Category archive: Community News

Effort underway to protect ducklings in Oquossoc

OQUOSSOC – Dan Tieger, a seasonal resident on Route 17, and Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust in Oquossoc joined forces this summer to protect over a dozen Mallard ducklings from speeding cars and trucks. Each summer, Mallard families use the ditches and gullies along Route 17 as a nursery for their ducklings. Unfortunately, a busy road

Phillips man injured in ATV rollover Saturday

MADRID TOWNSHIP – A local man suffered multiple injuries when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating went off an embankment and rolled on top of him on Saturday. Dennis R. Hanson, Sr., 57, of Phillips, was riding an ATV with his nephew as his passenger on a local ATV club trail in Madrid off Railroad Road

Outdoor Sporting Heritage Days returns

Outdoor Sporting Heritage Days returns

OQUOSSOC — “A celebration of Maine’s sporting life,” is what members of the Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association call Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day. They will host this outdoor celebration for the 16th consecutive year Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at their clubhouse on Old Skiway Road.

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Words and music, in Rangeley Aug. 9

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Public Library and the Rangeley Friends Arts, two Rangeley non-profit organizations, are partnering to offer an exciting afternoon and evening on Thursday, Aug. 9.

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‘Art in August’ returns

RANGELEY — The annual Art in August show sponsored by the Rangeley Friends of the Arts will be Thursday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Lakeside Park in downtown Rangeley.

There will be around 40 fine artists and craftsmen selling their works, including paintings, originals and prints, photography, jewelry, fiber art, woodworking, pottery, glass and more.

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Home and Garden Tour, ‘Taste of Rangeley’ set

RANGELEY — The 2012 RFA Home and Garden Tour and Taste of Rangeley will take place Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m.

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‘American Wildlife Up Close’ slide show

RANGELEY — Gary Westerhoff, a longtime summer resident of Rangeley, will offer a slide show presentation and lead a discussion Saturday, Aug. 4 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Barn of the Congregational Church on 2 High Street titled American Wildlife Up Close.

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Reich Museum presents ‘Sky Program’

RANGELEY — The Wilhelm Reich Museum will host another “Sky Program” Monday, Aug. 6, at dusk at its Conference Center on Dodge Pond Road.

Participants will view planets, stars and the moon using telescopes, and binoculars as well as pick out constellations with the naked eye. Attendees are asked to bring binoculars, lawn chairs or a blanket.

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Chicken BBQ on tap

OQUOSSOC — St. Luke’s Catholic Church will hold its annual Chicken BBQ Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Rangeley Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association Club on Old Skiway Road. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. and end before 3 p.m.

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Community breakfast set

RANGELEY — The next Community Breakfast, with everyone invited to attend, will be Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Loon Lodge, Route 4 south, from 7 to 9:30 a.m.

Anyone who has a special dietary need is urged to call in advance so restaurant staff can try to accommodate their needs. For more information, call 864-5666.