Stories about Bridgton

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Wednesday story times NORWAY — On Wednesdays in November, the Norway Memorial Library Children’s Room is hosting special story times at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 years old, along with their caregivers, are invited to hear a story and make a craft related ...

Bridgton Guild lighting of Tree of Love Nov. 26

BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Hospital Guild will light the Tree of Love, located off the main entrance to Bridgton Hospital, for the holiday season on Monday, Nov. 26. A yearly tradition, the lighting of the tree is followed by hot chocolate and homemade goodies served at the Bridgton Hos...

Woman dies when minivan collides with school bus on Route 302 in Bridgton

BRIDGTON — A Casco woman was killed at around 7 a.m. Monday when her minivan crossed the centerline of Route 302 and hit a school bus, Bridgton police said. Jacqueline Ingalls, 74, of Casco, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near 566 Portland Road on Packard's Hill, accor...

Bridgton voters to face two referendums

BRIDGTON — Voters will have two town referendums on their Nov. 6 ballots, asking them whether to amend the shoreland zoning ordinance and to exempt active military members stationed or deployed out of state from excise taxes. The shoreland zoning amendment was approved last December ...

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Rumford Grange Halloween party RUMFORD — Rumford Grange 115 will host a Halloween party for area children from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Grange Hall. Treats, drinks and prizes will be available. Dinner, auctions on Nov. 2

P. Lowell: Candidates who know the score

Jim Hamper, Lisa Villa and Christine Powers understand the economic value and quality of life that the Lake Region’s natural resources provide for residents and visitors. I have been impressed with Hamper’s work at the Legislature’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee....

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Ticket auction aids auxiliary BUCKFIELD — A ticket auction will be held at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Buckfield High School, 160 Morrill St. There will be gift certificates and hundreds of items. Proceeds will benefit the Sumn...

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Overset Pond, Mountain hike GREENWOOD — The Mahoosuc Land Trust fall hike around Overset Pond and over Overset Mountain is on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9:30 a.m. The hike is a two-mile hiking loop, after a one mile-walk on a logging road. Transportation to the hik...

1929 Model A mail truck used to deliver Norway mail for sale

BRIDGTON — A 1929 Model A mail truck that is believed to have been used in delivering mail in Norway is up for sale. “It's quite a mail truck,” said Ray Leavitt, who purchased the truck about 15 years ago from a man in Oxford who told him it was used to deliver mail in No...

Events announced in Bridgton area

BRIDGTON — The following events will take place around town this fall. A Halloween teen dance will take place from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 26, at the Bridgton Town Hall. There will be music, lights, clouds and video by DJ Mitchell Lisowski. Admission is $3; food and beverages...