Stories about Bridgton

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Military notes

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Marine Corps Pvt. Robert G. Bissonnette Jr., son of Lori J. and Robert G. Bissonnette of Harrison, and Marine Corps Pvt. Edward W. Quasnitschka, son of Linda S. and Gregory P. Grinnell of Bridgton, ear...

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Oxford Historical Society meeting OXFORD — The Oxford Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Kay House, 73 Pleasant St. All members and those interested in history are welcome. The entertainment will be presented by Glenda Drapeau, Oxfo...

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Registration open for fall's Loon Echo Trek

BRIDGTON — Help protect the natural resources and rural character of the Western Maine area by registering for the 2013 Loon Echo Trek scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Shawnee Peak Ski Area. This 13th annual benefit for Loon Echo Land Trust attracts hundreds of people from a...

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Loon Echo Land Trust to host open house June 25

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust has accomplished much over the past 26 years and would like to invite the public for an afternoon open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at 8 Depot St., Suite 4. Join the organization for light refreshments and conversation about past accomplish...

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Tenth annual solstice hike at Bald Pate Mountain Preserve

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust will hold its traditional hike up the Bob Chase Trail at Bald Pate Mountain Preserve in South Bridgton at 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, to celebrate the first day of summer. A short hike of 20 to 30 minutes, with 300 feet of elevation gain, brings hikers to the roc...

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Lewiston Bridge Club winners LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on June 3, were as follows: first, Jan and Vern Arey; second, Mike Quinn and Mike True; third, Marta Clements and Hazel Glazier; first in B, Bill Clifford and Richard Bali...

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Grant enables mural-painting classes

BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Community Center has received a grant from the Maine Arts Commission to provide mural painting classes to youth and adults at the 15 Depot St. location. The theme of the project is Celebrating Traditional Arts. Through The National Endowment for the Arts, Folk and Tr...

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Chase Away Cancer 5K RUMFORD — Relay For Life team Abbie's Avengers will have the Chase Away Cancer 5K on Sunday, June 2, starting and ending at Mountain Valley Middle School. Registration before or on May 23 is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Registrants any time...

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Colon display at Bridgton Hospital promotes vigilance

BRIDGTON — Colorectal cancer is the third-deadliest cancer in the United States, accounting for an estimated 9 percent of cancer deaths in both men and women and is expected to cause nearly 51,000 deaths this year. However, if detected early, it's 90 percent treatable. Susan R...

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Weary Club to meet May 18 NORWAY — The Weary Club will meet for coffee from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at 385 Main St. All visitors are welcome. Spaghetti dinner, silent auction PARIS — A spaghetti dinner and silent a...