Katie Lisnik with Dasher, a kitten at the shelter on Strawberry Avenue in Lewiston. (Submitted photo)

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society names new executive director

LEWISTON — The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society board of directors has named Katie Lisnik, formerly of Barre, Vt., as its new executive director; she began…

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Jan. 5 supper benefits North Waterford World’s Fair

WATERFORD — There will be a baked turkey supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the North Waterford Congregational Church to benefit…

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Christmas in the Valley parade, Festival of Trees light up Rumford

One of the floats participating in the Christmas in the Valley parade in Rumford Dec. 8. Other activities included a visit from Santa, played by…

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From left, Allie Mannette, Lily, and Sarah Bronson RTT executive director. (Submitted photo)

Standish girl donates egg money to kids in need

WINDHAM — Eight-year-old Allie Mannette is a budding equestrian who raises chickens at her family farm in Standish. Every year she sells her eggs and…

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Maine News Events Calendar Dec. 12

The MAINE NEWS CALENDAR of Events is updated and published online daily. The “calendar week” begins on Saturday and submissions for the digital calendar should…

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UMaine Cooperative Extension corn silage in changing climate meeting Dec. 18

WATERVILLE — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a dairy forage meeting focused on growing corn silage in a changing climate from 9:30…

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L-A Metro Chamber tackles Facebook posting strategies for businesses

LEWISTON — The LA Metro Chamber will present a professiional development workshop titled “Facebook: Posting Strategies That Get Engagement” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday,…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Goodbye, Jonny Law

By V. Paul Reynolds Jonny Law is gone. That is what he called himself — at least with his email address. Retired Maine Game Warden,…

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MOVIE REVIEW By Lucas Allen: ‘Robin Hood’ mildly entertaining rehash

Robin Hood (2018) (Summit Entertainment) By Lucas Allen The legend of Robin Hood has been a Hollywood staple since the golden age of film making….

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Miss Farmington Fair, Miss Congeniality, Miss New Vineyard, Miss Pine Tree and other "Misses" kept warm on this float with the help of different species of Teddy Bears. (Bill Van Tassel photo)

Bright smiles on cold day in Chester Greenwood Day parade

The chilly day didn’t keep Miss Farmington Fair, Miss Congeniality, Miss New Vineyard, Miss Pine Tree and other “misses” from smiling on their float, accompanied…

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