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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.

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

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

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.

 

GNG Patriots Girls JV Basketball

1-24-2018 – The Old Orchard Beach J.V. Seagulls fell to the Gray-New Gloucester J.V. Lady Patriots 32-29 in OOB. The Patriots who were without any subs had an 8 point lead going into the half. The Seagulls fought hard in the second half & sunk 2 shots from outside the arc to bring the score to within 3 points. However, the Patriots were able to hold them off in the end for the win.
Samantha Fortin (12 pts – 2 assists), Gabrielle Sernyk (11 points), Chelsea Davis (4 pts – 5 assists), Abbey Michaud (3pts – 2 assists) & Sarah Fecteau (2 pts – 1 assist). Patriots – Whitney Dwyer was forced out early in the game with a leg injury, and Madison Bradbury is out with an injured arm. The Seagulls were led by Audrey Anderson with 8 points & 5 other players contributing to their score.
E.J. Fortin

Eager to Learn

Recently the New Gloucester Fire Rescue visited with area MSAD 15 elementary schools, educating them about fire safety & ways for them to protect themselves  in the event of a fire. This community outreach program takes place every year during or near  National Fire safety week. Please visit the MSAD 15 website for pictures!

http://www.msad15.org/2017/new-gloucester-fire-department-visits-memorial-school/

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Historical Society program November 16th

Local resident and historian Jason C. Libby will present a talk titled “World War One, Maine and a Local Hero” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, 7 PM, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Rd. (Route 231). Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

School district had been urged not to hire coach

Duane Greaton was hired as Gray-New Gloucester High School’s football coach despite the objections of a parent who said he had an abusive style and a warning from the school’s previous coach that Greaton was unqualified. Keep reading

GNG coach resigns after allegedly telling players to taunt opponent

The varsity football coach at Gray-New Gloucester High has resigned after allegations arose that he instructed his players to taunt a Yarmouth player about having two mothers as parents.

The parents, Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray, say Gray-New Gloucester coach Duane Greaton told his players to taunt their son every time he was tackled during a game last Friday by saying, “Who’s your daddy?” Keep reading