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Tony Blasi is a reporter and editor who covers sports and enjoys writing a column and features for the Lewiston Sun Journal, Franklin Journal and Livermore Falls Advertiser. He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a major in journalism and an undeclared minor in history. When he is free, he is a substitute teacher for the Auburn Public School System where he teaches history and literature at Edward Little High School. Besides traveling to historic sites with his son and wife, they are beach bums in the summer and he hibernates in the winter, keeping the home fires burning in his wood stove. He is also an avid gardener, who grows pesticide-free vegetables.

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  • Published
    January 17, 2021

    Given months to live, Lewiston mom is ‘not ready to leave’

    Jacklyn Ann Holt is battling cervical cancer that has spread to other areas.

  • Published
    January 16, 2021

    2021 Nordic skiing preview capsules

    Maranacook/Winthrop Coach: Steve DeAngelis Conference: KVAC; Class: B Last years results: Boys: Fourth at KVACs and fourth at state championship. Girls: Second at KVACs and third at state championship. Returning athletes: Boys: Senior — Max Gamache; Juniors – Max Olmstead, Zach Berg, Seth Badeau Girls: Seniors — Sophie O’Clair, Evelyn St. Germain, Lily Cannell; Juniors – Sally Stokes, Jenna […]

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    January 16, 2021

    2021 Nordic skiing team previews: Mt. Abram in a rebuilding stage

    Mt. Blue goes with the flow as the Cougars prepare for Nordic season.

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    January 15, 2021

    2021 Alpine skiing preview capsules

    MARANACOOK/WINTHROP Coach: Ronn Gifford (17th year), assistant coach John Whitney Conference: KVAC; Class: A Last year’s results: Boys: Fourth at KVACs and Class B state championship. Girls: Second at KVACs and Class B state champions. Returning athletes: Boys: Michael Tamborini, Andrew Dupuy, Sam McKee, Dylan McGarr, Eben Michaud; Girls: Lexi Delisle, Kaite Sechrist, Anna Erb, […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2021

    2021 Alpine skiing team previews: Newcomers help fortify Mt. Blue team

    Leah Danala has her hands full with both Mt. Abram and Spruce Mountain

  • Published
    January 12, 2021

    Androscoggin County cop log: Jan. 12, 2021

    Arrests Lewiston • Cody Lemieux, 32, Lewiston, two charges of aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, five charges of endangering the welfare of a child, 7:12 p.m. Monday at 12 Lucille Ave., Lewiston. • Krysteena Bolger, 27, Lewiston, five charges of endangering the welfare of a child, 7:36 p.m. Monday at 12 Lucille Ave., Lewiston. • […]

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    January 5, 2021

    Androscoggin County police log: Jan. 5, 2020

    Charges Lewiston • Victor Dudley, 52, 193 Holland St., Lewiston, on a charge of assaulting medical staff and violating conditions of release, 11:41 p.m. Monday at 300 Main St. • Caitlyn Thomas, 22, 78 Charles St., Lewiston, on a charge of criminal trespass, 10:21 a.m. Tuesday at 78 Charles St. • Kyle Edwards, 27, 11 […]

  • Published
    January 4, 2021

    Winter sports teams in Franklin and Kennebec counties practice for real

    Team-based practices began Monday for most high schools in 12 of the state’s 16 counties, after a month of only skills and drills.

  • Published
    December 28, 2020

    Leeds assistant fire chief remembered as devoted public servant, dedicated to his community

    Steve Page was a member of the Leeds Fire Department for 51 years.

  • Published
    December 28, 2020

    Androscoggin County police log: Dec. 28, 2020

    Charges  Androscoggin County  • Daniel Bulick, 37, 2 School St., Lisbon Falls, on charge of domestic assault and violating conditions of release, 1:18 a.m. Sunday, 83 Frost Hill Ave., Lisbon. • Scott Perkins, 46, 19000 Oak Road West, Gulf Shores, AL, on warrants of failure to appear in court, 10:15 a.m. Monday, Oak Street, Greene. […]

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