Category archive: Community News

Free creative after school arts program in Rangeley open to grades 5 to 12

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will be starting up its Creative After School Arts program on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the RFA Lakeside Theater. CASA is a FREE drop-in center for students in grades 5-12. It is held every day after school, Monday through Friday, until 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m.

Rangeley Health and Wellness welcomes new social worker

RANGELEY – Rangeley Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that Joanne Dickson, LSW has joined the staff at RHW as Behavioral Health Coordinator. Joanne brings over 23 years of experience as a Licensed Social Worker practicing both in the public schools and state government, with a dedication to serving families, adolescents and the elderly […]

Artists slated to appear at Outdoor Heritage Museum

OQUOSSOC- On Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. multi-award-winning carver Gene Bahr and talented painter Donna Kantor Gower will appear at the Outdoor Heritage Museum in Oquossoc. Gene Bahr is widely recognized as the best carver of life-like renditions of fish and wildlife in Maine

Foot-stompin’ fun at Rangeley Little Miss and Mr. Wood Chip Contest

By Liz Pimentel Rangeley’s Maine Forestry Museum was the site of foot-stompin’ fun on July 27, as the 34th annual Little Miss and Little Mister Wood Chip Contest literally got off the ground. The reigning Mister Wood Chip, Tristram Woodman, was present to hand over his crown and title to the new Little Mister Wood […]

Clarence Burnham White (1961-2018)

FARMINGTON – Clarence Burnham White, 56, passed away on Aug. 4, 2018, at his home in Farmington. He was born on Nov.

Rangeley Family Medicine seeks food mobile volunteers

RANGELEY – Rangeley Family Medicine will be hosting Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile on Wednesday, Sept. 5 to distribute food including fresh produce, meat, and non-perishable items to people in the greater Rangeley Area with limited food resources. Rangeley Family Medicine is seeking volunteers to make this event successful. Responsibilities include assistance with food […]

Original play to be staged in Rangeley

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is presenting a World Premiere Play entitled “Self-Storage: The Contents of our Lives,â€� Aug. 17 to 20 at 7 p.m. at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St in Rangeley. “Self-Storageâ€� is a dark comedy about human quirks and the life choices that lead us to collect […]

Raffles of original work support the arts

; RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is currently offering two raffles; both offer a piece of original artwork as the prize and funds earned support the mission of the RFA. The works are on display at the Lakeside Contemporary Gallery in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater. Tickets can be purchased […]

History comes alive with one-woman show on Rangeley settler

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Historical Society presents Rangeley’s First Settlers: Jude Lamb in a one-woman Show about Eunice Lakeman Hoar, on Saturday, July 14, at 7 p.m. at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Eunice Lakeman married Luther Hoar in 1799. In 1817 they traveled with their 9 children, on foot, from the Avon area to what […]

Elizabeth Carol Rollins (1952-2018)

LEWISTON – Elizabeth Carol Rollins, 66, of South Paris, passed away on June 20, 2018 at CMMC in Lewiston. She was born on February 12, 1952 in Farmington, the daughter of Frank and Eleanor (Pinkham) Rollins. She was educated in the schools of Phillips and Rangeley, graduating from Rangeley High School. For many years, she […]