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    May 13, 2022

    Snapshots in Time- May 30, 1895- Mooselookmeguntic House

    The collection of “shorts” below was found in the May 30, 1895, Edition of the RANGELEY LAKES newspaper and begins with some references to the Mooselookmeguntic House which once stood adjacent to the Dunn property at Haines Landing. If you enjoy Rangeley history, I suggest you visit the Historical Society and purchase the book entitled […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Tragedy at Smalls Falls

    TOWNSHIP E — The state medical examiner said Monday that a Lewiston woman died as the result of drowning Saturday at Smalls Falls, according to Mark Latti, communications director for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Rangeley Fire & Rescue Chief Michael Bacon is lowered Saturday into a pool to retrieve the body […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Dan’s Data- APRIL

    Temperature Maximum: 58° Date: 4/26 Minimum: 21° Date: 4/21 Average True Temp: 34.55172° Precipitation Total for month: 4.17″ Greatest: 1.1″ Daily Average: 0.143793” Year to Date: 12.41″ Wind Peak: 40mph Date: 4/19 Low: 12 Date: 4/7 Average Peak 25.68966 mph Barometric Pressure High: 30.15 4/21 Low: 0 Wind Chill Low: -15° Date: 4/2 Humidity Average: […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Outdoor Heritage Museum Announces 13th Season of Museum Programs and Events

    The Outdoor Heritage Museum in Oquossoc, operated by the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society, will open its doors for the 2022 season on May 18th. New temporary exhibits on display will include Rangeley’s Historic Legacy, featuring stunning historic photographs of the Rangeley region accompanied by artifacts from the collection and inspired by the new book […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Rangeley Annual Town Meeting Warrant Ready for Public Hearing

    The four Rangeley Selectmen present at the May 2nd meeting voted unanimously to sign the 2022-2023 Annual Town Meeting Warrant.  The Warrant can now be printed and posted.  A final warrant public hearing will be held on May 24, 2022 at 6:00pm at the Town Office.  No changes can be made to the Warrant as […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Beth Brunswick- A Life Well Lived

    It is with great sorrow that the board of Rangeley Health and Wellness announces the loss of one of its founders and champions, Lizbeth “Beth” Brunswick. On April 28, 2022 Beth lost her eight-year battle with ovarian cancer. Beth and her husband, Edward B. Brunswick, have been seasonal residents of the Rangeley community for over […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Effective Law Enforcement Partnership Leads to the Arrest of a Convicted Human Smuggler along with 21 other Non-citizens in Rangeley, Maine

    RANGELEY, Maine — On April 14, 2022, in two separate events, U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed in Rangeley, Maine, arrested 22 subjects: fifteen (15) individuals in Wilton, Maine, and seven (7) others in Rangeley, Maine. The first interaction occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. when Border Patrol agents assisted a Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy during a vehicle […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Federal judge denies Rangeley man’s request to use marijuana while free on bail

    FARMINGTON — A federal judge denied Friday a Rangeley man’s request to use medical marijuana for health reasons while free on bail in connection to an alleged illicit marijuana grow operation-money laundering scheme. Magistrate Judge John Nivison heard Lucas Sirois’ motion April 13 at U.S. District Court in Bangor, which was held via video hearing. A 2021 […]

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    May 13, 2022

    RLHT Hosts Forest Stewards Guild Field Tour

    The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (RLHT) recently hosted a Forest Stewards Guild field tour on April 29, 2022. The Forest Stewards Guild practices, advocates, and promotes responsible forest management to sustain the integrity of forest ecosystems and the human communities dependent upon them. Regional foresters, wildlife biologists, landowners, and stewardship professionals gathered at the RLHT’s […]

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    May 13, 2022

    Congratulations Ice Out Contest Winners!

    This year Rangeley Lake ice out was officially declared on May 5, at 5 am. That’s right 5/5 at 5. Thank you to all of those who submitted their entries for the annual Rangeley Highlander 2022 ICE OUT Contest via email, snail mail, dropping off in person at the office, or Facebook. Congratulations to the […]

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