Stories about Casco


Historical Society museum is open for season

CASCO — The Raymond Casco Historical Society’s museum opened for the season on May 25 and will remain open until Columbus Day. The hours are Wednesday 1-3 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday from 1-3 p.m. The museum is located on Route 302 in South Casco just a few miles from the...


Point Sebago hosting bass tournament for paralyzed vets

CASCO — Point Sebago is working with the American Legion Post #155 to host the first New England Paralyzed Veterans of America Bass Tournament on Saturday, May 21. Point Sebago also will be donating a barbecue lunch for tournament participants. This lunch, in combination with the breakfast ...


Casco house, barn destroyed in fire

CASCO — A farmhouse and an attached barn burned to the ground early Tuesday morning. According to Casco Fire Chief Jason Moen, the owner of the house at 131 Tenney Hill Road wasn't home but another person was. He escaped safely with his dog. Moen said smoke detectors woke the man, wh...


9 fire departments fight house and barn fire in Casco

CASCO, Maine (AP) — Firefighters say nine Maine fire departments were called to fight a fire that destroyed a house and barn in the town of Casco. The call for the fire on Tenney Hill Road came in around 2 a.m. Tuesday. WMTW-TV says one person was home when the fire broke ou...


Casco library open house to mark 60 years

CASCO — The Casco Public Library will celebrate the beginning of its 60th year with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and hopes to use the event to highlight its history and future. The public is cordially invited to attend. In 1948 the Casco Public Library had its hu...


Casco snowmobiler critically injured

CASCO — Two snowmobilers were injured, one critically, in an accident on Thomas Pond Sunday. Thomas Hartley, 47, of Casco, and Patricia Butler, 41, of Naples, were ejected from the snowmobile they were riding together on the pond around 12:05 p.m. when they lost control and crashed i... 1


Man zapped, hurt, jailed

CASCO — A Portland man was shot with a Taser and arrested early Friday after reportedly challenging police to fight during an early-morning incident on Poland Spring Road. Travis Greenwood, 23, was charged with disorderly conduct and refusing to submit to arrest after police confront... 7


Woman assaulted in Casco, Lewiston man charged

CASCO – The sounds of screaming led police to a Tenney Hill Road home Friday morning where they found a woman who had been beaten nearly unconscious. Shortly after, police found a Lewiston man accused of beating and biting the woman. Cory P. Waugh, 27, of 98 Pine St., was jailed late... 2


Police arrest man for murder in connection with Windham death

WINDHAM — A Windham man is being held without bail at the Cumberland County Jail after being charged with murder Tuesday in connection with the death of another Windham man last week. Joseph Green, 44, of 38 Roosevelt Trail, was charged with murder in the death of David Harmon, 40, a... 17


Rollover closes Route 11 in Casco

CASCO —Police have responded to a water tanker rollover accident on Route 11 in Casco, the Portland Press Herald is reporting. A Poland Springs water tanker rolled over at 11:30 a...