Stories about Naples

Board briefed on Region 9 vocational programs

SkillsUSA students Samantha Cummings, Robert Babb, Gavin Sanders and Taylor Savage report on their experiences at leadership conferences to Vocational Region 9 directors Wednesday night in Mexico.

Military note - Brandon White

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Pfc. Brandon M. White has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in...

Ellis family reunion

On Aug. 11 the 52nd Ellis family reunion was held in Naples at the home of this year's president, Tim Anderson. There were 39 family members in attendance. The oldest was Flora Ellis, age 81, and the youngest was Brooklin Webber, age 4, pictured. Activities included badminton, bean bag toss, ping...

Paving planned on Naples causeway

NAPLES – The Maine Department of Transportation has announced that crews will be paving along the causeway on Route 302 for three days beginning Tuesday, Oct. 16. Paving operations are scheduled to take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Because this work...

Goodwill begins Multilingual Leadership Corps program

PORTLAND/LEWISTON — Goodwill Industries of Northern New England has announced the start of the Multilanguage Leadership Corps, a new program that places AmeriCorps members with English Language Learners in schools and nonprofit organizations in greater Portland and Lewiston. AmeriCorps memb...

LeBlanc family reunion held

CASCO — The descendants of Jude and Alice LeBlanc held their annual family reunion on July 28 at Sebago State Park. There were 60 members in attendance from Rumford, Mexico, Peru, Bangor, Dixfield, South Casco, Naples, South Portland, Raymond, North Jay, Windham and Jay; Derry, Conco...

Spruce Mountain team won first at Envirothon

BANGOR — As a result of the State Envirothon held on May 31 at the University of Maine in Orono, Spruce Mountain High School, North Campus, Team 1 (formerly Jay High School) was selected to represent Maine at the International Canon Envirothon competition in Pennsylvania in July.

Well done

POTSDAM, N.Y. — The following students will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., as members of the Class of 2016: Aimee Giffune of Turner, a graduate of Leavitt Area High School. Giffune will be majoring in chemical engineering. Caleb Verrill of Poland, a graduate of S...

Cheverus High School honor roll

PORTLAND — The following Cheverus High School students were named to the second semester honor roll. High honors Lewiston: Brittany Bell, grade 10. Raymond: Kaitlyn Dostie, grade nine. Honors Auburn: Scott Potter, grade 12...

'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Teens taking part in Schoolhouse Arts Center’s teen summer Shakespeare workshop will present "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" this weekend. Among the 19 teens in the cast are Jamie Eckstein, John Eckstein, Meira Eckstein and Angelica Phipps of Standish; and Kyah Morrissette and J...