Steve Chandler says that his family has owned land in New Gloucester since before the American Revolution, and after years of deliberation, has decided to donate more than 2,000 acres in town to the Maine Woodland Owners land trust.
It was a joint decision from Chandler, his wife Natalie, and cousins Charles and Bertha Chandler, who currently manage the family’s land holdings under the Chandler Brothers name. Keep reading
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
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.