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    February 11, 2019

    'Hooligans' race their motorcycles on Sabattus Pond

    Jon Dillingham of Poland slides Sunday morning on Sabattus Pond in Wales as he warms up for a day of ice racing with a group of friends. Several of the riders said they have a “sickness” for motorcycle racing and enjoy doing it on frozen lakes.  (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham) Giuseppe Bonanno, 12, pops […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Phil House and Kathy Haley to present Valentine's show at next La Rencontre

    LEWISTON — The next La Rencontre at L/A’s Gendron Franco Center will feature one of the area’s most popular duos presenting a variety of love songs for Valentine’s Day. Phil House and Kathy Haley will present the program at the next La Rencontre (the gathering), at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. La Rencontre is a multi-language […]

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    February 11, 2019

    The Harlow presents '50 Years of Art: Barbara Loken Retrospective'

    HALLOWELL — The Harlow presents “50 Years of Art,” a retrospective exhibition highlighting the work of local artist and art educator Barbara Loken. “50 Years of Art” is on view from Feb. 15-March 23, at the gallery at 100 Water St. An opening reception featuring live music performed by the artist will be held from 5 […]

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    February 11, 2019

    This week's agenda

    Monday Hebron: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Jay: Selectmen and Board of Assessors, 6 p.m., Town Office Paris: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Sumner: Fire Department Auxiliary, 6 p.m., Town Office Waterford: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Tuesday Buckfield: Economic Development Committee, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center Casco: Selectmen, 6:30 […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Discovery of genetic disorder forces confession of affair

    DEAR ABBY: Ten years ago, I had an affair with a married man that resulted in a pregnancy and then a miscarriage. I was also married at the time. Pathology testing revealed that the child had a rare genetic disorder inherited on the paternal side. My husband’s genetic test indicated that he was not a […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Looking Back on Feb. 11

    100 years ago: 1919 Members of the Auburn Art Club met recently at the home of Mrs. H.B. Williams, Whitney St., and was assisted by Mrs. A.D. Williams. The program was devoted to Russia. The geography was given by Miss Annie Prescott, “The Life of the Women of Russia” was described by Miss Bradbury, “Russian […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Low-carb? Cut processed foods, but keep fruits and veggies

    DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you be so kind as to send me a copy of your recommended low-carbohydrate diet? I have been trying to follow what I think it should be, but would like an expert diet on which to base my food selection. — K.H. ANSWER: There is no specific diet I feel comfortable […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Libra: Do what's best for yourself

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taylor Lautner, 27; Kelly Rowland, 38; Jennifer Aniston, 50; Sheryl Crow, 57. Happy Birthday: Don’t make excuses or take no for an answer. Be strong, dependable and ready to take on the world. Trust in your ability to get things done and to open doors that will allow you to […]

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    February 11, 2019

    High school basketball: Top seeds have mixed record in tournament

    What does having the No. 1 seed mean for a basketball tournament played almost exclusively on a neutral court? Well, it depends, mostly on matchups, and chance. The top seeds and most other participants will be able to contemplate their chances while the boys’ and girls’ tournaments tip off with preliminary round games on Tuesday. […]

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    February 11, 2019

    Oxford Hills 50th reunion set for August

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Oxford Hills High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion Saturday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Poland Spring Water Museum (www.polandspringresort.com). A buffet, catered by Poland Spring Inn, will be served at 1 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. Checks may be payable to “OHHS […]

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