Stories about Rangeley


Bryant University dean's list

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — The fall semester dean's list at Bryant University includes Jill St. Laurent of Lewiston, a sophomore majoring in marketing, and Matthew Madeira of Rangeley, a senior majoring in finance.


Western Class D Girls' Championship: Rangeley couldn't make Richmond pay for missing Plummer

AUGUSTA — Jamie Plummer fell through the trap door and set the revolving door in motion. Richmond’s six-foot junior center picked her first and second fouls in little more than three minutes of Saturday’s Western Class D girls’ basketball championship. There ...


Girls' basketball: Plummer positively overpowering

AUGUSTA — On each hand was scribbled a plus sign. It was a reminder and a motivator for the Richmond girls' basketball team Saturday. No matter what happened, the defending Western D champs were going to persevere. "They're plus signs, so when we look at our hands, we'll remem...


Girls' Basketball: Rangeley cuts stubborn Vinalhaven loose

Vinalhaven's Kassandra Hopkins falls to the court after a struggle with Rangeley's Jenney Abbot, center, and Tori Letarte in the Western Class D semifinal Thursday in Augusta. Rangeley advances to the finals on Saturday after a 54-46 win. For more photos, visit


Herbert L. Lelansky

LOCUST GROVE, Va. — Herbert Lewis Lelansky, 78, of Locust Grove, Va., since 2002, passed away with his family by his side, on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Mr. Lelansky was born June 14, 1933, in Rangeley, to the late Joseph and Dorothy Bolduc Lelansky. He served his country in the U.S. Marine C...


Rangeley board approves full-time fire chief for town

RANGELEY — After an executive session Tuesday, selectmen unanimously voted to keep the fire chief's position full time. Ten members of Rangeley’s Fire and Rescue teams, including retiring Chief Rudy Davis, attended the meeting. In a surprise move, board Chairman Gary Sha...



Boiled dinner FARMINGTON — A New England boiled dinner will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Henderson Memorial Baptist Church. The menu includes vegetables, Irish soda, bread and homemade pies. The cost is $7 per person. All are welcome. ...


Girls' Basketball: Rangeley tames Lions

AUGUSTA — Midway through the second quarter, Rangeley seemingly had had enough. For the better part of the opening quarter and part of the second, the Greater Portland Christian girls' basketball team hung around and made Monday's Western D quarterfinal more difficult than the Lakers...


Rangeley Loppet cross-country ski race is on

RANGELEY — Organizers of the TD Bank Rangeley Loppet said the annual marathon Nordic race will go on as scheduled Saturday, March 3, at the Rangeley Lakes Trails Center. The center is looking for volunteers to help. The Loppet had been on hold earlier in the season but with a long-ra...


Girls' Basketball: Tourney overview

This is the time of year they play for. Some hope for that one-game experience. Others hope to make memories that last lifetimes. Before there's madness in March, there is a frenzied February. High school teams around the state gather for what is like a hard-court family reunion.&nb...