Stories about Rangeley

Correction: Leahy is Rangeley chief

RANGELEY — A story about recent vandalism of the Giving Tree published on Page B3 of Wednesday's Franklin edition should have said the police chief is Dennis Leahy. The information was incorrectly reported by the Sun Journal. 

Rangeley Giving Tree survives vandalism

RANGELEY — A late night act of vandalism did little to spoil a celebration of 25 years of community giving. More than 100 people gathered at the town park to participate in lighting the Giving Tree on Nov. 24 despite the fact that nearly all of the strands of lights had been cut the ...

Giving Tree of Rangeley celebrates 25 years at lighting

RANGELEY — Approximately 120 people attended the 25th annual Lighting of the Rangeley Giving Tree on Nov. 24. Carmen Glidden, president of the Rangeley Giving Tree, welcomed the crowd. Valerie Roy-Lessard sang the National Anthem, while the American Legion of Rangeley Post 120 Color ...

Man charged in criminal mischief complaint

RANGELEY — An Auburn man was charged early Sunday after a police officer responding to a complaint saw him punch a window and break it at Sargent's Pub & Grub on Main Street. Officer Ron Wood issued Tyler Elwell, 21, a summons on a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief, police ...

Fire, smoke damage estimated at $150,000-plus

RANGELEY — State fire investigators ruled Monday that a fire that heavily damaged a home at 3963 Main St. Sunday night was accidental and the probable cause is an electrical origin, fire Chief Tim Pellerin said Monday. Firefighters from three towns were able to keep a fire contained ...

Sun Journal Girls' Basketball Overview

Eastern A Edward Little was just a few minutes away from a regional championship last winter before Cony roared back to win. Could that mean the Red Eddies are ready for that next step this year? Mt. Blue nearly reached the semifinals last year before losing ...

Sun Journal Boys' Basketball Overview

KVAC Edward Little and Lewiston locked horns in an unforgettable Eastern Maine quarterfinal game in February, and there's no reason to think that the Red Eddies and Blue Devils won't return to Augusta this season. EL won that showdown after an up-and-down regular se...

Rangeley sportsmen's group to host Wilderness First-Aid Course

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Region Guides' and Sportsmen's Association will host a two-day Wilderness First-Aid Course on Saturday, Feb. 2, and Sunday, Feb. 3. The course will be taught by Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities Wilderness Medical School. The course fee is $165 per perso...

Rangeley voters approve paying $145,000 to settle lawsuit

RANGELEY — Residents voted Wednesday night to authorize the Board of Selectmen to pay $145,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by fired highway foreman Everett Quimby in 2010. The money is to be taken from the town's unreserved fund. Twenty to 25 residents voted, Town Clerk Ethna Th...

Senior Thanksgiving held at Rangeley church

RANGELEY — Many volunteers from the Rangeley community were responsible for preparing, cooking and serving a meal for the 30th annual Senior Thanksgiving Dinner at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd on Nov. 18. A tremendous amount of planning and preparation goes into this eve...