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After school arts program open to all in grades 6 to 12

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ Creative After School Arts program is a free drop-in center for students in grades 6 to 12. It is held every day after school, Monday through Friday, until 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m. Tuesdays) at the RFA Lakeside Theater in downtown Rangeley.read more

BikeMaine 2017 leaves big impact

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MAINE — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently announced the financial impact to the region as a result of BikeMaine 2017. The 335-mile tour took place Sept. 9 to 16 and brought 400 riders to western Maine with stops in Skowhegan, Pittsfield, Kingfield, Rangeley, Hartford and Farmington.read more

Charles B. Bradbury

Charles B. Bradbury

SOUTH PARIS — Charles B. Bradbury, 97, formerly of Rangeley, died late Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Maine Veteran’s Home in South Paris with his family at his side.read more

Harold “Bud� Everett Haggan (1920-2017)

STRONG – Harold “Budâ€� Everett Haggan, 97, passed away on Nov. 17, 2017 at Pinnacle Health and Rehabilitation in Canton, following a brief hospital visit for pneumonia. He was born in Redington Township on May 24, 1920, the son of the late Carlton and Manette (Harnden) Haggan of Madrid. Bud served his country in the […]

Breakfast with Santa at Reich museum Dec. 2

Breakfast with Santa at Reich museum Dec. 2

RANGELEY — Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be visiting the children again this year Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Conference Center at the Wilhelm Reich Museum on Dodge Pond Road from 8 to 11 a.m. “Come and enjoy another great ‘Breakfast with Santa,’” Mary Henderson, a museum spokesperson, said.read more

Children’s Christmas shopping day

AVON — The annual children’s Christmas shopping day for the Phillips, Avon and Madrid area will be coming to the Avon Townhouse Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.read more

‘Walk to Bethlehem’ holiday event returns

‘Walk to Bethlehem’ holiday event returns

RANGELEY — For 40 years, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts has been sponsoring the annual “Walk to Bethlehem” celebration, this year to be held Sunday, Dec. 10.read more

Arson, theft in Sandy River Plantation

Arson, theft in Sandy River Plantation

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Last week, two hunters discovered a burned out Caterpillar D-5 bulldozer in a swamp which led to the arrest of two Rangeley men, with more to come, according to investigators.read more

Missing Rangeley man found

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A Rangeley man missing since Nov. 9 was found alive overnight in Foxborough, Mass., announced Steve McCausland, Spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, last Thursday. Robert Wetherbee was found sleeping in his pickup truck by Foxborough Police. Wetherbee left Rangeley en route to Connecticut, where he also lives, and never arrived.read more

The 14th Annual Mountain Holly Days is Dec. 7-10

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 14th annual Mountain Holly Days event has been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7 until Sunday, Dec. 10. This year’s event promises to be the most exciting ever.