Stories about Bridgton

Area schools awarded USDA distance learning, telemedicine grants

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel has announced that Western Foothills Regional School Unit 10 in Dixfield has been selected to receive a Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant in the amount of $498,907 and Maine School Administrative District 61 in Bridgton h...

Celebrate Earth Day with Loon Echo at Bald Pate Mountain

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust will hold the annual Earth Day hike and celebration on Tuesday, April 22. Earth Day, founded in 1970 by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson, intends to inspire awareness and appreciation for our natural environment. The fun begins with a family-friend...

Teal Ribbon Run 5k to benefit SAPARS

PARIS — Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, serving Oxford County and the towns of Bridgton and Harrison, is energized to hold their second annual Teal Ribbon Run 5K on Saturday, April 19. This event will take place on a 5K trail starting at the SAPARS office, at 1 East ...

Unity College honors list for fall 2013

UNITY — Several Maine residents have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester 2013 at Unity College. Jessica Kowalski ’14, an adventure based-environmental education major from Brunswick. She is a graduate of Robert E Fitch Sen...

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Program on diet for blood pressure NORWAY — The DASH Diet has been proven to help people lower their blood pressure. Join Stephens Memorial Hospital’s registered dietitian Pat Watson to learn more about this eating plan while sampling delicious, low-sodium, hea...

Officers injured in Fryeburg melee

FRYEBURG — An officer was injured Saturday night while investigating a disturbance at 17 Old Mill Road. According to Sergeant Joshua Potvin of the Fryeburg Police Department, Officer Mark Dyer of the Fryeburg Police Department and Oxford County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Murray arrived...

Welcome spring with a sunrise hike

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Community kettle dinner cancelled BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Community Center Community Kettle Dinner scheduled for March 13 has been canceled due to the snow storm. There will be no dinner on March 27. Upcoming dinners are March 20, sponsorship available; April ...

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Yoga series begins March 12 BRIDGTON — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing will present “Yoga Nidra: Deep Guided Relaxation,” a four-part yoga series, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 12 at The Old Town Hall. ...