Stories about Harrison

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...

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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...

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...

Louis Wyllard Andrews

NORWAY — In loving memory of Louis Wyllard Andrews of Harrison who passed away at Stephens Memorial Hospital, Friday, Sept. 7, while surrounded by family after a brief illness. He was born March 25, 1919, in Casco, son of Guy Bertram Andrews and Georgia Mae Lewis Andrews. He l...

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Honey Bee Club meets Sept. 8 PARIS — The Oxford Honey Bee Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Agriculture Center.The workshop will be about wrapping bees and getting them ready for winter. Kevin Farr will be the speaker. All are welcome. For mor...

Cause of Harrison church fire under investigation

HARRISON — Services for the United Congregational Parish of Harrison and North Bridgton are expected to be held elsewhere for at least the next several weeks after fire heavily damaged the downstairs last weekend. “They're working on what they want to do” for Sunday servi...

LEA uses bright, new tool to spot invasive plants

BRIDGTON — If you look out your window some night this summer and think you see a space ship, it is probably the Lakes Environmental Association’s newest tool for finding milfoil and other invasive aquatic plants. It all started last year when Peter Lowell, LEA’s executiv...

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 Stephens High Class of 1952 MEXICO — The class of 1952 from Stephens High of Rumford will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Coop for their monthly luncheon. All classmates and guests welcome. Mexico High Class of 1953 DI...

William “Bill” R. Packard

SOUTH PARIS — William “Bill” Robert Packard, 67, formerly of Harrison, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Maine Veterans' Home. He was born Harrison, Jan. 11, 1945, son of Albert and Verna (Merrill) Packard. Bill loved boating, fishing, spending time at his cottage on...

PHOTO: Ducky day

Ducks swim in Crystal Lake in Harrison while youths dangle their feet off the town raft in the background Wednesday afternoon.