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    April 9, 2020

    Do you have room in your heart?

      When Nimbus arrived at Responsible Pet Care he was not in good shape. Living on the street had taken its toil on him. He was hungry. He was matted. He was not happy. The caregivers at the shelter did their thing with Nimbus. They addressed his health issues and worked with him to make him […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Dental practices donate protective equipment

    REGION—A number of dental practices throughout Maine have donated personal protective equipment to their local hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and first responders, in an effort to help fight the spread of COVID-19, and aid in the response. According to information collected by the Maine Dental Association from its members, more than 25 practices have donated […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Clothing giveaway cancelled

    NORWAY — The Table is postponing the 3-C Clothing giveaway planned for April 25th due to the COVID 19 and the Stay at Home Order from Maine’s Governor Janet Mills. During this time of rest with the stay at home order it gives people plenty of time to do their spring cleaning. Be sure to […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Turning down the heat – is it worthwhile?

    We’ve heard people say that it does no good to turn your heat down at night because it takes more energy to bring the house back up to temperature in the morning than you save by turning the heat down. One person even quoted her heating contractor making this assertion. It’s simply not true, and […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Nomination papers due April 10

    NORWAY — Town of Norway nomination papers are due April 10 to fill elected office vacancies. Nomination papers are still available for all offices vacancies; 1 -SAD #17 Board, 2 -Norway Library Trustee and 2 -Selectboard. If you are interested, please contact Town Clerk, Shirley Boyce at 743-6651.

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    April 9, 2020

    Social Security commissioner issues statement

    STATE — U.S. Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul issued a statement Monday about COVID-19’s economic impact on payments for beneficiaries as follows: “I want to provide an update to people who receive benefits from the Social Security Administration. “The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) announced on April 1 that Social Security beneficiaries who are not […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Maine warns consumers of financial scams

    GARDINER — Superintendent of the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions Lloyd LaFountain is warning consumers of an expected surge in scam attempts involving the anticipated direct payment to individuals under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the CARES Act. The new law, enacted by Congress on March 27, 2020, is intended […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Mahoosuc Bird Notes – A face only a mother could love

    Around St. Patrick’s Day, I start to see Turkey Vultures soaring in loose groups as they move north into Maine after a winter further south. It’s as if they follow the same highways I do to get to Bethel. I know that’s not the case although, given what they eat, our highways might work like […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Oxford Hills Technical School earns International DECA honor

    RESTON, VA—Oxford Hills Technical School a chapter in Norway, Maine, was recently awarded the title of the largest DECA Chapter within their association for the 2019-2020 school year. The results were announced on the DECA Direct website on March 31. Each year, DECA recognizes leading chapters that have built strong local programs focused on serving […]

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    April 9, 2020

    Backyard Reflections – My redwood quest: part 1

    Totally by accident, I discovered a picture of a most beautiful flower commonly called Adderstongue (Scoliopus bigelovii) that I had never seen before. Of course I had to look it up… I learned that Adderstongue only grows in old growth forest in the understory of the ancient Redwood trees of California in moist mossy places […]

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