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  • Published
    August 22, 2019

    Cherry Hill trails opening hinges on pending lease to town

    Shaw Brothers Family Foundation appears close to a deal with Gorham to open trails at a historically significant land tract.

  • Published
    August 15, 2019

    We Love to Eat: Aug. 15

    Free dinner – Thursday, Aug. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peters Episcopal Church, 678 Washington St., Portland. Chowder luncheon – Friday, Aug. 16, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder with crackers, $9; or lobster roll lunch with chips, $10; cup of chowder, $6; combination […]

  • Published
    August 15, 2019

    Westbrook Notes: Aug. 15

    WHS class of ’79 Cindy Kilburn reported an “amazing turnout” at the Westbrook High School class of 1979 40th reunion on Aug. 2 at the Stockhouse. Kilburn, an event organizer, said about 90 attended with several from distant states. Kilburn said Eric Shepard and J. Nicholas Gross came from California; Jayne Farrington, North Carolina; Mark […]

  • Published
    August 15, 2019

    Buxton Notes: Aug. 15

    Big parade, fest turnout Spectators Saturday packed a Buxton parade route and the Dorcas Fest at Tory Hill. Town Clerk John Myers, who organized the parade, Monday guessed the number of spectators at “700ish.” A Dorcas Society organizer, Beverly Atkinson at the Brewster Mansion, said Monday the turnout in the mansion’s barn was heavy, based […]

  • Published
    August 15, 2019

    Gorham Notes: Aug. 15

    School bus routes Darryl Wright, School Committee chairman, last week reminded parents who might have changes in bus runs to contact the Transportation Department. The transportation office can be reached at 893-2547. Bus schedules will be posted Friday, Aug. 16, on the district web site www.gorhamschools.org. School start dates The School Department reports Gorham schools […]

  • Published
    August 14, 2019

    Two options cut costs for Gorham High School expansion

    Gorham voters could see a referendum in March 2020 to expand the aging building.

  • Published
    August 12, 2019

    We Love to Eat

    Free dinner – Thursday, Aug. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peters Episcopal Church, 678 Washington St., Portland. Chowder luncheon – Friday, Aug. 9, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder with crackers, $9; or lobster roll lunch with chips, $10; cup of chowder, $6; combination […]

  • Published
    August 12, 2019

    Well-known newspaper columnist, resident to lead Buxton parade

    The annual celebration set for Saturday also includes a car show, a performance by the Mallett Brothers band and fireworks.

  • Published
    August 12, 2019

    Modular plan at Gorham school moves ahead

    Gorham town councilor questions plan revamped after referendum.

  • Published
    August 7, 2019

    Gorham approves TIF district for new manufacturing plant

    Site work has started for the Harvey Performance Company project on Route 202.

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