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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 […]

Dallas Plantation town office closed to public until further notice

DALLAS PLANTATION – The Dallas Plantation town office will be closed to the public until further notice. All business will be conducted via phone, at 207-864-5991, or email: dallasplt@myfairpoint.net or regular mail: PO Box 460, Rangeley ME 04970. All messages and correspondence will be responded to as quickly as possible. Licenses & Registrations: expirations/deadlines are […]

Foot and Paddle: Saddleback to Reed’s Mill on skis

One of my favorite point-to-point ski treks is over a 15-mile route from the north side of Saddleback Range to Reed’s Mill in Madrid. Two trail developments, new in the past decade, have drawn my attention to the opportunity to ski a half-circle around the western end of the range, and continue by slabbing the […]

Annual Luck o’ the Irish night at Phillips Area Community Center

PHILLIPS – On Saturday, March 14, at the Phillips Area Community Center on Depot Street, the annual Luck O’ the Irish Night will feature “music that will set your feet to dancing”. Dona Whittemore and Friends will offer “a lively medley of classic country and rock”. Performing with Dona, a favorite hometown girl, will be […]

Open auditions for Sweeney Todd in Rangeley

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will hold Open Auditions for the RFA Summer Musical “Sweeney Todd” on Sunday, March 29, beginning at 2 p.m. at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street in Rangeley. The Auditions are open to those entering 9th grade through adults. Performances will take place July 4, 6, […]

Hemp Roundtable hosted by Phillips Area Community Center

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., is presenting a Hemp Roundtable Presentation on the “pros and cons” of growing and marketing Maine Hemp at 6 p.m. on March 7. Keynote speaker John Black, Founder/President and CEO of the New England Hemp Institute in Wilton, will discuss key topics regarding the growing […]

Benjamin F. Mitchell Jr. (1925-2020)

PHILLIPS – Benjamin F. Mitchell Jr., 94, of Phillips, died on Feb. 16, 2020, at Orchard Park in Farmington, where he was residing for rehab due to a broken hip. He was born on Tory Hill in Phillips on May 16, 1925, the son of Benjamin F. Mitchell Sr.

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