Stories about Newry

7:50pm

Newry budget work nearly done

NEWRY — Selectmen will convene an emergency board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, for final review of the Town Report prior to printing, Administrator Loretta Powers said Thursday by email. The board will finish work on the 2014 municipal budget at its regular meeting at 4:30...

10:20pm

Feb. 18 deadline dropped for Newry road fix package

NEWRY — Selectmen decided late Tuesday afternoon to revisit the Letter S road project timeline at the board's budget meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Town Office. Last month, officials sent out engineering requests for proposals to a list of identified firms to reconstru...

11:04pm

Auditor tells Newry selectmen town's books in great shape

NEWRY — Prior to starting work Tuesday night on the 2014 budget, town officials learned their financial books were in great shape. Town auditor Vernice Brooks, a senior accountant at RHR Smith & Co. of Buxton, spent all day Tuesday going over Newry's books, Administrator Loretta ...

10:00pm

Thieves strike building sites in Newry

NEWRY — The Oxford County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of construction tools from building sites near Sunday River Ski Resort.  According to Chief Deputy Hart Daley, Deputy Peter Casey was called to home sites near Vista Road, on the side of Mt. Will last wee...

12:00am

Woman injured last week at Sunday River still in critical condition

LEWISTON — A woman seriously injured Wednesday in a skiing accident at Sunday River Ski Resort, remains in critical condition Monday at Central Maine Medical Center, according to a family spokeswoman. Sandra Bastinelli, 56, of Westminster, Md., was skiing with her husband, George T.R...

4:34pm

Rain, ice storms hamper Nordic ski centers in Western Maine

NEWRY — Tuesday's rain that began at noon at The Outdoor Center, a Nordic ski and snowshoe nonprofit, didn't hinder public recreation.  But across Western Maine, several Nordic centers closed due to inclement weather and recent ice ...

7:00pm

"This is wild, really wild." Red Bull Frozen Rush race a hit with fans at Sunday River

NEWRY — Red Bull's caffeine-infused Frozen Rush took to the slopes of Sunday River on Friday in a first-of-its-kind truck race. Resort officials said an estimated 6,000 to 7,000 spectators turned out for the event, which featured a bracketed, single-elimination format. The eig...

1:50pm

Red Bull brings Frozen Rush to Sunday River

NEWRY — Off-road trucks with half-inch spikes in their tires will take to the ski slopes at Sunday River on Friday in a unique competition called Frozen Rush. Eight pro-tour drivers will go head-to-head in pairs as they race their 900-horsepower trucks through giant slalom gates on S...

11:07am Bethel Citizen

Trucks to hit slopes in 'Frozen Rush' this weekend at Sunday River

NEWRY — Off-road trucks with half-inch spikes in their tires will take to the ski slopes at Sunday River on Friday in a unique competition called Frozen Rush. Eight pro-tour drivers wll go head-to-head in pairs as they race their 900-horsepower trucks through giant slalom gates on So...

12:00am Bethel Citizen

Newry ponders fate of former Grafton library books

NEWRY — Selectmen in Newry are considering what, if anything, should be done with the several hundred books that once comprised the public lending library of the former town of Grafton, just north of Newry. Town Administrator Loretta Powers said, “Since there’s no town of... 1