Central, western Maine communities, organizations awarded bicentennial grants

AUGUSTA — The Maine Bicentennial Commission has awarded its second round of Bicentennial Community Grants, disbursing a total of $432,290 among 133 applicants. The grants…

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Durham seeks volunteers for Neighbor Check Program

DURHAM — The town is seeking volunteers for its Neighbor Check Program. Community members interested in volunteering to help their neighbors are sought during this…

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Durham teen attains Eagle Scout rank

DURHAM — Nathan Abbott, 16, of Durham Boy Scout Troop 145 was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout Feb. 29. The Eagle Scout “Court of…

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Fundraiser benefits Bowdoin Central School library

Bowdoin Central School recently hosted its second annual Piggie Potter Party — a celebration of the characters in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and…

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Mount Ararat, Bowdoin students serve as honorary pages in the Maine Senate

Mount Ararat Middle School student Hailey Stark and Bowdoin Central School student Taylor Stark were honorary pages in the Maine Senate March 3. They were…

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Lisbon Community FCU hosts Lewiston High financial fitness event

LISBON — Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union spent the full school day of March 4 helping high school juniors and seniors from Lewiston High School…

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Sabattus Rec Running Group getting ready for spring

SABATTUS — As the daylight lengthens and the temperatures warm, the Sabattus Rec Running Group is gearing up for more runs and races. Runners (and…

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Central Maine students named to RIT dean’s list

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Students from Norway, Auburn and Liston, Maine, were named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 fall…

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Easter Bunny stopping by for free breakfast April 4 in Lisbon

LISBON FALLS — Lisbon United Methodist Church, 14 School St., will hold its annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday,…

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Durham, Auburn students named to Stonehill fall 2019 dean’s list

EASTON, Mass. — Students from Durham and Auburn, Maine, were have been named to the fall 2019 dean’s list at Stonehill College. Hannah Phelan, of…

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