Mt. Everest Trek for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness

At OTELCO, our customers are, in most cases, our neighbors.  We pride ourselves on the relationships we build, and, a level of customer service that we hope has our customers and agents feeling like family. Kannon Communications is an example, and that’s why we’re sharing this story with you. Kannon is an over-the-top provider of hosting services that include email; Barracuda Firewall anti-spam and virus protection; encrypted connections; and website management, as well as the… Read more »

Touch A Truck 2015

OTELCO supports many local charities and community organizations, not the least of which is the Gray New Gloucester Auxiliary Food Pantry. Every year, we deliver one of our more unique vehicles for the children attending to explore and learn about. This year, at a summer staff picnic, we rented a dunk tank and charged employees either a non-perishable item or a dollar to take a shot at dunking or shooting the hose at 2 very… Read more »

Simply Hair

OTELCO welcomes one of our newest business customers, Simply Hair in Gray. Lynn Bryant and Wendy Verrill, both formerly of Fonda’s Salon in Gray, have opened Simply Hair, a new salon at 15 Main Street in Gray.  Lynn brings 17 years of experience and Wendy 27 to their venture.  The salon opened on September 1 and, for now, is open from 9 to 5 on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 to 3 on Thursday, and 9… Read more »


Check out this great informational resource! The Maine Office of the Public Advocate publishes a magazine called Ratewatcher that’s filled with valuable information about everything communications. Aside from information about all the carriers in the state, there are some great emergency preparedness tips, information about the various wireless companies in Maine, and a great look at where broadband is headed in the State. You may view the Summer 2015 Edition  and if you choose, can… Read more »


Cat Coalition of Western Maine (CCOWM) is a group of compassionate people joining forces to better the lives of feral felines in our communities through trapping, spay & neuter programs, and education. Currently we have a large number of kittens and need your help with supplies. We will gladly accept everything from kitten milk to wet kitten food to wee-wee pads. For a full list of items visit and search for Wish list Cat Coalition…. Read more »