Category archive: Community News

Anita Chase Dunham (1951-2018)

JAY – Anita Chase Dunham, 67, passed away on June 21, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She was born on May 20, 1951 in Farmington, the daughter of Ralph and Julia (Brackett) Chase. She was educated in the schools of Phillips and graduated from Phillips High School in the class of 1969, and […]

CASA participants create public art piece

RANGELEY – The Creative After School Arts program operates daily in the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater. CASA is a FREE drop-in program for students in 5th through 12th grades. Throughout the 2017-2018 school year, CASA students designed and created a Public Art piece entitled “Our Town,â€� which has now been completed and […]

Philip Albert Forsman (1969-2018)

RANGELEY – A glorious and gregarious light went out of this world on the morning of June 3, 2018; Philip Albert Forsman is now born unto heaven and into the arms of waiting family. Philip was a long-time resident of East Harwich, MA, later relocating to Rangeley, Maine. He was born March 26, 1969 in […]

RSU 78 voters set $4.36 million budget, validation vote is Tuesday

RANGELEY – Residents of school district Regional School Unit 78 approved a $4.36 million budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year on June 5. The $4,366,571.05 budget covers the costs of the Rangeley Lakes Regional School in Rangeley. A validation vote will be held on June 12 at the RSU member towns’ polls. Those communities are: […]

Rangeley to elect selectmen, decide on marijuana moratorium at Tuesday’s town meeting

RANGELEY – Residents will elect two selectmen, decide on $4.14 million in municipal expenditures and choose whether or not to enact a marijuana moratorium at Tuesday’s annual town meeting. Rangeley utilizes a referendum style town meeting format, after residents approved the format change in 2016. Polls will be open for the municipal and state elections […]

Harland ‘Harley’ M. Burgess (1947-2018)

RANGELEY – Harland “Harley” M. Burgess, 70, of Augusta, formerly of Wilton, died unexpectedly, Friday afternoon at his son’s home in Rangeley. He was born in Farmington, Aug. 14, 1947, a son of Milfred and Lillian Mary (Turner) Burgess and was a graduate of Wilton Academy.

Reeds Mill Church to hold annual meeting on June 10

MADRID – The annual meeting of the parishioners of Reed Mill Church will be held Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Trustees and all other interested parties will attend with the intention of hearing reports, acting on any business and sharing thoughts on the activities of the church. Reeds Mill Church depends on the interest […]

Rangeley warrant referendum set

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — Tuesday, June 12, voters will go to the polls to elect municipal officers, decide the budget and conduct other town business. Polling will take place at the Rangeley Town Office from 8 a.m. to 8 more

Community supper with Sandy River Ramblers

Community supper with Sandy River Ramblers

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society will host a complimentary bean supper at Bald Mountain Camps Thursday, May 24 beginning with a cocktail hour at 5 more

Maine fiber artists to display at Rangeley Gallery

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts and the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery are pleased to present Elizabeth Hunter and Melissa Shea, Fiber Artists, in an exhibit May 24 through June 26. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, May 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The reception and exhibition are free […]