Assessment of Norway to be ‘lower than anticipated’; recycling could go ‘single-stream’

NORWAY — Town Manager David Holt announced that this year’s tax assessment on the town will be “lower than anticipated’. For Norway, about half of the cost of education is raised through property tax. “When revenues that support education are cut back … that definitely had an impact on us,” said Holt. Holt attended the […]

Norway nonprofit turns to crowd-sourcing for sustainibility projects


NORWAY — A local nonprofit dedicated to sustainability awareness is employing a popular crowd-sourcing funding campaign to raise money to boost education in the area. The Center for an Ecology-Based Economy is looking to raise $20,000 by May 25 through Indiegogo for four projects that organizer Scott Vlaun says will promote the use of local, […]

Bike Maine will ‘bring influx of people’ to Norway businesses

BIKE SHOP— Green Machine Bike Shop's hanging bike is decorated with lights. When Bike Maine comes to Norway this fall, it will more than likely be a popular stop for bikers and bikers' families.

By: Amanda Johnson NORWAY—Selectman Bruce Cook announced at the recent selectboard meeting that Bike Maine has chosen to make stops in Norway this September. Back in December, Cook brought up the possibility of Bike Maine choosing Norway as a stop along their trek through Maine. The weekend of Sept. 7, individuals involved in Bike Maine […]