Michael Trimm – Heather Ajzenman

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 8 a.m.
MILFORD and WOODBURY, NY – Michael Trimm, son of Merle and Cindy Trimm of Milford, and Heather Ajzenman, daughter of Morris Ajzenman and the late Saundra Cohen of Woodbury, NY, were married at the summit of Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH. Bridesmaids were Rachel Ajzenman and Meghan Hird. Groomsmen …

Amelia B. Joyce – Samuel J. D. Joy

on July 25, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Amelia Brooke Joyce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Joyce of Swan’s Island, was married on May 28, 2016, to Samuel Joseph Ditzler Joy, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Paul Joy. The noontime ceremony took place overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Beach House Restaurant, Poipu Beach, Kauai, HI. …

Stephanie K. Hansen – Joseph A. Tuck

on Dec. 21, 2015, at 8 a.m.
GORHAM – Stephanie Kjelgren Hansen, daughter of David and Mary Hansen of Old Saybrook, Conn., and Joseph Adam Tuck, son of Mark and Suzie Tuck of Bangor, were married on October 24, 2015. The ceremony was held at The Marriot at Sable Oaks in South Portland with Mark Tuck officiating …

Meghan H. Sayles – Timothy M. Bremm

on Dec. 07, 2015, at 8 a.m.
SCARBOROUGH – Richard and Cynthia Sayles of Bangor are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Meghan Helen Sayles to Timothy Michael Bremm, son of Lori Reine McCann of Brunswick and Robert Bremm of Bowdoinham. The couple was married on July 25, 2015, at The Landing at Pine Point …

Margarita Arguelles – Eric Svendsen

on Nov. 09, 2015, at 8 a.m.
NEW YORK CITY – Margarita Adelisa Romina Lagumbay Arguelles and Eric William Svendsen were married on August 9, 2015, at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, New York City. Margarita is the daughter of Ambassador Romeo and Dr. Azucena Arguelles of San Francisco, CA. Eric is the son of Paul …

Annie L. Joyce – Erik M. Swartzwelder

on Oct. 12, 2015, at 8 a.m.
Annie Leora Joyce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Joyce of Swan’s Island, was married on September 5, 2015 to Erik Michael Swartzwelder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Swartzwelder of Parker, CO. The morning ceremony took place overlooking the ocean on Swan’s Island, with closest family and friends present. …
Katy Garrett and her husband, Stuart, strike a pose for photographer Bobby Jameidar on their wedding day in Las Vegas in April 2012.

Wedding gifts get returned, gift cards go unused, survey of married couples finds

By, on Aug. 30, 2015, at 7:13 a.m.
Whatever happened to those gravy boats and candlesticks that you were given as wedding gifts years ago? How about all the gift cards you gave newlyweds because you could not find the right gift, ran out of time to look, or bought for convenience? Coinstar Exchange recently conducted a survey …

Kathryn Gause – Kyle Cayko

on July 13, 2015, at 8 a.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – We are happy to announce on May 16, 2015, Kathryn Gause and Kyle Cayko were married. The ceremony and reception was held at Chico Hot Springs Resort in Livingston, Montana, close to MSU where they met. The weekend overflowed with family and friends from across the country.

Chelsea Hammond – Doug Sawyer

on March 23, 2015, at 8:18 a.m.
BELGRADE – Chelsea Hammond and Doug Sawyer, both of Belgrade, were married on October 11, 2014, at The 1812 Farm in Bristol. The ceremony was officiated by Steve Woodsum. The bride is the daughter of Stephen Hammond of Fayette. The groom is the son of John and Pamela Sawyer of …
Howie Kittelson, of Stockton Springs and Vera Jones, of London, Ontario, plan to wed on-air Saturday night on WERU-FM in East Orland.

WERU DJ to marry on-air Saturday night

By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 27, 2012, at 5:07 p.m.
EAST ORLAND | What the music of Frank Zappa has joined together, let no man put asunder. That could be the wedding motto of Howie Kittelson of Stockton Springs and his bride-to-be, Vera Jones of London, Ontario. The couple — both aficionados of the eclectic music of Zappa — …
Executive Director of the Christian Civic League of Maine, Carroll Conley, talks about how the new same-sex marriage law does not exempt notaries public, unlike clergy, from marrying same-sex couples.

Same-sex marriage law means notaries can’t discriminate in performing weddings

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 12, 2012, at 7:50 p.m.
AUGUSTA — Notaries public in Maine who officiate weddings of opposite-sex couples and refuse to marry same-sex couples could be subject to a claim of discrimination under the Maine Human Rights Act, according to the Maine secretary of state’s office. The notice sent to municipal clerks this week effectively means …

Same-sex marriage expected to bring economic windfall in Maine

By Whit Richardson on Dec. 07, 2012, at 8:12 p.m.
PORTLAND | When Maine voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in early November, they gave several thousand gay couples in Maine the right to legally marry. They also, in the few hours it took to count and tally the votes, set in motion what is widely expected to be …

Municipalities to open offices Dec. 29 to issue same-sex marriage licences

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 06, 2012, at 7:01 p.m.
PORTLAND | The city clerk’s office in Maine’s largest municipality will be open from 12:01 to 3:01 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, the first day same-sex couples can obtain marriage license under a law passed by voters Nov. 6. A press release issued by the city late Thursday afternoon said …

5 myths about marriage

By Stephanie Coontz, Special to The Washington Post on May 27, 2012, at 6:04 a.m.
Economically as well as emotionally, modern marriage has become like an affluent gated community.

Claire Winchester – Lonnie El-Hajj

on Dec. 16, 2011, at 2:26 p.m.
BREWER — Lonnie and Claire El-Hajj are blessed to announce that they married on Sept. 23, 2011, in Winterport. The groom previously owned El-Hajj Construction. The bride, the former Claire P. Winchester, was the assistant business manager of Local 2327 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and also worked for various …

Nicole Conway – Shawn Rosebush

on Dec. 09, 2011, at 2:09 p.m.
NORTH BERWICK — Dorothy and Robert Rosebush of East Millinocket are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Shawn Rosebush to Nicole Conway, daughter of Dolores and Joseph Conway of Barrington, R.I. The wedding was held overlooking a lake in Poland, Maine, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. The reception …

Judi Brown – Matthew Cyr

on Nov. 25, 2011, at 2:53 p.m.
LEVANT — Judi Brown and Matthew Cyr exchanged wedding vows on July 10, 2011, at the bride’s parents’ home in Levant with Shirlene Lindsay officiating. Judi is the daughter of Claude and LuAnn Brown of Levant. Matthew is the son of Jean and Della Cyr of Bangor.

Nicole Day – Gregory Johnston

on Nov. 25, 2011, at 2:43 p.m.
PORTLAND — Nicole Day and Gregory Johnston exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Peaks Island in Portland with Max Greeley officiating. Nicole is the daughter of Layton and Lorri Day of Corinth and Jeanine and G. Kent Tableman of Veazie. She is the granddaughter of James and …

Kristina M. Kee – Alex M. Rand

on Nov. 18, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.
WINDHAM — Kristina Marie Kee and Alex Michael Rand were married Aug. 20, 2011, at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth. John Rand, uncle of the groom, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey and Terrie Kee of Rockland and Augusta. The groom is the son of …

Tracy B. Collins – Adam W. Lacher

on Nov. 11, 2011, at 12:50 p.m.
ORLAND — Tracy Blisse Collins and Adam Wyatt Lacher exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Belfast Boathouse, Belfast. Collins is the daughter of Kathryn Collins of Brewer and Thomas Collins of Bangor, while Lacher is the son of Tammy Lacher Scully and Jack Scully of Belfast, and …