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Owls Head auto auction geared for the love of cars

By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 21, 2010, at 7:41 p.m.
Minutes after Michael Wilson paid $29,000 for it, the maroon 1969 Dodge Charger RT 440 rolled down off the auction block with a …

Houlton quilt show offers patchwork of ideas

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 21, 2010, at 6:02 p.m.
Michele LaPlante of Woodstock, New Brunswick, has always wanted to make a quilt and has come to the annual Friends and Needles Quilt Guild’s Quilt Show in Houlton every August …

Potato Feast Days attracts crowds in Houlton

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 21, 2010, at 5:18 p.m.
Although the potato fields aren’t as plentiful as they were 50 years ago, Houlton’s annual Potato Feast Days celebration is still a crowd pleaser for young and old.

‘Perfect’ Machias Wild Blueberry Festival draws thousands

By Bill Trotter on Aug. 21, 2010, at 4:49 p.m.
The sky, the pies, the berries and the banners all shared the same hue. Even some of the faces were looking blue, but only on those who wanted to smear them with a sticky goo as they competed to be the first ones through.

Fashion show raises $30,000 for renovation of The Grand

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 21, 2010, at 2:50 p.m.
Supporters of fashion, theater and the preservation of historic landmarks walked under the scaffolding adorning The Grand theater entryway Friday for the eighth annual “In Grand Style” fashion show fundraiser.

Native American Powwow in NH

The Associated Press on Aug. 21, 2010, at 1:08 p.m.
DUMMER, N.H. — The third annual Great Northern Moose Lodge Native American Pow Wow is taking place in Dummer, N.H., all weekend. There will be Native American drumming and singing, dancing, storytelling and artisans. Active participants are being provided a campsite.
 
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