Taste walk date set

Town Councilor Suzanne Phillips has announced that Gorham’s annual Taste Walk will be held Sunday, June 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m..

Gorham families of Young Life, a non-denominational Christian outreach to youth, are presenting the walk this year. Chefs of participating eateries in Gorham compete in the Taste Walk and the public votes for its favorite.

Maps costing $5 each, or $15 per family, will be on sale around town in May. Proceeds will go toward sending local teens to summer camp in New York.

Students enter technical honor society

Five Gorham High School students will be inducted into the National Technical Honor Society for their academic achievements and citizenship.

They are Robert Billings, senior, automotive technology 2; Jesse Leavitt, junior, heavy equipment operations 1;

Deborah Burgess, senior, medical occupations. 2; April Cummings, sophmore, medical occupations 1; and

Cynthia Reed, junior, medical occupations 1.

Street sweeping schedule

Gorham Public Works Department has begun its spring street sweeping.

For a schedule, visit www.gorham-me.org/Public_Documents/GorhamME_PublicWorks/2013%20Street%20Sweeping%20Schedule.pdf

Casco Bay

concert April 28

The Casco Bay Concert Band performs “Postcards: A Musical Trip Around the World,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, at Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Ave.

The musical tour includes trips to rural America, Japan, Vegas and Mexico among others.

Tickets are available in advance at Eventbrite.com or through the band’s website, www.cascobayconcertband.org. They are $9; $7, seniors; and free for students and children.

At the door, tickets are $10 and $8 for seniors.

For group sales (five or more), contact

Karina Babcock at 239-2062 or email

[email protected]

Stauffer to speak on human trafficking

Bill Stauffer of Scarborough will speak about human trafficking at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at South Gorham Baptist Church on County Road (Route 22).

A meal will be served in the series, titled “Potluck With A Purpose.”

A Portland businessman, Stauffer is a volunteer for several organizations working to abolish human trafficking. A graduate of Colby College with a degree in East Asian studies, he has studied extensively and conducted business in numerous nations.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of Public Debt reported on April 4 that the U.S. Public Debt was $16,798,051,589,934.68.

Dance Studio of Maine in Gorham was awarded the Class Act Award for Sportsmanship at a recent Turn it Up competition featuring studios from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  “We won a lot of awards at this competition, but the best award of all in our eyes is the second year in a row of winning the Class Act Award for Sportsmanship. It is so nice to see that the respect for others from the students and staff at DSOM, and graciousness, win or lose, does not go unnoticed. I could not be more proud,” said Trish Moulton, owner/director, Dance Studio of Maine. Courtesy photo

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