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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.

Tritt draws a crowd to Dallas Hill

Tritt draws a crowd to Dallas Hill

Story & Photos By Heidi Murphy Irregular Staff

RANGELEY — Despite dark skies, occasional thunder and rain that fell just as the gates opened at 3:30, Saturday’s Travis Tritt concert at the Rangeley Region Health and Wellness Pavilion was a real crowd pleaser.

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“Forest Lodge,” Former Home of Maine Author, Louise Dickinson Rich, Awaits Next Owner, Next Chapter

For the first time in four decades, historic Rangeley Lakes landmark is for sale  Rapid River location on world-class native brook trout fishery marks property for fly-fishermen RAPID RIVER, MAINE  —  In 1942, from her home at Forest Lodge on the legendary Rapid River, Louise Dickinson Rich captured the world of log drives, Maine guides, native…

Old-fashioned golf fun in Phillips on Aug. 16

PHILLIPS – Want to follow in the footsteps of golfing’s greats? On Thursday, Aug. 16, Winona Davenport of Justafield Golf Teaching Center in Phillips will host a day of old-fashioned golf fun

Outdoor Sporting Heritage Days – Tuesday, August 14th in 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 on Tuesday, August 14th from 9:00 to 4:00 at their clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc. Modeled after an old fashioned frontier rendezvous, it features fishing, hunting and trapping with 25 sporting and conservation exhibitors, educational lectures and demonstrations, activities for youngsters, archery and shotgun demonstrations.

RRG&SA Receives Letter of Thanks from MIF&W

The Club (specifically Sherri Oldham) received a special letter of thanks for their efforts hosting the 2012 Moose Lottery Festival. 

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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Evening of Poetry planned

Evening of Poetry planned

RANGELEY — Sunday, Aug. 5, lovers of poetry will gather at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Ecopelagicon nature store, 7 Pond Street, to honor poet Hugh Ogden (1937-2006). Poets Ann Arbor and John Rosenwald of Farmington will read from their work. Sponsored by Ecopelagicon, the event is free to all. Light refreshments will be served.

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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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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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