Stories about Naples


Bridge reopens in Naples

NAPLES, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Transportation is celebrating the opening of a new bridge in Naples. Friday's event marks the transfer of traffic from the old bridge to the new one, the Bay of Naples Bridge, which is an important milestone in the $9.2 million restoration...


Naples Public Library will host book signing

NAPLES — Have you ever been in a situation where you had to choose between your own interests and the best interests of others? That dilemma plays out in "The Day the Frogs Went Hopping Mad," written by Heath A. Roberts of Casco, who will give a book signing Tuesday, May 22, at the N...


First Time Campers raffle offers free weekend of camping

For more information about the First Time Campers program or to get an application, call 688-4712, or visit For more information about Maine state parks and historic sites, visit ...


Military note - Isaiah Bruns

LAWTON, Okla. — Army Pfc. Isaiah R. Bruns has graduated from the fire support specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Sill. The field artillery specialists serve in intelligence activities including target processing in field artillery, cannon battalions, division artillery, ...


Students participate in international study program

CANTON, N.Y. — The following students are participating in St. Lawrence University's International Study Program for the spring 2012 semester. Meredith C. Allen, of Farmington; Allen, a member of the class of 2013, is studying in International Studen...


Naples driver critically injured in crash

NAPLES — A local man was listed in critical condition at a Portland hospital Friday night, a day after his truck went off Route 302, rolled over and he was thrown out. Henry Brown, 63, was being treated at Maine Medical Center, where a nursing supervisor said his condition was critic...


LEA offering programs, camp registration

BRIDGTON — All PLACE Camp applications are now being accepted for the upcoming summer. The registration deadline is May 1 so sign up early. During just one week of PLACE Camp, children will see plants that eat bugs, insects that transform, flowers that smell like feet, birds that wea...


E. Enright: Reform chemical safety laws

When my sons were young, I was always cautious about the food they ate, and their exposure to additives and chemicals. Now, with a precious new grandson, I realize there is no protection for him within the current laws regarding the multitude of chemicals already present in our bodies. With resea...


Well done - Hartwick College

ONEONTA, N.Y. — Two Maine students have been named to the fall term dean's list at Hartwick College. They are: Junior Ashley Hunt of Naples, daughter of Barbara and Darryl Hunt. She is majoring in anthropology. Freshman Sydney Dunbar of Otisfield



Free supper NORWAY — A free supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Second Congregational Church, UCC, 205 Main St. This is the ninth in a series of free suppers. Whether visiting the Oxford Hills, single or a large family group, all are invit...