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Rangeley firefighters plan training sessions

RANGELEY — The Fire Department will train Thursday night on a house at School and Pleasant streets, Chief Tim Pellerin said Wednesday. The building is next to the Rangeley Public Safety Building on School Street. Firefighters will be doing some training over the next couple of weeks ...

Rangeley issues outdoor festival permits

RANGELEY — Selectmen on Tuesday unanimously approved outdoor festival permit applications for Moose Alley and Sonja Johnson’s Scarecrow Ball. Town Manager Tim Kane reported that Atlantic Recycling of New Hampshire had reduced the price for the transfer station’s new compa...

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Artist giving walking tour OQUOSSOC — Highly acclaimed artist John Swan will give visitors a walking tour of his paintings exhibited at the Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum. Swan will be at the museum on Saturday, Sept. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. Swan di...

Rangeley becomes AT Community

RANGELEY — At a daylong festival Saturday, the town was inducted into the ranks of Appalachian Trail Communities, a designation awarded by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Rangeley is now one of two AT Communities in Maine, and one of 18 that dot the Trail’s 2,181-mile length...

Festival to celebrate Rangeley as 'Trail Community'

RANGELEY— The Rangeley Lakes Region will celebrate its designation as an Appalachian Trail Community Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Haley Pond Park on Pond Street. Vendors, exhibits, seminars, fun contests, suggested hikes and paddles, book signings, thru- and section-hikers reunion, and...

Rangeley painter wins at Portland Art Festival

Pamela Jo Ellis of Rangeley was the recipient of the Second Festival Prize at the WCSH-6 Portland Art Festival held Aug. 25 on Congress Street in Portland. Three hundred artists from all over New England participated in the day-long festival. Ellis' winning painting was a five-inch by five-inch w...

Celebration Sept. 15 for Rangeley's designation as an Appalachian Trail Community

RANGELEY — The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will celebrate the official designation of Rangeley as the newest Appalachian Trail Community from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. The event at Haley Pond Park is free and open to the pu...

Rangeley school board signs warrants

RANGELEY — The School Committee signed warrants Tuesday night for a Nov. 6 referendum that calls for all newly-elected committeemen to take office on July 1. If a town meeting elects a new committee member before that date, the current member will finish out their term. The pu...

C. Swanton: The gullible public

How gullible can the American people be? How could they elect a man with an array of sealed records pertaining to his past, no experience in governing anything and a dismal record as a senator? A man who, after four years in office, has made things worse? A vice president who... 8

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Saddleback trail run RANGELEY — The fourth annual Saddleback Mountain Trail Run will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, the day of the Saddleback Fall Festival. The run is approximately four miles with a vertical change of 8,000 feet. The start will be at the...