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State snowshoe championships are Feb. 8 in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Trails Center will host the Maine State Snowshoe Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8. This race is a qualifier for the U.S. Snowshoe Championships to be held in Woodford, Vt., in early March. Age classes include Senior Men and Women and Junior A and B Girl...


Rumford man pleads guilty to sexual assault against child

FARMINGTON — A Rumford man pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a child under 12 in 2012. Justice Nancy Mills sentenced David Paquette, 36, to serve three years of an 18-year sentence and 10 years of probation. A conviction on the charge carries up to 30 years in prison and u...


Rangeley adds two to school's building committee

RANGELEY — The School Board unanimously approved adding residents Joe George and Neil King to the Building Committee at Tuesday's meeting. The committee will work closely with the board's Facilities Committee in planning renovations and upgrades to the Rangeley Lakes Regional School ...

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New England Pond Hockey New England Pond Hockey returns for the eighth season to Rangeley, Feb. 1 and 2, 2014, with the event's headquarters at the Rangeley Inn. There will be two-player parties Friday and Saturday nights. The rink crew reunites to build the ice road, layo...


Rangeley police investigating punctured tires

RANGELEY — Police are investigating who punctured six tires on two vehicles early Sunday morning, police Chief Dennis Leahy said. A car parked behind Four Seasons Restaurant on Route 4 in Oquossoc had all four tires punctured, he said. The replacement cost is estimated at between $50...


Shocks stolen from snowmobile in Rangeley

RANGELEY — Two air shocks valued at an estimated $2,990 were stolen last weekend from a 2014 snowmobile parked at Saddleback Motor Inn on Main Street, police Chief Dennis Leahy said. The owner from Graniteville, Vt., parked the Arctic Cat ZR 1100 in the parking lot at 6 p.m. Saturday...


Man breaks legs when snowmobile hits ridge on Rangeley Lake

RANGELEY — A Massachusetts man broke his legs late Thursday afternoon after his snowmobile hit a small pressure ridge on Rangeley Lake and he was thrown off, Maine Warden Reggie Hammond said Friday. The accident happened at about 5 p.m. on the first day of the Rangeley Snodeo that ru...


Rangeley Snodeo begins Jan. 23

RANGELEY — The 2014 Rangeley Snodeo will take place Jan. 23-25, headquartered at the Rangeley Inn. NODEO 2014 The event schedule is as follows. Asterisks indicate events where proceeds will benefit the Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club Trail Fund. Thursday, Jan. 23


High School Roundup: Rebels race away with second win

BETHEL — Tori Ryerson scored 12 of her game-high 23 points in the second quarter Wednesday night, staking Telstar to a substantial lead that held up in a 50-39 MVC girls' basketball victory. Ryerson hit three 3-pointers and hauled down 17 rebounds for Telstar (2-10). The Rebels held ...


Rangeley board hears from recycling vendors

RANGELEY — The Board of Selectmen met Tuesday with representatives of three waste-management services to discuss the town's recycling options. Presenting information and answering questions were Peter Lachapelle, account manager, and Matt Fullerton, route manager, from Waste Manageme...