Gorham Notes


Stephanie Sands, 22, opened Upcycle Maine Home Furnishings at 102 Main St. in Gorham on May 25. Sands grew up in Falmouth and now lives in Westbrook. For more information, visit the business’ Facebook page.

Taste Walk Sunday

For a special treat, sample some signature dishes in the annual Gorham Taste Walk from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, June 3.

More than 10 food venues will participate and the public can vote for this year’s winner of the Golden Spoon award. Maps are $5 in advance but will be available for $7 day of the event outside Baxter Memorial Library, 71 South St.

To pre-order maps, visit www.sebago.younglife.org.

Proceeds will benefit scholarships for area high school students and local charities. Organizers will collect food during the event that will support the Gorham Food Pantry.

Taxpayers’ group forms

Jim Means of Beatrice Drive has recently announced the formation of a new group, Concerned Taxpayers of Gorham.

Means can be reached by calling 839-8399 or email jamesmeans@hotmail.com.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported on May 23 that the U.S. public debt was $21,082,960,914,217.14.

The Gorham Police Department color guard is an annual highlight of the town’s Memorial Day observances. The officers marched in the parade May 28 and participated here in a ceremony at Eastern Cemetery.

The rifle squad of VFW 10879 in Gorham fires a salute at Hillside Cemetery off Huston Road during Memorial Day activities on May 28.