Stories about Harrison


Oxford County briefs

Indoor rummage sale July 17-19 WEST PARIS — An indoor rummage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, July 17-19, at Ledgeview Living Center. Proceeds will benefit the resident council. 'Famous' chicken pie supper Ju...


Well done - Achievements of area students

POTSDAM, N.Y. — The following local students will be attending Clarkson University during the fall as members of the Class of 2017. Samantha L. Rideout of New Gloucester, a graduate of Saint Dominic Regional High School, who will be majoring in business studies. ...


Old Home Days under way in Harrison

HARRISON — Old Home Days continued Thursday with carnival rides, food and an expected fireworks show from the middle of Crystal Lake. The popular annual event kicked off Wednesday night with the Harrison Parks & Recreation Department's 5K Run by the Lake that began at 7 p.m. in a...


Well done - Students named to dean's lists

WORCESTER, Mass. — Annie M. Helmkamp, a fourth-year student at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named to the dean's list for the second semester of the 2012-13 academic year. She majors in German/pre-med. She is the daughter of Jim and Jill Helmkamp of



Swim lesson sign-ups July 10 OXFORD — Swim lesson sign-ups will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the Community Center for those interested in lessons. Lessons will be from July 22 through Aug. 9. The cost is as follows: residents and taxpayers, ...


Harrison teen wins 5K T-shirt design contest

HARRISON — The Harrison Recreation Department’s 11th annual 5K Run by The Lake offered a T-shirt design contest for this year’s race T-shirts to all students at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. New this year, overseen by art teacher Cynthia Kugell and Miranda Murphy a...


Summer Meals programs kick off

OXFORD HILLS/MECHANIC FALLS — RSU 16’s Food Service Department and St. Joseph’s College provide free meals to children and teens age 18 and under during the summer through the Summer Food Service Program, also known as Summer Meals. Families are encouraged to come to the ...


Military notes

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Marine Corps Pvt. Robert G. Bissonnette Jr., son of Lori J. and Robert G. Bissonnette of Harrison, and Marine Corps Pvt. Edward W. Quasnitschka, son of Linda S. and Gregory P. Grinnell of Bridgton, ear...


Saint Joseph's College dean's list students named

STANDISH — The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's College of Maine for the spring semester. Elizabeth Allen of Gray Susan Attianese of Naples Matthew Barlion of Auburn Meghan Bradley of Fryeburg Willie Brown of Fayett...


British Soccer Camps returns to Harrison

HARRISON — All youth soccer players in the Lake Region and Oxford Hills area and beyond are invited to sign up for Challenger British Soccer Camp when it returns to Harrison's RADR Sports Complex from Aug. 5-9. Ages 6-8 will attend a half-day program from 9 a.m. to noon for a cost of...