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Local residents graduate from Saint Joseph's College of Maine

STANDISH — The following local residents earned their degree at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Heather Aceto of New Gloucester, magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in business administration-management and a Bachelor of Science in business administration-hum...

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Waterford World's Fair holding community yard sale, dance

WATERFORD — The Waterford World's Fair will host the first Town of Waterford Community Yard Sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 15. At 11 a.m. an auction will begin. The Flossie Cairns Craft building is overflowing with articles from two estates and a moving sale, as well as several beauti...

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Summer Reading Race at FPL FARMINGTON — The Summer Reading Race at Farmington Public Library will begin June 14, and end Aug. 3. Read books and win prizes. The program is open to children of all ages, readers and listeners. There will be prizes as incen...

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Italian Night Fundraiser set for June 7 in Waterford

WATERFORD — On Friday, June 7, the community is invited to an evening of delicious Italian food and music at the Wilkins House on Plummer Hill in Waterford Flat. The meal, consisting of many different kinds of lasagna, salad, bread, dessert and beverage, will be served at 6 p.m. There will ...

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Old-fashioned dances Saturdays SOUTH PARIS — The Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned dance music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Saturday in June starting June 1 at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Cost is $5. Socrates Cafe gathering

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Girl Scout information night NORWAY — Girl Scouts of Maine will host a girl and adult Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie information night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Second Congregational Church. Girls entering kindergarten through third grade this coming f...

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Mastectomy fit event May 16 NORWAY — The Women's Imaging Center at Stephens Memorial Hospital along with the Medicine Shoppe will host a special fit event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at SMH, with certified mastectomy fitters. Call today to schedu...

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Cryptogram contest winner PARIS — Randy Rosenberg is the $5 winner of Paris Public Library’s April Cryptogram Contest. May’s cryptograms are ready to pick up at the library’s front desk. This month's focus celebrates and honors Memorial Day a...

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School board recommends $35.9M SAD 17 budget

OXFORD — The SAD 17 Board of Directors approved a $35.9 million budget Monday, a 2.23 percent increase from the 2012-13 budget. The budget is about $783,000 more than last year's. New expenditures include $419,000 for the district’s share of teacher retirement, $350,000 in nego...

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Maine committee eyes moratorium on 'tar sands' oil

AUGUSTA — A bill creating a two-year moratorium on the transportation of so-called "tar sands" oil in Maine pit environmental groups against those who say the ban would have far-reaching negative impacts on the economy during testimony before the Legislature's Environment and Natural R...