Stories about Casco

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Calendars featuring local photographers, sights are available

AUBURN – Mechanics Savings Bank has announced the winning original photographs selected to be featured in its 2012 Moving Places and Spaces calendar. The bank chose photographs by local residents that capture the beauty of area communities served by Mechanics Savings Bank in Androscoggin an...

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Schools, libraries eligible for grants

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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Caroline Croteau-Knight

BOSTON — Caroline Croteau-Knight, 45, of Casco, passed away on Nov. 2, of lung disease at the Boston Brigham and Women's Hospital. Caroline was born Sept. 9, 1966, to parents, Isabelle and Joseph Croteau Sr. She attended Oxford Hills High School. Caroline was involved with the Casc...

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Alternative schools offer unconventional approach for students with behavior problems

Second of two parts FALMOUTH, Maine — In her mind, Marissa Corliss usually had a good reason to bolt for the door. And she knows...

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Fall foliage hike planned for Mayberry Hill

CASCO — Loon Echo Land Trust will hold a guided foliage hike at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Mayberry Hill Preserve. Jon Evans, Loon Echo’s stewardship and volunteer coordinator, will lead the 1.2-mile hike over easy terrain. The property’s 160 acres of open fields and for...

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SCORE, AVCOG presenting business workshops

BETHEL — New business planning workshops will be presented by the Oxford Hills chapter of SCORE and AVCOG. Subjects will include business plan preparation, marketing, cash flow and financing. The $50 fee includes one person and business partner for the four-part workshop, whic...

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Loon Echo Trek seeks more riders

BRIDGTON — The 2011 Loon Echo Trek committee is calling cyclists, hikers and volunteers to join them at Shawnee Peak Ski Area on Saturday, Sept. 17. Participants will choose between a 25-, 50- or 100-mile bicycle trek through beautiful farm fields, lakes and mountains or hike six mil...

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Skillet toss

The Grand Champion ladies skillet thrower at the Waterford World's Fair was Jenn McMahon of Otisfield with a distance of 55 feet. McMahon, left, is pictured with Faylene McKeen presenting the award, which included a $50 prize. Second place was Alysaa Senecal of Norway with a distance of 53 feet 1...

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Casco 'missionary' charged with sex-related crimes

A Casco man who reportedly did missionary work at orphanages in Costa Rica and Nicaragua was arrested Friday for multiple sex-related crimes. Antonio Jackson, 37, was charged with three counts of gross sexual assault and five counts of unlawful sexual contact, all felonies that allegedly o...

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Hood scholarship winners honored at Fenway

LYNNFIELD, Mass. — Andrew Carlson of Casco was one of the winners of the 2nd annual Hood Good Sport Scholarship Program. Carlson is a 2011 graduate of Lake Region High School and will attend the University of Maine Farmington this fall. HP Hood, New England’s leading dai...