Stories about Naples


Loon Echo Land Trust offering environmental education grants to schools, libraries

BRIDGTON — Schools and libraries in the towns of Bridgton, Casco, Denmark, Harrison, Naples, Sebago and Raymond have the opportunity to receive small grants from Loon Echo Land Trust for environmental education programs. Applications are to be downloaded from Loon Echo’s website at ww...


Shoebox gifts: Collection sites open for global Christmas project

LISBON FALLS — With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Lisbon Falls individuals, families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement....


Students complete nursing assistant course


Historical societies entertain book club members

RUMFORD/MEXICO — The Rumford and Mexico Historical Societies entertained eight ladies from the Naples Library Book Club on Sept. 18. The group had used the book, "When We Were the Kennedys" by Monica Woods, formerly of Mexico. Jane Peterson, president of the Rumford Historical Societ...


Ex-Naples man facing charge in ATV death

NAPLES — A former Naples man is being returned to Maine to face a charge of vehicular manslaughter in the 2012 death of 24-year-old Shanan Loud of Naples, officials said Monday. Jonathan N. Caswell, 28, of Nantucket, Mass., has been turned over to the Barnstable County Sheriff's Offi...


Jugtown Forest topic of Otisfield society meeting

OTISFIELD — The Otisfield Historical Society will revisit Jugtown during its next program Thursday, Sept. 26. The PowerPoint presentation will be held at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall on Route 121. According to Jean Hankins, the program is based on a similar one presented by he...


Naples man impaled in dirt bike accident in Sebago

SEBAGO (AP) — Officials say a 32-year-old Maine man has been hospitalized after being ejected from his dirt bike motorcycle and impaled by a small tree. The Maine Warden Service says Scott Kilton of Naples was riding with four other friends on the narrow-gauge railroad all-terrain ve...



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...


USM spring dean’s list additions

PORTLAND — The following students were inadvertently omitted from the submitted University of Southern Maine’s dean’s list for the spring semester. Full-time Greene: Morgan Gilbert. Hiram: Everlyn Staples.


John 'Jack' V. Strong

TURNER — John “Jack” V. Strong of Hebron, 66, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 3, at his Turner home, surrounded by family and friends. Jack was born in Lewiston on May 15, 1947, the son of the late Vivan E. and Madora (Gagnon) Strong. He was raised on the family ...