Stories about Harrison

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VFW holding BYOB dance HARRISON — The Harrison VFW Post on the Waterford Road will be having a BYOB dance on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $10 per person for 21 and over. The band will be The Road Kingz. Come in Halloween costume. Call Vick...

Ski, snowboard program holding sign-ups

HARRISON — Registration is currently being held for the Harrison Ski and Snowboard Program. All sign-ups are at the Harrison Community Room on Edes Falls Road. All levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced. Volunteer paperwork is also available; limited applications are being ac...

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Overset Pond, Mountain hike GREENWOOD — The Mahoosuc Land Trust fall hike around Overset Pond and over Overset Mountain is on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9:30 a.m. The hike is a two-mile hiking loop, after a one mile-walk on a logging road. Transportation to the hik...

Harrison fire-damaged church being cleaned, refurbished

HARRISON – Cleanup efforts continue at the fire-damaged church of the United Parish of Harrison and Bridgton. “Our minister has reminded us that the church is the people, not the building, and we are carrying on our worship and church activities as close to usual as possible,&r...

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Harvest Festival at Sumner church SUMNER — Congregational Church of East Sumner will hold their Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at 50 Main St. Christian Youth Music Competition at 11, Christian concert by One Faith Quartet at 1; produce, ba...

Maurer Meals event supports scholarships, promotes local food

The eighth annual Maurer Meals will be held Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at 14 locally owned restaurants throughout western Maine. Participating restaurants will offer special menus featuring locally grown food products, including organic and all natural foods. Money raised goes to the J...

Historical Society to meet Sept. 25

HEBRON — Marylin Hatch of Scribner's Mills Preservation, Inc. recently briefed the Hebron Historical Society on the history of Scribner’s Mills in Harrison. Built in 1847 on the Crooked River the mill was soon after sold to Elijah Scribner. Three generations of his family opera...

Russell T. McCrum

GLOUCESTER, Mass. — Russell T. McCrum, 84, of Harrison, passed away Sept. 7. Russell was the son of Samuel R. and Helen C. (Taylor) McCrum. He is survived by daughters, Carol Quinn, Cynthia Dorsey and Cathy McCrum; daughter-in-law, Kim McCrum; and sister, Mae McCrum. He...

Harrison Rec held annual swim across Crystal Lake

HARRISON — Harrison Recreation participants joined in the annual Swim Across Crystal Lake on Aug. 8. Swimmers left the shores of Vacationland Campground at 9 a.m. for the 1.25-mile swim. The Osgood Family gave the group permission to gather at their beach. Fourteen swimmers consisted...

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Library lists teen room hours NORWAY — Area teens in grades 7-12 are encouraged to take advantage of after-school offerings at the Norway Memorial Library. The Teen Room is open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. Teens may relax, hang out w...