Stories about Casco



Wood carvers, bean supper SUMNER — Pastor Howard MacMullen invites the public to join the Congregational Church of East Sumner in the 2nd annual Camp and Carve Weekend. The Streaked Mountain Wood Carvers will camp out in the church yard and display and work on their ...


Spruce Mountain team won first at Envirothon

BANGOR — As a result of the State Envirothon held on May 31 at the University of Maine in Orono, Spruce Mountain High School, North Campus, Team 1 (formerly Jay High School) was selected to represent Maine at the International Canon Envirothon competition in Pennsylvania in July.


Miller family held reunion

WILTON — On Aug. 18, the Miller family reunion was held at the home of Lillian Miller of Wilton for the descendants of Nathan and Lila Lake Miller, Frank and Pearl Calden Knowles and Colby and Ester Knowles Miller. In attendance were Alton Miller of Wilton, Blanche Miller of Kittery ...


Thompson Lake residents hear water level plan

OXFORD — Property owners on Thompson Lake voiced their concerns Thursday at a public hearing on a plan to prevent spring flooding by regulating water levels each October. The Thompson Lake Environmental Association recommends a water level of 32 inches below the top of the Robinson M...


Court rules against Casco woman in FOAA case

LEWISTON — A Cumberland County Superior Court has ruled against a Casco woman in her claim against the town that she was denied access to auditor’s worksheets containing financial analysis of the town’s record-keeping. Former WMTW news anchor Jeannine Lauber Oren filed su...


Cheverus High School honor roll

PORTLAND — The following Cheverus High School students were named to the second semester honor roll. High honors Lewiston: Brittany Bell, grade 10. Raymond: Kaitlyn Dostie, grade nine. Honors Auburn: Scott Potter, grade 12...


Perseids viewing available atop Hacker’s Hill

CASCO — The Loon Echo Land Trust will lead a late night meteor shower viewing atop Hacker’s Hill from 9:30 p.m. through midnight Sunday, Aug. 12. Loon Echo will host a Perseids viewing party, and donations will be accepted to benefit the ongoing fundraising for the protection o...


Students tour Historical Society Museum

On May 31 the third-grade students of Jordan-Small Elementary School in Raymond enjoyed a hands-on tour of the Raymond-Casco Historical Museum in Casco. The children were divided into five groups, each group taking their turn in each area and/or activity of the museum grounds. The activities incl...


Casco woman sues for auditor's info

PORTLAND — A Casco resident seeking town auditing documents argued her case before a judge Wednesday. Jeannine Lauber Oren represented herself at a nearly three-hour trial against the town, the town manager and members of the Casco Board of Selectmen. At the end of the trial, ...


Hearing set on lowering level of Thompson Lake

OXFORD — The Board of Selectmen agreed Thursday night to host a joint public hearing with the Thompson Lake Environmental Association on the need to lower the level of Thompson Lake each October to prevent spring flooding. The Dam Advisory Committee, which includes members from Casco...