Stories about Rangeley

Rangeley Health & Wellness receives $20,000 challenge grant

RANGELEY — In celebration of its 20th year, Rangeley Health & Wellness has been granted a $20,000 challenge grant. For every dollar raised in the community it will be matched dollar for dollar up to a maximum of $20,000. This opportunity will enable RHW to continue and enhance th...

Morin, Pepin to be inducted into Logger’s Hall of Fame

RANGELEY — Luc Morin and Leo Pepin will be inducted into the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s Logger’s Hall of Fame on Friday, July 25, during the 34th annual Logging Festival’s evening program which begins at 7 p.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd, Main Street.

Rangeley selectmen appoint assessor

RANGELEY — Selectmen appointed Rob Duplisea as town assessor on Tuesday. His one-year contract will run through June 30, 2015. Duplisea recommended lowering the town's property tax rate from $11.70 to $11.60 per thousand dollars of valuation. After studying the tax base and av...

Well done - Student achievements

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Anna C. Snook of Auburn received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude from Boston College at its 138th commencement on May 19. Snook, who majored in sociology and environmental studies, is the daughter of Cathy and Ed Snook, and a graduat...

It’s Logging Museum Woodchip Contest time!

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum invites every girl and boy aged 6 to 8 to sign up for the Little Miss and Mister Woodchip Contest to be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal). The Woodchip program is part of the Logging Museum's 34...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Daniel Kierstead, 26, Rangeley, warrant — failure to pay fine/fees, June 15, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department. * Scott Henry, 45, Chesterville, violating co...

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Vendor fair benefits Canton man AUBURN — A benefit Sweet Summertime Vendor/Craft Fair and Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Norway Savings Bank Arena, behind Shaw's Supermarket. More crafters and vendors are welcomed. Contact Step...

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust seeks accreditation

RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust has announced that it is applying for accreditation, which recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an i...

Lewiston woman accused of attacking man at inn in Rangeley

RANGELEY — Police said a Lewiston woman is accused of attacking a man, breaking his glasses and hitting him several times at an inn they were staying at on Wednesday. Lisa Hall, 51, had a small bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms on her when she was booked at the jail, police Chief Denni... 4

Rangeley adopts 10-year energy efficiency plan for schools

RANGELEY — After electing officers and welcoming two new members at Tuesday's meeting, the Regional School Unit 78 board took action on the Siemens energy efficiency plan and a new bid for repairs to the soccer field. The board unanimously voted Nancy Hilliard as chairwoman and Pam E...