We are living in extraordinary times! Information about COVID-19 is coming at us quickly and from all different directions. With this in mind, we have created this page and will continue to update it as we receive new information.
The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce wants you to know that we are here to support you. We know that our business community is in uncharted waters. It will be as a community that we see our way through this. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.


5/20/2020 - New/Updated COVID Checklists Released by DECD May 20, 2020


Golf Course and Disc Golf Courses

Guided Hunting, Fishing, Boating and Outdoor Activities

Large Gatherings

Public and Community Buildings



Campgrounds/RV Parks

Overnight Summer Camps

Day Camps for Maine Children

Community Sports

5/19/2020 - Mills Administration Updates Plan to Restart Maine’s Economy

5/14/2020 - COVID Checklist for ME Phase 2 Lodging

5/8/2020 - Rural Reopening Plan - Updated Checklists

5/8/2020 - Governor Mills Announces Rural Reopening Plan

5/6/2020 - Governor Mills Announces Establishment of Economic Recovery Committee

5/4/2020 - Maine Tourism Relief Fund Grants


4/29/2020 - DECD Phase 1 Checklists for Businesses and Compliance Form

4/29/2020 - Governor Mills Extends Maine’s Stay At Home Order

4/28/2020 - Governor Mills Presents Safe, Gradual Plan to Restart Maine’s Economy

4/28/2020 - Governor Mills - Press Release re Safe, Gradual Plan to Restart Maine’s Economy

4/27/2020 - PPP Resumes April 27, 2020

4/23/2020 - Portal for Offering Ideas and Suggestions for Restoring Maine's Economy

4/23/2020 - Governor Mills Outlines Vision for a Gradual, Safe Reopening of Maine’s Economy

4/17/2020 - Assistance from the Rangeley Baptist Church

4/16/2020 - Maine Tourism Relief Fund

4/14/2020 - Governor Mills Extends State of Civil Emergency As Maine Continues to Combat COVID-19

4/8/2020 - Maine DOL - Unemployment FAQs Regarding COVID-19

4/7/2020 - Greater Franklin Development Council - April 7th COVID-19 Resource Update

4/3/2020 - Governor Mills - Executive Order - Quarantine Restrictions on Travelers Arriving in Maine

4/3/2020 - Paycheck Protection Program - Borrower Application Form

4/1/2020 - Maine DECD Resources for Maine Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

4/1/2020 - Understanding the Small Business Loans Available through the CARES Act

3/31/2020 - Governor Mills - Executive Order (including Stay at Home Directive)

3/30/2020 - SBA Disaster Loan Applications

3/30/2020 - FAME COVID-19 Relief Loan Programs

3/30/2020 - CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LOANS - Small Business Guide and Checklist

3/29/2020 - Resources Regarding Availability and Eligibility Requirements for Benefits in the CARES Act Passed on 3/27/2020 (provided by Maine Tourism Association and U.S. Travel Association)

3/27/2020 - Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act  (including the Payroll Protection Program)

3/26/2020 - Local Tourism -Related Businesses - Share Your Story with Congress
3/24/2020 - Governor Mills - Executive Order

3/23/2020 - Public Service Announcement - Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

3/22/2020 - Business Information Sheets from the Department of Economic and Community Development

3/20/2020 - Maine Office of Tourism Updates

3/20/2020 - Rangeley Chamber Office Closed to the Public Effective March 23, 2020

3/20/2020 - Greater Franklin Development Corp Resource Update

3/20/2020 - Senator Collins Bill to Provide Working Capital to Small Businesses

3/20/2020 - Maine Office of Tourism - "Together, We Are Maine"

3/19/2020 - Dallas Plantation Office Closed to the Public

3/19/2020 - FAME Partners with SBA, ME Lenders on COVID-19 Relief Loan Programs

3/19/2020 - COVID-19 Resources - Maine State Chamber of Commerce

3/19/2020 - Important Message from Stephen Philbrick, Chairman, Rangeley Board of Selectmen

3/19/2020 - Notice from Sandy River Plantation Town Office

3/19/2020 - Tell Members of Congress How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Impacting Your Travel Business

3/18/2020 - Important Message from the Town of Rangeley

3/18/2020 - Governor Mills - Executive Order

3/18/2020 - Hospitality Maine COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020 - Maine CDC (Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention)