Category archive: Community News

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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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.

RRGSA & Rangeley to host State of Maine 2012 Moose Lottery Drawing

RANGELEY SELECTED TO HOST 2012 MOOSE LOTTERY DRAWING – SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012 @ 4PM. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife commissioner Chandler Woodcock announced in June that Rangeley was selected to host the 2012 moose lottery drawing. Since 1999, the moose lottery drawing has been held at different locations around Maine, including Millinocket, Boothbay Harbor, Old Town, Bucksport, Scarborough, Presque Isle, Rumford, Phippsburg, Kittery, Fort Kent, and Freeport

September Guest Speaker Steve Walker – Beginning With Habitat

Beginning With Habitat (BWH) is for organized towns to use as a tool when completing their long term comprehensive plans. Each town participating in this program receive BWH maps that include, among other things a detailed depiction of surface water resources, high value plant and animal habitats and large undeveloped blocks of habitat.

October 19, 2011

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