Lewiston veteran Koss gets grand parade for 92nd birthday

PHOTO: A screen shot from the Lionel Koss birthday parade video LEWISTON — Lionel “Lee” Koss celebrated his 92nd birthday among family and friends alongside…

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Army National Guard conducts senior enlisted change of responsibility

PHOTO: Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Dill symbolically accepts the position and responsibility of his new position by receiving the U.S. Army Flag from Maj. Gen….

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Litchfield Legion members, community decorate veterans’ graves

Members of American Legion Post 181 of Litchfield and other community members donned face masks and socially distanced themselves as they decorated veteran’s graves at…

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Winthrop resident among veterans chosen in disabled vets moose hunt lottery

AUGUSTA – A Winthrop resident is among the winners of the 2020 Disabled Veterans Controlled Moose Hunt lottery, the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services announced….

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National Guard chief visits Maine soldiers

PHOTO: Maj. Gen. Douglas Farnham, Maine’s adjutant general and commissioner of the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, exchanges an elbow bump with Gen….

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Lisbon Combs-Mountford Post 158 holds salute to veterans

By Brian Govang Post 158, Alternate Historian The American Legion Coombs-Mountford Post 158 had its saluting team ready to go Monday in honor of our…

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Postponed Veterans Count radiothon will be May 28

On March 18, Veterans Count had anticipated its fifth and largest radiothon to date — and then COVID-19 rolled into town. Management made the difficult…

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Record number of volunteers places flags at Lewiston cemetery

LEWISTON — A record number of volunteers turned out on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to honor veterans buried at St. Peter’s Cemetery in…

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Lifelong Sabattus resident goes from ‘lunch lady’ to ‘mask lady’ almost overnight

SABATTUS — Judy Cyr’s sewing hobby since her teenage years took on a new look due to the COVID-19 virus. Working in the cafeteria at…

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Madison Memorial Day parade canceled, but services are scheduled at five sites

MADISON — While the Memorial Day parade, sponsored by Tardiff-Belanger American Legion Post 39, has been canceled, there is still a schedule of services. Those…

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