Stories about Harrison



Dance with Jones Dance Band PARIS — A dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Cost is $5. Hartford Church clothing center hours


SAD 17 School budget planning complicated by state delays

OXFORD — School Superintendent Rick Colpitts said that until the state reveals its mill rate expectation, it is hard to estimate the financial impact of the required minimum local share of educational costs that he and others say have placed too great a burden on taxpayers. “Th...


Vehicle erupts in flames in Harrison

HARRISON — Firefighters swiftly extinguished a vehicle fire Wednesday on Old Rich Road.  According to fire Chief Dana Laplante, crews were dispatched to 54 Old Rich Road about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. They found a car fully engulfed in flames. The owner told firefighter...


Harrison-sponsored Red Claws trip leads to win for Naples boy

The Harrison Recreation and Parks Department recently sponsored a trip to the Red Claws game at the Portland Expo where William McGowan of Naples won a Celtics jersey for correctly stating the birthday of Crusher the Crustacean. McGowan and others on the trip watched the Maine Red Claws take on t...


Boxberry School elects trustees


Elementary-age ski program starts in January

OXFORD HILLS — Working together for the benefit of area elementary school children, a nonprofit, a local business, a family and numerous volunteers are partnering with SAD 17 to provide a six-week after-school Nordic ski program for schools in the district. Programs will be offered M...


Christmas in Harrison Breakfast held Dec. 7

The United Parish Congregational Church of Harrison and North Bridgton held its second annual Christmas in Harrison Breakfast on Dec. 7 at the Olde Mill Tavern in Harrison. There was double the people from last year who enjoyed a delicious buffet breakfast complete. The decorations and Christmas ...


Harrison Lions speak about vision camera


Harrison Rec offers winter programs, activities

HARRISON — Harrison Park and Rec will hold the following activities, programs and events. Youth Basketball: Girls and boys grades 1-6. Weekly practices with games on Saturdays at home and within the SAD 17 district during December through February. Coed Teen Basketball: Young...

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Hanscom to coordinate $1 million grant for SAD 44

BETHEL — Longtime SAD 44 employee and Telstar High School secretary Wendy Hanscom was chosen by the school board Monday night to head the district’s $1 million Teacher Incentive Fund grant. Superintendent David Murphy said the federal grant is aimed at boosting student achievem...