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    December 4, 2018

    Building windows and community

    AmeriCorps member Kristine Corey, left, uses a homemade, two-sided tape applicator she said was made with “Yankee ingenuity” to help streamline the assembly of 282 window inserts that will be given to 30 local families to help save on energy costs this winter. In the background is Lise Schulze, picking up an insert, who said […]

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    December 4, 2018

    Lewiston High mock trial team in state finals

    Lewiston High School’s mock trial team has advanced to the state finals in the Maine High School Mock Trial Competition. On Wednesday, Lewiston will compete against Cape Elizabeth for the state title in Portland. (Submitted photo)  LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School mock trial team has advanced through the first three rounds of the Maine […]

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    December 4, 2018

    America’s high-tech pastime

    Kenny Everette, left, of Farmington plays a Wii Sports baseball video game Monday while Uniqua Martin, also of Farmington, looks on at the Farmington Community Center. (Donna M. Perry/Sun Journal)

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    December 4, 2018

    Turner still searching for plow truck drivers

    TURNER — Rescue Chief Lisa Bennett said the Rescue Department and Fire Department each raised more than $2,100 from the annual turkey dinner fundraiser Nov. 10. Bennett also said the Rescue Department recently purchased two Apple iPads, one for each rescue truck, for a more efficient data-entry system. She said there has been a noticeable […]

  • Published
    November 30, 2018

    Franklin Savings names donation recipients

    FARMINGTON — Franklin Savings recently announced nonprofit donation recipients in the FSB Community 150 initiative. In all, 60 nonprofits were named to share the donation of $150,000 from the bank’s Community Development Foundation. In each of Franklin, Oxford, Somerset and Hancock counties, the top nominated nonprofit received $10,000; the second most nominated nonprofit, $7,500; and […]

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    November 16, 2018

    Tips on how to fix a snowblower

    SCARBOROUGH (WGME) — Snowblowers can be a lifesaver, especially when mother nature gets cranking. To protect your snowblower when the snow is too deep, there is actually one part on most snowblowers that is designed to fail. A broken snowblower can make Maine’s long winter seem even longer. “When you’re going through the snow you […]

  • Published
    August 15, 2018

    How to hide from Google

    Turning off the location tracking on your phone isn’t enough to stop Google from receiving any information about where you are, an Associated Press investigation revealed this week. Even if someone goes into their Google account settings to turn off a feature that logs their location, the AP reported, the tech giant still receives a […]

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