Stories about Harrison

Harrison, the dog-friendly village?

HARRISON — Yes, it’s known as “The Friendly Village.” But does that mean “dog friendly?” Town Manager Bud Finch got a call from a woman recently who asked, “Is Harrison a dog-friendly town?” “I didn’t know what she m...

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Kids were winners in Harrison Rec summer programs

HARRISON — The town of Harrison’s eight-week Fun, Friends and Fitness Summer Day Camp and six-week American Red Cross Swim Program ended in August. The final day was a celebration of summer fun at Crystal Lake Park with a barbecue and the annual 1.5-mile swim across Crystal Lake. ...

Harrison couple claim $2.6 million Maine lottery ticket

HARRISON — A local couple has won $2.6 million from the Maine State Lottery. Lottery officials announced Thursday morning that the winners of Oct. 26, 2011 Megabucks Plus draw are Pam and Delbert Arey of Harrison. They have claimed their jackpot prize. The winning ticket was p...

Harrison couple takes lottery prize in cash

AUGUSTA — A Harrison couple who won $2.6 million from the Maine State Lottery decided to take their winnings in cash, according to Maine State Lottery Commission Acting Director Tim Poulin. Delbert and Pamela Arey of Harrison claimed the Megabucks Plus lottery prize late Tuesday and ...

Harrison backs same-day registration

HARRISON — Voters favored Election Day registrations on Tuesday's statewide referendum. The vote was 468-385. Question 2 for racinos in Biddeford and Washington County went down to defeat 305-548. And Question 3 to build a casino in Lewiston was also defeated by a vote of 191-...

Dance planned at Harrison VFW

HARRISON — The Harrison VFW Post is sponsoring a BYOB dance Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 p.m. to midnight at its hall on the Waterford Road. Admission is $10 and participants must be 21 years old to attend. The country band Cold Blue Steel will perform.

Harrison VFW to host breakfast

HARRISON — The Harrison VFW Post on the Waterford Road will host a public breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at its hall on Route 35. The menu includes scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, biscuits and country gravy, chili, bacon, sausage, home fries, fruit cup, sw...

Veterans Day supper slated

HARRISON — A Veterans Day public supper, beginning at 4:15 p.m. with a social hour, will be held Nov. 11 at the Ronald St. John VFW Post 9328.  The supper is an opportunity to thank local military veterans for their service. The Ladies Auxiliary is hosting the dinner that will b...

Harrison church to host breakfast

HARRISON — A public buffet breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Congregational Church across the street from the Crystal Lake Park. The breakfast will include scrambled eggs, French toast, breakfast sandwiches, home fries, sausage, fresh fruit, orange juic...