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    January 12, 2023

    Gorham Notes: Jan. 12

    Free throw contest is back Every year for nearly 15 years, excepting a two-year hiatus for COVID, the Gorham Knights of Columbus Council 10221 has hosted a basketball free throw contest. This year, the event is on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 3:30-5 p.m. at Shaw Gym, 75 South St. “The wonderful thing about basketball is […]

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    January 12, 2023

    We Love to Eat: Jan. 12

    Free community meal –Wednesday, Jan. 11, 5-6 p.m., Westbrook Community Center, 426 Bridge St., Westbrook. COVID precautions in place, including wearing masks when not eating. Bean supper – Saturday, Jan. 14, 5-6 p.m., Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Two kinds of beans, coleslaw, hot dogs, American chop suey, bread, freshly baked pies  and […]

  • Published
    January 11, 2023

    Gorham officer lays a wreath for clerk’s grandfather at Arlington

    Sgt. David Bruni pays tribute to the Gorham deputy town clerk’s grandfather during his Wreaths Across America experience at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Published
    January 11, 2023

    Photos: Westbrook’s downtown garage on its way up

    With foundation complete for the parking garage next to the Vertical Harvest project in downtown Westbrook, work now begins on lifting concrete slabs into place.

  • Published
    January 10, 2023

    Juvenile charged with assault in incident at Gorham High School

    The school went into a brief lockout during the incident.

  • Published
    January 5, 2023

    Buxton Notes: Jan. 5

    Fundraiser benefits racehorse retirement organization Maine horse people raised $3,000 for Futures For Standardbreds and presented the funds to the nonprofit Buxton-based organization on Dec. 26 at First Tracks Cumberland, a press release said. “I noticed a lot of returnable bottles and cans being thrown into trash cans in the paddock at the track,” said […]

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    January 5, 2023

    Gorham Notes: Jan. 5

      50 years ago The American Journal reported on Jan. 10, 1973, that Keith Hudson of England visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fogg in Gorham. Hudson was a communications operator aboard a British tanker that was in Portland. U.S. taxpayer debt The Treasury Department reported on Dec. 291 that the U.S. public debt was $31,326,303,949,171.72.

  • Published
    January 5, 2023

    Westbrook Notes: Jan. 5

    New Trinity music director Dr. John Schuder is the new music director at Trinity Lutheran Church at 612 Main St. Schuder is a native of Ohio and over his career has earned a bachelor’s degree in music and a master’s degree in sacred music at different universities, as well as a doctor of musical arts […]

  • Published
    January 4, 2023

    Council tables new zoning in south Gorham

    Gorham Town Councilor Phil Gagnon says more community input is needed on the proposed zoning that allows multi-family housing and commercial uses but not single-family homes.

  • Published
    January 4, 2023

    A mix of modern and historic at Cherry Hill Farm in Gorham

    A state-of-the art cow barn is going up next to the restored and reassembled 200-year-old barn at the agricultural heritage preserve.

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