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SAD 52: Registration open in Mad Science camp

TURNER — Put on your hard hat for an exciting week of Engineering Science from Aug. 11-15 presented by Mad Science and SAD 52 Adult and Community Education. It’s a good idea to register early. Students entering grades 1-6 can get wacky with aerodynamics, crazy with circuitry, r...

Paddle Trek connects local lakes

WAYNE — The 30 Mile River Watershed Association will host its sixth annual Paddle Trek on Saturday, July 26. This event offers paddlers an opportunity to experience the watershed from a new perspective as they travel by canoe and kayak through many of the lakes that form the “3...

Carthage Heritage Day is July 26

CARTHAGE — Carthage Heritage Day will be held on Saturday, July 26, at Rocky Mountain Terrain Park, 420 Winter Hill Road. For information and directions, call John Steele at 207-272-8012. There will be family fun all day. Events include: free child care, bounce house, fac...

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St. Luke's lobster roll lunches FARMINGTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church's famous lobster roll bagged lunches are available again this year through pre-order only with free delivery from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 25, throughout the Farmington area. ...

Registration closing soon for Oxford Rec swim lessons

OXFORD — Oxford Recreation Department will offer swimming lessons for children age 5 and older from July 28 through Aug. 8 at Pismo Beach. If enough registrations are submitted for 4-year-olds, lessons will be offered for that age also. Cost for town residents is $15 per child...

Acoustic Sunset to benefit Hacker’s Hill

BRIDGTON — Join Loon Echo Land Trust for an Acoustic Sunset on Hacker’s Hill from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24. Acoustic folk band Bold Riley will perform a one and a half hour set of music on top of Hacker’s Hill while the sun sets beyond the White Mountains. ...

Hamlin Library lists new materials

PARIS — The following new items have been added at the Hamlin Memorial Library. Adult fiction: Save the Date, Mary Kay Andrews; The Target, David Baldacci; Highland Thunder, Lily Baldwin; Chestnut Street, Maeve Binchy; Stone Cold, C. J. Box; Cavendon Hall, Barbara Taylor Bradford; Th...

Eight students receive scholarships from Otisfield church

OTISFIELD — Eight students have been awarded $750 scholarships from the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church. Each recipient will receive $750. "All of our scholarship recipients have family members who attend East Otisfield Free Baptist Church," member Jean Pottle said. This ye...

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Rumford Library closed today RUMFORD — The Rumford Public Library will be closed today, Tuesday, July 22, for system repairs. The library will be open on Wednesday, July 23, for its regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations for Carthage sale

Christmas in July at Worthley Pond this weekend

PERU — This weekend is the annual celebration of Christmas in July at Worthley Pond which will be visible starting July 25-27. The area around the pond will be ablaze with lights, displays and Christmas music will be heard in the air. On the water, people will be circling the pond in...

Deadline near: Makers, performers, creators wanted for third L-A Mini Maker Faire

LEWISTON — Museum L-A announces that “The Call for Makers, Performers and Creators” is open for the third annual Lewiston-Auburn Mini Maker Faire. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Bates Mill Complex, 35 Canal St., to benefit the work and mission of Museum L...

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Spaghetti supper at Legion AUBURN — William Rogers Post 153 will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Menu will include spaghetti, salad bar, Italian bread and assorted desserts. Cost is $4 for 12 and under, $7 for 13 and older. ...

Civil War doctors portrayed

Auburn City Councilor Tizz Crowley and U.S. Navy veteran Timothy P. Dotts participate in the Memorial Day parade sponsored by the L&A Veterans Council Inc. They portrayed Dr. Oren Horr, a Civil War surgeon, and his wife, Dr. Elizabeth K. Horr, who returned to Lewiston after the war and opened...

2theExtreme for Auburn students

Eighth-grade students from Auburn Middle School get a sneak peek at 2theXtreme: MathAlive!, a new exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. The interactive exhibit features six themed sections that bring to life the mathematics at work behind video games, sports, design, music, entertainment, s...

DUV members attend convention

New sites provide help with problem gambling

NORWAY — Healthy Oxford Hills, a project of Stephens Memorial Hospital, along with several state agencies and Maine casinos are working to help people who have a gambling problem sign up for self-exclusion. A person can self-exclude by signing an agreement to not enter a casino for a...

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