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    July 7, 2020

    Well Done news

    ROCHESTER, New York — The following local residents made the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of “Incomplete”, “D” or “F”; and they have registered […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Students graduate from Snowe Leadership Institute

    PORTLAND — The Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute graduated the third class of program participants in its history — including more than 150 young women from 36 high schools, spanning all 16 Maine counties. The graduations occurred during two Year-End Celebration events that took place by webinar to respect social-distancing guidelines. More than 750 students, […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Rangeley Lake Protection Program in need of volunteers

    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust’s Headwaters Lake Protection Program needs help from the community. “Volunteers are essential here at RLHT. With COVID-19 still in action, a lot of dedicated seasonal residents cannot make it back to the region to help us out,” said Water Quality Steward Alayna McNally. “Any help you can provide us […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Community Credit Union awards two scholarships

    LEWISTON — Community Credit Union has selected Hanna Roy of Edward Little High School and Ava Petrin of Leavitt Area High School as the 2020 Gerald R. Langelier Scholarship winners. A 2020 graduate of ELHS, Roy plans to continue evolving her athletic, academic and community involvement into a career that supports her passion to serve […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Gould Academy student ties for first in conference essay contest

    CAMDEN — The Camden Conference has announced the awarding of the high school level Bill Taylor Awards to four high school students for their essays related to the 2020 Camden Conference, “The Media Revolution: Changing the World.” Taylor, a long-time supporter of the conference, created the award in 2014 to promote student research in support […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Izzy DeTroy: Protect reproductive rights

    When I was far from home at college in California, I went to the only place that I felt was accessible and welcoming to get my birth control changed — a Planned Parenthood health center. Now, in the time of a global pandemic, I find solace knowing that Planned Parenthood’s health centers stand by those […]

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    July 7, 2020

    James Lysen: Collins not representing Mainers

    In 2018, myself and other Mainers asked Sen. Susan Collins to vote “no” on Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation due to his troubling health care record. As a former city councilor and executive director of a federally qualified health center, I know how vital it is to have leaders who champion health care policies — particularly during […]

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    July 7, 2020

    Lisa Lisius: Vote ‘yes’ on 1 for better internet

    We have the opportunity to vote to support essential improvement in our internet service infrastructure. Passing Question 1 in the July 14 primary election will invest $15 million to expand access to high speed internet in Maine and will be matched by $30 million in private, federal and local funds. The future of this state’s […]

  • Published
    July 6, 2020

    Community cancellations

    Lewiston delegates cancel summer office hours AUGUSTA — Lewiston’s delegates to the Maine Legislature usually hold public office hours one Saturday each month at the Lewiston Public Library. In order to protect the health of community members, however, the previously scheduled summer public office hours have been canceled. The members of the delegation, Senate Majority […]

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    July 6, 2020

    Community Briefs

    Church to reopen, welcome new pastor WILTON — The Wilton Methodist Church will reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 5, under the state’s coronavirus guidelines and welcome new pastor Lorrie Akens. There will be organ music, but no singing, and social distancing observed.   Oxford Legion to hold outdoor concerts OXFORD — The Oxford American […]

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