Rangeley concluded with a four-team bonspiel March 4, at the curling sheet on Haley Pond. The Big Orange team took top honors, defeating The Vectors 10- 3 in a match much closer than the score indicates, as each team knocked out many an opponent scoring rock until Big Orange gradually pulled away.read more

Samuel McMillan of Rangeley named to dean’s list

CANTON, N.Y. — Samuel J. McMillan of Rangeley has been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University’s dean’s list for academic achievement during the fall 2017 semester. McMillan is a member of the Class of 2021.

Lauren Farmer of Rangeley a Poetry Out Loud finalist

AUGUSTA — The art of performance and spoken word is alive and well in Maine high schools, as 39 individual students competed in two Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals last month. The Maine Arts Commission, which administers the poetry competition at the state level, recently announced the top 10 finalists who will compete in state finals at the Waterville Opera House March 14 at 3 p.m.read more

Study shows RFA is an ‘economic/employment powerhouse’

Study shows RFA is an ‘economic/employment powerhouse’

Submitted by Carol Batchelder, RFA Board Member RANGELEY — Following the largest national study of its kind, Rangeley now has hard facts to show the Rangeley Friends of the Art’s positive impact on the community. This study focused solely on the economic impact of local nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and event-related spending by audiences.read more

Students engaged, creating at CASA

Students engaged, creating at CASA

RANGELEY — “It is an exciting time at CASA!” noted Pam Ellis, Rangeley Friends of the Arts Office Administrator. The Creative After School Arts program, which operates daily in the RFA Lakeside Theater, is a free program for students in fifth through 12th grades.read more

Rangeley Lake snowmobile crash injures Maryland man

RANGELEY — Last Wednesday morning, a Maryland man was involved in a serious snowmobile crash on Rangeley Lake. Game wardens responded to the crash near Hunter Cove, said Corporal John MacDonald, of the Maine Warden Service in a press release last week.read more