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Bridgton rec program sign-ups BRIDGTON — Bridgton Recreation is accepting registration for the following programs. Mad Science will run from Oct. 31 through Dec. 12 on Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School. Sign-ups for the six-w...

Lake Region to audition for 'Lovers and Other Strangers'

BRIDGTON — Lake Region Community Theatre will hold auditions for its production of “Lovers and Other Strangers” on Wednesday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 20. Joe Bologna and Renee Taylor’s play takes audiences into the complex world of relationships, with all its ...

Calvin Nevells II

BRIDGTON — Calvin Nevells II, 37, of Bridgton, died Monday, Sept. 24, at Bridgton Hospital. He was born in Bridgton, March 30, 1975, the son of Calvin Harvey and Anna Marie Allen Nevells. He graduated from Lake Region High School and had been employed as a truck driver. He was captai...

Pinning ceremony for USM occupational therapy students

LEWISTON — The Master of Occupational Therapy program at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College recently graduated 21 students. A pinning ceremony was held on campus where each student was recognized for his or her unique contributions and received a pin identifying the profession of occupatio...

Southern New Hampshire University dean's list

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The following students have been named to the president’s list or dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Southern New Hampshire University. President's list Auburn: Brandy Fulcher, Associate of Science business administration; Cam...

Democrats plan events in Rumford, Fryeburg, Norway

OXFORD — The Oxford County Democrats participated in the Buckfield Labor Day parade and had a booth on the football field. Congressman Mike Michaud accompanied Rep. Terry Hayes, Sen. John Patrick, Register of Probate candidate Carol Gutekunst and County Treasurer Roy Gedat in the parade and...

Bridgton man in medical study calls experimental drug 'godsend'

BRIDGTON — A drug that gained infamy in the 1960s for causing thousands of birth defects is helping a local business owner deal with a deadly lung disease. William Chalmers, co-owner of the Chalmers Insurance Group, participated in a recently-published study on the use of thalidomide...

S. Cohen: Understands bipartisanship

One of the positions being sought in Maine is state representative for District 98 – which includes Bridgton, Harrison, Lovell, Stow and Sweden. I plan on voting for Lisa Villa. Here is why: Not only is Villa an intelligent and energetic go-getter, she has vast experience in public s...

Driver in Bridgton fatal crash identified

BRIDGTON — The victim of a fatal car crash last week has been identified as 17-year-old Austin J. Sloat, a senior at Lake Region High School. The teen died of injuries associated with the crash. At 2:15 p.m. Sept. 5, Sloat was driving alone on Kansas Road toward downtown Bridgton whe...

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Wood carvers, bean supper SUMNER — Pastor Howard MacMullen invites the public to join the Congregational Church of East Sumner in the 2nd annual Camp and Carve Weekend. The Streaked Mountain Wood Carvers will camp out in the church yard and display and work on their ...