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Wine Me and Dine Me: New Tamworth Distilling bourbon is “bottled-in-bond”  Seacoastonline.com

When Tamworth Distilling opened four years ago in Tamworth, New Hampshire, they created a special bourbon that was not available until this past Fourth of ...



This Foxcroft Academy coach is among four picks for Maine wrestling hall of fame  Bangor Daily News

Luis Ayala, who has coached the Foxcroft Academy wrestling team to six state championships in 17 years, will be one of four new inductees into the Maine ...



Foxcroft Academy coach selected for Maine wrestling hall of fame  observer-me.com

Luis Ayala, who has coached the Foxcroft Academy wrestling team to six state championships in 17 years, will be one of four new inductees into the Maine ...



Massabesic coach among inductees into Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BATH — The Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance will welcome four new members to its Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Aug. 17 at the Hyde School in Bath.



Film: Challenges of raising a family on a teacher's salary continue  Arizona Education News Service

More than a year after the #RedForEd rally at the Capitol, many of the challenges that teachers face in the classroom and in raising a family on a teacher's salary ...



Wells High School's Project Graduation Basket Raffle, Silent Auction nears  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School Project Graduation 2019 committee has announced that their 16th annual “Theme Basket Raffle and Silent Auction” will take ...



Wells High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Administrators at Wells High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the first trimester of ...



WHS guest speaker urges graduates to be proud to be a Mainer  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — With a mix of nervousness and excitement, 110 Wells High School graduating seniors marched through a crowd of family, friends, faculty and ...



Wells High graduating senior's can-do attitude leads to success  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Matthew Chase, a senior at Wells High School who will graduate on Sunday, has had a very successful high school experience. He's third in his ...



Wells High School student receives 48th Fitzpatrick Trophy  WABI

Maine (WABI) - The winner of the 48th annual Fitzpatrick Trophy is Tyler Bridge of Wells High School. The Fitzpatrick award goes to Maine's top senior football ...



TUSD's sex ed would be most LGBTQ inclusive locally, if update passes  Arizona Daily Star

LGBTQ-identifying students attending Tucson Unified schools could see better representation in their sex education classes as soon as next school year, if the ...



Maine Supreme Judicial Court hears oral arguments at Wells High School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments in three cases at Wells High School on Thursday, giving students and faculty a ...



Wells High students make guitars with STEM  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — For the second year, science teacher Chad McCormack is teaching a class at Wells High School in how to build an electric guitar employing a blend ...



High school once accused of racism unveils new logo  Bangor Daily News

WELLS, Maine — A year ago, Jim Daly was dealing with a firestorm of accusations of racism following a Friday night football game at Wells High School.



Life is beautiful: WHS graduate shares his story of recovery to help others  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — You've heard the one about the cool guy in recovery, right? He's the first one to be buried.Colin Sevigney, 23, two-time state wrestling champion, and ...



Wells High School staff learn emergency techniques to control bleeding  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Faculty and staff members at Wells High School hosted a Stop the Bleed training on Oct. 10 presented by trauma staff from Maine Medical Center.



Fundraiser for former Wells High School wrestler's son set for Jan. 18  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School wrestling team and the entire Wells community has come together over the last few years to help former WHS wrestler Nate ...



Wells High School will keep Warriors name, change Native American imagery  WGME

WELLS (WGME) – Following months of controversy, and criticism from the ACLU, Wells High School is making a change at mascot.The Wells-Ogunquit ...



Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Pima Hall of Fame class includes 'all aspects' of sports greatness  Arizona Daily Star

Former CDO star Ian Kinsler, who is in his 14th season in the big leagues, will be inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame. Gregory Bull / The ...



Wells High senior receives MPA Principal's Award  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Principal Eileen Sheehy of Wells High School has announced that senior Mackenzie Foss has been selected to receive the Maine Principals ...



Wells beats Foxcroft Academy to extend win streak, claim third straight 'D' football state title  Bangor Daily News

The Wells High School Warriors showed why they entered Saturday night's Class D championship game with 27 consecutive wins and back-to-back state ...



Cape Elizabeth boys rally to defeat two-time B South champion Wells  Bangor Daily News

No. 3 Cape Elizabeth went into the second half of their Class B South championship game against No. 8 Wells down 3 points, but held off the two-time defending ...



Several high schools in York County rated among best in state  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Several York County high schools made the U.S. News and World Report list of top-performing public high schools. U.S. News teamed up ...



More to Wells High School sports hero than meets the eye  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School graduating senior Nolan Potter is no stranger to fame in his home town, and to those who pay attention to Maine high school sports ...



Wells High School at Brewer High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Brewer stats: Javiera Mora 33/33 serving ,3 aces, 2 assists, 8 kills 14 digs, Ashley Tanguay 3 assists, 8 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs, Kathryn Austin 4 kills, 1 block, ...



Wells Elementary School recognizes champions at breakfast  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Last month, Wells Elementary School held its first “Breakfast of Champions” for the 2018-2019 school year. More than two dozen first- through ...



History made: Wells' Tyler Bridge becomes first Class D player to win prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Tyler Bridge had the best stats of any of the three finalists for the prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy, but the Wells High School senior also knew he had two decades ...



As spotlights beam, it's teen actors who shine on Wells High School stage  Press Herald

Two friends with a love of theater rehearse and support each other for months, culminating in performances in the musical 'Grease' with the end of senior year ...



Wells continues run toward third straight regional final with win in Class B South semis  Bangor Daily News

Eighth-seeded Wells High School continued its improbable march toward its third straight Class B South boys' regional final Thursday, eliminating No.



Wells High School graduates advised to follow their dreams  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School 2004 graduate Ryan Peters, a rapper better known by his stage name, Spose, advised the 102 members of the Class of 2018 that ...



Wells High School spring sports award winners  Seacoastonline.com

Wells High School handed out its spring sports awards earlier this month at the annual end-of-year get-together for the school's athletes.The Warriors had ...



Briefs - Portland Press Herald  Press Herald

SOUTH PORTLAND. Hospice will offer training for volunteers. Northern Light Home Care & Hospice will offer training this fall for those who wish to become ...



Wells Rotary Club announces Fifth Annual Vidalia Onion Program  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Rotary Club is excited to announce their 5th Annual Vidalia Onion Sale Project. During the month of April, Wells Rotarians will be taking ...



Wells High Chorus members participate in UMaine music festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Three members of the Wells High School chorus were selected to participate in this year's All-State Music Festival and Choral Concert held at the ...



Tyler Bridge named Wells Student-Athlete of the Month  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School senior Tyler Bridge was recently honored as “Student-Athlete of the Month” for September. The standout running back and ...



Class action: Justices interact with Sanford High students  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and students in the AP History and Government class at Sanford High School walk to lunch on Tuesday at the ...



Food truck park in Wells to raise money for boy with rare disease  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Congdon's After Dark, New England's first food truck park, will host a fundraiser on Sunday for My Pal Spencer, which funds research for Sanfilippo ...



Wells cross country runners don't let autism slow them down  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Wells High School boys cross country team were division two conference champions in Western Maine. Two runners living with autism, Matt Chase and ...



These are the best public high schools in Maine, report says  WMTW Portland

New rankings released on Tuesday are highlighting the top public high schools in Maine. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of high ...



Panel Recommends That Wells-Ogunquit District Change Mascot, But Keep 'Warrior' Name  Maine Public

An advisory panel is recommending that the Wells-Ogunquit Consolidated School District abandon the detailed profile of an Indian head as a mascot for the.



School board ends long, emotional debate with vote to remove Native American imagery from Wells mascots  Press Herald

WELLS — The Wells-Ogunquit school committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remove Native American imagery associated with school mascots. The vote ...



Everything you need to know for Maine's state championship football games  Bangor Daily News

Eight teams will be battling in four state championship games on Saturday, three of which boast perfect records so far this season.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



Domestic violence assault among Wells Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Wells Police from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25, 2018: • A 16-year-old male juvenile from Wells ...



Football Preview: Bridge envisions third straight state title for Wells  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — If you look up “winner” in the dictionary, it probably has a photo of Tyler Bridge next to it. Bridge, now a 6 foot 3, 205-pound senior running back and ...



Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Residents in York County's cities and its small towns will mark Memorial Day on with parades and ceremonies to honor veterans who died ...



Wells Democratic Town Committee awards inaugural scholarship  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The first annual Wells Democratic Town Committee Scholarship has been awarded to Wells High School graduate Megan Schneider. She was ...



Wells Players present 'You Can't Take it With You' opening Nov. 14  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Players will present the madcap comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart You Can't Take It With You, in the performing arts center at ...



Wells High School Alumni Association to hold golf tournament June 2  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS – The 8th annual Wells High School Alumni Association Golf Tournament will be held at the Cape Neddick Country Club on June 2. Funds raised from ...



Wells-Ogunquit school panel to begin review of a tradition: Warriors school mascot  Press Herald

WELLS — School Committee members and town residents will begin to wrestle with the future of Wells High School's Native American mascot at a meeting ...



Wells Elementary School salutes core value champions  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ During its third and final “Breakfast of Champions” for the 2017-2018 school year, 58 first- through fourth-grade students were recognized for being ...



Move to retire Wells' Native American mascot gets significant support  Press Herald

WELLS — Two prominent members of the committee charged with studying Wells High School's Native American-themed Warriors mascot called for the imagery ...



ACLU asks Maine high school to retire 'Warriors' mascot  Bangor Daily News

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has sent a letter to the Wells-Ogunquit School Committee urging the board to retire the Wells High School “Warriors” ...



Defending regional champs Wells outscore Lisbon in boys B South prelims  Bangor Daily News

No. 8 Wells defeated No. 9 Lisbon 60-44 Thursday night to earn a spot in the B South boys basketball tourney.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Wells High School  Press Herald

Wells High School held its graduation at 1 p.m. June 14 at the school. The commencement address was delivered by Donato Tramuto, a global healthcare ...



'It's been a long time coming': Community reacts to school mascot proposal  Bangor Daily News

WELLS, Maine — The committee charged with evaluating the use of the Warrior name and Native American imagery at Wells High School will formally ...



Wells Jr. High student receives appreciation award for her volunteerism  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Eighth-grade student Sarah Shackford was recognized by Wells Jr. High School for her volunteer *service* to the school's Bridges Program where she ...



Student art displayed at Barn Gallery as Wells teacher honored by colleagues  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OGUNQUIT – Over Mother's Day weekend, the Ogunquit Barn Gallery held its 41 st consecutive Student Art Show exhibiting a variety of student artwork from ...



Wells Warriors mascot comes under new fire after claims of racist taunts  Bangor Daily News

The talks are coming in the wake of racism accusations stemming from a recent WHS football game against Lisbon High School that stirred much attention in the ...



Wells superintendent defends district after claims of racism at football game  Bangor Daily News

A Lisbon woman has asked for a public apology from the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District for what she said was racist behavior at a recent Wells High ...



DIRIGO STORIES: Wells High school students prepare for performances on national stage  WGME

WELLS (WGME) – A group of students from Wells is preparing for three big performances on a national stage.Three students will perform with the color guard ...



Wells High School Graduation  Press Herald

Wells High School's Top Students. Kasey Marie Bullard is the daughter of Peter and Danielle Bullard of Wells. Kasey will be attending Colorado State University ...



Local News List of high school graduation dates around Southern Arizona KGUN 9 Digital Staff 8  KGUN

Students across Southern Arizona will be moving their tassels to the left this week, signifying the end of high school.



Each win by Wells High wrestlers goes to help kids with rare disease  Press Herald

The wrestlers at Wells High School don't know Nate Smith or his 3-year-old son Spencer well, but they still think of them as family. They know Nate Smith ...



Bangor High School senior wins $20000 Tramuto Foundation Awards scholarship  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR — The Tramuto Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 2001 by Ogunquit resident Donato Tramuto, has granted a four-year scholarship to ...



Two Wells High students receive NSDC Awards  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Principal Eileen Sheehy of Wells High School has announced that seniors Katherine Reidy and Matthew Chase are the recipients of the 2018 ...



School supply lists available online for area parents  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Parents of students attending schools in York County this fall have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their ...



Wells shuts out Foxcroft for 'D' football state title  Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The weapons perhaps most familiar to Maine high school football fans were devastating enough as Wells High School pursued its ...



Cape Elizabeth boys upset Maranacook to advance to B South regional final  Bangor Daily News

With a 64-61 semifinal round win over second-seeded Maranacook High School Thursday, No. 3 Cape Elizabeth High School became the highest seeded team ...



Bulldog lost for 2 weeks through storms and bitter cold reunited with family in Wells  Bangor Daily News

The dog lost 12 pounds, but didn't suffer any frostbite over her two weeks away.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



Dexter wrestling places second at Class B championship  observer-me.com

LINCOLN — Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln hosted about 30 schools fighting to get the Class B wrestling championship on Saturday, Feb. 16. Dexter ...



Movers and Shakers: Wells Tim Roche helps teach about giving back  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — There's nothing wrong with winning state championships, but Well High School football coach Tim Roche also wants his players to understand about ...



Brewer Witches capture first state baseball title with help from Cyr walkoff single  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — For decades, the Brewer High School baseball program has fielded some strong teams, and has sent athletes on to play Division I, minor ...



The best photos from the tourney quest to be crowned regional champs  Bangor Daily News

To tide you over until the tournament returns, look back through these photographs from the Bangor Daily News that captured the triumph and heartbreak of the ...



Wells wrestlers present over $13000 to their pal Spencer  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School wrestling team received jackets commemorating the program's back-to-back state championships on Sunday afternoon.



Once a high school quarterback, Josh Wells is being counted on as the Jaguars left tackle  The Florida Times-Union

Josh Wells and Kenny Fryman still joke about the first time they squared off in football's Oklahoma drill, that old-school test of toughness. They were 10 years old.



To all of our graduating classes  Nevada Appeal

We're here to honor the Class of 2019 and to thank them for their accomplishment and for making all of us proud. This class excelled in academics, athletics and.



U.S. Sen. Collins congratulates Robshaw as a Maine Sports Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete  observer-me.com

PORTLAND — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine recently attended the Maine Sports Hall of Fame VIP reception, where she met with this year's recipients of the ...



Cousins now has to compete against cancer  Seacoastonline.com

Two months ago he was helping lead his team to a state baseball final. Now he finds himself in a fight with a disease that cares little about who it afflicts or when.



Community raises money for rare disease  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Wells High School wrestling team hosted a pancake fundraiser to fight childhood Alzheimer's and help 3-year-old Spencer Smith.



Football teams keep shrinking for northern Maine high schools  Bangor Daily News

High school football across the state clearly is a numbers game these days, with many programs struggling to maintain sufficient participation numbers not only ...



Marshwood, Wells take home wrestling state championships — High School Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Marshwood High School of South Berwick won the Class A championship and Wells High School took the Class B title during Saturday's wrestling state ...



The trials of a neighborhood high school  Chicago Reader

Wells Community Academy in West Town has disadvantaged students, many unhelpful parents, a bad reputation, charters nibbling at its enrollment—and some ...



Wells Conservation Commission announces 19th Annual Student Art Awards winners  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — An audience of 125 students and family members celebrated the Wells Conservation Commission annual student art awards presentations May 31 at ...



As students shine on stage, Chicago teacher is real star of the show  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — January's Teacher of the Month knows how to build confidence in her students. It's a lesson at the heart of the drama program she started at ...



Local students on dean's list at Colby College  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WATERVILLE — A number of area students were among more than 500 students named to the highly selective Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville for ...



Christian Wells will attend prep school with sights on Division I  Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. — Christian Wells absolutely believes he can be a Division I basketball player. His dad and coach do, too. So he made a decision he thinks can ...



N.H. suicide victim was Wells High School valedictorian  Press Herald

The woman who died when she was hit by the Amtrak Downeaster in New Hampshire last week was a 22-year-old former high school valedictorian from Wells.



Maine Compass: Hidden heroes have done the right thing on Indian mascots  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

We don't hear enough about the schools that have stepped up over the last decade.



'Smoke bomb' Builth Wells High School set to reopen  BBC News

Police conclude their investigations at a school which shut after a "suspected smoke bomb" was set off.



Skowhegan last Maine school to hold on to Indian imagery  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The Wells-Ogunquit school committee has voted to remove Native American imagery associated with its sports teams.



WHS grads urged to break barriers  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — You have to speak up.Take the time to make your own decisions.There is no need to be perfect.Change is scary, but it's good for you.Kimberly Towne ...



Wells riding a Red Tide of football pride into state championship game  Press Herald

David Ouellette was in eighth grade when he realized that football meant a little more in his hometown of Wells. “We went to York for the (youth) championship ...



Campanella sisters dominated Maine girls tennis scene in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The 2018 Maine high school girls tennis season was dominated by a player from Kennebunk High School and another from Wells High School — and they just ...



High school musical theater competition gets a new name  Arizona Daily Star

The local arm of the National High School Musical Theater Awards has a new name: Monte Awards.



Maine moves closer to banning Native American school mascots  fiddleheadfocus.com

The Maine Legislature took a first step on Tuesday toward banning the use of Native American names, imagery and mascots in Maine public schools amid a ...



Recent Wells High graduate sends message to 'Arrive Alive!'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Blair Tweed, a 2018 Wells High School graduate, won third-place honors in the 14th annual “Arrive Alive! Creative Contest” sponsored by the Law ...



Maine Supreme Court weighs inmates' right to profanity, cell phone tracking  Bangor Daily News

The First and Fourth amendments to the U.S. Constitution took center stage Tuesday when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court convened at Westbrook High ...



Superintendent, coach say school should keep Warriors team name, but ditch 'imagery'  Bangor Daily News

Calls to remove the Native American imagery from the Wells High School mascot garnered further support last week when Superintendent Jim Daly and football ...



SIS Bank awards scholarships to high school seniors  Seacoastonline.com

SANFORD — With high school graduations now complete, SIS Bank is supporting local youth heading to their first year of college this coming fall.



Wells High School $26.85 million construction project bond wins easy approval  Bangor Daily News

WELLS, Maine — Voters in Wells and Ogunquit voted Tuesday to approve a $26.85 million Wells High School construction project. The Wells High School ...



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