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Winter doesn’t disappoint(8)

February 19, 2017

By Jim Knox
A sharp eye on your fish, hoping it’s his fish before the day is done at the annual fishing derby on Wilson Lake Saturday.

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Apply now for the 2017 Maine Moose Permit Lottery

AUGUSTA – Hunters who dream about the hunt of a lifetime will be happy to know that the 2017 Maine moose permit lottery application process is now open. The online application process is fast and simple and you receive instant confirmation that you have successfully entered the lottery. To apply, please visit The deadline […]

Enough already

By Jane Naliboff
OK, turn it off. We have enough. Mr. Hairy Woodpecker was growing impatient with snow falling on his face.

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust announces gift of land from Geller family

RANGELEY – Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is excited to announce a gift of land from the Geller family. This 15-acre, undeveloped parcel rests on 955 feet of shoreline along Rangeley Lake’s Greenvale Cove and continues into 778 feet of Long Pond Stream. The Property features a unique blend of wetlands, forested wetlands and upland habitat […]

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