Stories about Naples


Trio of gigs

Trio of gigs Maine singer-songwriter Brian Patricks will perform at the Black Bear Cafe in Naples from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Patricks intertwines classic finger-style rhythmic guitar playing with his rock and blues originals. The cafe is at 215 Roosevelt Trail, Route 302. He wil...


Crane boom topples in Naples construction mishap

NAPLES — A 120-foot boom on a crane pitched over backward, falling partially into the water next to the Naples causeway swing bridge on Route 302  Tuesday morning. No one was injured. “As far as we can tell, the operator inadvertently hit a lever,” said Kim Suhr, vic...


Families from Naples, Scarborough injured in two-car wreck in Stadish

STANDISH, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say several children were among six people taken to the hospital with abrasions and bruises after a pickup broadsided an SUV. The accident happened Sunday near Sebago Lake, at the intersection of Route 114 and Harmon's Beach Road. Polic...


SWOAM participates in two conservation projects in western, southern Maine

BUCKFIELD — Earlier this year, the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine participated in two notable collaborative conservation projects in western and southern Maine. A varied group of properties known as the “Bear Paw” lands &mda...


Well done - Jenna Chase

STANDISH — Jenna Chase of Naples received the Exercise Science Award at Saint Joseph's College, awarded to the outstanding graduating senior majoring in exercise science.


Belting out the blues: Forty-plus Maine musicians will let loose at weekend festival

NAPLES — More than 40 Maine-based blues acts will perform at venues in the area at the sixth annual Maine Blues Festival on June 17-19. Well-known area acts include Pam Baker, Mark Miller, guitar legend Denny Breau, Blue Steel Express, the Practical Cats, Pat Pepin, Brookside Blues Band, Th...


Students get lesson on, about Long Lake

NAPLES — "Hey, you!” Hundreds of sixth-grade students from Oxford Hills and other local area school districts are talking to you if you're one of the people who carelessly throw trash in the water, cut vegetation on the shorelines or create other environmental hazards that affe...


9-year-old Naples boy shot in head, uncle arrested

NAPLES — A 9-year-old boy was shot in the head with a pellet gun Thursday and his uncle was arrested. Police said a pellet lodged in the front of Gavin Gilmore's brain after the shooting at 409 Lambs Mill Road. Gavin was taken to Bridgton Hospital with life-threatening injurie... 7


Funeral held for Maine mom recovered from N.H. pond

NAPLES, Maine (AP) — A single mother from Maine whose mysterious death remains under investigation in New Hampshire was remembered by friends and family on Monday as an energetic, strong-willed woman with a wide network of friends. More than 300 people attended the funeral for Krist...


House burns in Naples

NAPLES — Fire departments from five towns responded to a house fire at 71 Harrison Road on Tuesday night, Cumberland County Sheriff's Department officials said. The two-alarm fire was called in just before 7:15 p.m. Naples, Casco and Harrison fire departments went to the scene of the...