Androscoggin hospice We Honor Veterans certification rises

LEWISTON – – Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice’s volunteer program has received level 3 certification from We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice…

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Hammond Lumber partners in Wreaths Across America effort

BELGRADE — Hammond Lumber is partnering with National Wreaths Across America and will pick up the wreaths it has sponsored in the coming weeks, which…

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Durham Maine Amvets spaghetti supper is Dec. 7

DURHAM — The Durham Amvets will host a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. The dinner is at 1049 Royalsborough Road,…

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Scouts help dispose of flags at American Legion Post 181 on Veterans Day

The William R. Bold American Legion Post 181, in Litchfield, held an official dignified disposal of unserviceable flags as part of their Veterans Day ceremony…

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North Turner veteran gets a surprise patriotic send-off

By Bill Van Tassel When Marie Duncan is asked about her husband’s long career with helicopters, her response is simple. “He just loved helicopters.” Robert…

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Veterans Day bell-ringing on Nov. 11 to mark 100 years

What we now call Veterans Day was once known as Armistice Day. It began 100 years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, to honor veterans for…

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American Legion Post 20 Auxiliary in Brunswick receives new charter

BRUNSWICK — The American Legion Auxiliary of the George T. Files American Legion Post 20 received a new charter Oct. 19. The charter was presented…

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Madison Legion auxiliary supports backpack program

MADISON — The Madison American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #39, supports community programs benefiting the children of the area. Each year members donate backpacks filled with…

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UMA’s Maine State Forum Accessing VA Benefits is Nov. 7

AUGUSTA — In honor of Veterans’ week, the University of Maine at Augusta’s Office of Military and Veterans’ Services and the Maine State Forum will…

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Topsham’s VFW Post 2197 recognized for helping veterans

BRUNSWICK — The Rev. Joseph Lamarre Memorial Post 2197 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars recently presented a plaque recognizing Sports Clips of Topsham for…

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