Category archive: Community News

Route 27 Scenic Byway Naming Contest

Our beloved Route 27 Scenic Byway is in need of a name and your suggestions are wanted. The Route 27 Corridor Advisory Group has been working diligently these past few months on revising the byway’s management plan, and it has become painfully obvious the current name, Route 27 Scenic Byway, just does not have what…

Logging museum to dedicate artwork

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Logging Museum will host a dedication ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM to celebrate a new donation of artwork to the Museum. This dedication is for the well-known, life-sized carved figure, “Jerome, the Indian”, an early carving by the Museum’s founder, Rodney C. Richard, Sr. from

Public bean supper slated

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Post 120 of the American Legion will hold a public bean supper Saturday, Aug. 18 from 5 p.m. until sold out at the Masonic Hall downtown. The meal will consist of baked beans, hot dogs, biscuits, coleslaw and desserts

Rangeley Lakes Society Meets August 15th

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Region High School cafeteria will be the place to be on Wednesday evening at 7PM as four senior citizens will gather to discuss their memories of Rangeley in the 1940s and 1950s. Life was much slower then as summer residents mingled with the locals and the summer help at the various hotels and more

Public hearing set on proposed campground, residential subdivision

Donna M. Perry Special to the Irregular RANGELEY — State land use regulators have set a public hearing for Thursday, Aug. 30, for a proposed 28-lot residential subdivision along County Road in Dallas Plantation and a proposed 30-site recreation vehicle campground, adjacent to the subdivision, in Sandy River more

Logging museum dedicates ‘Jerome, the Indian’

Logging museum dedicates ‘Jerome, the Indian’

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum will host a dedication ceremony Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9:30 to 10 a.m. to celebrate a new donation of artwork to the more

A sincere ‘thank-you’ for making the festival a success

A special note of thanks to all those who helped make our Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Festival and parade a huge success this year. A two-day event takes legions of volunteers and many hours of behind-the-scenes preparation that often go unrewarded. Add to that the generous donations of materials, sponsorships and other miscellaneous items from area businesses and more

Owl workshop cancelled

RANGELEY — The Owl presentation with Jennifer Perry, originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Wilhelm Reich Museum in Rangeley, has been cancelled. For an update of currently scheduled programs, call the museum at 864-3443.

Bluegrass Festival loaded with talent

By Heidi Murphy Irregular Staff SANDY RIVER PLANTATION – The buzz about The Third Annual Saddleback Mountain Bluegrass Festival is that this year’s two-day event features a line-up that is loaded with more

‘Arts are Blooming in Rangeley’

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts invites the community to join its members at its property on Loon Lake Road to celebrate The Arts Are Blooming in more