Stories about Newry


Sunday River to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday

NEWRY — Sunday River Ski Resort will celebrate Maine Maple Sunday with an entire weekend of events, resort spokesperson Darcy Morse said.


Blind Ambition

Kevin Jellerson of Saco launches off a rock in the Blind Ambition glade at Sunday River in Newry on Friday morning. Skiers and snowboarders took advantage of the bright sunshine and 2 feet of fresh powder that will keep Sunday River and other mountains in the state primed for late-season skiing a...


Bike trail mapping session for Bethel/Newry area scheduled Thursday

NEWRY — A bike trail mapping session will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Camp Sunday River in the Grand Summit Hotel. The sessions are part of a campaign called Oxford County Moves, which is led Healthy Oxford Hills, a project of Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norw...


Pothole season underway in Lewiston-Auburn, but not farther north

RUMFORD — Many westbound drivers negotiating Route 2 at the intersection with Lincoln Avenue on Tuesday couldn't avoid a cluster of potholes. But between gaps in traffic, drivers swung into the opposite lane to avoid the mess, trying to save nasty yanks on their shock absorbers and s...


Suzanne Pierce misnamed

NEWRY — A story about Western Maine's maple syrup season published on the front page Friday should have said the name of Bruce S. Pierce's wife is Suzanne. It was a reporting error.


Newry ski resort to host 2nd annual New England Mineral Conference

NEWRY — Sunday River Ski Resort will host the second annual New England Mineral Conference on May 9-11 at its Grand Summit Resort Hotel and Conference Center. Registration and hotel reservations are now underway, ...


Unseasonable cold saps Western Maine syrup season

NEWRY — Expecting the sap season to start Friday or Saturday, Bruce S. Pierce began tapping trees Thursday afternoon at his and his wife Suzanne's Goose Eye Farm. Their daughter, Hannah, 10, helped hang buckets under the taps. Pierce and his neighbor, Alan Fleet, own and operate A&am...


Newry voters approve tax discount

NEWRY — Voters approved an $829,475 municipal budget Monday night, Town Administrator Loretta Powers said.


Tonight's agenda

Franklin Jay: Selectmen, review budgets with department heads, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills Hartford: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall Newry: Annual town meeting, 6:30 p.m., Grange Hall; potluck at 5:30 p.m. River Valley Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town...


Newry town meeting March 3; potluck supper precedes it at 5:30 p.m.

NEWRY — A proposed road project and improvements to the Town Office and Bear River Grange are two items up for discussion at town meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the Grange Hall, administrator Loretta Powers said Tuesday afternoon. Excluding the county assessment of $344,983 an...