MONDAY, May 19

AUBURN — City Council workshop and regular meeting. Workshop at 5:30 p.m. to include executive sessions on labor and personnel matters, and a discussion about the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council. The regular meeting begins at 7 p.m. and includes a vote on the fiscal 2014-15 and school budgets.

AUBURN — Author visit by Helen Peppe, author of “Pigs Can’t Swim,” memoir of growing up on rural Maine farm, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Auburn Public Library.

LEWISTON — Lewiston School Committee, 6:45 p.m., Dingley Building. On the agenda: Acknowledging student representatives for their work on the committee, receiving reports on proficiency-based learning and the Maine Department of Education’s report cards.

LEWISTON — Special public screening of film “Shored Up” with director Ben Kalina, 7 p.m., Pettengill Hall, Room G52, Bates College. A film about when Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, it was a wake up call to a new reality. “Shored Up” takes viewers to the heart of climate-change controversy, following communities in New Jersey and North Carolina, where politics, economics and science collide. Free, public welcome.



LEWISTON — Maine Chapter of the Sierra Club hosting Rails n’ Ales, a celebration of National Transit Month, 5:30 p.m. in the Royal Oak Room, 1 Bates St. The building is the former Maine Central Railroad station. Speakers include Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald, Tony Donovan of the National Association of Realtors Smart Growth Action Program and state legislators.

LEWISTON — City Council workshop and regular meeting in Lewiston City Hall. The workshop at 6 p.m. includes the proposed capital improvement plan and easements. The regular meeting at 7 p.m. includes a vote on the 2014-15 municipal budget, loan programs for landlords and condemnations.


AUBURN — Third annual “Take a Veteran to School Day” at Edward Little High School gym. Theme is “Lest We Forget.” Social time at 8:30 a.m., and program begins at 9:15 a.m. Speakers will be Chris and Jennifer Tyll, both graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy. Chris Tyll is a former Navy SEAL and veteran of more than 100 combat operations in Iraq. All veterans are invited, and transportation from the parking area will be provided at the high school. For more information, call 783-8528 or email or

AUBURN — School Committee meeting, 7 p.m. in Auburn Hall. On the agenda: Edward Little High School English teacher Brandon Dudley will share information about his journalism course and the school newspaper, and Real World Engineering Design Team Eric Eisaman will share information about his class designing a drone system used in agriculture. Also, the committee will act on the recommendation to eliminate several positions: one elementary teacher and one high school teacher, and reducing the land lab teacher to part-time.

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