Stories about Newry


This week's agenda

Tuesday Buckfield: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Sumner: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Town Office Wednesday Bethel: Board of Assessors, 8 a.m., Town Office Buckfield: RSU 10 Withdrawal Committee, 7 p.m., Municipal Center Newry: Planning Board, 7 p.m.,...


Newry sets meeting on Sunday River Road project

NEWRY — Selectmen will hold a public information meeting next month on reconstructing 1,200 feet of Sunday River Road. The project, estimated to cost between $300,000 and $320,000, was proposed earlier this month by Main-Land Development Consultants of Livermore Falls. The mee...


Newry eyes $300,000 road project

NEWRY — Selectmen are pondering a proposal from Main-Land Development Consultants for an estimated $300,000 project to reconstruct 1,200 feet of the Sunday River Road. Main-Land owner and president Bob Berry and project manager Rick Dunton met with the board last week to discuss opti...


Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Sept. 21

BETHEL — On Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., residents in the Bethel area will be able to bring their unwanted poisons, pesticides and oil-based paints to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the SAD 44 Bus Barn. Residents with household chemicals that have been sitti...


This week's agenda

Tuesday Bethel: SAD 44 Finance Committee, 5:30 p.m., Central Office Bethel: Water District, 7 p.m., Town Office Newry: Selectmen, 7 a.m., Town Office Rumford: Northern Oxford Regional Solid Waste Board, ...


Larry W. Norton

AUBURN — Larry W. Norton, 65, of Andover, died early Monday morning, Aug. 19, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. He was born on Jan. 30, 1948, in Farmington, a son of Phillip and Avis (Webber) Norton and attended local schools. Larry worked at various jobs throughout...


Ice age and glacial melt create Step Falls in Newry

BETHEL — Step Falls is a 24-acre preserve beside Route 26 in northern Newry, just east of the Grafton Notch State Park boundary. In 1962, The Nature Conservancy acquired the 24-acre preserve, its first Maine preserve. In October, the conservancy transferred ownership of it to the Mah...


New England Forest Rally a big hit with fans

New England Forest Rally driver Mason Moyle hands Diana Drown of Augusta a poster of himself and his rally car for her 3-year-old son Sam who waved to Moyle as he was approaching the rally Parc Expose early Saturday morning at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry. Drown is carrying her daughter, Grac...


New England Forest Rally rolls into Newry July 25-27

NEWRY —  Drivers of racing sport compact cars are arriving at Sunday River Ski Resort this week for the New England Forest Rally. Rally racing...


Racer proposed to at Sunday River's Tough Mountain Challenge

A heat of racers hits the first obstacle at the Tough Mountain Challenge at Sunday River in Newry on Saturday afternoon. The event drew a field of 3,000, up from 200 its first year in 2010. Heats of about 125 racers took off every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.