Gorham Notes


Join Volk for coffee

Maine Sen. Amy Volk, R- Scarborough, is inviting voters to join her for coffee 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 10, at Aroma Joe’s, 109 Main St., in Gorham.

“Come and enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate on your state senator,” Volk said in an announcement.
Volk, the assistant majority leader, represents Senate District 30, which includes Gorham, part of Buxton and part of Scarborough.

Senior center luncheon

Lakes Region Senior Center, Acorn Street, Gorham, is hosting a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12.

Soups and salads will be served followed by guest speaker Carolyn Milles, a registered dietitian nutritionist who will speak about nutrition tips for seniors.

The public is invited. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers.

Gorham GOP plans caucus
The Gorham Republican Committee will caucus at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24,  in the council chambers at Gorham Municipal Center, 75 South St.

Town Clerk Laurie Nordfors will be present from 9:30-10 a.m. for anyone not registered to vote, or independents who want to join the Republican Party.

The meeting will showcase candidates; reorganize the Gorham Republican Committee by the election of officers; nominate members to the Cumberland County Republican Committee; elect delegates to the Maine State Convention,  to be held May 4 and 5 in Augusta; and ratify the Gorham Republican Committee by-laws

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported on Jan. 26 that the U.S. public debt was $20,493,344,333,189.55