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Acoustic Sunset at Hacker's Hill CASCO — Join Loon Echo Land Trust for an Acoustic Sunset at Hacker’s Hill from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12. The Swampdonkeys will perform a one-hour set of acoustic music on top of Hacker’s Hill while the sun s...

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Heart attack kills Casco homeowner while fighting fire

CASCO — Firefighters were able to knock down an early-morning garage fire in Casco on Thursday morning but the homeowner succumbed to a heart attack during the fire. Paul Soutera, 63, attempted to fight the blaze immediately after it broke out in his garage at 278 Quaker Ridge Road, ...

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Casco man dies of heart attack while battling fire in garage

CASCO — Firefighters say a Maine homeowner collapsed and died while trying to extinguish a fire that broke out in his garage in Casco. Sgt. Joel Davis of the state fire marshal's office says 63-year-old Paul Soutera died Thursday morning from an apparent heart attack. Da...

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Bethel Seniors plan trip BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will take a trip to Casco Bay, Portland, on Wednesday, July 11. The bus leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from the Bethel Health Center. The price for the cruise is $13.50, not including lunch. After th...

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Swim lessons offered in Oxford OXFORD — Oxford will be signing up children for the swimming program on Wednesday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sign-ups can also be completed at the town office. Small children will need to be accompanied by an adult in the water. ...

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Bryant Berry

AUBURN — Bryant Berry, 80, of Casco, passed away on Friday, June 22, after a sudden illness. He was born in Casco, July 7, 1931, son of Everett and Lucy (Edwards) Berry. During his life, Bryant was an employee of Hancock Lumber in Casco for more than 30 years. He was an avid hunter a...

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Melissa Wilkinson served as ambassador for MS Walk

Melissa Wilkinson of Casco served as the ambassador for Walk MS, which took place May 5 in various areas across Maine. Wilkinson was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis less than a year ago, one of more than 400,000 people in the U.S. with MS. Melissa and her 26-person team of Burns & McDonnell...

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Strawberry fest at Grange MINOT — The annual strawberry festival will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the West Minot Grange 42 at the intersection of Routes 119 and 124. There will be homemade strawberry pie with homemade ice crea...

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Fiddlehead Center holding summer camps

GRAY — Fiddlehead Center will hold summer camps beginning Monday, June 25, including full- and half-day camps with before- and after-care options. There will be new camps every week, including art studio, crazy chemistry, slime & goo, messy art, improv & theater, young filmma...

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Society to take look at life in early 1800s

CASCO — The Raymond-Casco Historical Society will present a program, "Daily Life in the Early 1800s" by John Manoush, at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11, at the Raymond-Casco Historical Museum, Route 302. As a trustee of the Hawthorne Community Association for the last 10 years, Manoush has l...