Stories about Harrison

Harrison swim program ends with lake crossing

HARRISON — The town's eight-week Fun, Friends & Fitness summer day camp and six-week American Red Cross swim program ended Thursday with activities that included the annual swim across Crystal Lake and barbecue. Participants gathered at Vacationland Campground on the western shor...

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OXFORD — The SAD 17 Board of Directors on Monday rescinded its July 15 vote for a $1 million contract with Siemens Building Technologies Inc. for two wood pellet boilers and interior and exterior LED lighting.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