Stories about Bridgton

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Conference to focus on domestic and sexual violence

BRYANT POND — Making The Connection, a day long conference for individuals who work with families, women and children in Oxford County, is planned for Friday, May 3, at Crosstones Conference Center. Safe Voices, (Oxford County’s Domestic Violence Resource Center), REACH (Sexual...

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Red Hatters change meeting LEWISTON — The next meeting of the Red Hat Mommas of Western Maine will be Friday, April 26, at the Green Ladle on East Avenue. This is a change of date. For more information call Isabel at 562-4241. Senior seminar at Bridgto...

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Military notes

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Army Pvt. Thomas E. Begley has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical...

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Celebrate Earth Day with Loon Echo at Bald Pate Mountain

BRIDGTON — Join Loon Echo Land Trust for the annual Earth Day hike and celebration on Monday, April 22. Locally, the fun begins with a family-friendly, moderate hike up Bald Pate Mountain in South Bridgton. Bring your whole family; even four-legged friends are welcome. The hike will...

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Agenda 21: Discussion to focus on sustainability act

NAPLES — Dr. Michael Coffman, Ph.D., will discuss Agenda 21, Open Space and Sustainable Development, at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Lake Region High School. Gov. Paul LePage will be in attendance. "LD 220, an Act to Ban the UN Agenda 21 in the state of Maine" is currently working i...

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Winter lingers on Shawnee Peak

Shawnee Peak in Bridgton has shut down for the season but the slopes remain snow-covered and are reflected in Moose Pond in this view from Route 302.

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'Early Bird Special' for Loon Echo Trek registration

BRIDGTON — Western Maine is best known for beautiful landscapes and endless recreational opportunities. Help protect both and register for the 2013 Loon Echo Trek scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Shawnee Peak. This popular annual benefit for Loon Echo Land Trust attracts hundreds...

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Lakes Environmental Association receives eco-Excellence Award

The Lakes Environmental Association received its award at a ceremony in Portland. Pictured are from left, ecomaine board member Matthew Frank, LEA Assistant Director Colin Holme, ecomaine Recycling Committee Chair Susan McGinty, and ecomaine General Manager Kevin Roche.

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PARIS — The First Universalist Church on Pine Street welcomes Anita White as their guest speaker on March 17th. Ms. White's sermon topic for the 10 a.m. worship service is "Fig Trees." Music is under the direction of Donna Hurd and Sunday School is under the direction of Renee Wales. Coffee...

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REACH conference topic to be, 'Are You A Safety Net?'

“Safety Net Conference” REACH, Oxford County's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, also covering the towns of Bridgton and Harrison, is hosting a local conference, Are You A Safety Net? Prevention & Intervention with Sexual Trauma and Mental Health. This local ...