Stories about Casco

Antique clocks

The Raymond Casco Historical Society will host Harry Hepburn III, speaking about antique clocks, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the Raymond Public Safety Building, Route 302. All are welcome. Anyone with an antique clock is encouraged to bring it. There is no charge for admission. For more info...

Polar dip to benefit Camp Sunshine

PORTLAND — The fifth annual polar dip to benefit Camp Sunshine, Freezin' for a Reason, is set for noon on Saturday, Feb. 11, at East End Beach. Participants will plunge into the chilly waters of Casco Bay to raise money to help send more families to Camp Sunshine, a national retreat ...

Camp Sunshine receives $10,000 gift

CASCO – The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has provided a $10,000 gift to Camp Sunshine, a one-of-a-kind national retreat in Casco for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Harvard Pilgrim selected Camp Sunshine as the result of a survey of its Maine em...

Military note - Joseph Lanham

TACOMA, Wash. — Army Cadet Joseph R. Lanham has graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps leader development and assessment course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The 32 days of training provide the best possible pr...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...