Stories about Bridgton

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Bridgton firm creates better equipment for modern soldiers

Frank Howell, left, and Justin Kiger stand at the table where they do most of the brainstorming to create parts that help America's soldiers. Their company, Down East Inc. in Bridgton, holds numerous patents for gear, including clips, buckles and backpack frames.

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Improv group performs Jan. 3 RUMFORD — Room for Improv-ment, the Mountain Valley High School improvisation group, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, in Muskie Auditorium. During improvisation, actors perform without preparation with often hilarious results.

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Christmas in Harrison Breakfast held Dec. 7

The United Parish Congregational Church of Harrison and North Bridgton held its second annual Christmas in Harrison Breakfast on Dec. 7 at the Olde Mill Tavern in Harrison. There was double the people from last year who enjoyed a delicious buffet breakfast complete. The decorations and Christmas ...

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Snowshoe hike on Pleasant Mountain is Dec. 28

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust invites all to a snowshoe hike on Pleasant Mountain’s Bald Peak Trail at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28. Try out those new snowshoes and work off a little Christmas turkey at the same time. Hardy trekkers should meet at the Bald Peak trailhead on Mount...

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Harrison Lions speak about vision camera

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Local schools receive Drive for Education funds

PORTLAND — Berlin City Auto Group, a family of dealerships founded in 1980 in New England, announces the award recipients in its Drive for Education program. Berlin City donated $42,595 to 22 K-12 schools across New England, including SAD 44 elementary schools in Bethel and Stevens Brook El...

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Community Kettle dinner BRIDGTON —A free Community Kettle dinner will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. No dinner will be held Dec. 26. The center is also selling ice-out tickets.

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Girl Scouts at Bridgton Community Center

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Longley-Dionne Post meets Dec. 16 LEWISTON — The Longley-Dionne VFW Post 9150 will meet for supper at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at Governor's Restaurant. Wives or friends are welcome. Affordable Care Act rep available BRIDGTON — Amy...

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Bridgton storage unit items seized in case against Mexico woman

MEXICO — A 63-year-old Worthley Avenue woman is facing numerous local and federal charges due to allege fraud involving the alleged use of at least a dozen aliases. Interim Mexico Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said Joanne Covais was arrested at 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday after a month long...