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 »

An Afternoon at the Ballpark

While it may not have been the best day for the Portland Sea Dogs, as they were shut out for the second day straight, June 7 was a lovely day for OTELCO staff, their families and friends who attended the game and were treated to a picnic lunch. As the Wi-Fi provider at Hadlock, OTELCO was invited to the game day picnic, and given the opportunity to select a designee to throw a ceremonial first pitch… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action!

Our Pineland Campus office was quite busy on May 19 as a WMTW film crew converged on the Pine Tree conference room to shoot a new TV Ad. In the process of filming, two stars were born. Lorri Hall, Services Manager for one of our best clients, the law firm of Norman Hanson and Detroy, was kind enough to provide an on-camera customer testimonial, and our Business Customer Service Manager, Lisa Rideout provided the voice… Read more »

Gone Fishing!

On May 31st, Diane Ferron, Samantha Carter and Tracy Scheckel helped out at a Learn to Fish Day, at the Pineland Campus in New Gloucester.  This event is a joint effort between the Gray New Gloucester Optimists Club and Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to teach children about good fishing practice in conjunction with the “Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs” initiative.  Although the conditions were not nearly as brutal as the January Crystal Lake… Read more »

Customer News

Your DSL Speeds May Be Faster! OTELCO is adjusting the way we deliver your DSL, meaning that you may see faster DSL download speeds.  Beginning around June 1, you may experience an increase in speed from 3 mbps to 4 and from 9 mbps to 10 depending on your location and distance from our switch and remote locations.  There is no additional charge for this increase, but please remember that DSL speeds do vary by… Read more »