Stories about Norway

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...

OCEA-R to hold annual 'Remembrance'

FRYEBURG — The Oxford Educators Association-Retired will meet on Friday, May 16, at New Church, Oxford Street. The program is the annual "Remembrance," during which the group remembers and honors teachers who have passed away during the past year. Sign-ins will begin at 10:30, follow...

Oil painting classes start May 14

NORWAY — Oil painting classes will begin at the Matolcsy Arts Center building starting May 14 and 15. Classes will be given by Gail Rein, a longtime Maine resident whose work has been nationally published and can be seen locally at the Maine Street Gallery. A six-week, three-hour, Th...

Budget Committee unanimously recommends municipal budget; refuses recommendation for fire station land

Norway Budget Committee member Mike Mann Jr. told fellow members Monday night he wants to see hard numbers before recommending money to buy land for a fire station in the north end of town.