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Running deer and trap shoot OXFORD — Lake Thompson Fish & Game will have a running deer and trap shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the club house on Paine Road. All are welcome. Pickwick Club to host Nayder AUBURN &m...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Sept. 21

BETHEL — On Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., residents in the Bethel area will be able to bring their unwanted poisons, pesticides and oil-based paints to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the SAD 44 Bus Barn. Residents with household chemicals that have been sitti...

Fall Foliage 5K walk, run raises scholarship funds

WATERFORD — The 14th Waterford Fall Foliage 5K Road Race, 5K Fitness Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, starting at 11:30 for the one-mile fun run and noon for the 5K. The course is a challenging out and back run, or walk, along the shores of Keoka Lake to So...

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Food bank open in Sumner SUMNER — Sumner Food Bank will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 16, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. It is open the first and third Mondays of each month. For more information call 388-2610. We...

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Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club PARIS — The Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club will hold a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Walter Lougee will call for the mainstream/plus square dance and Carol Arsenault will cue for the round dancing. The danc...

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Barbecue chicken supper Sept. 14 BRYANT POND — A barbecue chicken supper will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Masonic Building, Main Street, Route 26. The meal includes potato salad, baked beans, dinner rolls, coffee, tea, fruit punch, C...

Waterford Fall Foliage fundraiser set for Oct. 13

WATERFORD — The 14th Waterford Fall Foliage 5K Road Race, 5K Fitness Walk and 1-mile Fun Run are set for Sunday, Oct. 13, to honor the memory of longtime local educator Tony Waldeier. So far, the event has raised more than $35,000 for the Tony Waldeier Scholarship Fund. As much as $1...

Lightning, fire and hail keep fire crews hopping

WATERFORD — A lightning strike caused a "full-blown structure fire" on Lewis Pike Road on Wednesday night and different forms of mayhem were reported elsewhere. Fire crews from four towns were at 75 Lewis Pike Road late Wednesday after a house was ignited by lightning, Waterford Fire...

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Church bake sale, bottle drive HEBRON — The Hebron Community Baptist Church will host a church sale/bake sale/bottle drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. The event is to raise money to purchase new visual media equipment for the church. S...

Libraries to join for 'Let's Talk About It' book discussions

WATERFORD —  The Waterford Library, the Harrison Village Library and the North Bridgton Library have been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group, with copies of books available through the libraries...