McKin removed from Superfund list 

The former McKin Company Superfund Site located in Gray has been removed from the National Priorities List by the Environmental Protection Agency, allowing the reuse and/or redevelopment of the land to move forward.

Some restrictions remain and the EPA and the town have implemented measures to continue remediation, including a 2002 ordinance that prohibits drawing groundwater within a designated area surrounding the site. There are also restrictions on 21 subdividable properties within the designated area.

Residents who have questions should contact EPA Community Involvement Coordinator Charlotte Gray at 617- 918-1243. See epa.gov for more information.

Absentee ballots

Absentee ballots are now available to request via the state of Maine’s website at Maine.gov for the Nov. 8 election for registered Maine voters who live at a Maine residence, temporarily living out-of-state but within the United States, or in a U.S. territory.
Absentee ballots can also be requested at the Gray Town Office located at 24 Main St. Call the Town Clerk’s Office at 207-657-3339 with questions.

Yard sale

American Legion Unit 86 is holding a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 10 at 15 Lewiston Road. Call 207-657-4884 for the time the sale will be held and/or to donate to the cause.

Scam prevention workshop

Learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams at a workshop by an AARP Maine Fraud Watch volunteer at the American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road, starting at 6 p.m. Sept. 13.
The program will help attendees recognize common scams and what can be done to avoid them. Useful resources will be discussed and fraud prevention guides will be distributed. Questions can be emailed to [email protected] Can’t make this workshop but want to request one of your own You can submit an online request at https://www.aarp.org/forms/me-speakers-bureau-request-form.html.

Candidates forum

If you are a candidate for the Maine House of Representatives or Senate from Gray and would like to participate in the Gray Candidates Forum at 7 p.m. Oct. 11, contact Brad Fogg at [email protected]

GNG Soccer 

The Gray New Gloucester Recreation soccer program will be from Sept. 10 to Oct. 22 on Saturday mornings at the New Gloucester Fairgrounds. The sessions will take place between 9 a.m. and noon for kids from 3 years old to sixth grade. Exact times will be determined closer to the kick-off date.

Screen time

Upcoming movies at Gray Public Library include: “Dirty Dancing” (1987) rated PG-13, Saturday, Sept. 3, 1 p.m.; “Round Midnight” (1986) rated R; “Dead Poets Society” (1989) rated PG, Saturday, Sept. 10, 1 p.m.

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