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    February 2, 2018

    RLHT Announces Volunteers of the Year

    Rangeley, ME –  Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is pleased to announce Volunteer of the Year award has been awarded jointly to Scott Ash and Andrew Ash of AJs Cycles, for their amazing contribution to our work throughout the year.   With their noted multiple talents and expertise, the Ashes have assisted RLHT in a variety […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2018

    Winter Windfall Raffle Tickets Still on Sale

    Farmington– Tickets for the Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) 8th annual Winter Windfall raffle are still on sale until the end of January. The raffle is sponsored by Franklin Community Health Network. The winners of the first 12 days respectively are: Betsy Door, Rockwell Bjorn, Karri Dwyer, Mike McDonald, Shanna Moody, Nancy Perlson, Betsy Mancine, Jon Abell, Jacob Richards, […]

  • Published
    January 4, 2018

    USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by East Coast Winter Storm

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by a major winter storm on the East Coast. The National Weather Service expects freezing rain, snow and ice accumulations across much of the East Coast. In addition to […]

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    January 4, 2018

    FEMA Urges Preparedness Ahead of Major Winter Storm

    WASHINGTON – Winter weather is already affecting some parts of the nation, but as an intense winter storm forms off the eastern coast, residents are encouraged to take the storm seriously, and to act now to prepare homes and families for potential impacts.   FEMA, from its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and through its regional […]

  • Published
    November 13, 2017

    The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.   Robert Wetherbee (this is the correct spelling) 75 years old of Spruce street Rangeley (summer residence) has been missing since November 9th when he was scheduled to drive from Rangeley to North Windham Connecticut the same day.  He never […]

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    November 6, 2017

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    November 3, 2017

    Mainers Encouraged to Document and Report Wind Storm ’17 Damage

    AUGUSTA, MAINE — As the state-wide response and recovery effort continues in Maine following a devastating wind storm that caused power outages to nearly a half million electricity customers as well as tree damage, flooding and property damage, many are asking how to report those damages. Individuals Report damages to 2-1-1 Maine.  This information will be […]

  • Published
    October 31, 2017

    Power Outages Prompt Warnings to Use Generators with Caution, Think Food Safety

      AUGUSTA – With widespread power outages expected to last a few days following the recent storm, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding residents how to safely use portable gas-powered generators and providing food safety tips. A single portable gas-powered generator can produce as much deadly carbon monoxide (CO) gas […]

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    September 20, 2017

    Congratulations Rangeley Fire & Rescue!

    On September 19th members of the Rangeley Fire & Rescue Department won 1st Place Overall at the Farmington Fair. If you know any of the members of the department you know they are a very hard working and proud group led by Chief Tim Pellerin. They had decided to have a little fun and join […]

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    September 14, 2017

    Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Weekly Report August 25th September 8th 2017

    8/26/2017 1610hrs, Deputy Morgan responded to Sand Hill Loop Rd. in Strong and arrested Theodore Suffoletto (36) of Strong on a warrant. 8/27/2017 0029hrs, Deputy Scovil responded to a report of a party where juveniles were consuming alcohol at an apartment on Main St. in Kingfield.  One juvenile had consumed too much and had to […]