Stories about Harrison

Aug. 31 tour planned at Scribner’s Sawmill and Homestead

HARRISON — The last scheduled tour for the season at the Scribner’s Sawmill and Homestead will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. The diary kept by Horace Barrows, an investor in the original sawmill, noted that the mill enterprise commenced its specific operation on O...

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Ellis River Riders weekend shows ANDOVER — Ellis River Riders will hold a Gymkhana Horse Show at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, and an English and Western Horse Show at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at Ellis River Riders Arena. The events are free for spectators. The foo...

Libraries to join for 'Let's Talk About It' book discussions

WATERFORD —  The Waterford Library, the Harrison Village Library and the North Bridgton Library have been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group, with copies of books available through the libraries...

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Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge club met Aug. 16. A 9 & 1/2 table Mitchell movement was enjoyed. Finishing first in flight A N/S were Mike True, Auburn, and Mike St. John, Westbrook; second, Eilene Potvin, Cundy's Harb...

SAD 17 board OKs contract for wood pellet boilers

OXFORD — The SAD 17 Board of Directors on Monday rescinded its July 15 vote for a $1 million contract with Siemens Building Technologies Inc. for two wood pellet boilers and interior and exterior LED lighting. Instead, the board voted to enter into a contract for two wood pellet boil...

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Norway Library reading celebration NORWAY — The Norway Memorial Library will have their Summer Reading Celebration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Children who have been reading this summer and those who participated in the Wednesday Adventures classes ...

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Reunion for Keen descendants SUMNER — Meet and greet the descendants of John and Martha Keen. All Keenes are invited to the 88th annual reunion at A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. Potluck lunch is at noon. The group will mo...

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Clothing center open Saturdays HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church Clothing Center will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17. The Clothing Center is directly opposite the church. Texas Hold'em tournament HARRIS...

Single-vehicle crash in Harrison kills South Portland man

HARRISON — A South Portland man was killed in an early morning crash after his car struck a tree, according to Captain Don Goulet of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. Christopher C. Pierce, 32, was found shortly before 3 a...