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2008-09-27 15:00:19

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Ed Kfoury and Nancy Perlson of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust were recognized Friday for their efforts that "go above and beyond" to serve Maine's outdoors interests, fish and wildlife resources and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Under the guidance of Kfoury, the president of the trust since its inception in 1991, and Perlson, the executive director, the organization has conserved 12,500 acres of important wildlife habitat, 45...

2008-08-21 15:00:33

DAVIS TOWNSHIP - An 81-year-old Massachusetts man died after he was swept by a wave into the waters of Kennebago Lake on Wednesday. The man and a friend were attempting to bring their 16-foot Rangeley boat parallel to shore when a wind-driven wave swept the man out of the boat and into rough water, according to Sgt. John Blagdon of the Maine Warden Service. A Rangeley boat is a small canoe-shaped rowboat, often used for fishing. The accident occurred at about 11 a.m. on the lake, part...

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - The state's highest court affirmed a Franklin County Superior Court's decision to uphold state land regulators permitting of a commercial groundwater extraction station in Dallas Plantation. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court's split decision was issued Tuesday. The Rangeley Crossroads Coalition had appealed the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission's decision in 2006 to permit Poland Spring's parent company Nestle Waters North America Inc. to develop a...

2008-07-16 15:00:28

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - The state's highest court affirmed a Franklin County Superior Court's decision to uphold state land regulators permitting of a commercial groundwater extraction station in Dallas Plantation. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court's split decision was issued Tuesday. The Rangeley Crossroads Coalition had appealed the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission's decision in 2006 to permit Poland Spring's parent company Nestle Waters North America Inc. to develop a...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.