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Face Time: Roger Blais — cutting it for 50 years

Roger Blais relaxes at his station between clients at Roger's Haircutters in Auburn. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)Roger Blais relaxes at his station between clients at...

Face Time: Ned Castle — Vermont photographer brings highs and lows to Lewiston

Before catching Ned Castle's work at L/A Arts this month or his talk Thursday at the Lewiston Public Library, learn more about the photographer's...

Face Time: Jennifer Skiff, writing to save animals

Hebron Academy alumna Jennifer Skiff is an award-winning journalist, an animal advocate and an author. In her latest book, "Rescuing Ladybugs," she puts all...

Face Time: Randy Berry — preparing for emergencies

Randy Berry is a former fire chief, state representative and papermill worker. When the Wausau Paper Corp. mill in Jay and Livermore Falls closed...

Face Time: Claire Starnes and the untold stories of women veterans

Claire Starnes, a Vietnam War veteran and New Hampshire woman who was born and raised in Maine and went to the Twin Cities' St....

Face Time: Stefanie Mahr Damien — Sewing, designing and predicting the next hot shade

Stefanie Mahr Damien moved to Maine in 2015 after falling in love with an Auburn man. She started Refresh, an interior design, staging and...

Face Time: Grillin' and chillin' with 'Rocket' Ron Demers

OXFORD – For most of his adult life, Ron Demers of Otisfield worked at his father’s business in Lewiston selling leather to manufacturers. He...

Face Time: Going for the millions with Christopher Matthews

"Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Christopher Matthews, that's who. Since the game show first launched in the U.S. 19 years ago, the Lewiston man...

Face Time: Kevin Gagne and Scout, partners in policing

Lewiston Police Officer Kevin Gagne has had a dog before.  But a dog as a partner? That's something different. And Scout, a yellow Lab, is a...

Face Time: Lee Kantar, Maine state moose biologist

Lee Kantar is a New Hampshire native and Maine's official state moose biologist. The work has him doing helicopter surveys, stealthily sneaking up on moose...

Face Time: Musician Linda Vaillancourt's forte? Teaching

In 2005, Lewiston's Linda Vaillancourt took on a part-time job as North Yarmouth Academy’s band and orchestra director. By that point, she had been...

Face Time: Cardiologist Patrick Hohl, from Maine to Rwanda

As a volunteer with nonprofit Team Heart, Maine cardiologist Patrick Hohl travels to Rwanda once a year to help people who suffer from rheumatic...

Face Time: Kate Katomski — art in industrial ruins

Through her artwork, Kate Katomski has celebrated quarry ruins in Vermont and Tennessee, and now she's on to Maine. She's interested in the natural environment,...

Face time: Andy Turner — creating a safe place through theater

Andy Turner made his stage debut in 1986 starring in “The Music Man." He didn't return to the stage until 1996. Since then, however,...

Face Time: Sheila Sprague, from manager to gluten-free commercial baker

Sheila Sprague, an Otisfield baker, business owner and mother of two, said that if everything goes right with her new business, Manna Breads, a...

Face Time: Magic with Scot Grassette

Now you see him, now you don't. Actually you probably do see him, because magician Scot Grassette is everywhere. One day he's dazzling an audience...

Face Time: Erica Swenson, bringing history alive

Bruce M. Whittier Middle School teacher Erica Swenson, center, is surrounded by some of her students in her Poland classroom recently. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)A...

Face Time: Renee Whitley working to help families

FARMINGTON — Renee Whitley has been the executive director of the Franklin County Children's Task Force since 2005. She has worked with many mothers and...

Face Time: Joseph Crocker, working the court

Joseph Crocker knows his way around a tennis court, so much so that in January he accepted the Maine Tennis Association's 2017 Recreation Department...

Face Time: Cheryl Lang — from preemie to education leader

Cheryl Lang came into this world too early, weighing only 2 pounds. She spent the first five months of her life in the hospital,...

Darren Finnegan, Auburn’s mountainside brewer

Darren Finnegan is a snowboarder, a brewer and a man with a subtle-but-effective pitch. Hear from him about how the new Lost Valley Brewing Co....

Face Time: Lillian Doughty, helping Mainers with disabilities one job at a time

In the past, some disabled job seekers applied for any position they could find. It didn't matter if they were interested in training animals...

Face Time: Rolling with Carina Adams

Carina Adams gave her heart to the sport of roller derby – almost literally. In the fall of 2015, Adams suffered a heart ailment that...

Face Time: Bethel's John Walker offers a younger voice on education

John Walker graduated from Telstar Regional High School in 2016. During his time as a student there, he took in everything, including things he...

Mystery Photo for November 11

If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at [email protected] or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer, your name, town and phone number. Correct entries will be eligible for a drawing for a $20 Hannaford Supermarkets gift...