Stories about Casco


Theodore (Ted) Bosworth

NAPLES — Theodore (Ted) Bosworth, 66, died unexpectedly Friday morning in his home. He was born in Casco, on May 5, 1946. His friends and family remember him as a man who loved his family above all else. He worked hard throughout his entire life to provide for them. Ted...


Camp Sunshine gets high ranking

CASCO — Camp Sunshine has been named one of the top nonprofits in the U.S. by two independent national charity evaluation organizations, based on feedback from volunteers, donors and recipients of services. Located in Maine’s Sebago Lakes region, Camp Sunshine supports children...


Naples woman critically injured in early-morning crash

CASCO — A Naples woman was critically injured Tuesday morning when the truck she was riding in slid into the path of a box truck on Route 11. According to a release from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Shawn Trottier, 29 of Naples, was traveling south on Route 11 with passeng...


Loon Echo grants available 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...


8 men from Maine cited for soliciting work in N.Y.

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Eight men from Maine have been issued summonses after they were found soliciting work from Long Island residents. Nassau County police say the men were found seeking work in East Meadow and Hempstead on Wednesday afternoon. All were issued violation notices f... 5


Donations add to Raymond Casco Historical Society collections

CASCO — The Raymond Casco Historical Society was founded in 1971, and began holding regular meetings at the Raymond Town Office. After a few years the group met at various locations including the Raymond and Casco libraries. In 2008, by the very generous donation of Skip and Zeena Watkins, ...


Area students honored at Cheverus High

PORTLAND —  At a ceremony on Sept. 23, Cheverus High School presented awards at its Undergraduates Awards Night. Among those earning awards and honors were the following area students: The top Cheverus High School student who took the American High School Math Exam: Zach Walker-...


R. Card: Leadership experience

I am writing in support of Charleen Chase as Oxford County commissioner representing Bethel, Brownfield, Denmark, Fryeburg, Hanover, Hiram, Lovell, Norway, Porter, Stow, Sweden and Waterford. I have known Chase for more than 30 years and vouch for her character and capabilities. She has ye...


LeBlanc family reunion held

CASCO — The descendants of Jude and Alice LeBlanc held their annual family reunion on July 28 at Sebago State Park. There were 60 members in attendance from Rumford, Mexico, Peru, Bangor, Dixfield, South Casco, Naples, South Portland, Raymond, North Jay, Windham and Jay; Derry, Conco...


Local charities eligible for $5 million in grants

NEW YORK – Nearly 30,000 eligible charities have been nominated by Chase customers and employees to participate in the fifth installment of the Chase Community Giving program, which kicked off voting in September. When voting ends on Sept. 19, 196 charities will share in $5 million in grant...