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With the political season under way, the New Gloucester Exchange invites all candidates and groups to share news and upcoming events. NGX particularly welcomes information about opportunities for citizens to meet candidates and hear their views directly. As NGX strives to be a nonpartisan, inclusive community site, a quick reminder that political advertising and partisan advocacy aren’t appropriate here. We look forward to what you share! Please send it to contact@ngxchange.org

Morrison Center hiring staff for new New Gloucester residential program

We’re HIRING – seeking caring, creative and energetic team members! Morrison Center has several positions available for Residential Direct Support Professionals for multiple locations – including our NEWEST residences in New Gloucester! Flexible full time, part time, and per-diem. Day, evening, weekend & overnight shifts available! Experience preferred, but will train the right candidates. To apply, email your resume & interest to jobs@morrison-maine.org.

Local chef nominated for James Beard award for best chef, Northeast

Eleven Maine chefs and restaurants were named semifinalists for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards on Thursday, including five chefs who are being considered for best chef in the Northeast.

Two of the Best Chef: Northeast semifinalists have been previously nominated. Ravin Nakjaroen of Long Grain in Camden has been on the list three times before, and Keiko Suzuki of Suzuki’s Sushi Bar in Rockland was nominated for the third time this year. Newcomers on the list are Vien Dobui, chef/owner of Cong Tu Bot, a Vietnamese restaurant in Portland, and Erin French, the chef/owner of the Lost Kitchen in Freedom, which has received lots of national coverage in the past year. Krista Kern Desjarlais, who was a James Beard finalist in this same category in 2012 for her (now closed) Portland restaurant Bresca, was nominated for the Purple House in North Yarmouth, which she opened in December 2016. Keep reading

New Gloucester seeks taxes from Wayfinder Schools

Town officials are looking to get three years of supplemental taxes from Wayfinder Schools at the former Opportunity Farm, believing New Gloucester was incorrectly exempting the education non-profit from property taxes on two parcels of land. Keep reading

Fishermen’s Net update, Feb 16

Hello!
Hope you all had a fabulous Valentine’s Day! Thank you to all who made it special with our product!! :):)

This weekend we have Fresh crabmeat SALE!!!
$11.99/ 8 oz container

We also have fresh dry sea scallops for $18.99/lb
Raw and cooked Canadian shrimp for $11.99/lb
Plenty of lobster for any occasion!!

Come in and say Hello!!!
Thank you,
Nikki

GNG J.V. Lady Patriots finish the season undefeated

The J.V. Lady Patriots finish the season strong with a win 45-16 against the Falcons of Freeport. The Patriots came out hard and at the half were ahead 19-8. They outscored the falcons 26 to 8 in the second half to finish the season with a win at home.

Samantha Fortin led the patriots in scoring with a game high 24 points, followed by Sarah Fecteau & Gabriella Sernyk who both had 8 points, Chelsea Davis with 3, & Abigail Michaud with 2 points. Madysen West, Michaud, and Davis were instrumental in getting the ball down the court for the Patriots and making plays to get the ball to the post players. West had 6 assists followed by Michaud and Davis who both had 4.

Freeport Sophomore Hannah Spaulding led the Falcons with 11 points, three of which came from outside the arc.

 

SCORING                                                                                                  
Player 2-FG 3-FG FT Ast Pts
West, Madysen 0 0 0 6 0
Michaud, Abigail 1 0 0 4 2
Davis, Chelsea 1 0 1 4 3
Fecteau, Sarah 4 0 0 2 8
Sernyk, Gabrielle 4 0 0 1 8
Fortin, Samantha 12 0 0 1 24
Totals: 22 0 1   45

Panel to advise BOS on public works construction project

Selectmen on Monday agreed to form a committee to advise the board on construction of the $4.6 million public works building at 611 Lewiston Road.

Ganneston Construction Corp. of Augusta is expected to begin work this spring.

The project, which includes a sand and salt shed, was approved by voters last fall.

The committee will be comprised of four residents, one selectman, Public Works Director Ted Shane and Town Manager Carrie Castonguay.

Keep reading

The J.V. Lady Patriots won at Poland 44–21

2-2-18 Poland High School:
Sarah Fecteau led the Patriots in scoring with 14 points, followed by Samantha Fortin with 12, Gabriella Chelsea Davis with 8 – 2 from outside the arc. Madysen West had 8, and Gabriella Sernyk added 2 points. Abbey Michaud had 2 assists and was a key player in getting the ball down the court.

PLAYER 2PT 3PT FT AST REB PTS
Michaud, Abbey      #4   2
Davis, Chelsea        #15   2  2   1     8
Fecteau, Sarah       #23   5  4   1 14
Sernyk, Gabriella   #24  2   1 2
Fortin, Samantha   #25   6   2 12
West, Madysen   4   2     8
Bradbury, Madison (Inj)
Dwyer, Whitney

(Inj)

TOTALS: 15    6 8  6  3 44

Wayfinder sells property

Wayfinder Schools is selling several parcels of land in New Gloucester as part of its sustainability plan. Recently, the former Girl’s Campus on Short Bennett Road was sold to Morrison of Maine, a non-profit that works with Mainers of all ages who have disabilities. Morrison Center has been serving the Portland area for more than 60 years and also has sites in Scarborough and Wells.

 

Jan 31 update from the Fishermen’s net

Hello!!!

We have a BIG weekend of football coming up! Come on in or give me a call if you would like to have a shrimp platter, stuffed mushrooms, bacon wrapped scallops…..
We also have FRESH Atlantic Sea Bass for $16.99/lb.
New bushel of steamer clams coming in and fresh, live lobsters to snack on!!
Would love to see you all!!
Nikki