Stories about Newry

'Rock stars' expected at New England Mineral Conference in Newry

NEWRY — Details for next month's second annual New England Mineral Conference are fast becoming crystallized. The event will be held from May 9-11 at the Grand Summit Resort & Conference Center at Sunday River Ski...

Spring flooding closes several roads in Western Maine

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)

Well Done - Students honored for achievements

AUBURN — Anthony Cusumano of Salem Township has been presented with the 2014 Jason Spaulding Memorial Scholarship at Central Maine Community College. Cusumano has earned highest honors in the business administration and management program at CMCC. This scholarship is...

Bates students deliver research presentations at Mount David Summit

LEWISTON — Mount David Summit, the college's annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement held in late March, shows the depth and expanse of scholarship among Bates students, highlighting undergraduate research; student creative work in art, dance, theater, music and film/...

Newry board tables alarm system discussion

NEWRY – The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday unanimously voted to table discussion on whether to purchase an alarm system for the Town Office. Town Administrator Loretta Powers presented a list of bids from several companies. They ranged from $800 to $9,670, with each offering different...

Jay Fire Department Wins 24th Annual Firefighters’ Giant Slalom Race at Sunday River

NEWRY — Jay 1, one of two teams from the Jay Fire Department, won Sunday's 24th Annual Firefighters' Race at Sunday River Resort. Jay 1 beat out the team from Wolfeboro, N.H, by just 0.71 seconds. Ten teams from around New England competed in the event, which helped raise money for M...

Local Bates students receive dean's list honors

LEWISTON — The following students were named to the dean's list at Bates College during the first semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Jacob Bergeron, the son of Kathleen T. Bergeron of Lewiston, is majoring in history and German and is a 2012 grad...

Maine Adaptive's 29th annual fundraiser attracts more than 400

NEWRY — More than 400 Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation students, volunteers, board members and other fundraisers will gather Saturday, March 29, at Sunday River Ski Resort for a ski-a-thon. They're coming to turn in their collected donations and celebrate a banner year of progr...

Woman taken to hospital after car rolls over in Newry

NEWRY — A woman was taken to Rumford Hospital on Tuesday evening after the vehicle she was driving hit a patch of ice and rolled over, Newry fire Chief Bruce Pierce said. Pierce said the woman, whose name was not released, was driving an SUV around a corner near Quartino's Restaurant...

Dream job: Snowboarder creating new terrain

Launching off pipes, rails and other features in a terrain park is what a growing number of skiers and snowboarders are most interested in these days. "Everyone wants to be Shaun White," Sunday River Terrain Parks Manager Morgan Rudd said. While there is still a demand for wide open...