Stories about Norway

Home composting workshop offered Saturday

NORWAY — On Saturday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. Julia Harper will teach a home composting workshop, sponsored by Teresia Reiki, which will explain how to reduce carbon footprint by diverting food scraps from household garbage and into a compost pile. The workshop is being held at The Center for Hea...

Norway PD down two officers

NORWAY — The Police Department lost two full-time police officers in recent weeks. Cpl. Holli Pullen, who was with the department since 2006, took a job with the Mexico Police Department. Town Manager David Holt said Pullen resigned last week. Officer Stephen Witham, wh...

Marilyn B. Lejonhud

AUBURN — Marilyn B. Lejonhud, 79, of Norway died Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Hospice House. She was born in Portland, July 25, 1932, the daughter of George W. and Ethel Harvey Bonney. She graduated from Deering High School. She married Philip W. Lejonhud Jr. on July 18, 1953, and ...

Enjoying the ride

Sophie Fickett, 3, of Paris, left, and her friend Evey Hall, 3, of Woodstock were pushed in a chair across the Norway ice rink on Wednesday afternoon by Kelsey Danforth. The pair were joined by Sophie's sister Abby, not pictured. Children from throughout the area use the ice rink for after-school...

PHOTO: Fast times in Norway

Ryan Dingley of Harrison snowmobiles across Pennesseewassee Lake in Norway on Tuesday. Temperatures reached the low 40s in the region.

'Freedom Riders' film to be shown Feb. 16

NORWAY — The film "Freedom Riders" will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Fare Share Commons, 443 Main St. Discussion and refreshments will follow. The 2010 film is the story of hundreds of young, mostly black, young people traveling on buses in 1961 through segregated souther...

Sharlene Brown

SOUTH PARIS — Sharlene (Cummings) Brown, 66, of Norway, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, at Market Square Health Care Center, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Norway, July 28, 1945, to Charlie and Velma (Hobson) Cummings. She married Stephen S. Brown on Sept. 17, 1966.

Sandy Kennedy Wiseman

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Sandy Kennedy Wiseman, 47, of New Middletown, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services. She was born in Norway, Aug. 10, 1964, the daughter of Darrell and Alice Watters Kennedy. She was a paramedic for Harrison County Hos...

Mexico police fully staffed; two new officers start this week

MEXICO — After months of concern about staffing the Police Department,  two new officers start this week to fill the gap. Zack Bisson, 23, of Mechanic Falls, and Holli Pullen, 28, of Norway, both started working full time for the department this week. Bisson was previousl... 1

New Gloucester skier with brain injury gets to continue sport he loves

NEW GLOUCESTER — What goes around comes around. Donald Ketcham volunteered when he was a teenager and now, 15 years after a serious accident, Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation volunteers give back to Ketcham. Ketcham was raised in a large family that loved being outdoors....