Stories about Rangeley


State dismisses drug charges in Rangeley case

FARMINGTON — A judge Thursday dismissed all criminal charges against a Gray man accused in a drug bust in Rangeley in January, because the primary investigator has missed two hearings. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency officer was not available to appear twice on motion hearings...



Homemakers fair date change WILTON — The Wilton Day Homemakers third annual Christmas Craft Fair has been rescheduled to Saturday, Nov. 30. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Luke's Church on High Street. For more information, call Becky at 778-0...



Retired teachers' fall meeting FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Retired teachers will hold their final fall meeting at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Culinary Arts area of the Foster Technology Center of the Mt. Blue Learning Campus. Following lunch, members ...


Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Christopher A. Tracy, 20, New Sharon, failure to appear — criminal mischief, theft by unauthorized taking/transfer, Nov. 5, no bail listed, Franklin County Sheriff's Department.


Rangeley town manager's contract being developed

RANGELEY — Selectmen held an executive session Monday night to discuss a contract for Town Manager Tiki White. Town Clerk Ethna Thompson alerted selectmen Monday that White was not legally in office. The board passed Selectman Pam White's motion to extend White’s appoint...



Free community luncheon Nov. 9 FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 227 Main St. Menu includes turkey fricassee, mashed potatoes, green peas, cranberry sauce ...


Rangeley store reopens after fire damage

RANGELEY — The Oquossoc Grocery store on Carry Road reopened at 11 a.m. Wednesday, a day after a fire in an upstairs apartment caused minor water damage. A health inspector cleared the business to resume operations. Store owners Kelly and Brad Stokes of Rangeley were required to disp...


Fire heavily damages apartment, temporarily closes grocery store

RANGELEY — Fire heavily damaged a kitchen in an apartment above The Oquossoc Market on Tuesday afternoon, but the tenant escaped without injury. The fire, reported at about 1:15 p.m., was caused by a pot left on the stove, fire Chief Tim Pellerin said. It is considered accidental.


Rangeley school board powers through brief agenda

RANGELEY — The RSU 78 School Board approved three new staff appointments and a student trip to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Superintendent Sue Pratt announced the resignation of Hannah Johnson as special educational technician II, and the nomination of Heidi Schultz, an ed tech III,...


Betty M. Ferguson

AUBURN — Betty M. Ferguson, 79, a lifelong resident of Rangeley, died early Monday afternoon, Oct. 14, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, with her daughter by her side. She was born on May 1, 1934, in Rangeley, a daughter of, Edwin and Velma (Tomlinson) Myshrall. In ...