Stories about Waterford

Gardening lecture at the Waterford Library

WATERFORD — Ruth Copeman, executive director of the McLaughlin Garden, will give the 14th annual Sheena Fraser Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Waterford Library. The program is free and the public is invited. Copeman's talk will focus on "The Photographic Strength of Flow...

Girl Scouts offering Lady Bug Club

WATERFORD — Join Girl Scouts and WREC this summer for a fun filled 6 week program in the Waterford area. The series is free and open to all girls in grades K-3 and will be held once a week in the afternoon beginning the end of June thru the first of August. Week 1: "Ladybugs, Welcom...

Waterford World's Fair gears up with new focus

WATERFORD — The Waterford World's Fair has a new look. “A back to Earth, down home, country fair, rich with skilled crafters, artisans, musicians and innovators,” is the way vendor coordinator Terry Swett described the changes that include additional land that has been cl...

Fifth-graders holding fundraiser

HARRISON — Fifth-graders from Waterford and Harrison are trying to raise money to fund their trip to Camp Kieve in October. On Sunday, June 12, there will be a buffet brunch at the Olde Mill Restaurant. The brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will cost $12.99 for adults and $...

'Dream big' advises former student now working on Air Force One

WATERFORD — Students at the Waterford Memorial School were told by a former student Friday that if they remember to do three things, their dreams can come true. Frank Damon IV, an Air Force technical sergeant who now serves on the crew of Air Force One, told the students they must wo...

Waterford Library Association plans annual meeting

WATERFORD — The Waterford Library Association will hold its annual meeting at the library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Reports on the activities of the past year will be presented and trustees will be elected for the coming year. The program will include a presentation by building rest...

Smoke sends firefighters to Waterford home

WATERFORD – Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at 641 Mill Hill Road on Monday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Haynes said an overheated electric heater in a bathroom caused a “bit” of smoke but no damage to the house which is owned by Ralph and Bet...

Girl Scout meetings planned in Waterford, Paris

WATERFORD — Girl Scouts of Maine will host Girl Scout Daisy information meetings for girls and adults at the following times and locations. 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Paris Elementary School. 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Waterford Memorial School library. Girls enter...

Waterford World's Fair

Waterford World's Fair officers, directors and committee members recently met to plan improvements for this summer's fair July 15-17 at 36 Green Road. The theme is There’s Something New in the Air at the Waterford World’s Fair. From left are Terry Swett, Renee Fitts, Janet Brunjes, Da...

Home on Bear Pond damaged in fire

WATERFORD – The home of Camp Wigwam's owner on Bear Pond sustained minor damage Wednesday afternoon from a chimney fire. Firefighters from Waterford, Harrison and Stoneham arrived at 57 Wigwam Pass shortly after 3:30 p.m. Bob Strauss, who has owned the camp since 1977,  s...