Stories about Bridgton

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First group of quarter-final winners announced for Lake Region’s Got Talent!

BRIDGTON — The first leg of this year’s Lake Region’s Got Talent! was held Feb. 16 on the stage of the Mayfair Theater at the Magic Lantern. This showcase for gifted entertainers is produced and hosted as a fundraiser for the nonprofit Lake Region Community Theatre. Money raised...

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Lions served dinner at Bridgton Community Center

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Four Square World Championships set for Bridgton

BRIDGTON — This Saturday, contenders from across the U.S. and beyond will descend on Bridgton Academy for the Four Square World Championships. Although conceived 10 years ago as a tongue-in-cheek fundraiser for a dreary midwinter evening, the World Championships has earned its t...

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Break the Sound Barrier ski race fundraiser is March 2

BRIDGTON — The 12th annual Break the Sound Barrier ski race to support the deaf and hard of hearing in Maine will be held at Shawnee Peak on Sunday, March 2. More than 100 racers will hit the slopes to raise money to benefit hear ME now, Maine’s leading auditory oral education ...

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Firefighters asked to ski for a cure on March 1

BRIDGTON — Mary’s Fireman for a Cure will once again host the organization’s annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser at Shawnee Peak Ski Area on March 1. WTMW Channel 8 has joined the fundraiser as the event’s official media sponsor, with Erin Ovalle and Paul Merr...

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Next round of Lake Region's Got Talent to begin

BRIDGTON — The first Lake Region’s Got Talent! features contestants eager to showcase their abilities on the stage at the Magic Lantern. Following a series of auditions last weekend, some amazing acts from around the region were chosen to move on to the quarter finals. Selected partic...

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Center lists schedule of free Community Kettle Dinners

BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Community Center hosts free Community Kettle Dinners from 5 to 6 p.m. each Thursday at 15 Depot St. In 2013, 17 different churches, service clubs, businesses, government partners and friends provided wonderful dinners for folks in the Bridgton area. In ...

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Sweetheart Hike at Bald Pate Mountain set for Feb. 14

BRIDGTON — Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sunset-moonrise hike at Loon Echo Land Trust’s Bald Pate Mountain Preserve in South Bridgton on Friday, Feb. 14. This early evening snowshoe hike will be a great way to get out and embrace winter’s beauty while kicking off the Br...

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Food pantry in East Otisfield OTISFIELD — The Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. The pantry is open on the fourth Friday of every month. For more information, call 539-4619. ...

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CPR, first aid class set for Jan. 18 OXFORD — A CPR and first aid class will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Oxford Public Safety Building. Instruction includes basic first aid, CPR for adults, children and infants, and use of an automated externa...