Stories about Norway

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Sabattus man injured while drilling well

NORWAY — The owner of a Sabattus well drilling company was badly injured Tuesday afternoon at a job site on McKay Road. Ross Deschaine, 49, of Sabattus, owner of Sunco Pump and Well Drilling, was hospitalized at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Tuesday night. Information on his in...

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NH theater troupe to perform at summer reading kickoff

NORWAY — The Norway Memorial Library will host the University of New Hampshire’s Little Red Wagon professional children’s theater troupe at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Guy E. Rowe School cafetorium for a performance of “Strega Nona.” “Strega Nona” is...

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Damon, Sessions re-elected in Norway

NORWAY — Selectmen Bill Damon and Warren Sessions Jr. won re-election Tuesday. Damon got 127 votes; Sessions received 130. “I enjoy doing that job very much,” said Damon, who added he has been on the board for at least 20 years. Damon said he wants to continue to w...

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School budget, town offices to be decided in Norway

NORWAY — Voters will decide on more than $35 million in budget requests for the Oxford Hills School District and elect two selectmen and several other town officials at Tuesday's annual town election. Voters approved the $34.6 million school budget at a budget hearing Thursday night,...

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Hospital holding breastfeeding class

NORWAY – The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital announces an upcoming Breastfeeding Your Newborn Class for new and experienced mothers. The class will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Harper Conference Center. Shannon Nassa, RN, ICBLC, will be lea...

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Fairgrounds cleanup won't affect music festival

In addition to the Max Creek Band, the followuing bands have signed on to the festival as of June 9: Adam Ezra Alchemystics Barika Ensemble Depth Quartet Dirigo Dog Star Blue Domino Theory Dopapod Exter vs Kimock Flipper Dave

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False alarm

Norway and Paris firefighters checked Stephens Memorial Hospital on Lower Main Street in Norway after a faulty smoke detector triggered alarms Thursday afternoon. Some waited outside in the 90-plus degree heat. No one was evacuated.

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Fair Street reconstruction begins soon

NORWAY — A major reconstruction project on Route 26 is about to start. Town Manager David Holt said he expects the contract to be signed with McGee Construction within the next few days and the work to begin in late June and go through July. Fair Street, from Grove to Green st...

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PHOTO: Make way for ducklings

A mother mallard and her six ducklings swim up Pennesseewassee Stream toward the dam in Norway. The water level in the stream has been temporarily lowered this week to accommodate levels in Pennesseewassee Lake.

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Preparing for birth classes offered at SMH

NORWAY — The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will hold  their next Preparing for Birth class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 11, in Harper Conference Room, Ripley Medical Building. Gail Martel, RN, will facilitate ...