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Special town meeting to fund lease/purchase of front-end loader(0)

August 28, 2014

FARMINGTON – The Board of Selectmen approved the scheduling of a special town meeting for Oct. 14, so residents can vote on a lease/purchase agreement for a new front-end loader. The loader would replace a 1989 Caterpillar that lost its transmission last month. One of two front end loaders owned by the town, the piece […]

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Rangeley school opens to all K-12 students Tuesday; Bus routes announced

RANGELEY – When RSU 78′s K-12 students start the school year on Tuesday, they’ll notice the changes in some classroom locations, a new soccer field under construction and a new portable modular classroom replacement for the old one. Sight unseen is the start-up work that’s gone towards bringing the school’s academics in line with the […]

Investigation continues in Rangeley store break-in, theft

RANGELEY – Police are continuing their investigation into a break-in at a convenience store on Main Street. Two suspects are being sought for the burglary and theft at the Looney Bin store. A store employee called police at 5:15 a.m. Monday to report the break-in, said Police Chief Dennis Leahy. The lock was broken on […]

Farmington man drowns in Wilson Lake Tuesday evening

WILTON – A Farmington man drowned after diving from a pontoon boat on Wilson Lake Tuesday evening. Jeffrey Mitchell, 63, of Farmington, had been boating with a friend, Martha Martin of Wilton, with plans to go swimming, according to Cpl. John MacDonald, a spokesman for the Maine Warden Service. “Mitchell dove from his pontoon boat […]


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