Stories about Bridgton

Well done - Lindamarie McDonald

BRIDGTON — Lindamarie McDonald of Bridgton has accepted membership in Golden Key International honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at University of Southern Maine. She is married to Keith McDonald and has a daughter, Felicia. McDonald is the daughter of J...

Geology walk, talk planned at Hacker’s Hill

CASCO — The first Loon Echo Land Trust organized event at Hacker's Hill will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the top of Hacker's Hill in Casco. The rain date will be Thursday, Sept. 1. Hacker's Hill offers more than just views and picnicking opportunities. Long...

REACH launching sexual assault support group

PARIS — Beginning in September, REACH, the sexual assault center serving Oxford county, Harrison and Bridgton, will begin a support group for women who have experienced sexual assault — whether as children or adults, recently or in the past. The group will meet weekly in the Rumford a...

Clinical collages

Bridgton Hospital has supported the Lakes Region Vocational Center with education and community outreach for many years. This year hospital staff members Elaine Drew, RN, certified diabetes educator, and Steve Googoo, RTR.CT, radiology, and LRVC advisory board member, coordinated and supported cl...

Heart Walk supporters kick off team recruitment efforts

LEWISTON — More than 45 L/A area company representatives gathered at the Green Ladle at Lewiston Regional Technical Center on May 24 to kick off their team recruitment and fundraising efforts for the Central Maine Heart Walk. The Heart Walk is scheduled for Sept. 18 in Lewiston/Auburn and...

Making a difference

Camp Micah volunteers

On July 16, staff and campers from Camp Micah worked with Bridgton Community Center volunteers at the yard sale and lunch. Campers at Micah have taken the BCC under their wing as a community project this summer. Campers will be making pottery soup bowls to sell during Parents' Weekends, they a...

Volunteers needed for trail maintenance on Pleasant Mountain

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust needs volunteers to help with summer trail maintenance on the Ledges Trail of its Pleasant Mountain Preserve. Once again, Loon Echo staff will be joined by the Maine Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a group of hardy volunteers to continue with ma...

Walk for polio

On May 7, local Rotary Clubs from Bethel, Rumford, Oxford Hills, Bridgton and Fryeburg held a Walk 4-Polio fundraiser. From left are Merrill Rollins with dogs; Sheila Rollins, assistant governor for Rotary District 7780; Heather Kellogg and Ellie Andrews.

Gardening help

Volunteers from Landmark Human Resources are pictured lending a hand at the Bridgton Community Center's Community Gardens after the long Fourth of July weekend. The weather conditions that made the long holiday weekend such a wonderful celebration also encouraged better than average growth in t...