Authorities say a 4-year-old Portland boy is expected to recover after he nearly drowned at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester on Monday afternoon.
The boy and his mother were on a family outing when he jumped off a dock at Bald Hill Beach and failed to resurface, Capt. Scott Stewart of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Keep reading
Harvey Price, the town’s part-time recreation director, thanked selectmen, town employees and volunteers for their support during his seven years of town service.
Price’s last day of work is July 12, after which he and his family plan to move to Ohio.
“Make sure we don’t lose ground, and consider in the future impact fees for funding a future community building,” Price said. “For me, that playground project (at the New Gloucester Fairgrounds) is my greatest achievement.”
Price has been the town’s first recreation director, working two days a week.
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Help needed! June 2nd & 3rd, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at New Gloucester Fairgrounds.
For more information – please contact Harvey Price
(207) 310-0831 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
The 20th Annual Beach to Beacon 10K is right around the corner, and a past beneficiary, Wayfinder Schools is celebrating with giveaways! First 10 people to make a donation of $100 or more will receive a $100 gift card to dine at any Sea Dog Brewing Co. location (Topsham, Camden, South Portland, North Conway, etc.) or use at the Shipyard gift shop in Portland. Click the link to donate now + help our students get ready for back-to-school! Thx B2B + Shipyard Brewing for sharing the excitement of the 20th anniversary. Good luck to all the B2B runners on Aug 5th!
Grants to pay for improvements to the New Gloucester Fairgrounds and renovate the town library were among topics at theBoard of Selectmen’s March 21st meeting. Keep reading
Leaving from Outlet Beach and head South along West shore. Feel free to join in along the way.