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Community Fair September 9th

The New Gloucester Community Fair is back!!! Mark your calenders for September 9th at the New Gloucester Fairgrounds. This year’s event will be about New Gloucester and our community based groups/orginizations. There will be a large roll out of information and sign up forms etc in Mid June. Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, Churches, Eagles, Amvets, Masons, lions, historical society, Political groups, snowmobile club, school groups etc are some of the particpants we are looking for. Along with local musical artists and craftors and vendors. Any questions Peter Bragdon. prbragdon@gmail.com

BOS delays paving contract

Selectmen on Monday evening held off awarding a paving contract until they get clarification on a 1 percent surcharge to contractors who participate in Greater Portland Council of Governments’ bid program. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ report in the SunJournal.

Big weekend at Fishermen’s Net

This is a BIG weekend for us :)  Its our Anniversary and Fathers Day! How exciting!!! We are about to start year 12! time flies! Let’s Celebrate!!

STILL RUNNING THE LOBSTER SPECIAL!
softshell
(5) 1lbers $42
(5) 1 1/4 lbers. $51
Hardshell
(5)1 lbers. $48
(5) 1 1/4 lbers. $60

and if you don’t need 5 you can buy them like always priced out per pound.

PRICE PER POUND

Hardshell
1lb. 8.99lb
1 1/4. 9.99lb
1 1/2 10.99 lb

Softshell
1lb. 6.99lb
1 1/4. 7.99lb
1 1/2 8.99lb

We also have hardshell jumbos 11.99lb (2-4lbs)

And while this weekend is a HUGE lobster weekend we will also have Steamers, Scallops, Fresh Haddock, FAS haddock, Salmon, Halibut, Tuna, Little Necks, Oysters, Lobster Meat, Crab Meat, Shrimp, Swordfish, Crab Legs and much much more!!

Election results

According to numbers posted on the town web site, Joe Davis was elected to the Board of Selectmen, with 311 votes. Doug McAtee had 133 write-in votes, and 36 ballots were blank. Gary Harriman was re-elected to the MSAD 15 School Board with 55 votes. Laura Jane Sturgis recited 9 write-in votes. 416 ballots were left blank. For the Water District, 8 people each received 1 write-in vote, leaving no winner. The school district budget passed with a 303 to 170 vote. The state bond issue failed with a vote of 223 yes and 253 no.

Mark your calendar for the 42nd Annual Strawberry Festival

Great way to start the Glorious Fourth! The 42nd Annual New Gloucester Historical Society Strawberry Festival will be held on Thursday, June 29th from 6 PM- 8PM at the Congregational Church Vestry, 19 Gloucester Hill Rd. (just off Route 231), New Gloucester, ME. New Gloucester berries with homemade New Gloucester biscuits and New Gloucester’s own Hodgman’s Frozen Custard. World renowned Berry Berry Good Band. Baked goods table laden with goodies of many kinds. Come one, come all!

Castonguay officially appointed town manager

At their June 5th meeting, Selectmen officially appointed Carrie Castonguay as town manager for the rest of this fiscal year, which ends June 30. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ report in the SunJournal.

Robert Stuart, was GNG High School teacher

Robert Stewart passed away, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, on May 20, 2017. He was born in Portland.
Robert was a graduate of Portland High School, Portland Junior College, and Gorham State Teachers College, where he was third in his class. He also attended Montclair State College on a National Science Foundation grant.
Robert taught for 34 years, two in Yarmouth and 32 in Gray-New Gloucester. He was recognized in “Who’s Who in Teachers” in 1992. – See more at: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=robert-stewart&pid=185639301&fhid=18577#sthash.wC8CyEkY.dpuf

Joyce I. Hodgman, 81

New Gloucester – Joyce I. Hodgman 81, of 1108 Lewiston Rd. New Gloucester died Wednesday May 17th 2017 at C. M. M. C. with her family by her side. A lifelong resident and icon of New Gloucester she was born March 19, 1936 a daughter of the late Foye and Ada Morrison Wescott. She graduated from Mechanic Falls High School . Her family own and operate Hodgman’s Frozen Custard in New Gloucester and was an active member of the New Gloucester Congregational Church, Fireside Club, Amvets, Senior Citizens of Cumberland County and was a volunteer at the Androscoggin Hospice House. Keep reading

Board welcomes new town manager

Selectmen welcomed Town Manager Carrie Castonguay to her first meeting with the board Monday, the day she started her new job. Keep reading in Sun Journal.

Yard sale Saturday

Saturday, May 20th
215 Gloucester Hill Road (big red barn at the top of the hill)
9 AM – 1PM