Friday Jun 14
New Gloucester man running for fellow vets
Dennis McCann of New Gloucester holds Old Glory on Flag Day as he begins a 950-mile run around town to honor past and present veterans from the town.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Maine House rejects bills to tighten abortion rules, create fetal rights after passionate debates
On the same day the U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted to outlaw nearly all abortions after the 22nd week of pregnancy , Maine lawmakers spent more than two hours sharing personal stories and delivering impassioned speeches about reproductive and fetal rights Wednesday evening in the Maine House.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
New Gloucester re-elects selectmen
SAD 15 voters in Gray and New Gloucester approved the $22 million budget for 2013-14 by a total vote of 929-420.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Norway Historical Society inventorying artifacts via computer
Norway Historical Society President Susan Denison, left, is assisted by volunteers Mimi Bell and Sharon Beal in the painstaking work of implementing the new PastPerfect Museum computer software.
New Gloucester fly-in draws aviators of all ages
"It's very important to have everything fine-tuned," Eric Guilmet, left, of Mount Vernon said as he and Tom Chabot of Yarmouth worked on Guilmet's Extra 260 aerobatics airplane during the Sky Streakers R/C Flying Club open house in New Gloucester on Sunday.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Time to plan your summer getaways and adventures
An outing that includes both Shaker Village in New Gloucester and the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, within 10 miles of each other, offers something of interest for all members of your family.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Peru woman starts grooming and daycare business
Traci Virgin of Peru shaves the fur from Buster, a poodle, Monday morning. Virgin's new grooming business, Small Wonders Grooming and Daycare, had its grand opening Monday.
Bangor Daily News
Food news from The Lost Kitchen, Kennebunkport Festival, craft beer and big openings
After the sad news last month that The Lost Kitchen in Belfast was closing for good , some good news is now coming forward from Chef Erin French.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Kiwanis attempt world's largest pancake breakfast
Saint Dominic High School student Zach Little hands out pancakes Sunday morning during the Kiwanis' "World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Attempt." While the attempt fell about 5,000 people short, there was no shortage of delicious pancakes and sausage for those attending the Kiwanis fundraiser.
Fri May 31, 2013
Opportunity Farm graduation
Andrew Maiers sits in a homemade go-cart during the graduation ceremony at The Community Schools at Opportunity Farm & Camden in New Gloucester on Friday.
Bangor Daily News
Lawmakers tentatively agree on new boundaries for Maine legislative districts
A commission tasked with the politically touchy work of redrawing legislative districts in Maine finished its work Friday with unanimous, bipartisan agreements on new House and Senate maps.
Thu May 30, 2013
Police at scene of incident in New Gloucester
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department said deputies were trying to serve a warrant to a person on Winsaw Road in New Gloucester Thursday morning.
Police standoff ends in New Gloucester
According to neighbors and other witnesses, police went to the home Thursday morning to serve a warrant and "it didn't go well," according to one neighbor.
Tue May 28, 2013
Fire mars holiday celebration in Gray
Fire crews open up the roof of a home at 226 West Gray Road. As many as 60 firefighters responded to the Monday evening blaze.
Mon May 27, 2013
Proposed veterans monument 'floated' in New Gloucester parade
Models of seven monuments to be built for the planned New Gloucester Veterans' Memorial Park in Upper Gloucester were displayed on a float during the Memorial Day parade Monday.
Fri May 24, 2013
SAD 15 budget gets voter approval
About 80 voters in Gray and New Gloucester approved a $22.29 million budget for SAD 15 during a meeting Thursday at Gray-New Gloucester High School.
Wed May 22, 2013
Beef Checkoff Reports Successes From Its Annual Boot Camp
BEEF CHECKOFF REPORTS SUCCESSES FROM ITS ANNUAL BOOT CAMP May 22, 2013 Source: Cattlemen's Beef Board news release In the highly populated Northeast Corridor of the country, the beef checkoff celebrated Beef Month in May by hosting a pair of Beef Boot Camps to educate retailers and foodservice influencers in the region about beef and the beef ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Maine Turnpike toll hike pays off
In the first six months since the Maine Turnpike Authority increased tolls at various spots along the 106-mile highway, revenue increased by 16 percent even as the number of cars on the turnpike dropped by 4 percent.