Stories about Norway

BikeMaine organizers pick Norway for 2014 ride

A bicycle hangs above the Green Machine Bike Shop in downtown Norway. Next September hundreds of cyclists will be converging on downtown Norway as part of the BikeMaine 2014 event. 

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Bells will ring and choir will sing NORWAY — The Second Congregational Church, UCC, will hold its annual Music Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 18, filled with choral music, English hand bells and scriptures. Music Sunday has become a tradition at...

Harrison house destroyed by fire Thursday

Flames consume a vacant building at 97 Deertrees Road in Harrison on Thursday night. No cause has been determined, Town Manager George "Bud" Finch said.  The property was owned by Bruce and Linda Richards and had been unoccupied for a number of years, he said. Bridgton and Naples firefighter...

Norway voters approve money to cover overdrafts

NORWAY — Voters at a special town meeting Thursday night approved more than $87,000 in appropriations and transfers, largely to cover overdrafts. About 10 people and the Board of Selectmen approved warrant articles in about 15 minutes. Several questions were asked, including w...

Final salute for a firefighter in Norway

Hundreds of area firefighters and friends of Norway Fire Department Capt. David Millett gathered Thursday afternoon at the Norway Fire Station for the funeral of the 62-year-old veteran firefighter. Fire Chief Dennis Yates removed the remains of Millett from Engine 2 as members of the department ...

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Boxberry auction, spring social HARRISON — The Boxberry School's sixth annual silent auction and spring social will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Fernwood Cove. There will be live music with Milltown Roadshow, and Sopo Co. wines and gourmet app...

Gingerbread House roof replacement complete

The iron crest of the Gingerbread House in Norway was replaced on top of the turret Wednesday by Above and Beyond LLC of Lewiston as the final step in the roof replacement project that started last month.

Norway Town Office to close for firefighter's funeral

NORWAY — The Norway Town Office will be closed Thursday, May 15, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. so employees can attend the funeral of Captain David Millett of the Norway Fire Department. Millett, a long time member of the Fire Department and husband of former Selectwoman Irene Millett, passed...

Western Foothills Land Trust plans two bird walks

Western Foothills Land Trust is offering two upcoming birding opportunities. The 19th annual Migratory Bird Walk will take place rain or shine at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Roberts Farm Preserve, 64 Roberts Road, Norway. The group generally identifies about 50 species during the two-hour walk...

Norway voters to consider additional expenditures

NORWAY — Voters will be asked to OK about $87,445 in expenditures at a special town meeting Thursday evening. The meeting gets underway at 7 p.m. in the Town Office on Danforth Street. The Police Department is asking for $20,000 from the unrestricted fund balance and $7,000 fr...