Category archive: Community News

Artist workshop set at Saddleback

RANGELEY — Saddleback Mountain’s Summer Artist’s Workshop Series continues with “Learn the Magic! An introduction to Precious Metal Clays” Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 20 and 21.

This workshop will comprise two days of step-by-step demonstrations on how to create pendants and earnings with precious metal clay silver.

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Quimby Pond water quality in danger

RANGELEY — Quimby Pond is small, shallow and picturesque. Three years ago in 2009, a gleotrichia algal bloom in the pond raised the concern of both residents and town officials. They and representatives from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife gathered for a roundtable discussion to discuss the water quality issues.

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Sailing Regatta planned

OQUOSSOC — Saturday, Aug. 18, the fourth annual Oquossoc Day Sailing Regatta will be part of the Oquossoc Day festivities.

This is an open class race that takes place in Oquossoc Cove.

All sailors are welcome to enter for the prized Julep Cup that will be presented to the winner.

For additional information or to register, contact Kevin Sinnett at 864-2038.

Saddleback’s artist’s workshop series launched

RANGELEY — World renowned polymer clay artists, Bonnie Bishoff, Melanie West and Melanie Muir presented two art workshops at Saddleback Mountain from July 9 to 14. This was the first week of the Saddleback Summer Artist’s Workshop Series, a new venture at Saddleback.

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Hunter Safety Course

The RRG&SA will be sponsoring a free 4-Day Hunter Safety Training Program starting on Monday July 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM.

Guide’s Challenge Raffle Winners announced

Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Assoc. “GUIDE’S CHALLENGE RAFFLE” Winners are as follows: 1

Portland Press Herald – Moose Calling Contest Article

As the 2012 Moose Lottery Festival approaches, here is a great “primer” story in the Portland Press Herald…Click here to read the article in its entirety!!

Monthly Club Dinner – Thursday, March 22nd @ The Gingerbread House Restaurant

This month our dinner will be hosted by The Gingerbread House Restaurant, in conjunction with their “locals night” Southern BBQ theme.  $15 menu includes:  ribs, brisket, chicken, mac & cheese (regular dinner menu is also available).  Please contact Joyce Fay at 864-2651 or to sign up and sit with other Club members.

RRG&SA Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Country Club Inn

Take your special sweatheart out for a special dinner.

RRGSA Wins Prestigious 2011 IF&W Land-User Award

MDIF&W Commissioner Chandler Woodcock presents the RRG&SA with the 2011 Organized Land User of the Year Award." Left to Right: Commissioner Woodcock, RRG&SA members Elaine Holcombe, Marsha Baker, Kirby Holcombe, Rick Baker, Doreen Sinnett, Kevin Sinnett, and "Mac" Dudley.