Stories about Newry


Sermon guest speaker PARIS — The First Universalist Church on Pine Street welcomes Silver Moore-Leamon as the guest speaker for Sunday, Feb. 10. The title for the 10 a.m. sermon is "Signals and Shibboleths." Music is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunda...


Woodstock Hist. Society meeting WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Historical Society will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Town Complex. As part of the preparation for the town's bicentennial in 2015 Larry Bonney will present a program on the e...

'Thank God she had a helmet on'

Helmet, ski patrol cited for saving young girl's life

Maine Adaptive teaches 27 disabled veterans how to ski

NEWRY — On Thanksgiving Day 2004, during his second tour in Iraq, Marine Cpl. Justin Galipeau of Saco was riding in a Humvee with fellow 2nd Marine Infantrymen in Iskandariya. After returning from a 12-hour foot patrol, they were sent to locate and engage an enemy that had mortared A...

Ski Museum of Maine to give presentation

NEWRY — Ski Museum of Maine will meet at Sunday River on Monday, Jan. 28, for a day of skiing and ski history. A cinnamon bun and coffee social will take place at 10 a.m. in Peak Lodge. Meet some of Sunday River's team members and the local 50-plus ski club, the Primetime Ski Club. T...


Winter hike at Puzzle Mtn. NEWRY — Puzzle Mountain is the first Mahoosuc Land Trust winter hike at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. The strenuous hike requires snowshoes and poles. Bring water and lunch. Meet at the Grafton Loop Trailhead, 4.5 miles north of ...

HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.

New Outdoor Center Inc. offers Nordic skiing again in Newry

NEWRY — With a powerful storm expected to bring a foot or more of snow to Western Maine starting Thursday, Mike Cooper and Duane Bond are excited. Cooper is one of six board members of Outdoor Center Inc. It's a fledgling nonprofit that hired eight people and opened The Outdoor Cente...

Snow time means air time

John Lafreniere of Exeter, N.H., goes airborne while skiing off a feature in the Rocking Chair terrain park at Sunday River in Newry on Monday. While some dreaded moving and driving in the snow, Lafriene and his friends Tyler Cuvellier, Dave Anson and Brenna Mantell, all of Exeter,  said the... 1

Bethel selectmen award timber harvesting bid to Otisfield company

BETHEL — Selectmen unanimously voted Monday evening to award a bid for timber harvesting on Mount Will in Newry to Day Brothers Inc. of Otisfield.