Stories about Norway

Progress Center invites volunteers to Day of Giving

NORWAY — The Progress Center, 35 Cottage St., will hold a Day of Giving from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 6. The day is set aside to welcome members of the community, local business, friends and supporters to The Progress Center to volunteer side by side with staff and individ...

Gingerbread House window restoration begins

NORWAY — Restoration of the century-old windows in the historic Gingerbread House on Main Street is underway. A handful of people led by Pat Shearman of the Norway Landmarks Preservation Society took the first window out May 17. It marked the beginning of restoration efforts for all ...

Debut Norway Family Fishing Festival a huge success

Madison Gordon, 10, of Oxford waits for an adult to move out of the way before casting into Lake Pennesseewassee Stream in Norway on Saturday during the debut Norway Family Fishing Festival.

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Stocking the stream for Norway fishing derby

Steve Tremblay of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife stocks the pond above the dam on Pennesseewassee Stream in Norway on Friday morning. The fish are supplied for the first Norway Family Fishing Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Butters Park at Main and Water...

Masters of Metal tour in Norway

Automotive tool supply company Snap-On's Masters of Metal tour made a pit stop outside Steve's Auto Sales on Route 26 in Norway last week. The customer appreciation tour gives auto body shop employees from around the area a chance to meet company representatives, see a race car's engine and view ...

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Dodging the flame: Fire Chief shares tips on how to avoid fires this summer

NORWAY — Out of the frying pan and into the fire is a cliche worth remembering as summer presents a new danger for anyone burning wood or using a gas grill. While summer is a time for relaxation—enjoying the sun and cookouts with the family—it's also one of the most dange...

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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...