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Quilts donated to Safe Voices

Safe Voices has received more than 25 handmade quilts, along with pajamas, hats and mittens, from the Lisbon Krazy Kwilters. The quilts will be...

Pet of the week Bentley is very trainable

NORWAY — Bentley is a male Black Mouth Cur that is just a year old. He is a good dog that is ready to...

Franklin County Animal Shelter Cat of the Week can be visited...

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter is featuring Prince and Quackenbush as its Pets of the Week. Prince is a 1- to 3-year-old male lab...

Canton Lake rafts compete in annual celebration

Uncle Donny is captained by Benjamin Nichols with crew members Dyana Nichols and their dog for the Lake Anasagunticook Association's annual Lake Days celebration...

Matriarch marks 93rd birthday

Jane St. Pierre celebrates her 93rd birthday with 104 members of her family. Born Sept. 12, 1925, she and her late husband, Romeo, raised their...

Rumford Elks make donation to AYF

Richie Philbrick, left, past exalted ruler of Rumford Elks Lodge 862, makes a $225 donation to Area Youth Football President Mark Small. The Elks...

Rumford Elks donate to DARE program

Richie Philbrick, left, past exalted ruler of Rumford Elks Lodge 862, makes a $250 donation to Drug Abuse Resistance Education Officer Doug Maifeld. The...

Stanton Bird Club announces October events

The Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston and Auburn has eight events planned in October. Monday, Oct. 1. Auburn Public Library, 6 p.m. A joint program with...

Club to hold final cruise-in of the season

OXFORD — The Uptown Cruizahs Car Club will hold its end-of-season cruise-in from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Tractor Supply, Route 26.  Club members...

Boxberry School adds sustainability curriculum

HARRISON — The Boxberry School is utilizing a new curriculum framework this year as staff work toward educating for sustainability. Seal Rossignol, administrative coordinator for...

Manufacturing students celebrate course completion

LEWISTON — Students completing the Manufacturing Program in partnership with Northeast Technical Institute, Lewiston CareerCenter and Western Maine Community Action celebrated their last day...

Super Saturday, small engine class mark new season

LEWISTON — Super Saturday and a pair of weeknight classes will mark the start of the fall session of Lewiston Adult Education. Small Engine &...

Faith Baptist Church to hold Revival Meetings

AUBURN — Faith Baptist Church, 43 Washington St. N., will hold revival meetings with evangelist Mike Patterson at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 18 and...

Teddy Bear Fair to raffle Alaska-themed quilt

LEWISTON — Members of Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma are preparing for their annual Teddy Bear Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

USM LAC to host French sing-along

LEWISTON — Community members are invited to join Les Troubadours for the first French sing-along of the season at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21,...

Bob Duchesne to talk about Maine birds’ habits and habitats

AUBURN — In celebration of the International Year of the Bird and the Stanton Bird Club’s centenary, the Auburn Public Library will hold a...

4th Annual Electric Vehicle Expo is Saturday

NORWAY — The Center for an Ecology-Based Economy and the Maine Electric Vehicle Association will hold their fourth annual Electric Vehicle Expo from noon...

Androscoggin Historical Society to host mystery novelist

AUBURN — The Androscoggin Historical Society will host an educational program with mystery novelist William D. Andrews at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. His talk,...

Peter Hammond to present Civil War program

NORWAY — While chewing on a homemade piece of hardtack, attendees can listen to local history buff Peter Hammond’s program “Battlefield Life in the...

St. Philip Church to celebrate 50th anniversary

AUBURN — Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Auburn will celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. Philip Church with a special Mass at 4...

CMCC appoints resident assistants

Resident assistants at Central Maine Community College this year are, from left, front, Emily Ayer, Stephanie Jones and Cody Dolloff; back, Tyler Tibbetts, Jared...

Community sales

LOCKE MILLS — The Ladies Circle, Locke Mills Church, is sponsoring an indoor/outdoor sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.  There will also be...

Responsible Pet Care's Domino may be bi-lingual

PARIS — This week, Responsible Pet Care believes they have a cat that is bi-lingual — and can back that statement up with some...

FCAS: This week's pets are mellow fellows

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter is featuring Bo and Rufus as its Pets of the Week. Bo is a 1- to 3-year-old male terrier...

Phillips society publishes first annual 'pin-up' calendar

PHILLIPS — The Phillips Historical Society has announced the publication of its first annual “pin-up” calendar for 2019. Each month features one of the community's...

Readers Theater begins rehearsals

Members of Androscoggin Readers Theater are planning their 10th season of performing at local senior living housing and retirement facilities. After lunch at Davinci's Eatery recently, members...

Agriculture & Conservation Day at Oxford County Fair will be Sept....

OXFORD — Agriculture & Conservation Day at Oxford County Fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the...

Sampson veterans to meet

Members of the Southern Maine Squadron of the Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association met recently at the Village Inn in Auburn. The group...

Excelsior Grange service awards presented

Membership Service Awards were presented by Maine State Grange Master Sherry Harriman at a recent meeting of Excelsior Grange in Poland. From left, front...

CBIs, FOWL, keep watch to prevent invasive species from entering Wilson...

WILTON — This summer’s weekends have brought Courtesy Boat Inspectors (CBIs) to the boat launch at Wilson Lake to check incoming and outgoing watercraft...

PPL's Novel Idea Book Club to discuss 'The Cay'

PARIS — Paris Public Library's Novel Idea Book Club will discuss "The Cay," a junior historical fiction novel by Theodore Taylor, at 6:30 p.m....

Bags of Love for children

Christine Penny and Theresa Sweet of Bags of Love in Dixfield recently visited the Pine Needles Quilt Guild in Norway to show bags they...

Military Note: Lewiston Airman graduates basic training

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Steven Ruest graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio,...

Maine Wildlife Park to offer look at wildlife feedings

GRAY — Maine Wildlife Park will offer an opportunity for the public to watch a wildlife eat their daily meals at scheduled times starting...

Androscoggin Land Trust director to address Rotary Club

AUBURN — Shelley Kruszewski, executive director of the Androscoggin Land Trust, will be guest speaker at Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club meeting Thursday, Aug. 30. It will...

Community meals

CASCO — The board at Casco Village Church, United Church of Christ, will serve its last Saturday night supper of the season with baked beans...

Franco-American Education Foundation awards scholarships

LEWISTON — The Franco-American Education Foundation awarded $46,000 in scholarship funds to high school graduates from the greater Lewiston-Auburn area at its recent awards...

FCAS: Adoptable pets can have new dispositions outside the shelter

FARMINGTON — Franklin County Animal Shelter is featuring Khai and Saxson as its Pets of the Week. Khai is a 3-year-old male American pitbull terrier....

Parish center renovations completed in Mechanic Falls

MECHANIC FALLS — Members of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish recently celebrated a milestone in the renovation of the parish center at Our Lady...

Lisbon Legion hosts biker rally

Legionaires Rick Minving, left, and Ronie Ray attend the Riders Summer Rally hosted by the Lisbon Post 158, American Legion, on July 28 in Lisbon.

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