Stories about Harrison

12:00am

RIF Read-a-thon was again a success

OXFORD —  The Oxford Hills Reading is Fundamental Programs celebrated another successful read-a-thon for SAD 17 students in grades K-6 by raising more than $13,000. An ice cream social was held to recognize this year's outstanding read-a-thon participants. One hundred eight students we...

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Well done - Area students attain dean's lists

BALTIMORE, Md. — Joshua Charest has made the dean's list at Johns Hopkins University. Charest is going to be a junior in the engineering program and has been on the dean's list since his freshmen year. He's currently doing a summer engineering internship with Proctor & ...

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Well done

POTSDAM, N.Y. — The following students will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., as members of the Class of 2016: Aimee Giffune of Turner, a graduate of Leavitt Area High School. Giffune will be majoring in chemical engineering. Caleb Verrill of Poland, a graduate of S...

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Barbara Ann Broadhead

SOUTH PARIS — Barbara Ann Broadhead, 72, of South Paris, formerly of Harrison, died Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Market Square Health Care Center after a battle with cancer. Her loving family and best friend were by her side. She was born April, 10, 1940, in Torrington, Conn., the daughte...

6:50pm

Soccer registration deadline is Aug. 31

HARRISON — The Parks and Recreation Department is still accepting registration forms for the fall youth soccer program for children entering grades first through sixth. Director Paula Holt said the fee is $35 per player or $50 per family. Checks should be made payable to Oxford Hill ...

10:00am

The hunger season — In a time of plenty, some families struggle to put food on the table

STATE — For many, summer means good eating – gardens and farmers markets overflow with fresh produce and the aroma of backyard grilling fills the air. It's hard to believe that people are going hungry. But advocate...

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Sporting special shirts

Kids and staff are sporting the special T-shirts that each child and staff member designed during the first week (Spirit Week) of Harrison Summer Recreation Day Camp. Two instructors spent a day teaching everyone how to design and color their own tie-dye shirt. The colors were chosen according to...

9:20pm

Historic farm in Harrison destroyed by lightning strike

A plaque identifies the 1806 Kneeland Farm on Town Farm Road in Harrison, where fire heavily damaged the house and destroyed the barn, garage and ell Friday morning.

6:09am

Fire crews battle Harrison barn blaze

HARRISON —   Firefighters fought a blaze early Friday morning in Harrison that destroyed a barn and damaged a nearby home at 101 Town Farm Road. The homeowners, Robert Boole and his wife, awoke to the smell of smoke at 2:20 a.m. and were able to safely leave their home and ...

12:00am

Harmonizing in Harrison

The Downeasters Barbershop Chorus, which specializes in four-part harmony a cappella, will give a concert Saturday, Aug. 11, benefiting Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, $15, call 583-6747 or purchase them early at the door. The theate...