Category archive: Community News

MSAD 58 School Board sends proposed budget to voters July 14

PHILLIPS – The Maine School Administrative District 58 Board of Directors presented their proposed budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal school year by way of virtual meeting on Tuesday evening. That budget will go to Strong, Kingfield, Avon and Phillips voters on July 14. The proposed budget for the 20/21 fiscal year is $10,352,500. As compared […]

Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce announces annual auction

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Annual July 3rd Auction will take place again this year, although the format has been modified to keep everyone safe and healthy. The 2020 Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce auction will be an online only auction instead of the traditional silent auction […]

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust opens community garden

RANGELEY – Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust has partnered with Sarge’s Pub & Grub to provide space for a community garden on Main Street in Rangeley, on the same lot as the Main Street Bike Course. Community members are invited to try their hand at gardening with a free plot. “We hope that this will give […]

Thomas “Tom” Targett (1949-2020)

RANGELEY – Thomas “Tom” Targett, 71, of Rangeley, passed away suddenly from natural causes on Wednesday May 27, 2020. He was born in Rangeley on May 21, 1949 and resided there until he joined the United States Army in 1967. After a tour in Vietnam, as part of the Army Security Agency, Tom returned to […]

Graveyard services for Benjamin Mitchell to be rescheduled

PHILLIPS – Graveside services for Benjamin F. Mitchell Jr. will not be held on May 30, 2020, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Phillips as previously published. Due to the current pandemic, the family will reschedule the service at a later date.

James Allen White (1960-2020)

AUBURN – James Allen White, 60, passed away on May 5, 2020, at his home in Auburn. He was born on Jan. 14, 1960, in Farmington, the son of Martin and Rita (Knowlan) White. He was educated in the schools of Phillips.

Maine Ski Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

The Ski Museum of Maine’s Hall of Fame Selection Committee has named eight individuals to be inducted into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame at the 18th annual banquet scheduled for October 17th at Sugarloaf. The Maine Ski Hall of Fame is a program of the Ski Museum of Maine that recognizes individuals who bring…

Laurette Marie-Marguerite (Bolduc) Childs (1930-2020)

PHILLIPS – Laurette Marie-Marguerite (Bolduc) Childs, longtime resident of Phillips, died peacefully at the age of 89, on April 23, 2020, at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center in Farmington. She was born in Lewiston, on June 10, 1930, the daughter of Raymond and Lucina (Poulin) Bolduc. She grew up and attended schools in Phillips.

Robert Arlen Childs (1931-2020)

PHILLIPS – With his wife at his side, Robert Arlen Childs, longtime resident of Phillips, died peacefully at the age of 88, on April 14, 2020, at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center in Farmington. He was born in Waterville, on August 25, 1931, the son of Everett Manley Childs and Ethelyn Colbeth. He grew up […]

Call service available for those struggling with isolation

RANGELEY – Rangeley Health and Wellness is now offering a call service for those feeling overwhelmed by isolation and social distancing. RHW’s experienced H.E.L.P. volunteers offer a phone call or two or perhaps even a call every day to those feeling lonely or struggling with the state recommended quarantine. HOW TO GET ON THE CALL […]