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What Not Shop sale benefits Fourth RUMFORD — The Hope Association What Not Shop, 85 Lincoln Ave., will hold a sale on Thursday, June 28. Anything red, white and blue will be 50 percent off. Fifty percent of shop sales that day will benefit this year'...

Winners drawn in moose lottery

Click here to see the results OQUOSSOC — Hunters, their families and friends listened attentively,...

Madawaska man wins moose-calling contest in Oquossoc

OQUOSSOC — The still-elusive Western Maine moose population stayed undercover Saturday, despite the romantic calls of love coming from the Oquossoc Marine boat storage shed. The region's first World Invitational Moose Calling Championship offered finalists a chance to show 1,000 or m...

Well done - Brigitte Smyth

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Brigitte Smyth was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Springfield College with a GPA of 3.9. She is majoring in criminal justice. She is a graduate of The Gilbert School class of 2011. Smyth is the daughter of the late Tere...

Oquossoc man faces OUI charge

RANGELEY — An Oquossoc man faces a drunken driving charge after he was stopped Tuesday and failed a field sobriety test, police say. Kevin Bliss, 56, was charged with drunken driving for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit. Ra... 1

Rangeley native wins woodcarving title

RANGELEY — Several hundred Rangeley residents were hardly surprised to hear that Ashley Gray took the world championship woodcarving title at the Ward Wildfowl Art Championships of 2012. After all, Gray bought his first carving knife at Scribner’s Hard... 1

'Stars and Stripes' will kick off Watermelon Series

RANGELEY — On Sunday, July 1, Robert and Nancy Ludwig will present the annual "Stars and Stripes" concert, the first performance in the Watermelon Series, an outreach program at the Church of the Good Shepherd. The concert has become a tradition, featuring works by Handel, Mende...

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Buying local foods, online DOVER-FOXCROFT — On Monday, June 25, at 8 a.m. the Western Mountains Alliance will offer a comprehensive workshop on online farmers markets and local foods buying clubs. The workshop will be held at Penquis Higher Education Center, 50 Mayo ...

Rangeley board hears of cemetery vandalism

RANGELEY — The  Board of Selectmen was told Tuesday of vandalism at the  cemetery, where a spigot was ripped off its pipe and the water left to run for two days. Town Manager Tim Kane reported that several tombstones and garbage cans were been kicked over, as well, several ...

Fly-tying classes offered on gray ghost streamer

OQUOSSOC — Fly-tying classes using the Carrie G. Stevens method will be offered at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Rangeley Outdoor Heritage Sporting Museum on Route 17. Leslie Hilyard, who owns Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies, will teach the classes. His busin...