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  • Published
    October 10, 2019

    Gorham middle school educator is honored as state’s teacher of the year

    Heather Whitaker is named the 2020 Maine Teacher of the Year.

  • Published
    October 10, 2019

    Three vie for two seats on Gorham School Committee

    On the Nov. 5 ballot are incumbent Stewart McCallister, political newcomer James Brockman and former Town Council Chairman Philip T. Gagnon Jr.

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    October 10, 2019

    Gorham Notes: Oct. 10

    Antique tractor day The annual Antique Tractor Plow Day is set to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Parsons Farm, 322 Buck St. Bob Parsons expects several vintage tractors to be on display and actually plowing corn fields at the farm. Parsons is hoping the weather will cooperate for a good turnout. Breakfast […]

  • Published
    October 10, 2019

    Buxton Notes: Oct. 10

    Leslie historical speaker Mark Allen Leslie will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Buxton-Hollis Historical Society, 100 Main St. (Route 4A), in Bar Mills. Leslie, winner of six national magazine writing awards, will present a program on the Underground Railroad and the roles of Maine residents in assisting runaway slaves. The historical […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Westbrook Notes: Oct. 10

    Join the club The Walker Memorial Library Book Club is extending an invitation to attend the book club meeting 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. “We will be discussing the book ‘Portobello’ by Ruth Rendell,” an announcement said. “Please come even if you hated the book or were not able to finish it.” The club […]

  • Published
    October 10, 2019

    Centuries take toll on old academy at USM

    The historic Gorham Academy on the University of Maine’s Gorham campus is in need of repairs, but while USM is responsible for the upkeep, some say the building’s board should be playing a role.

  • Published
    October 9, 2019

    We Love to Eat: Oct. 10

    Community meal – Thursday, Oct. 10, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Meatloaf, $5. Free dinner – Thursday, Oct. 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peters Episcopal Church, 678 Washington St., Portland. Chowder luncheon – Friday, Oct. 11, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder […]

  • Published
    October 8, 2019

    Gorham Police Notes: Aug. 6-11

    Arrests Amran A. Mahamad, 19, Riverton Drive, Portland, on Aug. 6 on a charge of operating without license –condition/restriction, in Gorham. Tyler S. Pappalardo, 23, Rosida Drive, Standish, on Aug. 6 on charges of violating condition of release, operating while license suspended or revoked and attaching false plates, on North Street. Sulo J. Burbank, 23, […]

  • Published
    October 3, 2019

    Gorham Notes: Oct. 3

    Schools win $25,000 grant for food security program The Gorham School Department Tuesday was awarded a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood assist grant to bolster food security for students. Elated faculty members Heather Whitaker and Jennifer Baker received the check in a ceremony at Gorham Middle School. Whitaker, a finalist for Maine’s Teacher of the Year, […]

  • Published
    October 3, 2019

    We Love to Eat: Oct. 3

    Community meal – Thursday, Oct. 3, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Meatloaf, $5. Free dinner – Thursday, Oct. 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peters Episcopal Church, 678 Washington St., Portland. Chowder luncheon – Friday, Oct. 4, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder […]

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