By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — They are off-road bicycles with oversized wide tires that give riders the ability to bike on terrain that would be difficult, if not impossible for other bikes. They can travel on groomed trails, slush or snow in the winter; and mud, sand and rocks in the summer.read more
PHILLIPS — The Sandy River Business Association is coming up on the fifth anniversary of its founding. Formed in the winter of 2012 by some 40 businesses and organizations, the SRBA has since grown to nearly 80 members, most of them from the Phillips/Avon/Madrid area, but some as well from Strong, Rangeley, Farmington and other communities.read more
PHILLIPS – With temperatures moderating, leaves changing, and scarecrows gathering in Phillips, the Sandy River Business Association is preparing for its annual Fall Fest. On Saturday, Oct. 8, Phillips, together with Avon and Madrid, will celebrate the coming of Fall with a day full of events. One of the day’s highlights will be the Scarecrow […]
PHILLIPS — With temperatures moderating, leaves changing and scarecrows gathering in Phillips, the Sandy River Business Association is preparing for its annual Fall Fest. Saturday, Oct. 8, Phillips, together with Avon and Madrid, will celebrate the coming of fall with a day full of events.read more
RRG&SA would like to extend a cordial invitation to all members and the general public to attend our annual open range day and cookout on Thursday, August 18, 2016. From 2 to 4 PM, all three of our outdoor shooting ranges and the Kid’s Fishing Pond will be open for all to enjoy. Expert instructors will be present to assist novices and, if desired, give some valuable tips to the more experienced. Attendees may bring their own equipment, or equipment will be provided at the ranges. The rifle/pistol range is located on the Morton Cut-off Road. The archery range and Kid’s Fishing Pond are adjacent to the RRG&SA clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. The shotgun range is at the end of Old Skiway Road.
A silent auction will be ongoing all afternoon at the RRG&SA clubhouse. This auction features wonderful items donated by local businesses and club members. If you would like to donate an item for the auction, please contact Joyce Fay at 864-2651.
Starting at 5PM, hord’ouvers will be served under the pavilion at our Clubhouse. At 5:30 PM, dinner will start. This year, the menu will feature ribs, chicken, beans, coleslaw, and corn on the cob. We will have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The cost of this event, which includes all range activities and dinner, is $20 for adults and $10 for children, ages 16 and younger. Your dinner ticket will also serve as a raffle ticket for door prizes generously donated by Cabela’s.
RRG&SA hopes you can join us for this fun day and celebration of our outdoor sporting heritage.
The RRG&SA will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2016. A potluck supper will begin at 5:30 PM. We will then conduct a short business meeting which will include election of officers and directors as well as bylaw revisions. We are pleased to announce that our guest speaker will be Tim Peabody, Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Tim will present his perspective on the biggest challenges faced by DIFW. As always, the public is welcomed to attend.
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RANGELEY — The Board of the Maine Forestry Museum recently announced that the museum’s annual meeting will be held at 221 Stratton Road Monday, June 27, at 4 p.m. at the museum. The agenda will include: Election Results and Welcoming the 2016 Incoming Board of Directors, President’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, Secretary’s Report, and Other Business.read more
The Maine Forestry Museum (formerly the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum) invites you to join them in their Opening Celebration to be held on Tuesday, June 21 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. This kick-off to the 2016 season will celebrate the completion of their third floor of exhibition space and the continuing improvements that have occurred at the museum over the past year. Many volunteer hours and generous donations from numerous individuals and businesses have contributed to the growth and improvement of this remarkable asset of our region. Please come join in the celebration of the achievements of the past year at the Maine Forestry Museum as they showcase their commitment to preserving and presenting the rich forestry tradition of our region.
Light refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated but not necessary; please leave a rsvp message at 864-3939. The Maine Forestry Museum is located at 221 Stratton Road/Route 16, Rangeley.