25th Annual Chicken BBQ

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Join the First Congregational Church as it celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Chicken BBQ. The menu includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, an ear of corn, homemade biscuits, desserts, and beverages.  the BBQ is scheduled for August 27th at the parish house on Brown Street in Gray. There are 2 seatings at 5 PM and 5:45, and the cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for children under 12 years of age.  The parish… Read more »

Granby Town House Museum Summer Hours

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The Town House Museum will be open on Sundays from 2 pm to 5 pm beginning June 26 and the following Sunday dates: July 10, 17, 24 and 31. August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 17 open from 10 to 4. Please come and see the town history in various displays. Admission is free. Please consider becoming a member or a donor, docent or supporter.

Free Computer Classes in Waterboro, ME

OTELCO is now sponsoring the third in its series of free computer classes.  A six-week computer basics class is being offered at the Massabesic Center for Adult Learning Center in Waterboro.  The class is designed for adults of all ages, and no computer experience is necessary. The class will cover topics such as operating systems, web searching, storing files, e-mailing, safety, etc.  Participants may register for all 4 sessions or choose the ones best suited… Read more »

EMMC Champion the Cure

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Since 2010, the Eastern Maine Medical Center Champion the Cure Challenge has raised more than $1 million to support research advancements at EMMC Cancer Care, advancements that are contributing to the global fight against cancer. This year’s event is scheduled for August 20 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the EMMC Lafayette Family Cancer Center, 33 Whiting Hill Road in Brewer, ME. Whether you like to walk or run, bicycle or motorcycle, there’s an event… Read more »

Fiber to the Premise: OTELCO Awarded Grants


The ConnectME Authority awards competitive grants around the State of Maine for broadband planning initiatives and installations.  This round of grants was awarded in April:  OTELCO successfully proposed and received funding for two fiber to the premise projects. Why is fiber to the premise so desirable? Fiber optic technology uses beams of light to transport data on the internet and can deliver upload and download speeds in excess of 150 Mbps. Making Progress The first… Read more »