Stories about Casco

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Loon Echo to hold digital slideshow 'tour' on Nov. 22

BRIDGTON — Join Loon Echo Land Trust for a digital slideshow “tour” of its preserves and trail systems at the LELT office at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. The wheelchair accessible office is at 8 Depot St., Suite 4. If you are new to exploring the outdoors, recently moved to th...

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Loon Echo Land Trust offering environmental education grants to schools, libraries

BRIDGTON — Schools and libraries in the towns of Bridgton, Casco, Denmark, Harrison, Naples, Sebago and Raymond have the opportunity to receive small grants from Loon Echo Land Trust for environmental education programs. Applications are to be downloaded from Loon Echo’s website at ww...

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Casco man accused of driving drunk after early-morning accident

CASCO — A Casco man is facing a drunken driving charge after the vehicle he was driving struck an oak tree head-on early Friday morning, police said. Nathan Locke, 19, was traveling along Quaker Ridge Road shortly before 1 a.m. when he lost control on a curve and struck the tree, Cap...

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This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Board of Assessors, 8 a.m., Town Office Buckfield: RSU 10 Withdrawal Committee, 7 p.m., Municipal Center Newry: Planning Board, 7 p.m.,...

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Area students enroll at NESCom

BANGOR — The following are among the new students enrolled at the New England School of Communications for fall 2013. Joseph Austin of Casco, studying audio engineering in the Bachelor of Science in Communications Technology program. Cody Chiasson of P...

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Camp Sunshine receives highest rank among Maine charities

CASCO — Camp Sunshine has received a coveted four-star rating and the highest overall score among Maine charities for fiscal management, oversight and transparency from Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity evaluator. Camp Sunshine ...

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Camp Sunshine, 11 other Maine nonprofits receive top marks for fiscal management

CASCO (AP) — A Maine retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families tops the list of 12 Maine nonprofits that have received top ratings for fiscal management, oversight and transparency from a charity evaluator. Camp Sunshine has received a four-star rating a...

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Coupon book to support Casco Public Library

CASCO — Casco Public Library has been hard at work on their annual Coupon Book, producing a high-quality collection of savings to favorite local shops. From now through June 2014, the library is selling the coupon book for $10 each. The book will support the library and help stimulat...

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Briefly

Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge club met Aug. 16. A 9 & 1/2 table Mitchell movement was enjoyed. Finishing first in flight A N/S were Mike True, Auburn, and Mike St. John, Westbrook; second, Eilene Potvin, Cundy's Harb...