Category archive: Community News

Perlson honored at scenic byway ceremony with dedication

RANGELEY – The community gathered on the evening of Oct. 6 to celebrate the completion of the Nancy A. Perlson Scenic Turnout and the Rangeley Region Wayfinding System.

October 13, 2021

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Rangeley Friends of The Arts to preform Little Shop of Horrors

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Lakes Regional Middle and High School Drama Club presents Little Shop of Horrors at the RFA Lakeside Theater on November 19 – November 21. Showtimes are Nov 19 and 20 at 7PM and November 21 at 2 p.m. General admission tickets will be available at the door one hour prior to show time. Adult tickets are $10, and student tickets are $8. Little Shop of Horrors, with books and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken is based on the film by Roger Corman, and screenplay by Charles Griffith, and is presented through special

October 6, 2021

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Over 100 miles of shoreline surveyed for invasive plants

RANGELEY – Once again, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust’s volunteer invasive plant patrollers have found no aquatic invaders during their annual surveys and a massive thank you goes out to them. Volunteers patrol in July, August, and September (when peak growth) to survey shorelines and document native plants. Fourteen lakes and ponds surveyed were: Beaver Mountain, Cupsuptic (including the Cupsuptic River), Kennebago, Little Kennebago, Loon, Mooselookmeguntic, Rangeley, and Saddleback lakes, and Gull, Haley, Dodge, and Quimby ponds. New survey areas added this year were Round and Middle Sandy River Ponds.

September 29, 2021

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Connecticut man dies in ATV crash

MADRID TOWNSHIP – A Connecticut man died yesterday after losing control of his ATV according to a press release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Sebastian Constantini, 47, was reportedly riding on ITS 84/89 with his brother and a friend heading toward the Saddleback Inn in Rangeley around 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27. Constantini was at the front of the group, heading down a hill and across a wooden bridge when he lost control.

Property tax, personnel matters discussed

FARMINGTON — A property tax abatement appeal between Peter Axelson and Rangeley Plantation was presented to the Franklin County Commissioners during the meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Axelson, a long-time landowner in Rangeley Plantation, stated that a parcel of his property had been overvalued for seventeen years and that he had requested an abatement from Rangeley Plantation for the overpayment of the last three years.

September 22, 2021

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Barrett Made Architecture + Construction opens new office in Rangeley

RANGELEY – Barrett Made Architecture + Construction headquartered in Portland recently opened a second location in Rangeley. The additional location is strategically located to support the ongoing development at Saddleback Mountain and in the surrounding communities of Northwestern Maine. The Rangeley office will serve as the center of operations for this Northwestern team. It will function as a full-service office, acting independently from the Portland headquarters