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Peter Mason of Po-Go Realty in Gorham Monday prepares to survive with out electrical power. His pickup is loaded with equipment, gas and a barrel filled with water. The storm shuttered many businesses in Gorham Village.

Mister Bagel to host
Thanksgiving dinner

No one has to be left alone on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, in Gorham.

Mister Bagel, 13 New Portland Road, will again host free Thanksgiving meals at noon and will deliver meals, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Transportation is also available on request.

Donations will be accepted for the Gorham Ecumenical Food Pantry.

To make a dinner reservation, call Roxanne Hanscom Moody at 839-4516 or email tmoody6@maine.rr.com.

Bus workshops reminder

Metro, the Greater Portland transportation service, will hold a series of workshops about its Transit West Project. The project, beginning in 2018, expands transportation into Gorham, links University of Southern Maine campuses, and upgrades service in Westbrook and Portland.

A workshop at the Maine Mall last week kicked off the series.

Remaining workshops are set for noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, Brooks Dining Hall, USM, Gorham campus; 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 9, Luther Bonny Hall, USM, Portland campus; 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, Gorham Town Hall, 75 State S.; and 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, Westbrook Public Safety Building, 579 Main St.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported on Oct. 26 that the U.S. public debt was $20,453,245,142,792.62.

Peter Mason of Po-Go Realty in Gorham Monday prepares to survive with out electrical power. His pickup is loaded with equipment, gas and a barrel filled with water. The storm shuttered many businesses in Gorham Village.