Stories about Casco


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Historical Museum to host program on braided rugs on Aug. 12

CASCO — Raymond-Casco Historical Museum will host Cathy Corbett for a program on “Braided Rugs In Maine” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12. The museum is on Route 302. Corbett, a Maine native, 25-year resident of Otisfield and the owner of the Oxford Mill End Store, will share...


Accidents focus attention on Maine's golf cart rules

PORTLAND (AP) — Two serious accidents involving golf carts — neither occurring on a golf course — are leading to questions about safety and inspection rules for the vehicles in Maine. The Portland Press Herald ( ) reported that while golf carts must b...


Maine golf cart crash victim dies in hospital

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine man who was critically injured in a golf cart accident has died, and the crash remains under investigation by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department. Deputies say 52-year-old John MacKay from Sanford was thrown from the golf cart operated by a Massachusett...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Hartford: RSU 10 budget referendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Hall Sumner: RSU 10 budget refendum vote, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Office Thursday Casco: Conservation Committee, 6:30 p.m...


Area students receive Husson University degrees

BANGOR — The following students received diplomas from Husson University on May 11 in Bangor or on May 18 in Portland, the 106th commencements of Husson University. Auburn: David K. Brown II, B.S. criminal justice; Travis M. Barnies, B.S. criminal justice; Joshua S. Clark, B.S. kines...


Poland Spring Water truck rolls over in Casco

CASCO — A Poland Spring Water tanker rolled over Monday morning on Route 11, sending the driver to Bridgton Hospital with minor injuries and closing the busy road. Just before 7 a.m., Mark Ormsby, 55, of Westbrook apparently lost control of the water-filled tanker while running down ... 1


Clock presentation, appraisals set for museum

CASCO — A presentation on antique clocks by Harry Hepburn III will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Raymond-Casco Historical Museum, Route 202. Hepburn will share his vast knowledge of antique clocks as well as clocks made in Maine. He has been a full-time antiques dealer ...


Cheverus High School honor roll

PORTLAND — The following students were named to the second-semester honor roll at Cheverus High School. Casco: Casey Simpson, grade 10, honors. Gray: Michael Jones, grade 10, high honors; Riley Archer, grade 11, honors; Rebecca Archer, grade nine, honors; Kyle Severance, grade...


N.H. woman injured in lightning strike in Casco

CASCO (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire woman has been injured in a lightning strike at a Maine resort. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said 25-year-old Erin Ledoux was watching the storm roll in Sunday afternoon at the Point Sebago Resort in Casco. Officials said ...