Stories about Norway

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Fishing festival hopes to hook children

NORWAY — It's early Saturday afternoon and Ciara Rice is dropping her fishing line into Little Pennesseewassee Stream. Her mom thought the fishing festival was today, she says, but was a week off. It hardly matters—she and her father Randy are doing a little fishing anyhow. Almost as ...

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Farm market open Thursdays, Saturdays NORWAY — The Old Squire's Farm Market is an indoor/outdoor market that is open two days a week for shoppers' convenience. It is at 493 Main St., across from the Gingerbread House on the corner of Pleasant and Main streets.

First-ever Norway Family Fishing Festival set for May 31

NORWAY — The first Norway Family Fishing Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Butters Park. The event is a family educational day to teach age 16 and under how to fish; this is not a competition. Children must be accompanied by an adult in order to partici...

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Trail race series starts May 22 NORWAY — The Nomad Trail Series 8.5K trail race series will be held the fourth Thursday of every month from May 22 through Sept. 25, rain or shine, at Roberts Farm Preserve. Start time for the five chip-timed races is 5:30.

Monthly trail race series kicks off May 22

NORWAY — The Nomad Trail Series 8.5K trail race series will be held the fourth Thursday of every month from May 22 through Sept. 25, rain or shine, at Roberts Farm Preserve. Start time for the five chip-timed races is 5:30. For series details and registration, visit www.back40timing....

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First Norway Fishing Festival reels in fishermen of all ages

NORWAY — Water Street will be closed from morning to early afternoon May 31 for the Norway Family Fishing Festival. Norway Recreation Dept. Director Debra Partridge brought the request for closing the road for that time to the selectboard last Thursday, May 15. This event used to be ...

Seedling sale, felting workshop at community garden

NORWAY — An Organic Seedling Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the Alan Day Community Garden. A free composting workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. The garden is featuring a special Garden Fairy Felting Workshop with Nettie Gentempo from 11 a....

Hospital offering workshop on better health

NORWAY — Are you tired of being tired, anxious or in pain? Build confidence around managing an ongoing health condition with a six-session Living Well for Better Health workshop. Learn about handling pain and fatigue, eating well, fun ways to get active and tips for talking with doct...

Manager hesitant on alcohol use in Norway Town Office during bike event

NORWAY — Coordinators for Bike Maine anticipate 350 bicyclists will stop in Norway this September when the trek travels through town. Because this is the first time the town has hosted the event, Town Manager David Holt has some reservations about what should be allowed on the premis...

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Christian Women United meeting PARIS — Christian Women United will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Congregational Church. Slim Andrews of Auburn will be singing. For reservations, call Janice at 743-5770. Historical Society ann...