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Bridgton's Festival of Lights BRIDGTON — Bridgton’s 11th annual Festival of lights will be held Saturday, Dec. 7. The event will start with a candlelight stroll, gathering at Pondicherry Square at 5:25 p.m. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at Steven...

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Bridgton pharmacy robbed on holiday

BRIDGTON (AP) — Police are searching for a man who stole prescription painkillers from a Bridgton drug store. Police say a man entered the Rite Aid Pharmacy at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday and handed the pharmacist a note demanding Oxycodone. Chief Kevin Schofield said the robber ...

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Giving the gift of food

BRIDGTON — During a typical Tuesday at the Bridgton Food Pantry as many as 90 families receive food collected by this all volunteer organization. Deb Davenport, food pantry director, and Diana Whitehouse, pantry board member, order, salvage and purchase food and supplies to meet this...

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Canton Fire plans wreaths raffle CANTON — Canton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary has announced the dates for its 2013 Festival of Wreaths Raffle. Donate a decorated wreath, on any theme, by Nov. 29. Wreaths will be displayed to the public at the Can...

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Annual foliage race winners are announced

WATERFORD — The 14th annual Foliage 5k and Fun Run was held Oct. 13 in Waterford Flats, with 37 kids doing the mile fun run and more than 150 participating in the 5K. As a special surprise this year, Arnie and Linda Elton of Whitehouse, Ohio, were taking part, fulfilling a bucket lis...

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Loon Echo Land Trust offering environmental education grants to schools, libraries

BRIDGTON — Schools and libraries in the towns of Bridgton, Casco, Denmark, Harrison, Naples, Sebago and Raymond have the opportunity to receive small grants from Loon Echo Land Trust for environmental education programs. Applications are to be downloaded from Loon Echo’s website at ww...

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'Apple Quilt' raffle winner

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Haunted hayride is Oct. 25, 26 BUCKFIELD — Buckfield Junior-Senior High School's Class of 2014 will have a fundraiser Haunted Hayride from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, at Bessey Field, Paris Hill Road. The cost is $5. Fundraiser...

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New arts center opens in Bridgton

BRIDGTON — The arts scene in Bridgton is expanding. The Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce supplied their giant scissors to allow members of the Arts Center Committee to cut the ribbon to officially welcome the new Arts Center at 187 Main St. A large crowd of supporter...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Oct. 7 were as follows: first, Luke Merry and Mary Trafton; second, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; third, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; fourth, Jan and Vern Arey; first ...